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[FONT=&quot]Hi everyone! I'm currently in the market for a used car perferable a 9th gen si. I have been practicing driving a manual the past month or so with a friend's 8th gen si and absolutely love it. I wanted to get some insight on how people like their 9th gen si and things to look out for when test driving one. Currently looking at one in my area which is a Dyno blue 2015 si sedan with 61k miles for 18.5k which is a little high in my opinion but only had one owner and we'll kept. I ultimately want to be able to drive the car to 150k+ with minimal issues which I understand depends on how I maintain and drive it.

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I may be slightly prejudiced, but I think the 2013 was the best year for the Si. There was some interior quality improvements for the 2013 year, but for the 14 & 15 Honda went with that red trimmed interior, regardless of what exterior color. The 14 & 15 have the "Lane Watch" camera on the passenger side mirror, which you either love or hate. That price is quite high, as I paid $17,200 for my 2013 with 28K miles, ten months ago. Perhaps the asking price is negotiable.
 

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I like the 2013 Si Model seats but love the 2015 Dash. I recently picked up my 2015 Si Sedan with 58K at $15,500, 1 Owner no wrecks. It'll depend on your area pricing will vary.
 

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Hello everyone,

[FONT=&quot]Hi everyone! I'm currently in the market for a used car perferable a 9th gen si. I have been practicing driving a manual the past month or so with a friend's 8th gen si and absolutely love it. I wanted to get some insight on how people like their 9th gen si and things to look out for when test driving one. Currently looking at one in my area which is a Dyno blue 2015 si sedan with 61k miles

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for [FONT=&quot]18.5k which is a little high in my opinion

but only had one owner and we'll kept. I ultimately want to be able to drive the car to 150k+ with minimal issues which I understand depends on how I maintain and drive it.

Thank you!

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Right there you go!
Offer the seller what you think is reasonable.
If they won't take your offer, walk away.
 

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That price is about 5k over what it should be for mileage and year IMO. I bought my 2013 sedan in 2017 at 45k for 15.5. The only recurring issue that seems to pop up is a loud throw out bearing or some sort of noise when moving in first. Doesn't affect performance, is slightly annoying.
 

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NADA shows it at 17.8k if its a cpo car and kbb 17.2k as a fair price for a cpo. Thats why im wondering if its a dealership car cause they will always over price to make you think youre getting a good deal when they lower the price whwn teying ro make a deal. Now if its privately being sold then yeah that price is too high
 

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NADA shows it at 17.8k if its a cpo car and kbb 17.2k as a fair price for a cpo. Thats why im wondering if its a dealership car cause they will always over price to make you think youre getting a good deal when they lower the price whwn teying ro make a deal. Now if its privately being sold then yeah that price is too high
Being it's an Si model they usually hike the price a bit (Dealership) especially if they're becoming harder to find in good shape. I know cause I was looking for an Si Sedan late 2017 & they were pretty high still & since I could only find 2 in my city (San Antonio) I had to either drive to Houston or Dallas area for cheaper options ($1500 -$2K cheaper) plus more choices.
 

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Being it's an Si model they usually hike the price a bit (Dealership) especially if they're becoming harder to find in good shape. I know cause I was looking for an Si Sedan late 2017 & they were pretty high still & since I could only find 2 in my city (San Antonio) I had to either drive to Houston or Dallas area for cheaper options ($1500 -$2K cheaper) plus more choices.
Yeah the prices ive seen on used 10th gens has been a little ridiculous. Almost the same price as brand new and atthat point new would be a better choice cause if you have good credit you can get a better rate compared to used.
 

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Like what others have said, $18.5 is steep for a '15 Si with that many miles, even if one owner and well kept. What I'd also say in response to what some here have said is that the '14 and '15 Si have retuned exhaust systems, adding a bump in HP and torque. Not much, like ~4hp and torque, but still something to note if you're on the market for a 9th gen Si and want the most bang for your buck. To me, this is something to take note of.

A common issue these cars seem to have is a type of grinding/screeching noise when engaging the clutch in first gear sometimes. What I'd recommend if you're serious is taking the car for a long test drive, and engaging first gear from a stop while on an uphill and doing this multiple times to be sure. While I've heard that the noise is not indicative of a serious issue, it's still really annoying, has turned heads, and is generally not a noise that a low mileage car should be making.
 

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I got a 2012 Si Coupe for $14,500 in 7/17 with 38K miles and in excellent condition. That was taxes, dealer doc fee, and everything else. Based on what I've read, the early 2012s had an oil usage issue that was eventually corrected. So if you go with that year, look up the dealer service bulletin that lists the range of serial numbers for cars that had the problem. The 2012 also does not have the soft touch dash or as much sound deadening material as the 2013 and later models. This does save a little weight from what I read, but it is a bit noisier ride when the windows are rolled up.

The car is a blast to drive and I have not had any major problems at 65K miles. It will probably need a clutch in another year and some new tires soon, but that is to be expected. I'd like to get a tune on the car, but the money has to be spent elsewhere right now. The 9th gen also has the exhaust manifold cast into the head, so keep that in mind if you're thinking about modding it. Forced induction will extract a good deal more power, but the kits are not cheap and then you may want to install beefier rods as well. Even if you do the labor yourself, you will probably spend several thousand on parts alone.

Good luck with it!
 
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