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PostSubject: Sytner Slough - Any experiences?   Sytner Slough - Any experiences? EmptyWed May 27, 2015 3:55 pm

Hey all,

Anyone dealt with Sytner Slough? Who's good there?

Any general information would be great Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Sytner Slough - Any experiences?   Sytner Slough - Any experiences? EmptyWed May 27, 2015 4:43 pm

Only experience I had was last when considering buying a F56, talked to a couple of different people but neither inspired me with confidence and I was basically told take it or leave it, not the thing you want to hear when parting with a big wedge of money!!

But your market is reduced if you want to buy a GP2 as not that many dealers with them....

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PostSubject: Re: Sytner Slough - Any experiences?   Sytner Slough - Any experiences? EmptyWed May 27, 2015 4:46 pm

I do know a dealer who is looking for good stock as hardly any used...

Might pay good money for a nice F56 like yours!

Pm if you want details...

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PostSubject: Re: Sytner Slough - Any experiences?   Sytner Slough - Any experiences? EmptyThu May 28, 2015 4:37 pm

I looked at the GP2 over there and although it has low miles there are quite a few marks and scratches on it. Which they didn't seem too interested in getting fixed for me as part of the deal. Also Dave is right about their trade in values. What they offered me for my BMW was nearly 2,000 under what another dealer offered.

Apart from that the car was awesome!!
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PostSubject: Re: Sytner Slough - Any experiences?   Sytner Slough - Any experiences? EmptyThu May 28, 2015 4:42 pm

Oh right. That's a sham about the marks on it Sad
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PostSubject: Re: Sytner Slough - Any experiences?   Sytner Slough - Any experiences? EmptyThu May 28, 2015 5:52 pm

Yeah there was a big on the rear bumper and a few others. My wife says I'm fussy, which is true but when you are paying over £20k for a 2nd hand car it needs to be right in my mind.

Saying that I'm sure that a decent detailer would get all the marks out but it would cost around £250 to do so it was the principle that they wouldn't entertain sorting them for me that I didn't like.

But don't let me put you off the car it's fantastic in every other way. And I would've more than likely bought it if it weren't for the low trade in value on mine

Also watch them with their apr's on the finance as they were trying to sting me with 14%!!
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PostSubject: Re: Sytner Slough - Any experiences?   Sytner Slough - Any experiences? EmptyThu May 28, 2015 10:15 pm

Mackem13 wrote:
Also watch them with their apr's on the finance as they were trying to sting me with 14%!!  

Too true, there are some lovely Coupes on MINI Cherished at the moment ... until you look at the APRs Shocked
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PostSubject: Re: Sytner Slough - Any experiences?   Sytner Slough - Any experiences? EmptyThu May 28, 2015 10:59 pm

I am very scared of getting a trade in value on mine. It'll probably be something insulting like 14.5k
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PostSubject: Re: Sytner Slough - Any experiences?   Sytner Slough - Any experiences? EmptyFri May 29, 2015 12:00 am

hybridoriental wrote:
I am very scared of getting a trade in value on mine. It'll probably be something insulting like 14.5k


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Body type: Hatchback Doors: 3
Drive type: Front Wheel Drive Number of cylinders: 4
Transmission: Manual gearbox Number of gears: 6
Fuel type: Petrol Engine size (litres): 2.0
BHP: 192 Max speed: 146

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PostSubject: Re: Sytner Slough - Any experiences?   Sytner Slough - Any experiences? EmptyFri May 29, 2015 5:20 pm

what i thought - well surely it cant be under 50% of the new price in 1 year with 8000 miles?!
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PostSubject: Re: Sytner Slough - Any experiences?   Sytner Slough - Any experiences? EmptyFri May 29, 2015 6:32 pm

Sadly options don't retain much/any money. Chilli pack adds a few hundred, leather a couple of hundred at best (nothing for punch because it's very poor), but other than that it's dead money. You would obviously get a few hundred more for a really high spec but sadly that's about it. Unless they've got someone wanting your exact spec.

