2014 Subaru Forester Lease Questions

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edited May 2015 in Subaru
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  • robhangdog823robhangdog823 Member Posts: 13
    Just got this quote from a dealer in central NJ:

    2014 Forester Prem w/Nav, All weather package, exterior auto dim compass mirror with approach lighting. Cargo net, luggage compartment cover, rear bumper cover, body side moldings, splash guards.
    36 mos
    15k yr
    MSRP: 28573.00
    Selling Price: 27510.00
    Bank Fee: 595
    Sales Tax: 893
    Cap Cost: 28997.00
    Residual: 60%
    MF: .001100
    Monthly Pymt: 380

    Due at signing:
    First mo: 380
    Reg Fee: 301
    Dealer Doc Fee: 288
    Tax on Doc: 20
    Waste Mgmt: 7.50
    Total Due at inception: 996
  • albert72albert72 Member Posts: 200
    kyfdx,

    wanted to make sure the #'s below are still valid for a 3 yr 36k lease on a Forester Limited (No Nav). Only options would be wheel locks and cargo cover.

    2014 Forester Limited non-NAV 36mo, 12K/yr lease
    .00110 MF and 60% residual

    Thank you,
  • kyfdxkyfdx Moderator Posts: 207,899
    2014 Forester Limited non-NAV 36mo, 12K/yr lease
    .00093 MF and 59% residual

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  • robhangdog823robhangdog823 Member Posts: 13
    Edit to my previous post:

    Inception fees due at signing: 705-
    Selling price: 27,218-

    Please let me know what you think of this deal.

    Thank you.
  • jstef1jstef1 Member Posts: 2
    Hi kyfdx,

    Trying to work a lease deal for Forester XT Premium or Touring. Last I saw MF was .0010 and Residual was 60%, but Albany, NY dealer today using .002992 MF. Any clarification would be immensely appreciated. Help...

    Thanks
  • kyfdxkyfdx Moderator Posts: 207,899
    2014 Forester XT Premium 36mo, 15K/yr lease
    .00093 MF and 61% residual

    Either that money factor is wrong, or they are using some other bank than Subaru Motors Finance, because that would be in excess of the mark-up allowed by SMF..

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  • t777t777 Member Posts: 3
    What is the MF and residual value (%) for 2014 Forester 2.5i Touring with Eyesight?
  • kyfdxkyfdx Moderator Posts: 207,899
    2014 Forester 2.5i Touring 36mo, 15K/yr lease
    .00090 MF and 57% residual

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  • t777t777 Member Posts: 3
    Thanks.

    How about for 36mo, 12k/yr lease?

    Does Touring have lower residual rates than Prem? Why?
  • kyfdxkyfdx Moderator Posts: 207,899
    For 12K/yr, add 1% to the residual.

    Yes, Touring has lower residual percentages. Either because Subaru thinks that model will be worth a lower percentage of it's MSRP at lease end, or they think they need to subsidize one model more than another to make their sales targets.

    In general, higher trim lines usually have lower percentage residuals, though that is not always the case.

    regards,
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  • jstef1jstef1 Member Posts: 2
    Hi kyfdx,

    Thanks for your response. Think I'm making progress, but now also considering Forester XT Touring. Are MF and Residual on Touring also .00093 and 61%? Also, how do the numbers differ between 15K/yr lease and 12K?

    Thanks
  • kyfdxkyfdx Moderator Posts: 207,899
    The money factor is the same.. .the residual is 4% less!

    12K/yr adds 1% over 15K/yr on a 36 month lease

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  • hoon71hoon71 Member Posts: 1
    To kyfdx or michaell
    Would appreciate current residual % and MF for Forester Premium w manual 6 speed - only adding cross rails and all weather mats. Negotiating 36 month at 12k, 15k and 18k miles per year. MF and residual for these 3 scenarios needed --Thanks
  • kyfdxkyfdx Moderator Posts: 207,899
    2014 Forester Premium 36mo, 15K/yr lease
    .00110 MF and 60% residual.. Add 1% for 12K/yr

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  • dmikeyb80dmikeyb80 Member Posts: 1
    For kyfdx:

    A NY dealership indicated that they only finance through Chase bank and their residuals and money factors are set by the bank with no wiggle room. Is that accurate to your knowledge?

    For a 2014 Forester Limited with Nav 10k/36 mos they quoted 60% residual and .00143 money factor.

    What would these be through SMF?

    Thanks!
  • anic711anic711 Member Posts: 1
    What is the current MF and residual rate for a 2014 Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring w/ 12k miles per year?

