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Volkswagen GTI Prices Paid and Buying Experience

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  • Could be where you are. GTI might be more popular in your area.

    Their inventory. Do you see a wide selection or a few? GTI isn't a huge production vehicle as it is, and if they only have a few and they aren't rotting on the lot, then they have no incentive to meet your offer.

    Time of the month. If they need one more sale to hit a bonus, they may listen to your offer. Try again at the end of the month.

    Trim level affecting demand.

    If no one is budging on email, you could try picking up a phone or going into a dealer. Often they will hold back via email thinking you are fishing for numbers (you are). The phone shows some more personal touch and interest. Obviously going in shows the most. Show up at the end of the month with a checkbook and an approved loan and they will probably take the offer if it is anywhere close to reasonable. If not, walk out and see if they call...they probably will.
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