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Considering a 2017 242 Limited S

Discussion in '2017 Yamaha Boats' started by Jim46, Aug 9, 2018.

  1. Jim46

    Jim46 New Member

    Messages:
    6
    Location:
    Virginia Beach
    Ratings:
    +1 / 0
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    NA
    Boat Model:
    SX
    Boat Length:
    Other
    looking at a 2017 242 Limited S. It is new and last of the dealers 2017 inventory. Have not started negotiations but I was wondering if anyone had some insight as to what price point I should expect come in at. Any extras I should try to negotiate.

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Speedling

    Speedling Jetboaters Admiral

    Messages:
    4,210
    Location:
    Cedar Lake, IN
    Ratings:
    +3,477 / 32
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2008
    Boat Model:
    SS
    Boat Length:
    21
    Only a year old i wouldn't expect much drop from 2017 msrp. Certainly don't let them list 2018 pricing to make u feel like they dopped price for you.
    No hours on boat? Maybe a demo?
     
  3. BigAbe75

    BigAbe75 Jet Boat Addict

    Messages:
    645
    Location:
    Litchfield, IL
    Ratings:
    +455 / 12
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2011
    Boat Model:
    SX
    Boat Length:
    21
    Nearly 2 yrs old, as the ‘19s are about to drop right? Wow, how can they still have one of those.

    Somebody explained once, you’d think they could really deal in order to move it. But, that dealer has been racking up expenses on that boat for 2 years... making it harder to deal.
     
  4. Jim46

    Jim46 New Member

    Messages:
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    Location:
    Virginia Beach
    Ratings:
    +1 / 0
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    NA
    Boat Model:
    SX
    Boat Length:
    Other
    Yes, it is demo.
     
  5. seanmclean

    seanmclean Jet Boat Addict

    Messages:
    940
    Location:
    Medford, NJ
    Ratings:
    +941 / 20
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2017
    Boat Model:
    Limited S
    Boat Length:
    24
    I picked up a 2017 Demo (with 12 hours) for 53K last fall. Came with 5-Year YES, mooring cover, CG package, fenders, and some other little freebies included. They did the 10HR service for me too before I picked it up.
     
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  6. Jim46

    Jim46 New Member

    Messages:
    6
    Location:
    Virginia Beach
    Ratings:
    +1 / 0
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    NA
    Boat Model:
    SX
    Boat Length:
    Other
    So I took the 17 242 Limited S demo out for a ride and it was great.. For a 17 demo it has some wear on it. The latch to anchor, the head compartment and the glovebox were not closing properly. I am a noob so had no clue, but the guy who took me out had no idea how to check the hours on the boat. I assume somewhere around 10-15. Got back to the dealership and saleswoman indicated the boat was discounted down to $61K firm, then she proceeded to tell me how hard it was to get parts and repairs even under warranty. Entire experience was not great. Boat show here next week where I hope to have a better experience.
     
  7. seanmclean

    seanmclean Jet Boat Addict

    Messages:
    940
    Location:
    Medford, NJ
    Ratings:
    +941 / 20
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2017
    Boat Model:
    Limited S
    Boat Length:
    24
    61K seems very expensive to me for a '17 demo. If you get a chance to get on it again, just press the Trip Info button on the screen. Hours will be right there.

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  8. AlphaKap

    AlphaKap Active Member

    Messages:
    79
    Location:
    Alpharetta, GA
    Ratings:
    +66 / 0
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2017
    Boat Model:
    242 Limited S E-Series
    Boat Length:
    24
    That's too much. I got a 2017 242 e series for 60k out the door. I originally went for a 242 limited and that was $53k.

    All demos should cone with 5 year YES and the deluxe mooring cover. Broken items should be covered under warranty.

    If you can, wait till next boat show season and you can pick uo the 2018 inventory at a discount.
     
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