    Thanks.
  • logic_3logic_3 Member Posts: 41
    Have the mf and residuals changed for Dec. from my original post in Nov.?
  • kyfdxkyfdx Moderator Posts: 207,899
    Chase is SMF..

    The dealer is partially accurate (is that possible? lol).
    The bank sets the residual, and the dealer cannot alter it.
    The bank also sets the base money factor.. in many cases, they allow the dealer to mark up the base money factor for extra profit.
    The maximum markup allowed on this lease by Chase/SMF is .00050, so I'll let you do the math, considering the numbers below.

    2014 Forester Limited w/NAV 36mo, 10K/yr lease
    .00093 MF and 60% residual

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  • kyfdxkyfdx Moderator Posts: 207,899
    2014 Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring 36mo, 12K/yr lease
    .00093 MF and 58% residual

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  • kyfdxkyfdx Moderator Posts: 207,899
    "Have the mf and residuals changed for Dec. from my original post in Nov.?"

    The December numbers are the same as those in your November post..

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  • pannikattkpannikattk Member Posts: 7

    Can anyone recommend a dealer in South Florida that won't put me through all the BS? I've contacted a few via e-mail but no one wants to negotiate unless I come visit. I'm just looking for a decent lease on a Limited w Nav or even an XT Touring if the price is right. Thanks!

  • albert72albert72 Member Posts: 200

    Can I get MF and Residual for 3 yr 36k lease on Forester LTD no Nav?

    Thanks,

  • kyfdxkyfdx Moderator Posts: 207,899

    2014 Forester Limited 36mo, 12K/yr lease

    .00093 MF and 59% residual

    kyfdx

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  • albert72albert72 Member Posts: 200

    Thanks kyfdx.

    Can I also get the MF and Residual for a 2014 Premium with cold weather package for 3 yr 36k?

  • kyfdxkyfdx Moderator Posts: 207,899

    .00110 MF and 61% residual

    kyfdx

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  • pannikattkpannikattk Member Posts: 7

    Dear Kyfdx,

    First and foremost, Happy Holidays! I'm working with a dealer and have gotten this far. please let me know what you think:


    Model: 2014 Forester XT Touring - Satin White Pearl
    Luggage Compartment Cover
    Popular Package #2
    Sticker: $34643.00

    Sale Price $31,993

    • $120.00 estimated tag transfer + $60.00 Surcharge + $599.00 Documentary Fee + $49.00 Electronic Filing Fee + $6.50 Florida Tire & Battery + $595.00 Acquisition Fee
      MF - .00093
      Residual .59
      Payment is $352.81 for 36 months at 12k miles per year.

    Out of pocket to start $600

    **The $600 down is first payment plus plates and has been rounded up a little. The county that was used for these numbers is Indian River County. You will have to tell us where you live and the county where you want to register this vehicle.


    The $599 "Documentary Fee" - Is that the dealer fee? I'm sure I can have this knocked off if I try a little. How much do you think I can save by going with 10k miles per year?

    Thanks!

  • kyfdxkyfdx Moderator Posts: 207,899

    Yes... the document fee is the dealer fee.. I can tell you are in Florida... lol

    10K/yr adds 1% to the residual.. so, decreases the monthly payment by about $10/mo.

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  • albert72albert72 Member Posts: 200

    Thanks kyfdx.

    A happy 2014 to you.

  • capo_kylecapo_kyle Member Posts: 1

    Hi, could I get the MF and residual on a 2014 Subaru Forester
    2.5i PZEV 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 6M)?

    Very much appreciated!!

  • kyfdxkyfdx Moderator Posts: 207,899

    .00085 MF and 59% residual for 36 month, 15K/yr lease

    kyfdx

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  • logic_3logic_3 Member Posts: 41

    What is the current MF and residual for 36 & 42 mth lease with 15k miles on a Forester 2.5i Touring AT? Thank you for the help as always.

  • kyfdxkyfdx Moderator Posts: 207,899

    @logic_3 said:
    What is the current MF and residual for 36 & 42 mth lease with 15k miles on a Forester 2.5i Touring AT? Thank you for the help as always.

