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  • mavven77
    Hey I never heard back from you? I included a PDF file of my contract for my 2017 Kia Sportage.
    October 23
  • rp2000r
    Looking for rates in WA state, 98021 for a lease of a 2017 Audi Q5 Premium and also Premium w/Tech.
    Trying to see if better to buy or lease.
    Finance rates around 2% and I drive 10k miles a year.

    Any info is appreciated!
    October 22
  • ocbuyer1
    Hi, I'm interested in leasing a 17 Mustang convertible for my spouse, speed and power is not a very big determinant in my decision making process. I realize that 6 cylinders are the least expensive option but in Southern California they are a little hard to find verses the Eco Boost. What is your advice, should I look further for a 6 cyl or do I get a better deal on a Echo Boost since there are more available. Can you also give me a link for Ford Mustang Buy-Leasing Prices and Experience. Thank you
    October 15
  • rdxlover
    Hi. I'm interested in leasing the 2016 Mercedes C300 with Premium 3. Looking for the residual and M/F for a 36 month lease with 15K miles. Also would like it for the 2017 GLC 300. I live in Southern California. Thank you!
    October 13
  • sugarbelly
    Hello Michaell:

    Thank you for all the great service you've already provided us. These forums are a valuable resource for us. We're looking to lease a Subaru Outback in Maine. I was hoping you'd answer a few questions. As an Outback driver, would you say the 3.6 is well worth the premium over the 2.5 four banger?

    Secondly, should New England bring competitive quotes (below invoice)? We're willing to travel for a great deal. The dear wife wants to keep the deal really cheap--with a 2.5 Premium, but I'm up with the Limited, as heated seats/mirrors are vital here, and leather is much better. Please share any thoughts as your time allows.

    Keep it on the sunny side,
    Benjamin Davis
    October 12
  • zerokai
    Hey Michael can you tell me what you see as the most current MF and RV on a 2017 STi Limited would be on 36 month/12k for south Florida with tier 1?

    Thinking i am going to throw all my local dealers in a cage fight and try for a cap cost of $38750.
    Are you aware of any rebates or incentives available now or coming up this week?

    October 10
  • cherbar
    Looking at Passat Rline. 36/15 what should payment be
    October 10
  • kingsalu
    Need your advice

    Mercedes Benz C300 -
    MSRP $51,370
    Discount $ 8,300
    Prepaid maintenance for 36 month
    Out of Pocket: Tax/Title/registration/downpayment/1st month payment = 3600
    Per month lease payment = $420
    Please advise good deal or there is more room for negotiation.
    October 8
  • Sejal
    2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350
    MSPR: $65,180.00
    Selling Price: $59,042.00
    Residual: $35,999.00
    Lease term: 36 months with $2,700.00 down with 10k/year.
    Monthly payment:$697.00
    State: NJ with 7% Tax
    What should be my monthly payment be?
    October 2
  • a222
    2017 Audi A4 2.0t 4dr sdn PREM PLUS AT
    PRICE 47,555
    Savings $5555
    Rebate $750
    Window tint $399
    Selling price $41,649
    Trade in Value $38000
    Difference $ $3649
    Lien Payoff $32,659
    Sales Tax $295
    Doc fee $399
    Lieu Tax $626
    Balance $37698
    10,000 miles
    36 months
    Money Factor .00099
    Residual $ 26,630
    What should my payment be???
    September 30
  • steveg23
    More info on the Audi A3 lease:

    MSRP $41,145.00
    Discount $3,000.00
    Acq Fee $750.00
    Doc Fee $195.00
    Tag and Title Fees $96.00
    Cap Red Tax (whatever that is) $353.05
    September 27
  • steveg23
    looking an Audi A3 to lease.
    The dealer offer on a 2016 A3 2.0T Premium Plus is a .00065 money factor and 54% residual with 12,000 miles.
    St. Louis, Missouri
    Is this a great, good, fair, poor offer?
    September 27
  • topguy1983

    Can you please provide the 2016 Mercedes SL400 hardtop, 12K miles, 36 months, money factor and residual? Also the same info for the 2016 Jaguar F-TYPE?

    Thank you very much for your time and support.
    September 26
  • nitroexpres
    Hi, can you share the MF and Residual for 2016 RAV4 XLE AWD, 36/12 mileage in Denver, CO. Any lease cash? Also need # for 2017 same trim, thanks in advance.
    September 25
  • thor1958
    Hi Michaell,

    Will Audi dealerships sell a 2017 A6 3.0T Prestige / Competition at $1K-$3K below dealers costs?
    September 25
  • ackerman
    Hi Michaell,

    Please provide 2017 Hyundai Sport 2.0T Lease $, Lease Loyalty $, 12K and 15K mileage, Residual %s, 36 Month Lease Money Factors for September and October (if available now).
    Florida deal if relevant.
    Don Ackerman,
    September 23
  • Sribalaji
    2017 Camry XLE
    With 0% and the $500 rebate, price would come out to $23,550, plus taxes and fees. The MSRP is $27,479 (it includes wheel locks, all weather floor liners and cargo tray). Is this a deal?
    Location: Wisconsin (5.6% tax) Thanks
    September 23
  • sid630
    Looking at 2016 maxima sr Illinois 3 year 18k MF and residuals 
    September 21
  • 1longdrive
    Hi Michaell,
    Can you give me the MF & Residual for 2017 Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited, for Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
    Lease period 36/12 with 0 down.
    Thanks much!
    September 21
  • stellabella33
    Hi Michaell.

