Why won't this car supermarket drop the price of its Volkswagen Passat Estate?

I'm looking at buying a Volkswagen Passat Estate 1.8 TSI 59 plate with 5000 miles from a car supermarket. They've had it in stock for some 3-4 months now and haven't reduced the price, which is £14,600. However, my Toyota MR2 06 plate has dropped in their estimation by £1000 over the same period. Do you think they should be reducing the selling price of their car? This type of car would lose about £700 per month in the first year, although I do realise they have to cover their costs. They don't want to accept an offer of £14,200 even through they've had it all this time. I will now sell my car privately.

Asked on 16 July 2010 by nitramcrip

Answered by Honest John
Yes, they should drop the price of their car, or give you what your car was worth three months ago when they first stickered the Passat.

Not very good cars, by the way. This engine suites the Octavia and Yeti far better.
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