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Audi A4 Lease Questions



  • dadas78dadas78 Posts: 6
    Please provide your thoughts on the following lease I was offered today.

    2008 Audi A4 Sedan 2.0T quattroAT6 SE
    MSRP: $34,850.00
    Sale Price:$31,983.56
    Rate: .00110
    Residual 0.55
    Residual Price $19,167.50
    Lease payment: $400.00 per month
    36 Months
    15,000 Mile per year
    Audi care included in price

    $2,000.00 at signing includes ACQ fee $575, 1st month payment of $400, DOC fee $148.50, NJ registration $282.50

    Taxes were rolled into the lease and included in the $400 per month.

    Not sure how the tax rate is calculated in NJ, but they told me the taxes were $1088.15. Seems high on 7% NJ sales tax.
  • ac3ac3 Posts: 12
    Car Man,

    I am in NJ and will be shopping for an A4 Cab 2.0T with quattro. Can you provide me with the following
    buy rate mf
    promotional $
  • ferkyferky Posts: 20
    Your quote seems a bit low, which I guess is a good thing! Based on your sale price, I am calculating a montly lease for you of about $440, including 7% tax. The only thing I can think of is that your $2,000 down must include some cap cost reduction, which is not reflected in the sale price that you are giving. Do you have to pay a security deposit? If not, then it looks like you are reducing the sale price almost $1,000, which is closer to $400 (I get $410/mo.).

    Looks like a good deal to me.
  • dadas78dadas78 Posts: 6

    There is a $1,000 manufacturer cash incentive on the car the dealer is applying to the lease. $2,000 is my total out of pocket. There is no additional down payment on the car or security deposit. This is my first time leasing an Audi so I wasn't sure if I was getting a good deal or not. Our other car is a 2006 Volvo S40 T5 AWD with all the options at the time except navigation. I believe it ran around the same MSRP.

    Our payments are $387 a month but this was using Chase auto finance and qualifying for the Ford A-plan due to a family member working for Volvo.
  • dadas78dadas78 Posts: 6
    ***Correction: In totaling up the basic fees and subtracting them from the $2000, The dealership is putting the remainder $600-$650 as a reduction.

    In consideration of the numbers, is $400 a good lease price? $400 includes taxes and audi care.
  • otis15otis15 Posts: 9

    I have a 2007 A4 and my lease is up in September. It looks like the new 2.0Ts won't be out for a while, so I was just considering re-leasing my car for another year or two. Is this a bad idea? I know that they subsidize leases on the new cars, so will a lease on my two year old car be a terrible deal and I may as well lease a new one, or will I actually have a lower payment than on a comparable A4, but new. I wonder if the deals on the outgoing model will be really good at that time?

  • a4wagona4wagon Posts: 1
    I live in New England and I'm looking to lease an A4 Wagon. Can anyone tell me what the money factor and residual is on this car based on a 36 month, 12,000 mile per year lease? With an MSRP around $37,000, I would like to get the payment in the mid $400s (including the 7% Rhode Island sales tax) with only about $1,000 due at signing. Am I dreaming? And will I get it at $500 over invoice?

    Any help would be great.

  • ac3ac3 Posts: 12
    A4 2.0T Cabriolet, Premium Pkg, Walnut trim, iPod

    MSRP $45,000
    Res $24,750
    MF .00058
    12k miles/3yrs
    $1,642 (inceptions, in NJ includes 3 years registration)

    Seems a little high. Looking to make a decison by mid April
  • ac3ac3 Posts: 12

    I should have mentioned that it is Quattro and has heated seats.

    NJ 7% sales tax
    A4 2.0T Cabriolet Quattro, Premium Pkg, Walnut trim, iPod, heated seats

    MSRP $45,000
    Res $24,750
    MF .00058
    12k miles/3yrs
    $1,642 (inceptions, in NJ includes 3 years registration @ ~$475)
    $622.98 (includes sales tax)

    The dealer also mentioned adding maintenance to the lease for an additional $6 per month. What are your thought on that?
  • nyguy326nyguy326 Posts: 3
    dadas78 which dealer in NJ offered this price? Looks like you're getting a great deal!
  • ac3ac3 Posts: 12
    That deal was with Paul Miller in Parsippany

    Just signed this deal with Jack Daniels in Upper Saddel River

    A4 2.0T Cab Quattro
    Premium, Convenience, Heated Seats, iPod, Moro Blue, Wood Inlay
    MSRP 46,400
    Price 43,207
    mf .00048
    Resid 25,250
    535.6 ex tax.
    Delivery b4 4/15

    Tell me what you think? Car_Man?
  • gwarrenflgwarrenfl Posts: 96
    My lease for my A-4 ends this month so I am in the market again. I was originally not going to get another A-4 but it seems that the lease is now very favorable, so I am reconsidering. Can you please provide me the "FACTS" on a lease in the South FL area for an 08 Conv. with FWD in South FL , as I have seen a few different numbers here.

    1. I have seen MF at .00025, .00052, and .00048 so the real bottom money factor is (assuming one qualifies)???

    2. the residual with 10,000 and 12,000 miles annual. (54% & 55%)
    3. I also have heard that if you take the Audi Maintanance program for $650 it will increase the residual by 1%.
    4, I have seen some posts with sale price under Invoice, is that reliable?
  • Have a question about money factor, which was something I didn't understand at all before finding this great site.

    I was given a money factor of .00055 for an A4 lease in Oakland. Been poking around this site and saw some lower ones listed. Should I angle for a lower one? Will that make much of a difference in the monthly?

