Originally Posted by Iron Bender
If a dealer gives you 2 grand more than the typical trade in value, you are likely paying 2 grand more for the car you are buying than you could have otherwise negotiated without the trade in. It's pretty simple math. Not so sure why that is so difficult to comprehend. Deere aren't in business to lose money.
Don't know if your post was for me, but I appreciate your post. I do however, disagree with your statement. In theory makes sense, but real world numbers don't equate. Just check trucar.com and you will see. Just not that simple IMO. Good Luck.