You'll probably find at 3 years old you'll get around 10-12k based on 8,000 miles a year. Buying new and selling at a year old is a guaranteed way of losing a fortune sadly Sad
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PostSubject: Re: Sytner Slough - Any experiences?   Sytner Slough - Any experiences? EmptyFri May 29, 2015 8:25 pm

Snap, mine lost 50% in year one and now coming up 4yrs old it's still around 45/50%

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PostSubject: Re: Sytner Slough - Any experiences?   Sytner Slough - Any experiences? EmptySat May 30, 2015 10:39 am

Mine is actually pretty option free tbh - i don't even have chilli. Its one of the things i'm annoyed about in hindsight. I should have put a bit more into the options, but thats hindsight! I'm going to test drive Slough's GP today to see if its a car i really want before pursuing the options.
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PostSubject: Re: Sytner Slough - Any experiences?   Sytner Slough - Any experiences? EmptySat May 30, 2015 12:08 pm

hybridoriental wrote:
Mine is actually pretty option free tbh - i don't even have chilli. Its one of the things i'm annoyed about in hindsight. I should have put a bit more into the options, but thats hindsight! I'm going to test drive Slough's GP today to see if its a car i really want before pursuing the options.

Worth a look your way home!
http://www.autotrader.co.uk/classified/advert/201503282144534/sort/pricedesc/channel/cars/make/mini/page/1/keywords/gp/postcode/po228dd/onesearchad/used%2Cnearlynew%2Cnew/radius/1500/usedcars?logcode=p
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PostSubject: Re: Sytner Slough - Any experiences?   Sytner Slough - Any experiences? EmptySat May 30, 2015 2:28 pm

I work on Slyfield Ind Est and never heard of or seen this company but might have to try and track them down...

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PostSubject: Re: Sytner Slough - Any experiences?   Sytner Slough - Any experiences? EmptySun May 31, 2015 9:41 am

I'm pretty sure number 1 is owned by MINI and he just means it's one of two thousand. Steep price too?

The one at Slough was actually pretty mark free - maybe they've tidied it up since you went to see it?
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hybridoriental wrote:
I'm pretty sure number 1 is owned by MINI and he just means it's one of two thousand. Steep price too?

The one at Slough was actually pretty mark free - maybe they've tidied it up since you went to see it?

The guy obviously think he has the first one built Laughing
The reason i posted it up is to get a comparison on 2 similar cars price and condition!
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I use them for all my after sales work on the Coupe, having been recommended by vickietots to do so after I fell out of love with all the Cooper dealers more local too me.

Steve has always been excellent, and never hesitates to get the technician out to speak to me to explain anything in more detail if needed.
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hybridoriental wrote:
I'm pretty sure number 1 is owned by MINI and he just means it's one of two thousand. Steep price too?

The one at Slough was actually pretty mark free - maybe they've tidied it up since you went to see it?

I guess that they must have tidied it up a bit as the marks/scratches on it, especially the ones on the rear bumper were very obvious.

Mini at Bedford rang me as they have a GP too and without even seeing my car offered me a lot more than Slough. This is the link to the car. www.autotrader.co.uk/classified/advert/201505023134125?atmobcid=soc4

I am not going to proceed any further with a GP, as for me personally, I don't think it's an every day car and will now possibly concentrate on a new jcw or the civic type r.
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Fairly happy with the valuation they gave at Slough. It's still on the cards just thinking it through Smile
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Good luck Stevie need a ride in the gp and the classic soon
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If I get th GP I'll bring it along to Beaulieu most likely... Smile
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Oh yeah baby! You haven't got long to do a deal!
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PostSubject: Re: Sytner Slough - Any experiences?   Sytner Slough - Any experiences? EmptySun May 31, 2015 8:21 pm

There's a nice one advertised privately with a few little extras such as dealer fitted DRLs etc, but i don't have the cash Sad
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hybridoriental wrote:
If I get th GP I'll bring it along to Beaulieu most likely... Smile

Hope you get the deal done!!
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