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Firstly I have been a silent member for about 3 or 4 years but normally I am a reader not a writer.

Friday the 6th of Jan my beloved Civic EX was stolen from my house it was broken into and keys taken for my car.

I need to know what price I could expect to get on a private or forecourt sale. Milage was around 57,000 nearly all motorway milage.

Went to Honda today and they gave me a quote of £7100 if in top condition for trade in, obviously I need to know for when and If Insurance pays out.

It was fully loaded as per EX + leather reverse sensors etc. It has been owned by me from new.

anyone have any Ideas.

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Dave
 

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What have the police said?

Pictures of car for members to keep look-out?

Civinfo sticker to help identify/ any other modifications that would make it noticable?

As for price, colour, condition, plate, number of owners, service history etc should be able to get a accurate valuation from people on here.

Also was it a 1.8 or a 2.2?

Sorry to here of your bad luck :(

TK
 

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Thanks total_k-os,

I have no photos it was Champaign Silver had a Gold tint to It was a 2.2 Diesal No Mods.

Police have accepted the break in but I have heard nothing else yet.

VRN was EA08 WWE

No stickers I am afraid
 

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Colleague at work just got price to buy his from lease company today.
2008 08 plate
Milano Red
2.2 CDTi EX
Panoramic roof
Full Leather
57,000 miles

£7,625 or £7,685 with remaining RFL.

Hope this helps
 

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Thanks tomo2001

Seems very low these cost £19,100 when I bought not yet 4 years old :mad::(
Most 'everyday' cars retain only around 35-45% after 3 yrs. WhatCar magazine used to have a 'Retained Value' column in the back pages where all new cars were listed. This would say for example............Perouda Nippa 1.2 GTI RS VXR (or other) 15% :(
 

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Yes tomo2001 maybe its the last new car I will buy

But I still want to get as much as possible for mine. It was my milage and I new the service history and any faults not that I had any :(

Its not fair that scum can break into your house and steal your prized possesions
 

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Yes tomo2001 maybe its the last new car I will buy

But I still want to get as much as possible for mine. It was my milage and I new the service history and any faults not that I had any :(

Its not fair that scum can break into your house and steal your prized possesions
Unfortunately insurance companies don't tend to show compassion and just give the market value. Sometimes it's a bitter pill to swallow, but I hope you get as much as you can, somewhere near your valuation. Remember, never take their first offer and counter it with what you think its worth but don't quote forecourt prices cause you'll never get those !!

Good luck.
 

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Check on sites like auto trader, ebay, Honda UK etc and find a cars that are the same condition and millage. Don't be afraid to ask for the top price. Remember to tell them the condition of your car and how well you looked after it and any mods. Remember it's not what the cars worth at trade in, it's what it would cost for you to replace it like for like and the inconvenience of have to replace your vehicle. I would push for 8k 1/2 and mabye settle for 8.

Oh and sorry for your loss.
 

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Cheers Coldwarkid,

I have been looking and yes you are quite right they should offer me enough for me to purchase like for like thanks.

Maybe it will be recovered but just checking so I am prepared for the worst

Dave
 

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It's not a nice thing at all - I've never had a car stolen, but my Dad (in Glasgow) and his Brother (visiting from N.I.) both had, in less than 1 year ...

My Dad (very street-wise, also from N.I.) was convinced that he could find the cars, as it had to be 'joyriders' \ get home at night thieves - so we went looking, and sure enough, we found his, just abandoned ! - reclaimed, locks changed, good as new ...

When it was my Uncle's car, the three of us went looking (me driving) - and we found his car as well ! - but, my Uncle (who was then a RUC Reservist) insisted that we park up and watch - about an hour later, 3 guys went to his car - my Dad & Uncle jumped out, and laid into all 3 - gave them a really terrible hammering ---

The guys in my family have horrible tempers (slow to anger, but ruthless thereafter) - literally, blood and teeth everywhere - and then my Dad & Uncle calmly removed all the guys' money, as "compensation" ! (plus the set of 'fake' keys one had) - by this time, there's an audience of about 20 folk, mostly very unfriendly - Dad & Uncle just looked at them, got into the stolen car, and drove off !!! ...

I followed them, right sharpish :cool: ...
 

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Thanks DPG87 & J. Derek Riddell

I went to Bed fairly early on Friday last my wife came to bed about 1 in the morning, I got up about 6.30 am and was about to leave for work but could'nt find my coat looked all over the house but no joy decided to brave it and wake the wife who said it was where I had left it.

Looked outside to see my car had gone. They had forced the front door open and taken my coat with keys in which was hanging on the bannister.

Worst bit is I have 2 Staffys not one made a noise or challenged the intruder:mad: Dum dogs or what.

Wife found my coat over a fence a few doors away down ally to field.

Have checked my exact model against autotrader and 1 is for sale trade same milage for £9,000 same spec. which has made me feel slightly better

Thanks guys just need to see what happens now recovery or Insurance?

One posative is at least i've spoke on this forum after nearly 4 years:D of just reading.

Dave
 

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Thanks DPG87 & J. Derek Riddell

I went to Bed fairly early on Friday last my wife came to bed about 1 in the morning, I got up about 6.30 am and was about to leave for work but could'nt find my coat looked all over the house but no joy decided to brave it and wake the wife who said it was where I had left it.

Looked outside to see my car had gone. They had forced the front door open and taken my coat with keys in which was hanging on the bannister.

Worst bit is I have 2 Staffys not one made a noise or challenged the intruder:mad: Dum dogs or what.

Wife found my coat over a fence a few doors away down ally to field.

Have checked my exact model against autotrader and 1 is for sale trade same milage for £9,000 same spec. which has made me feel slightly better

Thanks guys just need to see what happens now recovery or Insurance?

One posative is at least i've spoke on this forum after nearly 4 years:D of just reading.

Dave
Cant blame the dogs for your mistake so to speak, dont leave the keys downstairs, EVER. I always take my keys upstairs. Dont get me wrong its horrible that its happened and i do feel for you, but never make it easy for them.
 
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