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  • marcogallo1986marcogallo1986 Posts: 1,120
    @ Corvette, glad the light went out when you canceled on star.
  • marcogallo1986marcogallo1986 Posts: 1,120
    @ 20 fire fighter, congratulations to your parents and Luis Avenue Mercedes SUV, said you have to lose your garage space but it is what it is.
  • marcogallo1986marcogallo1986 Posts: 1,120
    Like the corner in red blue they even have a nice orange.
  • marcogallo1986marcogallo1986 Posts: 1,120
    @jfloid1 congratulations to your daughter I’m getting the scholarship so happy for you and the family.
  • marcogallo1986marcogallo1986 Posts: 1,120
    @ belt, enjoy your cruise when you come back I’m sure you’ll make a punch, yes you’ve been slacking this year ha ha. Got to catch up and get back to your old record.
  • Sandman6472Sandman6472 Coral Springs, FLPosts: 4,979
    +2 Stick. Think my Golf would look just great in that same combo but the red VW uses is really more of a Candy Apple Red and didn't appeal to me at the time. To be fair, they didn't have a Golf SE or SEL in that color over the ivory when I was looking or I might've been tempted.
    @Marco, have seen that same commercial on the tube but nothing in person. The Hyundai store is right across the street but nothing there or in their online inventory as of late. Again, the guys at the Hyundai store in Weston Florida that we service told me since the new 2020 Sonata was having some issues so it's debut was pushed back which pushed the start date of the 2020 being introduced. The Miami International Car Show starts on the 1st, a Friday which is also my 65th birthday, down at the Miami Convention Center. Seriously considering going this year, will be the first in many years. Plan on taking that day off, already got the green light, and going to the show. Did that back in 2009, the last show I attended as I recall. The wife mentioned coming with me but wold have to go on Saturday or Sunday. Not sure how serious she really is about joining me but if she really is, I'll just wait for her. Really want to see the new 2020 Hyundai Venue and the 2020 Honda HR-V...both on my short list. Sitting in the 2020 Toyota Corolla hatch rounds out the top 3 of that same list. Like the "denim edition" of the Venue and want all the safety nannies and a rocking audio system. I think one of these three vehicles cold make me trade my Golf in for it but we'll have to see after some extensive time behind the wheel. Am genuinely excited about these three vehicles and really the first time since I picked up the Golf in December of 2014. Really genuinely excited. Love the size and interior of the Honda in either the EX or EX-L models with an ivory interior.
    But some good seat time behind each wheel is needed before I even think to pull the trigger on something new. A better plan is probably to wait till I finally retire from Hertz and then purchase one, be it a 2020 or 2021 model. My commute is averaging 13K/year which is a lot even though it's 98% highway plus the tolls I have on the nearby Sawgrass Expressway. Would rather not put that many miles on a brand new vehicle or even a loaner if I go in that direction.

    2015 Audi A3 (wife) / 2015 Golf TSI (me) / 2019 Chevrolet Cruze Premier RS (daughter #1) / 2008 Hyundai Accent GLS (daughter #2)

  • qbrozenqbrozen Posts: 26,321
    Tech? Antiquated? I don’t have those problems. My current crop of running vehicles have power steering, power brakes, power windows and door locks, and ... wait for it ... cruise control! Marvels of modern technology, the lot of them.

    '10 Equinox LS; '08 Charger R/T Daytona; '67 Coronet R/T; '14 Town&Country Limited; '18 BMW X2. 49-car history and counting!

  • mjfloyd1mjfloyd1 Posts: 679
    My 1963 has no PS, no PB, crank windows, manual door locks, foot control for speed, no AC and a four speed manual but strangely I am grinning ear to ear when I drive it.

    My daughter had her interview for the Lilly endowment scholarship last night. She was interviewed by five people for 30 minutes and described the experience as “fun”. She is just like her grandpa and could talk to a wall for 30 minutes.
  • kyfdxkyfdx Posts: 134,147

    Just bought my 'retirement' car a week ago Saturday.
    Interior colors pretty much look like a combo of the Mercedes and the Palisade.
    Looking for a 3/2 ranch with 3 bay garage and basement.

    Unless you are over 85, I'll bet that won't be the last one.. ;)

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  • stickguystickguy Posts: 34,078
    Other than the basement, that’s the house I want! Maybe a 2nd floor loft type area too.

