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Re: is Edmund's for real?

I purchased a 98 a4 2.8 with every option except auto tip for 33,600 + tax
and lis.  Invoice is $31435.  This is a hot car.  MSRP is common.  Lots of
people have done worse then me.  A few better.  Hope this helps.

Joe Naiman 

On Mon, 5 Jan 1998, Douglas Frank USG wrote:

> Greetings all,
> I'm a new subscriber coming out of lurk mode.  I'm shopping for a replacement
> for my current set of wheels, and enough people here at work have reported
> happiness with their Audis that I am going to check them out.  I think I can
> just about afford an A4 1.8T... IF Audi dealers are vulnerable to the tactics
> that Edmund's recommends.
> So, my question to you all is, what's it like to dicker with an Audi dealer?
> If I walk into one and tell him I'm willing to pay $invoice + 3%, will he
> laugh at me?  Any real-world advice is MUCH appreciated.
> Also, what (if anything) would I be giving up by taking a 3-year lease return
> instead of a new car?  Are the 98's essentially the same as the 95's?
> thanks!
> --Doug
> ('86 Civic with skin cancer)