    36mo, 15K/yr

    .00090 MF and 57% residual

    42mo, 15K/yr

    .00100 MF and 53% residual

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  • acdoyleacdoyle Member Posts: 11

    Hello everyone, expecting to lease a base Forester with the CVT. 36 month, 15K per year.
    Money factor and residual at end of Feb? Does subaru use it's own finance company under their badge, or someone like Chase?
    Also do lease terms with Subaru generally change depending on if it's sign and drive, 1st and fees, or some cap cost reduction?
    Thanks again, best wishes

  • kyfdxkyfdx Moderator Posts: 207,899

    @acdoyle said:
    Hello everyone, expecting to lease a base Forester with the CVT. 36 month, 15K per year.
    Money factor and residual at end of Feb? Does subaru use it's own finance company under their badge, or someone like Chase?
    Also do lease terms with Subaru generally change depending on if it's sign and drive, 1st and fees, or some cap cost reduction?
    Thanks again, best wishes

    .00093 MF and 60% residual. Those numbers are good through next Monday, March 3rd.

    The leases are through Chase dba Subaru Motors Finance.

    I don't know of any differences this month, regarding Sign/Drive or not..

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  • acdoyleacdoyle Member Posts: 11

    thank you, much appreciated, will check back if we are unable to pull the trigge before 3/3

  • 2000accexp2000accexp Member Posts: 5

    Hello
    Was hoping you could give me MF and residual on a base Forester EFB-01. 36month lease with 12k yr.
    Thanks JP

  • kyfdxkyfdx Moderator Posts: 207,899

    @2000accexp said:
    Hello
    Was hoping you could give me MF and residual on a base Forester EFB-01. 36month lease with 12k yr.
    Thanks JP

    Okay... base model with CVT, right? (thanks, Google)

    .00093 MF and 61% residual

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  • 2000accexp2000accexp Member Posts: 5

    Yes CVT, so I have a deal at $22,494 with otd at $24,369 (tag, title,doc, tax) and Residual at $14,764 on a 36 mo 12k mi lease. Payments are $277 w/tax and $1200 out of pocket. Does that add up?
    Thanks JP

  • kyfdxkyfdx Moderator Posts: 207,899

    Can't calculate a lease without the MSRP, plus need breakdown of the $1200 and your tax rate. Otherwise, it's just a semi-educated guess.

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  • jackie_sjackie_s Member Posts: 2

    Hi,
    Would you be able to tell me what the current money factor and residual is for the Forester Premium with nav?

    Thank,
    Jackie

  • kyfdxkyfdx Moderator Posts: 207,899

    @jackie_s said:
    Hi,
    Would you be able to tell me what the current money factor and residual is for the Forester Premium with nav?

    Thank,
    Jackie

    Through end of business, today..

    .00093 MF and 59% residual for 36mo, 15K/yr. Non-turbo

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  • jackie_sjackie_s Member Posts: 2
    Thanks, has anything changed now past March 3rd on the 2014 Forester Premium with Nav, 15,000 mile lease?
  • matsamatsa Member Posts: 2

    Hello,
    What is the money factor and residual value for a Forester Standard 2.5i 6Manual Transmission? I live in CA.
    Also, do you know the disposition fee?
    Thanks

  • kyfdxkyfdx Moderator Posts: 207,899

    @jackie_s said:
    Thanks, has anything changed now past March 3rd on the 2014 Forester Premium with Nav, 15,000 mile lease?

    Same as last month.

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  • kyfdxkyfdx Moderator Posts: 207,899

    @matsa said:
    Hello,
    What is the money factor and residual value for a Forester Standard 2.5i 6Manual Transmission? I live in CA.
    Also, do you know the disposition fee?
    Thanks

    .00115 MF and 60% residual for 36mo, 15K/yr.

    Disposition fee is $300 on all Subaru Finance leases.

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  • matsamatsa Member Posts: 2

    Hello,
    Thanks for your response. I am not too sure what to do with the info you gave me.
    What does it mean if I was quoted for the 2.5i 6Manual Transmission 2014.
    0.00125 money factor
    60% residual
    12K
    Disposition fee of $350.
    Am I not getting the right deal? What should I do? Thanks

  • rob_k3rob_k3 Member Posts: 2

    Hi, I'm just wondering what the money factor and residual are on a Forester 2.5i Premium CVT 36 month lease with either 12k or 15k/year?

    Thanks.

  • kyfdxkyfdx Moderator Posts: 207,899

    @rob_k3 said:
    Hi, I'm just wondering what the money factor and residual are on a Forester 2.5i Premium CVT 36 month lease with either 12k or 15k/year?

    Thanks.

    .00093 MF and 59% for 36mo, 15K/yr. Add 2% for 12K/yr

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  • npanitsas5npanitsas5 Member Posts: 3

    Hello kyfdx,

    Could you please provide current MF and Residual values for a 36mo/12k lease for:

    2014 Forester Limited w/Nav
    2014 Forester Touring w/Nav

    Does Subaru offer a 10k/year lease program?

    Thanks!

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