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Old 05-30-14, 10:56 PM   #16
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Did you check if there is difference in the options? Like navigation, mark levinson system, parking assist, cooling and heated seats... etc??
both sports package no nav no ML. Is 07s problematic in the long run than 08 or something?
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21 yo girlfriend or 22 yo girlfriend ? Depends on how hard the mileage
haha, great analogy.
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Ill get 07 just because of lower mileage
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Old 05-31-14, 12:28 AM   #19
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i would go with the lower mileage one if they are both the same color. Otherwise, color takes preference for me
Wow really? There is nearly a 70,000km difference between the two... I would have a hard time choosing the preferred color over the mileage. Unless the car with low miles was black, then it would make the decision harder.
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I would go with the lower mileage since the only different in 07 vs 08 is the wheels color changes hare in US, but I don't know about Canada specs?
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40,000 km = 25,000 miles. 08 seems overpriced to me. Should be even less than the 07 with that many more miles. All things being equal, I'd say save your money and go with the 07.
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Srorry to hijack the thread but I'm in a similar situation. I found a white 2006 is350 with 50k and a silver 2008 is350 with 70k. Both have are 1 owner cars, luxury package and the same price. One is just at a dealer and the other one is a private owner. I will say i do prefer white but what do you guys think is a better value? The 08 needs front and rear bumper painted but has the oem gfx kit and 06 needs no work.
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one of my mechanic friend who worked at Lexus dealership told me that he would never buy first year production model, go figure.

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I would go with the lower mileage since the only different in 07 vs 08 is the wheels color changes hare in US, but I don't know about Canada specs?
right, but didnt they change the car's handling as well?
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40,000 km = 25,000 miles. 08 seems overpriced to me. Should be even less than the 07 with that many more miles. All things being equal, I'd say save your money and go with the 07.
that's the thing, all the 08s in toronto area are "overpriced"..
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right, but didnt they change the car's handling as well?
I don't think suspension change from 06-10, maybe they tuned the suspension on 11" up for F-sport models, but I have 07" and I love it, if you compare between 07 vs 09 or 10 I would get them instead of the 08" at least the 09" up they did upgrade the NAV system.
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that's what I would look for in my decision,
21 yo girlfriend or 22 yo girlfriend ? Depends on how hard the mileage
lol wtf

If all the options and condition of the car are the same, I would go for the 07 with lower miles. There isn't much appearance change that I care about. Not sure about the handling changes -- I would test drive both to see the handling is that different to choose 08.
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LOL, man you crack me up!!!! What a great analogy. Damnnnnnnnn

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I would also go for the lower mile vehicle on face value , but the question I would consider also would be how hard they ran those extra miles between the 07 and 08 would be , that's what I would look for in my decision,
21 yo girlfriend or 22 yo girlfriend ? Depends on how hard the mileage
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In your case, I would get the 2008 instead for the following reasons:
1. 2008 is more refined since 2006 is the first year model.
2. You don't need to do the stupid PEDAL DANCE to turn off the traction control in the 2008 model.
3. 2008 model generally holds better resale value than the 2006.

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Srorry to hijack the thread but I'm in a similar situation. I found a white 2006 is350 with 50k and a silver 2008 is350 with 70k. Both have are 1 owner cars, luxury package and the same price. One is just at a dealer and the other one is a private owner. I will say i do prefer white but what do you guys think is a better value? The 08 needs front and rear bumper painted but has the oem gfx kit and 06 needs no work.
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on point. on point. Personally, would avoid 06 in general.
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