Why is 2015-2018 trucks are so expensive?

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  1. NewbieTruck

    NewbieTruck Bobtail Member

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    Guys, why used trucks are going crazy expensive now. How long do you guys this will last? Should I wait to make this expensive purchase now?
     
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  3. buddyd157

    buddyd157 Road Train Member

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    all the emissions crap for one.

    all the safety sensors for two

    and then the materials costs, labor costs, union wages and benefits cost.

    why are pick up trucks like the new Ford Ranger, the chevy colorado and the GMC canyon, as high priced as the full sized trucks.>??

    demand. people want, want want.....so the makers build them with what people want, and they pay for it...

    have you ever seen a stripped down truck on the dealer lots anymore..???

    if you ever did, i can pretty much venture to guess, they would be priced UNDER $20,000

    big rigs?

    with all the required safety and emissions BS, deleted, and plain fabric interiors, and no power windows, door locks, would be well under the $80,000 mark.
     
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    062 Road Train Member

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    Prices are going up because everybody and their brother are looking to buy now.
     
  5. kelgar50

    kelgar50 Medium Load Member

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    They are not that expensive right now, you can get 16'-17's in the mid $30's- $40k all day long.
     
  6. NewbieTruck

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    Where can I buy ones with mid 30s and 40k price?
     
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  7. NewbieTruck

    NewbieTruck Bobtail Member

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    Where can I look them? Thanks
     
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    kelgar50 Medium Load Member

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  9. Cat sdp

    Cat sdp . .

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    2 minutes time........

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  10. Kshaw0960

    Kshaw0960 Heavy Load Member

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    I think trucks are cheap. 2014 Cascadia cummins, 450k molds only $25k.

    If you’re after paccar they are a little more pricey.
     
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  11. Rideandrepair

    Rideandrepair Road Train Member

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    Any time retail price on a 4 yr. old Vehicle is less than half price of new, it’s a good price. Typically. The example above is 1/3 or less the new equivalent. Can’t beat that.
     
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