You should definitely be able to a find a GT for less than 27k. Your target should be between 22 and 25k. But some areas of the country they are hard to find. I live in New England, and GTs are very rare in this part of the country, which appears to drive up cost. I've been looking for over 4 months and at any given time there are only 3 to 4 GTs for sale in the entire 6 state N.E. region, with half of those being the same ones that have been on the market for nearly a year and are WAY overpriced. If your part of the country is the same as N.E. and you really want a GT I suggest looking in other parts of the country and flying/driving to pick up. I ended up locating the right one (by my specs) in MI for 23k. Midwest seems to have a ton of GTs and which helps keep cost down.