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2013 and Earlier - Toyota 4Runner Prices Paid and Buying Experience

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  • Hi -

    Thanks for the info. I wonder - which dealership offered you such a great deal? That pricing is really attractive....

    Jeff
  • Hi, Jeff and others! The $800 below Invoice, plus the additional $1500 rebate, came from a phone call from a large San Diego dealer. I have not bought the car yet, as it is STILL too much money for me, I think. and I LOVE my 2005 Solara SLE Convertible...must I trade it or sell it just so my dogs have a "room with a view" in a 4-Runner. So sick of slime in the back seat!!I won't name names until I close the deal...but when I tell a delaer I will buy from lowest price, and will only ask ONCE for their lowest price, I think they respect me, and sense I won't be back if they offer something dumb. I buy right away, and I don't negotiate back and forth and back and forth...get the best deal, and buy!! (or DON'T buy!!!!)...I would have them send it in a written e-mail first, and then GO!. Amnd I'll let you all know the final final price if I do. But if the Acura MDX had a back window that rolled up and down, I would've bought that already...love that car!
  • c5t4rc5t4r Posts: 13
    I ended up going with this one:

    #1 $30,375 MSRP/ $26,532 Sell/ $28,436 OTD with $1500 rebate

    17" Alloy Wheels w/P265/65R17 Tires
    Tonneau Cover
    Double Decker Cargo System w/Cargo Net
    Black Roof Rack & Cross Bars
    50 State Emissions
    Leather Steering Wheel and Shift Knob:
    Includes: Cruise Control & Audio Controls
    Power 8-Way Driver and 4-Way Passenger
    Fabric Seat
    Daytime Running Lights
    Nightvision Mirror Upgrade
    Includes Compass
    Carpet Mat Set (5 pc)
    Carpet Floor Mats
    Rear Cargo Mat
    Security System Upgrade

    They are "throwing in" (I know I'm paying for it somehow)

    Hood deflector, wheel locks, and window tint for $28,000 out the door...probably did "ok" - may have been able to do a little better, but I don't feel ripped off either.
  • Seems like you got a pretty good deal there. Can I ask what color scheme you got?
  • suv4betsysuv4betsy Posts: 38
    I'm in PNW area interested in potential group buy or share feedback on dealers. I'm interested in 4Runner Limited V6, online inventories look short, like 1 of this model, prefer this design over Highlander.
  • c5t4rc5t4r Posts: 13
    I got the Nautical Blue Metallic with the Stone interior.

    It came in about $150-$200 under the Carsdirect.com target price and about $1200 under Edmunds after rebate TMV. I asked for the hood protector as an add in, then asked for the wheel locks, and window tint to bring it in line with the other 4Runner I was considering from a dealer who who told me they would go no lower than $28,500 out the door.

    They tried to sell the extended warranty and hook me up with their financing - but I declined both.

    I say I probably could have done a little better because they said yes to $28K out the door pretty quick.
  • hi everone,

    i got a new sr5 v6 4 x 4 with the following

    17 inch wheels
    tonneu cover
    power moon roof
    leather steering wheel
    daytime running lights
    tow hitch
    $28,900.00 which is invoice price.
    mius 1500.00 cash.
    I paid $27,450.00 plus tax, tag, title.
    ALL in was $29,990.00 (i live in the most expensive place on earth)NYC. Ouch. 8.375% tax here plsu tons of other fees..

    Anyway, how is $27,450? Essentially it is a loaded 4runner sr5 for 1500 below invoice.

    Any thoughts?

    Have a great day.
  • suv4betsysuv4betsy Posts: 38
    I stopped at dealer today that showed me the list of 500 Toyotas that arrived at Port yesterday, of that group only 2 were 4Runner Limited one V6 and one V8. Is the inventory of Limited trim that scarce? None currently on the lot. I'm hesitant to even bother with an offer near invoice, if they are selling or being kept in very short supply.
  • hi again all,

    follow up to my post. i forgot to ask.

    i have heard countless time that the new 4runners should use premium fuel only. YET. the owners manual says 87 octane. i even called toyota myself and asked and they told me 2 times...87 octane is fine..not 91.

    im confused...any correct answers. thanks in advance
  • c5t4rc5t4r Posts: 13
    I haven't had mine but a week, but it would be safe to say if the manual says 87, the dealer says 87 then 87 is ok.

    Some people may notice a difference running higher octane, but ultimately it's your choice.
  • Hi -

    I think you got a good deal. To bad your dealership isnt in ca. I just got hosed by a local dealer. After waiting a month for a 4x2 v8 shadow mica from AZ - the dealership decided to charge me for the delivery of the truck to San Diego. Stay away from Kearny Mesa Toyota. Way shady. Invoice price less the rebate is really good. Thanks to your post and a few others I will only take invoice less 1500... The car salesman today did the "were losing $" on this deal routine...gimme a freakin break.

