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2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Lease Questions

Karen_CMKaren_CM Posts: 5,018
edited January 29 in Mercedes-Benz
Welcome to Edmunds discussion dedicated to 2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class leasing questions. Here you can find and discuss all the latest lease details for the 2014 E-Class, including cap costs, money factors, residual values, acquisition fees, etc. Please post any leasing questions you have or any details you’d like to share about your own lease deals.

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  • ghstudioghstudio Posts: 951

    yes, including maintenance increases the monthly cost....but not by $720/27=$26/mo. Instead it goes up by $720*.31/27=8/mo ... you only pay $216 (plus a small amount of interest) for the $720 maintenance package. oh well, you certainly did better than where you started. Enjoy the car.

  • chad75chad75 Posts: 20

    Carman/KYFDX, do you have residuals and MF for E350 wagons (sport) in zip 33901. I'm unfamiliar with what term lengths Mercedes offers, but would prefer 28-36 month term (for example). TrueCar indicates that in my area, E250 & E350 sedans and wagons can be had for over $11,000 off MSRP. Would like to take advantage of this!

  • chad75chad75 Posts: 20

    @chad75 said: Carman/KYFDX, do you have residuals and MF for E350 wagons (sport) in zip 33901. I'm unfamiliar with what term lengths Mercedes offers, but would prefer 28-36 month term (for example). TrueCar indicates that in my area, E250 & E350 sedans and wagons can be had for over $11,000 off MSRP. Would like to take advantage of this!

    10k miles/year, please!

  • kyfdxkyfdx Posts: 29,077

    2014 E350 Wagon 36mo, 12K/yr lease

    Standard money factor and 63% residual

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  • xerogioxerogio Posts: 4

    Hey kyfdx, do you know to what degree an executive allowance program can be tacked onto a negotiated price? I.e., if I've already negotiated the "bottom line" a dealer is willing to offer, can I then tack on my additional discount through, say, the ABA Advantage Program (EAB)?

    I presume I'd have to know an itemization of the discounts already applied, I'm sure, but it states that it can be combined with all other offers/etc, although I'm guessing that any "fleet" labeled discount couldn't be combined with it. Not sure really! I appreciate the help.

  • ghstudioghstudio Posts: 951

    During December, MB had $4000 marketing money on e 350 sedans. Most dealers included that when quoting a lease deal so discounts ran in the area of $10K. Mercedes also has a number of relationships with organizations and businesses..eg. ABA, IBM,.... where they have special financial offers. However, the relationship money and the dealer cash are not combineable...you get to pick which one you want. The only one that seems to be combineable is the $500 for being a member of the MBCA (for over a year). I think that with the marketing money being offered in December, it was essentially a level playing field...everyone got the same discount whether you walked in off the street and used the marketing money...or you belonged to the ABA.

    I don't know if the marketing money will continue in January....but if your deal included the december marketing money, that's probably the best deal you're going to get...ABA or not.

    I am sure someone will correct me if I'm wrong :)

  • kyfdxkyfdx Posts: 29,077

    What he said..

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  • chad75chad75 Posts: 20

    @kyfdx@Edmunds said: 2014 E350 Wagon 36mo, 12K/yr lease

    Standard money factor and 63% residual

    Thank you! I'm assuming "standard money factor" is 0.00138?

    Should be a heck of a deal if I can find a local dealership that would work with the TrueCar price....

  • ghstudioghstudio Posts: 951

    sorry...the standard money factor is .00225 or something around there. You can reduce that using multiple security deposits and autopay.

    .00138 is the december money factor for an e350 sedan using autopay....it's .00148 without autopay....and it's a special rate so you can't use multiple security deposits with it.

  • xerogioxerogio Posts: 4

    @kyfdx@Edmunds said: What he said..

    I know that I can combine the EAB with any lease/finance "offer," so I guess it comes down to: This "marketing money" was considered a Fleet incentive, under a Customer Advocacy Program? The Terms/Conditions of the EAB state that the incentive is applied after the "negotiated best price," which is why I am a bit confused. My apologies if it seems naive or ignorant, but I did try my best to use the search functions to find out an answer before posting... =/ Thank you for your help!

  • ghstudioghstudio Posts: 951

    You can't use them together....but there is no harm in trying. Yes, you can use it with the promotional mf

    Heck, I tried to get the multiple security discount taken off the promotional .00148 mf. Didn't work, but I asked....

    On the other hand, of you are with the ABA, read all the fine print and go gettem....

  • xerogioxerogio Posts: 4

    ^ ghstudio, thanks for all the support with my babbling. The dealer has given me the option of adding MSDs to reduce the .00148 MF. Maybe because I've purchased and leased 8 vehicles from them in the last 4-5 years, or maybe because of some other reason. I know that the incentive cannot be combined with a "Customer Advocacy Program," I just don't know what this marketing money you mentioned was officially termed, can't seem to find it.