    Here's the details:

    2008 Audi A4 Quattro, Auto, premium, bluetooth
    36 mo
    54% residual
    msrp: 34,425
    rebate: 1,750
    money factor: .00055
    2,500 down
    Monthly (with tax): $366.85

    I recall the price quoted was $500 over invoice, but I don't have that on my sheet.
  • ac3ac3 Posts: 12
    Yes the mf is important as it is the interest rate that determines the monthly payment. If instead the mf is .00027 your payment would be approximately $15 less per month based on the partial info you supplied. I used the mf above because I have seen on this forum that as the Audi Finance lease buy rate. But because you are not specific about your model that may not be the correct rate.

    Also, most people would tell you that putting money down on a lease is not the way to go. Personally I never put money down on a lease.
  • Thanks ac3,

    Whoops, forgot to include that part. It's a 2008 Audi A4 2.0 Quattro. Would that be .00027 as well?

    Thanks for the info! Didn't know about the hazards of putting money down until I got here ...
  • yoss67yoss67 Posts: 1
    Leased today:

    '08 black/black Audi A4 cabriolet
    $37,900 adusted price basis which includes the $1,000 Audi lease deal.
    premium package + heated seats.

    $2500 drive-off, $431 month 36 months with 10k miles annually. 55% residual and and the '.00027' finance rate.

    feel got a solid deal...Circle Audi in Long Beach, CA.
  • tdavisuatdavisua Posts: 1
    Here is a quote from a local Audi dealer in Tucson, AZ for an A4 and wanted to get advice if this was a good or bad deal

    MSRP 34,675 They said they could not go lower on this price even when I pressed them about giving me the car at 700-1500 over incoice
    Term 36 mnths 12k/yr
    Factor .0012500
    Resid .54
    $3,000 at signing
    Pmt $480.83

    Thank you in advance
  • ltjbukemltjbukem Posts: 31
    bad bad bad. do not put anything down, much less $3k.
  • Possible Lease:

    2008 Audi A4 2.0 T multitornic CVT
    MSRP $31,825
    Down Payment: $2088
    Acquisition Fee: $575
    Amount due at lease inception: $3500
    (Excludes Taxes, Title and Dealer Fees)
    10,000 miles 25 cents/mile over
    Purchase option at lease end $16,867.25

    Monthly Payment: $288
    What do you think? Can I negotiate more miles? Also, how do I get around putting money down?
    This offer is at Stevens Creek Audi in San Jose, CA
    Thank you in advance..
  • faschulzfaschulz Posts: 52
  • Faschulz,

    What dealership did you get it at? Did you just tell the dealership you were unwilling to put any money down? I'd like get my payment in the $300 range, you think that is feasible? Thanks for the input.
  • shaker58shaker58 Posts: 130
    for 36/10k miles for A4 s with ipod and bluetooth, If there a better deal for on less months let me know

    350 a month with 2000 out of pocket
  • nyguy326nyguy326 Posts: 3
    I was offered the following lease for 2008 A4 quattro 2.0T automatic Special Edition

    0 down
    .00110 rate
    55% residual
    MSRP $34,350
    Invoice/offer price $31,363

    What do you guys think?

    Why is money factor so high relative to other offers posted here, is that rate not standard based on Audi financing?
  • faschulzfaschulz Posts: 52
    the collection in Miami $399 ,0 down 15,000 miles. tax incl.
    go the last day of the month.
  • dadas78dadas78 Posts: 6

    I was offered the same deal basically from Riverside Audi in NJ. Payments are $400 w/Audicare. 15k a year for 36 months.

    money factor is correct for the 2008 A4 Special Edition.
  • gwarrenflgwarrenfl Posts: 96
    Looking for a definitive answer on the "$1,000 DEALER INCENTIVE" for leasing. Can you tell me if this applies to the A-4 CABRIOLET Not Quattro and not the S package. Some post say they have purchased for under invoice including the incentive. It does appear that the current M. F. is at .00027.
    Need the answer ASAP as I am going to try and make the deal now.
  • mankumanku Posts: 63
    On a 44100 sticker, i just paid 505 month with tax (8.25), 850 drive off including first month, including audi care for 36/10. they were 5000 under invoice, fyi.

    be tough...don't give in.
  • gwarrenflgwarrenfl Posts: 96
    Thanks for the info, but I just want to make sure we are talking about the same thing. $5,000 below invoice sounds impossible, so I would assume that you mean $5,000 off MSRP or Sticker.

    Even that is a great deal, $5,000 off is below invoice on that vehicle by almost $2,000. Can i ask what state you are in they may have some different incentives?
  • Hi, I'm interested in getting a new A4 SE quattro; from what i hear they can be had for $400 with all taxes and fees included for a 36/15000 mile lease including audicare. I want to confirm this is true and also is it possible to get the same price for a 24 month/15000 mile lease? Anyone know if the MF is the same for the 24 month/15?

    I went to a few dealerships already for the IS250 AWD, 328xi and G35x. All want $500 for the same lease 36/15000/$0 sign and drive. Thats why the audi seems like a better deal for $400 or less. I'm located in NJ/NY area. I haven't tried the audi dealers but i hate going to dealerships, now i'll just negotiate via email only. Any help would be appreciated.

    Thanks in advance!
  • luvaudi19luvaudi19 Posts: 34
    Just a friendly reminder that "no money down" does not necessarily mean no money due at signing. In many cases, "No Money Down" means bank fee(acquisition fee), 1st month payment, DMV fees, and taxes are due at signing. "No money down" generally means no capital reduction.

    The money factor is the same for 24 months and 36 months on the A4s. However, the "sweet spot residual" is for 36 months.
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