How many of you will consult KBB (or NADA) before buying a used car? Will you turn away from an "excellent condition" vehicle if its a dime over KBB/NADA value? I understand there are many used car dealers floating around out there who will pretty much adhere to the KBB standard even though a car may not stand up to that "excellent" condition standard KBB lays out.
Reason I ask is I've been searching for a used vehicle, and so far I've been appalled at the amount of cars going for "excellent" prices when they are not even close. I've looked at a car with an auto that shifted rough and had a removed CEL that they knocked a whopping $50 off the KBB, and another with an R title that was $1000 over KBB. Not only that but it seems like people will spend thousands on a car in mods and then turn around and ask a small fortune for a 15+ year old car. What gives?
I know dealers are out to make money, etc, etc, but I'm just curious how many of you will actually check KBB before hitting the dealer's lots. Discuss. Vote if ya like as well.