    If it IS one of the "fleet" programs, then you are right, I won't be able to apply the additional EAB ABA bonus. I guess the best thing to do is to ask what specific discounts were applied, that way I know if any of the non-combinable bonuses have been used. I'll let you know what loopholes in the contractual language I can find! ;)

  • ghstudioghstudio Posts: 951

    My dealer also gave me the option of taking MSD's against the promotional rate and we closed on that basis...but when actually trying to enter the lease on the MB finance system, it was rejected. In fact when they entered the MSD amount, the program defaulted to the standard mf and reduced that by .0007 which gave an even higher monthly payment. Dealers do not understand multiple security deposits.

    Don't count on the dealer actually being able to write the lease with MB finance using MSD's against the promotional rate unless they are willing to discount the car considerably more than you both thought just to make it work.

  • xerogioxerogio Posts: 4

    @ghstudio said: My dealer also gave me the option of taking MSD's against the promotional rate and we closed on that basis...but when actually trying to enter the lease on the MB finance system, it was rejected. In fact when they entered the MSD amount, the program defaulted to the standard mf and reduced that by .0007 which gave an even higher monthly payment. Dealers do not understand multiple security deposits.

    Don't count on the dealer actually being able to write the lease with MB finance using MSD's against the promotional rate unless they are willing to discount the car considerably more than you both thought just to make it work.

    We'll see, I'll definitely update you when I finalize everything! I was able to reduce it on my 2012 C Coupe when I acquired it in October 2011, not sure if they've changed their policies on promo MFs since. That really is annoying that you had your hopes lifted only to have them shot down. =( But at least it wasn't malicious on the dealer's behalf, I guess?

    I'm fortunate enough to also have a prior existing relationship with the General Sales Manager of the dealership; not saying that something unfair or underhanded is happening, as I have no knowledge to allege that, but I'm sure there's less of a headache for me there. Thanks for all your help again!

  • jddssc121jddssc121 Posts: 66

    can you share E250 Bluetech 36 month 15K w/ or w/o autopay? Also, what incentives are available?

    Thanks!

  • kyfdxkyfdx Posts: 29,077

    2014 E250 BTC 36mo, 15K/yr lease

    Standard money factor and 57% residual.

    Those are the December numbers that have been extended to January 13th.

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  • ronbarsronbars Posts: 11

    Good afternoon,

    A co-worker is looking to replace his current E350 sedan lease with a 2014 E350 sedan. Can you please advise the current money factor and residual for a 33/15 lease? I am showing .00148 MF (0.00138 for autopay) but not sure if those are still accurate.

    Also, I've read where December had $4000 in incentives for this car so people were getting smoking deals of invoice less $4000. Is there any similar money available in January?

    Thank you!

  • kyfdxkyfdx Posts: 29,077

    All 2014 Mercedes programs have been extended until January 13th... 2013 model incentives have expired (though dealers may have been compensated).

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  • jddssc121jddssc121 Posts: 66

    @kyfdx@Edmunds said: 2014 E250 BTC 36mo, 15K/yr lease

    Standard money factor and 57% residual.

    Those are the December numbers that have been extended to January 13th.

    thanks. and standard MF is .00225? is that right? Can you share available incentives?

  • rlau168rlau168 Posts: 2

    Just pick up 2014 E350 MSRP $67100 27 Months 12k yrs, One payment plan $579 a months Tax included with 2 Maintenance no money down, 579x27=15633.

  • wolfekmwolfekm Posts: 18

    Any word on the new incentives starting today for an E350?

  • bill124bill124 Posts: 242

    Interested in pricing, MF and discounts on 2014 E350 convertible, NYC area (westchester, CT, NJ). Leasing, would like at least 36 mos.

  • kyfdxkyfdx Posts: 29,077

    I'm sorry, but we didn't get the Mercedes lease numbers for January.

    The E-Class prices paid discussion is here:

    http://forums.edmunds.com/discussion/16862/mercedes-benz/x/2014-mercedes-benz-e-class-prices-paid-and-buying-experience#latest

    Good luck!

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  • kyfdxkyfdx Posts: 29,077

    @bill124 said: Interested in pricing, MF and discounts on 2014 E350 convertible, NYC area (westchester, CT, NJ). Leasing, would like at least 36 mos.

    2014 E350 Convertible. 36mo, 15K/yr lease

    .00145 MF and 57% residual

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  • bill124bill124 Posts: 242

    Thank you. What if I go to 10K per year? I should have been more specific.

  • ghstudioghstudio Posts: 951

    add 3% to the residual

  • jdiesel77jdiesel77 Posts: 15

    hi. got a price for 2014 e350 4 matic with p1, sports pack, lane assist, etc, msrp 61,910. 12k miles a year 712 a month with 0 out of pocket incl 7% nj tax. still sounds high to me. any thoughts?

  • ghstudioghstudio Posts: 951

    not sure what the current deal is...but my 2014 E350 sticker was $62K, I'm in a 7% city and I'm paying $590/mo on a 12k/yr, 27mo lease with no money down. That also included maintenance. The deal was made in December.

  • kyfdxkyfdx Posts: 29,077

    @bill124 said: Thank you. What if I go to 10K per year? I should have been more specific.

    @ghstudio said: add 3% to the residual

    What he said...

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