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Infiniti FX50 / FX35 Prices Paid and Buying Experience

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  • ignapignap Posts: 7
    went for the new one and picked up a 2003 fx 35 below invoice. love the car.....
  • clpurnellclpurnell Posts: 1,087
    and welcome to the club.
  • I think diligent buyers can find good deals by doing extensive homework . . . here in AZ the dealers have many on their lots - 03's and 04's - and I'm told there is manufacturer money being thrown at the deals. As I attempt to sell / trade in my FX45 premium package (graphite/willow) with 6000 miles I'm given trade numbers as low as $29,200. I thought, and still think, that was a mistake, but they were insistent. I have had numbers more reasonably in the $36 - 38K range which still hurts but, again, I think substantiates the weakness of the market for this car. With a desire to go back to an SC430, which I gave up for this, I have been looking to get back at least a reasonable part of my investment. If the trade in / resale market is any indication of the number for which you can acquire an FX45 then I think AZ might be a market to try for good new AND resale prices - IMHO. Good luck!
  • Looking to buy an '04 FX35 with Touring, Sport and possibly the Tech package. Anyone purchased a FX in the Atlanta area? Looking for thoughts on dealerships (service before, during and after the sale), how close they're selling to invoice, etc.

    Thanks! Can't wait till they finally arrive here in ATL!
  • ujmotujmot Posts: 4
    all packages + dvd for 500 over invoice.
  • bzboybzboy Posts: 10
    Dealer in Houston offered 2003 FX35 (RWD) with premium package for $35,000. Is this a good price considering the invoice price being around $33,700? Has anyone driven a 2004 and what is the main difference between a 2004 and a 2003 FX35?
  • Ignap, where did you get your FX35 under invoice?
    Was it a Tech one or Premium? What price did you pay for it? Anyone else been able to get '03 FX35 w/ Tech under invoice?
  • I'm in Az as well! R U selling yours? I went to

    http://www.quirkcars.com/infiniti/ They are selling brand new 2003 FX45's for $37,170! That's 10K off...the have the premium package but will sell only the liquid copper at that price! I'm looking into that.

    <<think diligent buyers can find good deals by doing extensive homework . . . here in AZ the dealers have many on their lots - 03's and 04's - and I'm told there is manufacturer money being thrown at the deals. As I attempt to sell / trade in my FX45 premium package (graphite/willow) with 6000 miles I'm given trade numbers as low as $29,200. I thought, and still think, that was a mistake, but they were insistent. I have had numbers more reasonably in the $36 - 38K range which still hurts but, again, I think substantiates the weakness of the market for this car. With a desire to go back to an SC430, which I gave up for this, I have been looking to get back at least a reasonable part of my investment. If the trade in / resale market is any indication of the number for which you can acquire an FX45 then I think AZ might be a market to try for good new AND resale prices - IMHO. Good luck! >>
  • WOW! That is screming deal on the FX45! I almost didn't believe you until I followed your link. Hmmmmm.....?
  • Just bought the FX45 with Tech package for $3,000+ under invoice. Not sure how since the best i could get anywhere else in the area was $500 under. One reason could be that this dealer does not subscribe to Infiniti's national advertising. The car wasn't even on the lot they need to bring it in from Seatle! Kiquid Copper and the most fun I have in a car since my first RX7 in college.
  • Getting down to the last point in buying (lease) an FX35 or 45 if the numbers are correct.

    I was offered $600 per month with 15K pa and 39 months $1600 for inception and first payment.

    How does that sound - I'm asking for the actual numbers later today.
  • jjwiedem--That sounds like a gret deal on the fx45--can you share the dealer name?
  • There is $3k incentive money on the 2003 FX45 now. Also, 1.9% on the 45 premium.Our local dealer only has one 45 left, but gave me a computer list of about 10 tech's within 200 miles that could be bought for $7.5k off any color.
  • bleete--Motorwerks Barrington, IL
  • Got a Silver/Black 2003 FX 45 18 miles(brand spank'n) on it with Premium pack plus roof crossbars and cargo protector for 41K MSRP was 47847.Plus 1.9%! Beautiful car! I just LOVE IT! I got it at Scottsdale Infiniti! They have more...
  • Just got off the phone with Motorwerks of Barrington, and the most they were willing to do was $4,000 off a tech package. They have one left and acted like they were doing me a special favor. They claim they can only discount a premium package to the levels you suggested. Any thoughts on how I could proceed?
  • tidestertidester Posts: 10,059
    ...who was the salesman that sold you the FX45 for $3000 under? Please share.

    Let's NOT! You may post the name of a dealership or company but posting contact information, such as names of salespeople, is regarded as solicitation and not permitted on the Town Hall boards. See the header at the top of this page.