    Feel like I got duped by the dealer who changed prices on me as i decided to lease instead of buy.

    2017 Sienna AWD Limited Premium, Indiana
    $44,750 + 650 acq fee + 165.25 other fees, Residual 25,850 (53%)
    Payment 598.35 + 41.88 tax
    Zero down

    Does this seem reasonable?
    September 20
  • Bakeek
    Thank you so much for this information! You make me feel so much better about this process!

    2016 TRD 4WD Tundra Double Cab Standard Bed 5.7 V*8 SR5- MSRP:$41513
    48mo/12k lease term through US Bank (quoted .00135)
    September 19
  • bonguri
    Hi Michaell,
    I'm writing to get your help for my lease deal (2017 Jetta 1.4T S auto in MD)

    -MSRP $20,135

    -Your Price: $16,115
    - Residulas: 54% (36Kmi/3yrs)
    - MFs: 0.0015
    +$410 Destination
 (Negotiated 50%)
    +$300 Processing Fee
+6% MD State Sales Tax
+299 Tag/Registration Fee

    Do you think is this deal worth to trigger or have to investigate more?

    Initially I was looking 2016 Jetta around $180/mo but most of dealerships in MD area suggesting me 2017 than 2016.

    Should I look at out of state purchasing too?

    Thank you for your help!

    With my Regards,

    September 19
  • legolas316
    Hi Michaell,

    Thanks for your help with the Lexus IS 300 F-sport lease quotes. You mentioned that if I looked into dealerships in NV or CO, i would get a more transparent quote, do you know of any dealerships in particular or did you just say that in general?

    thanks again.
    September 13
  • scottny2016
    AWD. Thanks, Michaell. I really appreciate your help.
    September 12
  • cadtac03
    Also Michael if I could ask. Best price for Phoenix on both Subaru LTD Outback with eyesight and all the packages.
    And, Kia Sportage EX FWD with Tech and Premium Package.

    What you would feel to be a real price on both for a 3 year lease.

    Thank you again,

    Chris DesMarais

    Also, as I asked before does the Subaru deal still have any leeway regarding the lease factor rate?

    Thank you
    September 12
  • cadtac03
    hello Michael and thank you for the information. Regarding the Subaru lease factor I read your statement a bit of time before about the dealer having .05 leeway on said lease factor. Does this still apply and is it a good negotiation tool?

    Thanks much,

    September 12
  • oscarbmw
    Hi Michaell

    Can you please get the money factor , residual 10K, 12K, for the following vehicles

    1) 2016 BMW X5 M
    2) 2017 BMW X5 5.0

    2016 Land Rover Range Rover

    1) V8 Supercharged
    2) V6 Supercharged HSE

    Thank you so much in advance.

    September 12
  • eruben1
    Hi Michaell, you were very helpful in answering my post ( about leasing a Mercedes C450. I'm sending you a private message in case the dealer reads the forum.

    I asked the dealer about lowering my MF from .00139 to .00096, as well as lowering the acquisition fee from $1095 to the base of $795. They said to do that they'd have to raise the agreed selling price, since I was getting a 10% off MSRP. They insist $845/month is their best, final price, that overall they're barely breaking even on the deal so they can't go any lower without raising something else.

    I did clarify that the $845 includes no up front money from me, everything is rolled in: the $1095 acquisition fee, $2464 in VA tax, $495 processing fee, and $62 registration. Without those, it would be $730/month. Based on comparables that I'm seeing, it seems this is a good deal. Do you agree, or am I missing something?
    September 12
  • don_abramo
    What is the current money factor on leases?  Specifically a Honda Pilot touring with Honda sensing.  Top tier credit, and 15k miles per year?
    September 7
  • luisk77
    *Message No. 2

    Regarding the total amount due at signing, here are the details:
    1st month payment: $552.45
    Acquisition: $995
    Sales taxes: $86
    Security Deposit: $2,750
    Registration fee: $101
    License fee: $268
    Document processing fee: $80
    Electronic filing fee: $29
    California tire fee: $7
    Total: $4,868.45

    BTW, it's 10,000 miles per year.

    And today I got a call from their Financial Dept. They miscalculated the Security Deposit and I have to pay another $250. This is because at the last moment I added the prepaid maintenance service and apparently the guy forgot to add it to the whole equation.
    I'm planning to call them tomorrow and tell them to consider the short $250 as an additional discount on the MSRP since they marked up the Acquisition fee. But I'm not sure if this appropriate.

    Would you please advise: first if this was a good deal and second if you think they will just give up the missing $250? It was their mistake and the contract is already signed.

    September 7
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