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Should I trade in my 15 cm for a 18 cm

Discussion in '3rd Gen Tundras (2014-2021)' started by Yoda21, Mar 7, 2018.

  1. Mar 7, 2018 at 6:02 AM
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    Yoda21

    Yoda21 [OP] New Member

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    i can get a lower apr and gain no years to my loan jus seeing if it is worth it to upgrade
     
  2. Mar 7, 2018 at 6:04 AM
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    Berettafan

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    I went through the same thought process recently.

    Opted to keep my truck (is a '17) and see what happens when the next big design change comes. Based on the issues I've seen reported on the new safety systems I'm kinda glad I opted to hold out.
     
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  3. Mar 7, 2018 at 6:50 AM
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    T-Rex266

    T-Rex266 Independentoffroad who? That's cute. Staff Member

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    No thanks. Too mulch time and money in mine. Besides, it’s paid off.
     
  4. Mar 7, 2018 at 6:54 AM
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    Tierhog

    Tierhog SIG-AHOLIC

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    I’m in a 16 and waiting a few more years PAST redesign. 2020?
     
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  5. Mar 7, 2018 at 7:12 AM
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    71_340

    71_340 The German

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    I have yet to trade up (or any trade) and experience a financial benefit, the only one benefiting is the dealer. As to the OP's question, it all depends if the new features are something you want. From what I read here most 2018 owners like the added features, some hate them. I suggest you take a good test drive and see what you think.
     
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  6. Mar 7, 2018 at 7:35 AM
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    NickyF25

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    Same here, but hoping to have mine paid off in the next 2 years or less and keeping it for a long time. I bought mine with the intention of keeping it for years hence why I went with a Toyota and their reliability. In my experience there is usually not a true financial benefit when trading up (unless you have a really in demand and limited vehicle), but it can be worth it to someone if there are new features they really want or are having issues with the current truck. Although every once in a while someone does get a killer deal, just need to be in the right place at the right time.
     
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  7. Mar 7, 2018 at 9:49 AM
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    BuckWallace

    BuckWallace Ball don't lie.

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    I'd just stay in your '15. Wait until the redesign and then think about trading.
     
  8. Mar 7, 2018 at 10:33 AM
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    Muleycrazy13

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    Why? that's like trading an orange for an orange. Keep what you've got and get it paid for get out of debt. I have a 15 thats paid for with 50k miles on it and I plan to run it tell about 200-250k miles before considering a new vehicle. What you didn't mention is the total overall cost increase with the 18 what does that add up to?
     
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  9. Mar 7, 2018 at 11:16 AM
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    NewImprovedRon

    NewImprovedRon Hey! Get off my grass!

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    How many mile do you have on your current ride? Did you get an extended warranty when you bought it? Are you upside down in your current truck (meaning that you owe more on it than you can get for it as a trade)? If you have "normal" mileage on your current truck and you would be financing yourself into a deeper hole, I would say keep it. Not that many changes in the new model and the bugs are still being worked out of the sonar/crash avoidance system. You might be better off to look into getting into an extended warranty on the one you have now and wait until a meaningful change come out on a new Tundra.
     
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  10. Mar 7, 2018 at 11:43 AM
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    TheBeast

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    I'm skipping gen 3 and waiting on gen4 :)
     
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  11. Mar 7, 2018 at 8:00 PM
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    I can tell you this I’m in the automotive industry... and Gen3 18’s are worth the money, if you want to upgrade. I can help, I offer this to any member on here. If you want to know more shoot me a message. I’m in Richardson, Texas...
     
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  12. Mar 16, 2018 at 5:49 PM
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    So I pulled the trigger meet the new and approved beast17FCE3F0-1D14-492C-A794-E2058EB4A4AE.jpg
     
  13. Mar 16, 2018 at 7:45 PM
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    TXRailRoadBandit73

    TXRailRoadBandit73 RUNNIN' WITH THE DEVIL AND THE TÜNDRA CRÜE

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    I'm waiting on 2019 PRO
     
  14. Mar 16, 2018 at 7:48 PM
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    KevinK

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    I read that as centimeters and thought, ‘I could use three more cm...’

    :bananadance:

    :anonymous:
     
  15. Mar 17, 2018 at 2:26 PM
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    Yoda21

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    Three cm is jus what I needed to hit the bottom
     
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  16. Mar 17, 2018 at 5:23 PM
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    Diverguy

    Diverguy Breathes under water

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    Nice choice! I traded my '13 CM on my '18 CM. I am really happy with everything, other than the diminished power in the JBL audio system. My '13 probably 60% more volume.
     

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