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Is it rude to ask how much a car was purchased for?

I was just asked that question yesterday about a car I bought and I didn't answer. I particularly NEVER ask that b/c I feel that it isn't any of my business and I don't see how that helps anyone b/c they're not gonna help me pay my monthly note. Was I wrong to not disclose that information?

Asked By: ♪ Tony's girl ♪ - 6/16/2008
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Answered By: Adam D - 6/16/2008
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Depends on the person. Either they were just being nosey, in which case I wouldn't tell them, or maybe they are interested in a similar car, in which case I would tell them.
Answered By: Elizabeth B - 6/16/2008
 
I see what you mean... but I think it would depend on why they are asking. I have asked people a few times what they paid, simply because I loved the car and was looking to get one like it - so I wanted to know that price range I was looking at... More
Answered By: Jackie Brown - 6/16/2008
 
I don't see any reason to keep it secret. People can always get a ball park from researching the net. The person asking may have been interested in purchasing or knows someone that is and the info would be helpful.
Answered By: Puggles P - 6/16/2008
 
Car prices are readily and easily available on the internet... they are no longer a secret... so answering the truth should not be an issue at all.
Answered By: jrafael22c - 6/16/2008
 
I think that it is rude to ask, and i think that there is nothing wrong with you not answering. If someone wants to know how much a car costs, they can look it up on kelly blue book.
Answered By: MJay0717 - 6/16/2008
 
If you see a car that you really like on TV or in an ad, the first thing you think is the cost. No different for anyone else. They are just curious.
Answered By: I <3 my Suby. - 6/16/2008
 
your never supposed to ask someone "how much" something cost it's not good manners or etiquette... More
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Answered By: Don - 6/16/2008
 
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