Hard to say now, didn't realize there were any left.
A bit over a year ago I bought mine for $7k. They had a promo going on the saddlebags for $199 and 0% financing for 60 months.
Tough spot in a way, the bike is now 2 years old coming up on 3 yet its new.
The thing is we don't know what he's had the bike offered to him for.
The '12 has 'improvements' but I don't think its any magic carpet.
At the right price there are some reasons one might consider the '11.
-7 years of parts and accessory availability, including used farkles.
-A larger tank
-7 years of information regarding their issues, longevity and modifications.
That may or may not be worth anything to someone but might be a consideration for others.
If you pay $6k for an 11, I would see if the dealer is willing to go cost on some available accessories. I think a year ago, I would have been happy to pay $6K for an 11, now not sure. Its very easy, at least for me, to talk yourself into buying more bike than you intended. I started my process looking at 11 hold over KLR650s for $4900 but ended up buying a hold over 12 last winter for $7300. The dealer was also willing to go cost on accessories for 30 days post sale. Another consideration is if you are not paying cash, may want to take advantage 0% financing on a newer bike. Consider saving approx $400 in loan interest.
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