Now that the job that I bought the Kia for has ended and the $600 a month car allowance that more than covered it along with it, I find myself contemplating the Kia’s future a lot. 

I’d like to sell it, but the pricing that I’d be asking for on the private market ($12K CAD?) Is higher than a lot of people can afford in one lump sum. Additionally not a lot of demand for a manual prev. Gen Kia with no AC.

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I could look into selling it to a dealer without trading it in, but they will severely low ball you and despite the good deal I got on the car, I could lose a bit of cash.

At the same time, it would also be a good move to keep it. It’s a decent fall/winter commuter and I could just insure the Fiesta during the summer and store the Kia. This is of course, dependant on the job I take, but no matter what, my days of adjusting are over.

How would Oppo get rid of a car that is low demand and most people in their region can’t afford without financing? Cost of living in Vancouver is high and most people are living paycheque to paycheque.

Illustration for article titled The Future of the Kia

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