Traded in my 2017 6.4 Hemi for a new 3500 Cummins

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Congrats to both of y'all. Both very nice trucks.
Details on the deal don't matter as long as your happy and satisfied with it, that's all that matters.

My 2017 has about 15,800 miles on it and I'm sure the local dealers would love to have it, but I'm happy with it. No desire for anything else right now (except a new TT which we do need...but prices are too inflated at the moment)
 

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If you really did pay cash, congratulations on being weird. Seriously. About 80% of new trucks are financed.

Your dealership made money. Guaranteed. If they didn't make much off of the truck you bought, they made money off the vehicle you traded in. But they made money off the deal somewhere.
 

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Never pay cash on a vehicle (or any expensive purchase) if you can get a loan for lass than 4%. Why? Because you will generally make 6% more investing that money.

OP, I paid cash on 5 acres of land for in a new undeveloped subdivision for $55k, sat on it for 5 years paying $6k in taxes, and sold it for $85k leaving me with $24k profit. That is a lot more than the measly $2,600(1.9% interest) I paid to finance my truck.
 
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I’ve noticed often that guys who get stupid good deals never disclose any actual numbers. That could be because “stupid good” is not a standard unit of measure.

If you think you’ve outsmarted a multi billion dollar corporation, with teams of lawyers and accountants, or the banks with with their team of financial experts, good for you. Lol.
“Deals” are relative, are they not? A good deal around here is a lot different than a “good deal” in commifornia, new pork, etc. If buyer is happy, that’s what counts.
 

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If you really did pay cash, congratulations on being weird. Seriously. About 80% of new trucks are financed.

Your dealership made money. Guaranteed. If they didn't make much off of the truck you bought, they made money off the vehicle you traded in. But they made money off the deal somewhere.
Of course they made money, they are in business to make money, not lose it. Just like me, I'm in business to make money. It all boils down to it being a good deal for both parties
 

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