    2019 Acura TLX A-spec 4 cyl. (mine), and 2013 Acura RDX AWD (wife's)

  • corvettecorvette United StatesPosts: 6,953
    Second contractor just came to give me another price on replacing my deck. He also plans to replace the substructure. This one builds decks exclusively. Fingers crossed!
  • sdasda Indian Land, SCPosts: 2,929
    jmonroe1 said:

    kyfdx said:

    My wife's car has black carpets and dash, and a caramel color leather seating. Looks great, I think.

    The '18 Legacy I got for Mrs. j in April has a burgundy exterior with beige seats, black carpets and black dash. I like that color combo much better than my '15 Genny with the 'old man's gray' exterior and everything black interior. Since April I have gotten at least 10 "nice car" comments while driving her car. Still waiting for someone other than my across the street neighbor who likes the color of my Genny. :@

    jmonroe
    Well...the Genny needs a good wax to get compliments

    2016 Audi Q5 Premium Plus w/tech, 2013 Honda Accord EX, 2006 Acura TL w/nav

  • laurasdadalaurasdada Posts: 3,486
    Two weeks after vacuum leak fixed and CEL extinguished...CEL is on again. Really whodathunk a 6 yo British car would have such events! And, it just turned 59k miles; still a pup.
    Dealer tonight for a code read.

    '13 Jaguar XF, possibly my favorite of all the cars I've owned. But, my '09 Jag XK was a beauty, as was my '05 Acura TL, '88 Acura Integra, '84 Mitsubishi Mirage Turbo & '78 VW Scirocco (my first!). And, of course, the '92 Nissan Sentra SE-R and '95 Saab 900s I bought for the ex... Ok, I like a lot of the cars in my life.

  • stickguystickguy Posts: 34,078
    It’s time. Start shopping

    2019 Acura TLX A-spec 4 cyl. (mine), and 2013 Acura RDX AWD (wife's)

  • marcogallo1986marcogallo1986 Posts: 1,120
    @ Send man, yes we both saw the same commercial, but no inventory on Cars.com as of yet so it’s not out yet thank you said due to the new Senada having some issues and they pushed everything back a bit. Yes better get good to get See time in all it was three or four you’re considering above before making a decision but I’m glad you have a nice shortlist, but of course that’s always subject to change in here ha ha Ha. I’m glad you’re going to go to the auto show near you, it’s good you’re going to go and I know you haven’t gone in a number of years, but if you can you should make it a thing to go every year since you like it.
  • marcogallo1986marcogallo1986 Posts: 1,120
    @lorastada. That’s it, you have to start car shopping time to have that One leave the fleet soon. Ha ha ha
  • marcogallo1986marcogallo1986 Posts: 1,120
    @ Corvette, so what did the second contractor come back with with his estimate?
  • corvettecorvette United StatesPosts: 6,953

    @ Corvette, so what did the second contractor come back with with his estimate?

    He measured today and wrote down the materials I've chosen. He's going to call me Friday.
  • tjc78tjc78 South JerseyPosts: 9,181
    You have to love what you are dealing with for quotes sometimes.

    My Mom noticed a Sante Fe that she liked and asked about it. I just recently had an email from the salesperson that sold me the Elantra asking if I was buying another Hyundai to replace it....

    So that opened up the dialogue for some quotes on a Santa Fe. Here is what I asked for

    Are you able to provide me a lease quote on stock #
    LH169703
    36/10K
    Excellent credit

    Please provide selling price, residual, Money factor used and any incentives.


    Here is what I got...



    How does that help me?

    2017 Buick Enclave / 2019 Volvo S60 T6 Inscription

  • kyfdxkyfdx Posts: 134,147
    tjc78 said:

    You have to love what you are dealing with for quotes sometimes.

    My Mom noticed a Sante Fe that she liked and asked about it. I just recently had an email from the salesperson that sold me the Elantra asking if I was buying another Hyundai to replace it....

    So that opened up the dialogue for some quotes on a Santa Fe. Here is what I asked for

    Are you able to provide me a lease quote on stock #
    LH169703
    36/10K
    Excellent credit

    Please provide selling price, residual, Money factor used and any incentives.


    Here is what I got...



    How does that help me?

    Twice the information that’s on most lease quotes.
    At least you know the selling price.... ;)

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  • stickguystickguy Posts: 34,078
    And the monthly nut. Which is all most buyers want.

    2019 Acura TLX A-spec 4 cyl. (mine), and 2013 Acura RDX AWD (wife's)

  • kyfdxkyfdx Posts: 134,147
    @tjc78

    If you want I can break it down for you..

