hell, mine ('88 944) is listed as having 22 MPG combined, they should
pay me to buy another! (isn't 22 MPG the cutoff they're using?)
of course if I were *ONLY* getting 22 MPG out of it I'd be pissed, I can
usually beat that
replace "roosters" with "cox" to reply.
People are being led to believe they will get an "extra $4,500." What they
will actually be able to get is a minimum of $3,500! It is only UP to
$4,500 IF the vehicle the buy is NEW and the difference in the EPA mileage
figure is at the TOP of the mileage difference in the EPA mileage figure
listed for your trade. That is only IF your cars drive train is SCRAPED.
In other words you do NOT get the value of your car, plus the 'rebate,' you
only get the 'rebate.'
I.E. Your 2000 Corolla is worth $1,800 you will get the minimum or $3,500
for it off the MSRP, of a 2009 Corolla and nothing for the 2000 that must
then be scrapped.
I.E. Your 2002 Corolla is worth $2,900 you will get the minimum or $3,500
for it off the MSRP, of a 2009 Corolla nothing for the 2002 that must then
Depending on your state, and or city, the $3,500 could be taxed as income,
Last Friday, I traded my '95 Volvo 850 (with 200K miles) in for a "new to
me" '08 Volvo V70. The '95 850 does not qualify for this credit because the
link says it gets a city/highway average 22 MPG (which is about what I was
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