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Old 09-14-2015, 08:29 PM   #1
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The last couple days I've been learning a lot from this site! Thanks!
I've looked at a couple Hi-lo's and Trailamanors and we are still looking for the perfect trailer for us. I was checking the NADA pricing for the 2003 Hi-lo Towlites and was surprised to see that all Towlite models (17,22,24 & 27) share the same Low retail $3900 & the Average retail $4680. I know these prices are guidelines but why is the smaller 17 worth the same as the larger 27? Would you pay more for a larger one than a smaller one in the same condition? Sorry for the newbie questions. Thanks in advance!
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I would say that someone at NADA wasn't doing his/her homework.
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Like he says, They are guidelines. Not fact. Depends on how good of condition, where it is and how bad you want it and, of course how deep your pockets are! To me, it seems like most of the Hi Los are west of the Mississippi. Sure aren't a lot in SW Fla!
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Sometimes the smaller trailers are actually worth more. Certainly true of 70s-80's Airstreams. It doesn't cost much more to add 5 feet in length to a camper, still all the same appliances and what not. Those 5 feet do add a lot to weight which then makes the ability to tow more difficult.
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Hers bird, X2. In fact, you can generalize that theory across the board with most all mass-produced small RVs, not custom-built ones. For example, back in 2003 dear husband and I purchased a top-of-the-line Jayco pop up (used and model year 2000) for $6,500 to determine if we would like camping and sold it for $4,500 in 2010. I was floored that in the seven years we had it this model year 2000 popup only depreciated $2,000. Of course, it was in mint condition when we sold it. As a general rule, small RVs are in high demand and have been for a number of years (except maybe when gas was 36 cents a gallon back in the 60s). But I do agree someone is not doing their homework at NADA, as that low retail should have moved just a little if they had actually checked the data for the corresponding model and year. What are the odds that the figures would be EXACTLY the same.

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