    Just post in the appropriate discussion.

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  • 28firefighter28firefighter Seattle, WAPosts: 5,689
    Actually seems pretty good - most desking software doesn't provide MF on the customer facing quotes because no one knows what to do with it.
    2019 Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited, 2019 BMW i3 REX
  • 28firefighter28firefighter Seattle, WAPosts: 5,689
    Also, that discount seems abysmal. 3250 overall including a $2k rebate?
    2019 Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited, 2019 BMW i3 REX
  • qbrozenqbrozen Posts: 26,321
    tjc78 said:

    You have to love what you are dealing with for quotes sometimes.

    My Mom noticed a Sante Fe that she liked and asked about it. I just recently had an email from the salesperson that sold me the Elantra asking if I was buying another Hyundai to replace it....

    So that opened up the dialogue for some quotes on a Santa Fe. Here is what I asked for

    Are you able to provide me a lease quote on stock #
    LH169703
    36/10K
    Excellent credit

    Please provide selling price, residual, Money factor used and any incentives.


    Here is what I got...



    How does that help me?

    I'd have to say that's pretty helpful. You could easily back into the MF using those numbers.

    '10 Equinox LS; '08 Charger R/T Daytona; '67 Coronet R/T; '14 Town&Country Limited; '18 BMW X2. 49-car history and counting!

  • kyfdxkyfdx Posts: 134,147
    qbrozen said:

    tjc78 said:

    You have to love what you are dealing with for quotes sometimes.

    My Mom noticed a Sante Fe that she liked and asked about it. I just recently had an email from the salesperson that sold me the Elantra asking if I was buying another Hyundai to replace it....

    So that opened up the dialogue for some quotes on a Santa Fe. Here is what I asked for

    Are you able to provide me a lease quote on stock #
    LH169703
    36/10K
    Excellent credit

    Please provide selling price, residual, Money factor used and any incentives.


    Here is what I got...



    How does that help me?

    I'd have to say that's pretty helpful. You could easily back into the MF using those numbers.
    Add the $650 acquisition fee.. Re-calculate the sales tax for the lease (that's a little harder to hit, exactly)
    Go to the Santa Fe discussion, and ask for the money factor. Presto!

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  • tjc78tjc78 South JerseyPosts: 9,181
    Yes, I could (and did) but wanted to see it structured with everything rolled in.

    Here is the quote with all info. Agreed discount is dreadful and this is an awful lease as quoted. @kyfdx heading to the leasing forum to check MF, I have a feeling it's marked up.


    2017 Buick Enclave / 2019 Volvo S60 T6 Inscription

  • tjc78tjc78 South JerseyPosts: 9,181
    Their math is spot on.. at least!

    2017 Buick Enclave / 2019 Volvo S60 T6 Inscription

  • kyfdxkyfdx Posts: 134,147
    tjc78 said:

    Their math is spot on.. at least!

    Money factor markup adds approx $20/mo.

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  • tjc78tjc78 South JerseyPosts: 9,181
    Yeah, as @28firefighter has been telling me many of these similar models just don't lease well.

    Backing into some numbers even with a 10% discount that puts me at $355 with just first DAS. Not getting 10% off a Hyundai before rebate

    2017 Buick Enclave / 2019 Volvo S60 T6 Inscription

  • xwesxxwesx Fairbanks, AlaskaPosts: 13,218
    Interest rates are on their way up, so that is going to reflect in leases as well. We cannot expect the lease rates of a couple years ago, or even last year, to apply in the current market. I'm sure there will be those that pop up now and again when manufacturers are just trying to give away a slumping model, but UVs are hot right now, and most of them are relatively new to the market (e.g., current or last model year introductions on their generation).
    2014 Audi Q7 TDI, 2008 and 2013 Subaru Forester(s), 1969 Chevrolet C20 Pickup, 1969 Ford Econoline 100, 1976 Ford F250 Pickup
  • tjc78tjc78 South JerseyPosts: 9,181
    Very true.