    Good luck with the new truck!

    Jeff
  • cruznxcruznx Posts: 1
    I just bought a 07 4 runner 4X4 Sport from fitzmall in PA. i'm orignally from San Diego and I got burned when I bought my 05 tacoma from (Toyota of El Cajon) in Jan 05. Luckily it held it's value and I broke even with the trade.
    anyway, i drove 6hrs in the snow from NY and i can honestly say that the price i paid was well worth it! no haggles whatsoever! the sales woman (Mary) even had the color I ordered at the shop in 3 days. i love this SUV! it did SO well in the snow... a 4X4 is a must for snow!

    MSRP: $35717
    Invoice: $32141
    OTD: $30883
    AND we don't have to pay sales tax where my husband's from so to register the vehicle will only cost $74!

    FACTORY INSTALLED OPTIONS
    (SP ) SPORT PKG INCLUDES:
    - *Contents listed in std equipment*
    (FE ) 50-STATE EMISSIONS
    (DJ ) AM/FM STEREO W/6-DISC CD CHANGER INCLUDES:
    - (6) speakers
    (GY ) FRONT SIDE-IMPACT AIRBAGS & 1ST & 2ND ROW ROLL-SENSING SIDE CURTAIN AIRBAGS INCLUDES:
    - cutoff switch
    (RF ) REAR SPOILER
    (RL ) DAYTIME RUNNING LIGHTS
    (SR ) PWR TILT/SLIDE MOONROOF
    (TO ) TOW HITCH
    (Z1 ) PREFERRED PREMIUM ACCESSORY PKG INCLUDES:
    - carpet floor & cargo mat set, cargo net, first aid kit (N/A w/CM Cargo System) (PPO)
    it also came with a roof rack & running boards
  • jfritschjfritsch Posts: 958
    I've seen the 4runner advertised for about 5-6k off MSRP. Your's seems to be about 4500 which I guess is oK. Most of the 5-6k off ones are the 2wd and I assume that would apply to 4wd also but you never know.

    In general the 4runner wholesales about 10k off MSRP after year one. (although high, its fairly good in this regard for this segment) Personally, considering this I would want about 6k off. If you're picky on colors and options you'll probably have to pay more.

    And of course it depends on how you finance it, which can make a substantial difference.

    Enjoy
    --jjf

    17 inch wheels
    tonneu cover
    power moon roof
    leather steering wheel
    daytime running lights
    tow hitch
    $28,900.00 which is invoice price.
    mius 1500.00 cash.
    I paid $27,450.00 plus tax, tag, title.
    ALL in was $29,990.00 (i live in the most expensive place on earth)NYC. Ouch. 8.375% tax here plsu tons of other fees..

    Anyway, how is $27,450? Essentially it is a loaded 4runner sr5 for 1500 below invoice.

    Any thoughts?

    Have a great day.
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  • ucscucsc Posts: 48
    Hi cruznx,

    I plan to buy a 07 4Runner Sports V8 in NJ/PA/DE/MD area, and I am VERY impressed by the deal you got on your 4runner from Fitzmall.

    I assume you got the $1500 February Toyota factory rebate, which was gone in March in PA. Was the price you got the negotiated price or the "Delivered Value Price" Fitzmall published on its website? Will you recommend me to contact Mary for purchase? Thanks!

    UCSC
  • jk356jk356 Posts: 2
    silver limited v6 4x4 with option A
    msrp is 40,155

    selling price is 33,900 including rebate + ttl

    reasonable price?
  • jfritschjfritsch Posts: 958
    I've seen the 30000 models advertised for 5000 off msrp so you never know until you try. See if you can get their best shot and go lower and work it.

    However the dealers may hold onto the high end models so you may just wind up taking it if its just the one you want.

    --jjf
    silver limited v6 4x4 with option A
    msrp is 40,155

    selling price is 33,900 including rebate + ttl

    reasonable price?
  • johnl617johnl617 Posts: 24
    I called my local toyota dealership in MA.

    Right off the bat, the dealer offered me $29,528 (MSRP: $35,439) for a 2007 Toyota 4Runner Sport V6 4x4.

    Its not a big dealership. Do you think its a good deal?
  • jfritschjfritsch Posts: 958
    Check out my message 14394 in the Accord prices paid section for useful resources to learn how to buy a car.

    Go to kbb.com and nada.com and get the price of a similar used 06 Sport with 15000 miles. Average the two wholesale numbers together. Add 15-20%. If you can work your dealer tomorrow for 15% more than a used one go do it.

