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2013 and earlier-Mercedes-Benz C-Class Lease Questions

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  • kyfdxkyfdx Posts: 29,785
    2014 C300 sedan 24 month 10k per year
    .00098 MF and 72% residual

    2014 C250 coupe 24 month 10k per year
    .00153 MF and 73% residual

    regards,
    kyfdx

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  • Hi kyfdx:
    I have ordered a c250'sport 4 door for delivery in December. Do you know the the MB dealer cash incentive for the holiday event, as well as the lease parameters ( MF, Residuals for 24 or 36 mos on a 12 k mile lease?) Also what is a reasonable discount percentage off the MSRP of the car I should expect from the dealer?

    Thanks,

    chalkie
  • kyfdxkyfdx Posts: 29,785
    I don't have December numbers.. doubt the dealer does, either...

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  • Looking for an November's numbers if they are available for:

    2014 C250 Sport Residual value / Money Factor for 15,000 miles, 24 months
    2014 C250 Sport Residual value / Money Factor for 15,000 miles, 36 months

    2014 C300 4matic Residual value / Money Factor for 15,000 miles, 24 months
    2014 C300 4matic Residual value / Money Factor for 15,000 miles, 36 months

    Thanks!
  • How about the November numbers? What are they? Won't they reflect the Holiday Event that runs through December?
  • Hi Carman.
    What is the RV and MF for the 2014 CLA250. 10K and 12K 24 mths; 10 and 12K 36 mths
    Thanks!
  • kyfdxkyfdx Posts: 29,785
    2014 C250 Sport 36mo, 15K/yr lease
    .00113 MF and 57% residual.. 24 month residual is 68%

    2014 C300 4matic 36mo, 15K/yr lease
    .00098 MF and 58% residual... 24 month residual is 69%

    regards,
    kyfdx

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  • kyfdxkyfdx Posts: 29,785
    See the post above for C250 numbers... Add 2% to the residuals to get the 12K/yr mileage numbers

    November numbers are good through December 2nd..

    regards,
    kyfdx

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  • kyfdxkyfdx Posts: 29,785
    2014 CLA250 36mo, 12K/yr lease
    .00162 MF and 66% residual.. Add 1% for 10K/yr mileage allowance

    24mo, 12K/yr lease
    .00162 MF and 71% residual.. Add 1% for 10K/yr

    regards,
    kyfdx

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  • 39 mos/10mi. Msrp 38,550 c250 2014; selling price 32,500- Los Angeles

    Would love to know your thoughts
  • Thanks. Can you say what the Mfg cash support is for the holiday event this month, and what % discount is reasonable to expect from the dealer?
  • l0kiel0kie Posts: 1
    Hi, it's my first time looking at leases so I wanted to get another opinion:

    2013 C250 basic sport package, used by dealer so ~9000miles already
    Sticker Price ~31000
    Quoted 29980 cap cost and 23,047 Residual

    I am trading in an old car and getting some cash back which basically amounts to me paying $1500 cash down out of pocket.

    Quoted payments were $350/month for 26 months including tax in CA.

    Can someone you help me break this down and figure out if it is a good deal, it seems a little high as I have seen some people say a lower monthly fee for a 2014. Thanks!
  • kyfdxkyfdx Posts: 29,785
    I'm sorry, I don't have incentive information. Since I'm not actively shopping for this model, other forum members would be a better resource for prices paid.

    Prices Paid discussion is here:
    http://townhall-talk.edmunds.com/direct/view/.eea6921/1296#MSG1296

    regards,
    kyfdx

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  • swizswiz Posts: 3
    Can you also give the C350 numbers for November with 24 month and 30 month terms? Thanks!
  • kyfdxkyfdx Posts: 29,785
    2014 C350 RWD Sedan 30 month, 15K/yr lease
    Standard money factor and 67% residual
    24 month residual is 72%
    36 month residual is 65% (which is the sweet spot)

    regards,
    kyfdx

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  • Hi kyfdx,

    Two follow up questions. 1) What is the standard money factor? 2) What is the residual for 10K miles and 36 month lease?

    Thank you!

    Tom
  • kyfdxkyfdx Posts: 29,785
    I'm not sure... they don't publish it, but anecdotal evidence says it's somewhere between .00195-.00225, and Mercedes dealers are pretty liberal with the mark-ups on it...

    10K/yr residuals are 3% higher than 15K/yr residuals

    regards,
    kyfdx

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  • Hi Everyone,

    I've found a leftover 2013 C250. Its loaded with a sticker price of 47300 which includes the destination & Delivery. The salesman hinted I could get the final cap cost near $40,000 not including fees.

    Does anyone know if MB Finance has a lower MF to help move the remaining inventory of 2013s?
    What would the residual be for 12k miles per year for both the 27 and 36 month lease terms?
    Does the residual go down much for 15K miles a year? I drive about 13500 miles a year so I'm right in-between.
    Are there any additional cash incentives out there right now?

    I appreciate the help. It'll make the negotiations go much smoother.

    Mike
  • kyfdxkyfdx Posts: 29,785
    edited November 2013
    2013 C250 Sedan 36mo, 12K/yr lease
    .00124 MF and 54% residual

    The 24 month residual is 67%... I don't have the 27 month residual, but if they are running a special, they often use the 24 month number.

    Subtract 2% from all residuals for 15K/yr

    regards,
    kyfdx

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  • Thanks for the info...
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