    I asked the sales person if the MF was marked up. The response I got was My system automatically populates that from Hyundai Finance LOL

    2017 Buick Enclave / 2019 Volvo S60 T6 Inscription

  • 28firefighter28firefighter Seattle, WAPosts: 5,689
    Yeah right. Automagically from the SM's desk.
    2019 Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited, 2019 BMW i3 REX
  • corvettecorvette United StatesPosts: 6,953
    tjc78 said:

    I asked the sales person if the MF was marked up. The response I got was My system automatically populates that from Hyundai Finance LOL

    Quite a non-answer.
  • xwesxxwesx Fairbanks, AlaskaPosts: 13,218
    Oof. My brother just purchased a 2020 Camaro SS 1LE. He's been itching to make a move like this for years now, and he finally just had to pull the trigger. B)
    2014 Audi Q7 TDI, 2008 and 2013 Subaru Forester(s), 1969 Chevrolet C20 Pickup, 1969 Ford Econoline 100, 1976 Ford F250 Pickup
  • jmonroe1jmonroe1 Same as jmonroePosts: 1,245
    sda said:

    jmonroe1 said:

    kyfdx said:

    My wife's car has black carpets and dash, and a caramel color leather seating. Looks great, I think.

    The '18 Legacy I got for Mrs. j in April has a burgundy exterior with beige seats, black carpets and black dash. I like that color combo much better than my '15 Genny with the 'old man's gray' exterior and everything black interior. Since April I have gotten at least 10 "nice car" comments while driving her car. Still waiting for someone other than my across the street neighbor who likes the color of my Genny. :@

    jmonroe
    Well...the Genny needs a good wax to get compliments
    Hey wise guy, the Genny has an excellent wax job because I waxed it myself right around the time that Mrs. j got her Subie in April. The Subie has the wax job that the dealer gave it, not bad for the freebie it was, but not equal to what I do, so it has to be the color. :@

    jmonroe
  • stickguystickguy Posts: 34,078
    good thing that the next car )CUV) is almost definitely going to be a purchase, not lease.

    2019 Acura TLX A-spec 4 cyl. (mine), and 2013 Acura RDX AWD (wife's)

  • tifightertifighter WAPosts: 2,405
    Just heard that the 3 will be getting another 5% power increase via an upcoming OTA update. X will get a 3% increase. Whew, I was really thinking they were underpowered.

    Tesla X Performance / Tesla 3 Performance

  • Sandman6472Sandman6472 Coral Springs, FLPosts: 4,979
    Kid's Cruze is at her local Chevy store in Orlando so they can figure out the issue with her infotainment system. Guys down here were a waste! But did find out that Chevy still owes her a free oil change so that's something. Guess the first one is supposed to be on GM's dime. The store she bought it at in New Smyrna Beach gave her her first one and never mentioned the free Chevrolet one. Turns out it does take synthetic oil and with her at about 11K on the clock, she's still got a good way to go until her next one. The oil life monitor shoes 53% oil life left on the current synthetic so she's going to wait until she gets down to either 15% or 10%. I'll be going there on December 23rd until the 29th, so maybe we'll just get 'er done then. She starts her new job on Tuesday, going back to Goodwill Industry's but in Osceola County. She's pretty excited as she did like working for them in Palm Beach County those few years.
    About the Miami International Auto Show, haven't been in awhile due to my spinal issues, as it's hard to be getting in and out of all those vehicles but will make an effort to go on the 1st or the 2nd if my wife and middle girl wants to go. Her '08 Accent just hit 40K but hey, next month she'll have had it 11 years so having her sit in many different vehicles could maybe help her rule out some. She really likes her current Accent so I suggested she just get another one. Sure, she can afford a much more expensive vehicle but it's just an appliance to her and luckily her commute is maybe 10 minutes each way. For her, the long Hyundai warranty is a great thing. Did drive a brand new 2019 Kia Forte at work yesterday and came away quite impressed so either could work for her. She also doesn't want any vehicle drama since she lives an hour away from us and I hate getting phone calls that my car won't start. Luckily, she lives in a building with indoor parking.

    2015 Audi A3 (wife) / 2015 Golf TSI (me) / 2019 Chevrolet Cruze Premier RS (daughter #1) / 2008 Hyundai Accent GLS (daughter #2)

  • corvettecorvette United StatesPosts: 6,953
    xwesx said:

    Oof. My brother just purchased a 2020 Camaro SS 1LE. He's been itching to make a move like this for years now, and he finally just had to pull the trigger. B)

    Nice! Is he in Alaska? That doesn't seem like a very Alaska-friendly car!
  • suydamsuydam Posts: 4,149
    xwesx said:

    Interest rates are on their way up, so that is going to reflect in leases as well. We cannot expect the lease rates of a couple years ago, or even last year, to apply in the current market. I'm sure there will be those that pop up now and again when manufacturers are just trying to give away a slumping model, but UVs are hot right now, and most of them are relatively new to the market (e.g., current or last model year introductions on their generation).

