[A4] Audi Leases / New Audi Buying Tips
boconnell at yahoo.com
Mon Apr 24 09:20:55 EDT 2006
Also check Edmunds.com. I'm sure you've already done
it, but you just in case. They will give you all the
key prices, as well as "what other people are paying".
Not sure how they come up with this, but it might
make you feel better when you finalize the deal for a
couple hundred less!
Or if the little lady doesn't think you are a good
negotiator, then you can just whip this out to make
her impressed (sorry, "more" impressed).
--- Dan DiBiase <d_dibiase at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Calvyn <Calvyn at stny.rr.com> wrote: Hi Everyone,
> Ok, so much for the sellin the Red-Rocket and
> buying a used '01-'04,
> I'm going right for the jugular and lookin to lease
> an '06..
> In the rain yesterday the little lady and I went
> for a test drive
> and ended up driving an '05 A4 2.0T QMS. Very nice
> car which contained most
> of the convenience packages I was looking for.
> Thankfully is was a crappy
> day cause I'd have been tagged as a sucker from the
> minute I walked onto the
> lot from the foot wide smile on my face. We're
> waiting for the dealer to
> take stock of an '06 A4 2.0T QMS Black on Black with
> the S-line package,
> which should be this week.
> We're lookin to lease this car and wanted to know
> if anyone has any
> pearls of wisdom or tips/tricks to be aware of.
> We've done quite a big of
> research on leasing Audis and feel we know the lingo
> and are ready but I
> wanted to fly it by the list since we're all in the
> same Audi boat.
> I drive less than 1000 miles a month thanks to my
> 2.8 mile commute,
> but we'll probably go with the 12K/yr lease option,
> JIK. I've also got a
> n00b of an Audi sales associate, only been with the
> company 3 weeks and I
> ended up knowing more about the car then she did..
> I'm not much of a
> haggler, more of a keep quiet, hymn and haw, and
> hope they break type
> Unless if they give me a killer deal on my trade-in
> I'll probably
> end up sellin the Red-Rocket myself.
> Any useful tips from the group whose been there
> done that?
> Calvyn, can't help you with the leasing part, I've
> never done that. But as far as getting a good price
> up-front - I got what I felt was a very good price
> from www.carsdirect.com - you can research and buy a
> car directly from them, or get that price through
> an affiliated dealer. Their affiliated dealer was
> further from my home than the local dealer, so I
> went to the closer dealer and told them that this
> was what I wanted to pay - told them it was from
> carsdirect.com and that I would happily purchase
> the car from them (local dealer) if they would match
> the price. Their best price was over $1000 higher
> so we walked out. While we were sitting in our car
> in the parking lot, the salesman came running out
> to say that gee, they WOULD match the price after
> all! That felt pretty good.....
> At the time, the price I got was about invoice
> Dan D
> '04 A4 1.8Tq MT-6
> Central NJ USA
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