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3 Reasons Why You Should Never Buy A 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA250

Thousands of people are lining up to buy the new 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA250, starting under $30K. But there's 3 reasons why buying one is a rip-off.

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#1: You'll Never Find One For $29,900. It's A Trick!

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The real base price is $30,825 (base price + destination fee). However, Mercedes expects the average CLA250 to actually sell for $35,000, according to USA Today. Even before you step foot in the dealership, they want you to pay 17% more than advertised. What a rip!

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At Toyota of Oxnard, major service costs $169.95. 41% cheaper or $118.93 less to service a Toyota or Scion car. Don't forget the cost of minor service, parts, labor, frequent oil changes, etc. It all adds up!

#3: Luxury Cars Have The Highest Depreciation Rate

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People always forget about this. How much will your car be worth if you want to sell it in a few years? If it's a luxury car like Mercedes-Benz, a lot less than many other cars!

Now You Know! The 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA250 Is A Terrible Purchase, Financially

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You're probably better off getting a similar model, similarly-equipped Chevrolet, Honda, Toyota, Nissan, etc. It'll most likely have a lower purchase price, a lower maintenance cost, and a lower rate of depreciation. Your bank account will thank you later.

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