    And how! I just asked for a lease quote on a Nissan Leaf Plus and was shocked that the monthly payment was listed at $585, when I leased the Volt for a similar price in 2017 for $325! Ruled that out for sure. Now I’m thinking we will buy out the Volt, hold on to the Encore for another 3 years till we pay off the Volt, and then look at buying a used Leaf Plus coming off a lease (and selling the Encore). The residual for the current Leaf Plus is around $18,000 so that seems the way to go.
    '14 Buick Encore Convenience
    '17 Chevy Volt Premiere
  • stickguystickguy Posts: 34,078
    If I wanted to commit to a sedan long term, buying out the TLX in 2 years for right about $20K, when it only has low 20s miles most likely, might make more sense.

    2019 Acura TLX A-spec 4 cyl. (mine), and 2013 Acura RDX AWD (wife's)

  • Sandman6472Sandman6472 Coral Springs, FLPosts: 4,979
    The Hyundai Ioniq is starting to look better and better to me. Just need to drive one to see if it can get out of it's own way. Want any vehicle to have some get up and go to be honest! Not that I drive fast, just want it to go when I push my right foot down!

    2015 Audi A3 (wife) / 2015 Golf TSI (me) / 2019 Chevrolet Cruze Premier RS (daughter #1) / 2008 Hyundai Accent GLS (daughter #2)

  • stickguystickguy Posts: 34,078
    not super fast 0-60, but a hybrid can be a different experience than you are used to. Instant torque off the line so snappy initial tip-in, but going to run out of steam at higher speeds.

    2019 Acura TLX A-spec 4 cyl. (mine), and 2013 Acura RDX AWD (wife's)

  • Sandman6472Sandman6472 Coral Springs, FLPosts: 4,979
    We like Hyundai's and Kia's to be honest. The new Forte is a nice looking vehicle. And i like them to. And my kids Accent has been very reliable in the 11 years she's owned it. Only the brake light switch went out in year 4. Was in and out, back home within 4 hours. We live right across the street also. Also close to VW, Audi, Volvo, Chevrolet, Mazda, Toyota, BMW/Mini Cooper, Lexus & Mercedes. So much to chose from actually, really way too much. Much to choose from which is great.

    2015 Audi A3 (wife) / 2015 Golf TSI (me) / 2019 Chevrolet Cruze Premier RS (daughter #1) / 2008 Hyundai Accent GLS (daughter #2)

  • stickguystickguy Posts: 34,078
    My 2 Hyundais (4 straight years of them) were both excellent cars, and very good values. No issues at all really with either one. A few recall/TSB for silly stuff on the Sonata, nothing on the Elantra in 14 months. I would have no qualms about getting another one, and we actually have the Santa Fe on our short list to take a look at. Could be a good compromise for us. Cheaper than a luxury nameplate, but snazzy looking, and fully loaded with goodies. And my wife should be able to handle using the tech!

    the 10 years of warranty coverage will be nice too, since we would be looking to keep it that long.

    2019 Acura TLX A-spec 4 cyl. (mine), and 2013 Acura RDX AWD (wife's)

  • tjc78tjc78 South JerseyPosts: 9,181
    Both of our Elantras were completely perfect in the time we had them.. The 2009 Genesis certainly had some teething problems and stranded me twice. Kudos to Hyundai on that one they did fix it correctly with the help of corporate but I always was leary of it after.

    I wouldn't hesitate to buy any of the Hyundai models, I think they are as reliable as any other brand now.

    2017 Buick Enclave / 2019 Volvo S60 T6 Inscription

  • carnaughtcarnaught Desert SWPosts: 2,801
    Amazing the strides in design and reliability Hyundai/Kia have made in a short time. Isn’t their 10. yr. warranty a powertrain one rather than bumper to bumper?
  • benjaminhbenjaminh Posts: 4,525
    A positive review for the all-new 2020 Sonata....

    2018 Acura TLX 2.4 Tech 4WS (mine), 2018 Honda CR-V EX AWD (wife's)
  • stickguystickguy Posts: 34,078
    5/60 is BtoB. The out to 10/100 power train.

    Good enough for me.

    2019 Acura TLX A-spec 4 cyl. (mine), and 2013 Acura RDX AWD (wife's)

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