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TheGaroo

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  1. the other problem with Volvo is that they depreciate at an eye watering rate in Oz. Anyone trying to sell one will discount heavily to get rid of it.
  2. I assume the exchange rate must have moved a lot in this time as it would be madness to do this now! a £22k car is $45k before you've even started running up import costs
  3. I've been trying to find a car that is worthwhile bringing back with me but am at the point of giving up. Second hand mass market cars in Oz that are about 3 years old are very cheap. I have also looked at S class mercs, 7 series BMW etc which there may be a slight margin on but after a few years they sink like a stone to the point where a lot of cars like classic Porsches are cheaper in Oz. Cheaper premium cars like C class mercs are cheaper in Oz, as are the whole japanese range. Mileage on UK cars is another thing - most cars in Oz would be a write off (or $1000 bunkies) with the mileages that are typical here. My rule of thumb is take the £ price, multiply it by 4, that's the cut off point in $'s - that's for a 'B' category whereby you won't really save any money but if you have the car already and you like it then why not?
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