    6k off msrp is advertised frequently. The fact that he quoted you over the phone may mean he is an eager beaver trying to make a sale last day of the month. Go in and tell him you've seen other SUV's advertised for 10k off list blah blah. See if you can work the 15% # or considerably more than the 6k off.

    --jjf
  • jj007jj007 Posts: 1
    I live in the Chicago market.

    I just purchased a 2007 4 Runner SR5 for $500 under invoice
    plus the $1,500 Toyota rebate. I got this price
    from a dealer via their "internet" sales department.

    Any idea how they could sell below invoice? Does the Dealer get some kind of additional kickback from Toyota?

    Did I do well?
  • Does anyone know when the 2008 4runners are coming out and what, if any, changes the 2008 models will have?
    Thanks.
  • jimmy2xjimmy2x Posts: 124
    After reading reviews, blogs, and most importantly information from actual users, I've decided that a 4-Runner will be my retirement vehicle. Looks like I'll probably buy new. The 4-Runners hold their value so well that it just does not seem to make economic sense to buy one a year or two old.

    Do any of you have recommendations on a dealer in the Philly/South Jersey area that is willing and accustomed to ordering a vehicle? Have no wish to pay for options that I do not want, but there are some that I do want. Since I'm drivng a company car til I retire, the wait for delivery is really not an issue.

    I really appreciate any information. Thanks.
  • jfritschjfritsch Posts: 958
    Go read my message 14394 in the Accord Prices paid section for useful information on how to buy a car.

    Hit 10-20 dealers with bid solicitations toward the end of the month. You would be better buying a vehicle from among the stock in your area because most rebates and hidden dealer incentives may only apply to those. Better to accept $400 in unneeded options and get the 1500 rebate and 700 hidden incentive than lose it.

    Many newspapers have the 4runner advertised for 5500 off MSRP. Doubtless much better deals are worked end of month. This probably isn't possible with ordered vehicles. Find the vehicle closest to what you want and jump in.

    --jjf
  • jimmy2xjimmy2x Posts: 124
    I really appreciate the quick response and information. Went to the local dealer today - when salesman found out that I would not be buying for awhile I got the quick shuffle. It was almost funny when he realized that I had done at least SOME homework. Not a very good experience but at least I got to sit in an SE. Had the sunroof and I can now appreciate why tall people had an issue. At just over 5'10" even I felt that the headliner was very close.
  • newcomer1newcomer1 Posts: 15
    ready to own a car.

    there are so many different kinds of prices: dealer invoice price, factory invoice price, delivered internet price, delivered value price.... even invoice prices are confusing. Consumer Report has different invoice prices for all cars (basic models) than Edmunds ($355 higher). Fitzmall's Internet price is 15k lower than Invoice price.....

    can anyone tell me which invoice price you guys talk about?
  • ucscucsc Posts: 48
    hi,

    Fitzmall's internet price may already include the $1500 Toyota 4Runner rebate for April. That's why you see the internet price is $1.5K lower than invoice price. Fitzmall.com has detailed explanation of its pricing structure.

    UCSC
  • newcomer1newcomer1 Posts: 15
    thanks.

    Edmunds' invoice price minus rebate is a good deal or it could be lower than that?
  • i080738i080738 Posts: 1
    In the Florida area (and I imagine this hapens everywhere else) you can go to a dealer with the carsdirect.com pricing (a little less than invoice) and as for a price match (otherwise carsdirect.com will find a dealer for you). I just bough a new 2007 SR5 at a couple of hundred bucks below invoice and on top of that the $1,500 toyota incentive. I am pretty happy with the vehicle. I went with a basic model (with sunroof) and bought a garmin Nuvi (navigation). It does not get better that that :-)
  • skirunskirun Posts: 1
    Yesterday I purchased a new 07 Runner from a dealer in Pennsylvania. I negotiated a price with several options including the side curtain airbags. The dealer located a vehicle with the options I wanted from a dealer in New York and had it delivered later same day. Long story short ... I have the signed agreement of sale that lists all the options we had nogiated and the nogotiated price, but the vehicle now in my garage does NOT have the side curtain airbags. I only found this today out while reviewing the window sticker (which was not given to me until after the deal was made). What recourse do I have, and what would you do? Seems to me a breach of contract.
  • jimmy2xjimmy2x Posts: 124
    Not sure if you have any real legal recourse if none of the documents that you signed did not mention the curtain airbags. Maybe the dealer will help if you approach them nicely. An old colleague taught me years ago "What the big print giveth, the fine print taketh away". Not a knock on you personally - it is something that could have happened to any of us.
  • krochellikrochelli Posts: 11
    4x2 V6 Sport in CA:

    32.2k sticker
    28.1k selling price

    I leased, so did not receive/use the rebate. Came out to $416/month with nothing down but driveoff costs.

    Really a great truck for the money! Very happy.
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