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Audi S5 Lease Questions

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  • richzrichz Posts: 125
    edited December 2011
    LOL, ok, why don't you tell me this, do you understand how Audi Financial Services handles the gas guzzler tax? It is not residualized. That is the first of your problems.
  • No, haven't a clue. I would assume there is no residual on that. Actually, I think I posted in the wrong forum as I am looking to purchase, not lease this vehicle. So, I guess residual issues are not in play. That said, I would still be very interested in your opinion of what a fair deal, lease or purchase, would be on this car.

    Thanks in advance for sharing your knowledge and opinion, i really appreciate it.
  • Hi richz. That is why I stated that I was calculating a "pre-tax" payment.

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  • Hi,

    Car man or anyone else on this thread... Do you have current Money Factor and residuals for 2012 S5 Premium Plus Convertible?

    Thanks!
  • Here you go cashmandoo. Audi Financial Services' current buy rate lease money factor and residual value for a 36-month lease of a 2012 S5 Convertible Premium Plus with 15,000 miles per year are .00122 and 56%, respectively for consumers who qualify for its top credit tier.

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  • thanks Car Man... sorry for the delay.
  • No problem at all cashmandoo. You're very welcome.

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  • sk77sk77 Posts: 1
    edited February 2012
    Hi Car man and everyone --

    Do you have current Money Factor and residual figures for a 2012 S5 Prestige Coupe, automatic, with 10K and 12K miles per year?

    Thanks in advance!
  • CarMan@EdmundsCarMan@Edmunds Posts: 38,518
    I certainly do sk77. Audi Financial Services' March buy rate lease money factor and residual value for a 36-month lease of a 2012 S5 Prestige Coupe with 12,000 miles per year are .00099 and 55%, respectively for consumers who qualify for its top credit tier.

    The residual value for a lease with only 10,000 miles per year would be 1% higher.

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  • ZoneMobJZoneMobJ Posts: 13
    Hello carman -

    I asked about the 0.00099 mf for the prestige described above and was told it does not exist - I am getting a mf of 0.00122.
  • CarMan@EdmundsCarMan@Edmunds Posts: 38,518
    Hi ZoneMobJ. The .00099 money factor that I mentioned is correct. If your credit is in good shape, chances are that the dealer is marking our car's factor up to add additional hidden profit to your deal.

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  • efast100efast100 Posts: 3
    edited March 2012
    I'm hoping to be in the market for a 2012 Audi S5. I'm thinking about a lease, approximately what can I expect monthly payments to be with 12,000/yr?
    I'm new to leases, what are the key points this?
    Thank you.
  • ZoneMobJZoneMobJ Posts: 13
    I would wait - the mid-cycle refresh (2013 model V6) is coming out in the next couple of months... you could get one of those OR save 5-6 grand on the 2012. That is what I am doing.
  • efast100efast100 Posts: 3
    Thanks, I'm glad you told me about the new model coming out, as you can tell I'm just starting to look into this. I looked at some websites with pictures of the new design, it's nice, plus the new engine (V6 supercharged). I read only the RS5 will have the V8, I kind of liked the idea of the V8, it's a tough decision for me (who doesn't like having the latest model 2013), although saving 5 to 6 grand is not a bad idea. I talked to a salesperson yesterday and he told me they wouldn't offer any discounts on the 2012 vehicles, but of course he will say that, I'll have to look around. I think I misunderstood you, are you waiting for the 2013 or opting to save some cash on the current model?
  • ZoneMobJZoneMobJ Posts: 13
    I went the European Audi site (the New S5 is out there already) and noticed under specs that the 0-60 is still going to be 4.9 secs (no loss in performance over the V8) which is great except the icing is about 4-6 extra MPG which cannot hurt these days. Yes you loose the V8 Growl but you gain:
    - MPG
    - Newer looks
    - New Technology

    To me that is worth the wait so to answer - I WILL get the newer one. Finally, I spoke to my Audi person here and she was more forthcoming with a 4-6K discount being pretty standard on the 2012s once the 2013s come out :) Good Luck!!
  • efast100efast100 Posts: 3
    Hello again ZoneMobJ,
    Thanks for your input. Things have changed a little since my last post, I am know looking for an A5 even if it's the '12 model. Spoke with the dealer and here's what I got: Price 46,191.50 and 12k miles/yr. with $4,000 down, monthly payments would be $719.78. What do you think about that or who can help? Residual would be 55%. Factor .0018500. Personally I thought it was terrible.

    Thanks!
  • ZoneMobJZoneMobJ Posts: 13
    I think Car-Man would be a better judge for you... but that sounds really crap to me
  • drewtabdrewtab Posts: 8
    Car man what is the present money factor and residual for S5 coupe 2012. I got a quote today of $62,200. 55% residual. Money factor .00149 36 month $2578 out of pocket incl first month. $887 plus tax per month. They are taking my A4 back with a year left and allegedly not rolling it in.

    In florida. Car seems scarce
  • CarMan@EdmundsCarMan@Edmunds Posts: 38,518
    Hello drewtab. I agree, I'm sure that there's not a ton of S5 Coupes out there.

    Audi Financial Services' April buy rate lease money factor and residual value for a 36-month lease of a 2012 S5 Coupe Prestige with 12,000 miles per year are .00099 and 55%, respectively for consumers who qualify for its top credit tier.

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  • dmva1dmva1 Posts: 1
    edited May 2012
    Car Man

    Do you have residuals and money factor for 2012 s5 cab premium plus. Leasing for 3 yrs 36k.

    Thanks
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