    Thanks for understanding.

    tidester, host
  • I am beginning to thinkkk a salesman at Motorwerks made the posting in an effort to develop business. Both Inifiniti od Lisle and Motrowerks will offer only $4,000 off a 03 FX 45 with Tech package. I would really like to know what others are paying this discussion board has not been any help, it has only created confusion!
  • clpurnellclpurnell Posts: 1,087
    I would not pay that for an 03. I got my 03 back in april at ~3700 off msrp (FX35 RWD TECH MSRP 44345 my cost 40638). I would buy an 04 for 500-1000 over and not look back. If you don't mind your car being shipped talk to Grubbs Infiniti in Dallas.
  • Thank you for the advice. I will call them tomorow and see about the shipping. I have been pretty turned off by the entire epxerience and am now rethinking and may look at the VW and Porsche.
  • Has anyone had a recent purchasing experience in the Dallas-Ft. Worth, TX, area? I've talked to all three Infiniti dealers, and am wondering who will give the best deal and service. The most convenient to my home is Crest in Plano. I'm also wondering what people are paying since for 2003s since the 2004s are out. I'm looking for a RWD FX35, premium package. Best color Diamond Graphite/Black or Silver/Black.
  • Has anyone had a recent purchasing experience in the Dallas-Ft. Worth, TX, area? I've talked to all three Infiniti dealers, and am wondering who will give the best deal and service. The most convenient to my home is Crest in Plano. I'm also wondering what people are paying since for 2003s since the 2004s are out. I'm looking for a RWD FX35, premium package. Best color Diamond Graphite/Black or Silver/Black.
  • Infiniti of Scottsdale does have good prices but dealing with them and trying to get any follow through is like dealing with a buy here pay here lot on Van Buren. Definitely not the sales experience I expected at a luxury dealership. I would have paid more not to feel like I needed a bath when I left and to know my phone calls would be returned.
  • Hey lw3517,

    Do NOT buy from Crest. My experience there has been nothing short of terrible (and I too live close to them). As for a recommendation then between Grubbs and Sewell, I am far more satisfied with my experiences at Sewell, both with Infiniti and Lexus (between the two I have purchased 8 cars over the last 10 years), and I highly recommend them.
  • Does anyone have experience with the Hawaii Infiniti dealer? We only have one single dealership here on the island of Oahu. As you can imagine they are not really cooperative. All they offer is MSRP. They claim not to receive any incentive like the mainland dealers and do not want to play any "games". I am thinking to buy on the mainland and ship it here. The depreciation on the FX35 seems to be rather steep after the first year. I'm not a big fan of leasing so I want to make sure I get a decent deal.
    Any comments welcome!
  • clpurnellclpurnell Posts: 1,087
    Well I traveled all the way from houston and bought from grubbs. I dealt with the general manager and internet sales manager via e-mail and had a deal closed within 4 hours. Drove there and my car was prepped and ready to go. They also have one of the biggest inventories around and have people buy from them across the country.
  • fxfanfxfan Posts: 30
    I know grubbs internet manager was quoting $770 over invoice on FX35 2003 with sport package, but Grubbs didn't have any premiums in black. Austin Infiniti had 3 2003 white premiums, I think all with 0 miles. Not sure what you would pay there. If you go to grubbsinfiniti.com you can see what they have available but last time I checked they didn't have any premiums in black.

    I ended up testing and buying a 2003 with sport package as I liked the sport handling better in black/graphite.
  • vinnynyvinnyny Posts: 774
    Buying a car in CA and having it shipped to HI is very simple. I've done it three times myself and saved bundles. There are only two problems: you can't make a trade-in and you have to wait 3-5 weeks for the car to arrive. Other than that, it's a great way to do it.

    As long as the dealer delivers the car directly to the Matson pier on dealer plates, you are not required to pay CA sales tax and they should not bill you for the HI use tax either--you pay that directly to the state after the car arrives. You also shouldn't pay any CA doc fees, tire disposal fees or any of the other fees that apply to residents.

    Contact the State of Hawaii tax collector to get a "use tax" form and be sure to call Matson to pay for the shipping and get the booking number that you will give to the dealer.

    IMPORTANT: THE DEALER MUST PROVIDE YOU WITH THE MSO (manufacturer's statement of origin) OR YOU MAY NOT BE ABLE TO REGISTER THE CAR! Dealers don't normally provide this form, so you will have to ask them to send it to you as part of the deal. There's no reason they shouldn't, but you have to specifically ask for it.

    If you need more details, post your questions and e-mail address here.
  • Thanks Vinnyny for your detailed instructions. I guess I will plan on a long weekend in CA. Sounds actually like fun. Can you recommend any particular dealer?
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