2003 Coleman Niagra grand touring elite Cost question

Discussion in 'Camper Pre-Purchase Questions' started by LouieZ, Aug 25, 2011.

  1. LouieZ

    LouieZ New Member

    Aug 25, 2011
    Hey all! I am new to the pop up world. I am preparing to buy a 2003 Coleman Niagra tour elite that is in immaculate condition! Looks like it has never been used. Garaged kept by older couple. I am paying $7000. Does this sound about right? Just looking for thoughts! Thanks!
  2. Shaman1

    Shaman1 New Member

    May 13, 2011
    Welcome from Oklahoma! The 2 quickest ways to determine the value is to look in NADA & Craig's List. The most important way is to ask if it's worth it to you.
  3. gec66

    gec66 New Member

    Sep 24, 2010
    Depends on the local market, but that would be pretty high here in the midwest. We bought our 2004 Bayside, fairly comparable unit, last fall for $6300 and felt we were over paying.
  4. RFryer

    RFryer Hopkinton, MA

    Mar 10, 2009
    Hopkinton, MA
    Seems a little high. I almost looked at one in NH that seemed to be in good condition (you really never know though until you see it) and they were (maybe still are) asking $5k.
  5. rjniles

    rjniles Member

    Aug 7, 2009
    Georgetown SC
    Price seems kind of high. If this has an ABS roof, you had better know what you are getting into.

    If you are not aware of the ABS roof issues, do a search on this forum.
  6. RFryer

    RFryer Hopkinton, MA

    Mar 10, 2009
    Hopkinton, MA
    It may have the alumitite roof, if so be sure to check for any signs of leaking along the front and rear caps. Also, the storage box on those models werer prone to leaks so check the corners of the floor and side walls carefully for swelling or discoloring. Crawl underneath to check the floor also. If this model was garaged though it's probably leak free.
  7. LisaFree

    LisaFree New Member

    Mar 2, 2011
    Yep, I agree, it's a bit high. I looked at a 2003 Niagra last spring when I was trying to find a pup and the guy's non-negotiable price was $5500. It too was in extremely good condition - almost like new.
  8. Chileno

    Chileno Member

    Aug 7, 2011
    I paid for a 2007 Fleetwood Niagara $8.700 FOB, in a ship in Miami last November.
    At the end of the year you can buy paying less.
    I am in Chile and that is MHO

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