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2013 and earlier Lexus RX 350 Prices Paid and Buying Experience

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  • saki1saki1 Posts: 11
  • saki1saki1 Posts: 11
    what co did you check with for trnsport?
  • I don't exactly remember this site, but try this one.......

    http://www.carshipping.com/quote.php
  • bhuddabhudda Posts: 8
    Dallas, TX
    2011 AWD
    comfort, towing, and premium packages
    MSRP 50,244

    out the door, $44,998.00. 3.9% financing.
    thoughts? deal is good til Jan3rd,
  • Hello:

    As information I bought the following vehicle yesterday (Dec 31) in Southern CA (Orange County - Tustin, Newport, Mission Viejo):
    Lexus RX350, 2011, FWD
    NAVI
    Premium Package
    Accessory Pkg (mats, wheel locks, cargo net/mat)
    Leather interior, wood trim
    Cross bars
    Heated/cooled front seats

    MSRP: $45846, Invoice: $41544, Paid: $39750 + license/state tax/reg

    Was able to get this deal from 2 dealerships in this area, though most would not go below $40K.
  • Awesome deal, could you tell me which dealership, so far I've gotten $40500 at Westminster. Help
  • How many months did you finance for to get 3.9%
  • Just my 2 cents : You may not be able to get the deal now, since the best deals pretty much end Dec-31. However, when June/July rolls around and dealerships are getting rid of 2011 cars you may be able to negotiate again.

    Try El Monte & Mission Viejo - they gave the best deals. Make sure you always get the MSRP because, with so many options on the vehicles, that is the only way to ensure you are comparing apples to apples between cars from different dealership. For example, MSRP $45846 gets you the items I listed previously but $455xx gets you exactly the same car but without cross bars.
  • Thank you so much for your help. Dealers have until Monday the 3rd to get the deal done to count for 2010. So wish me luck, going out today at 4 to try to get your deal. We will see, going to Cerritos
  • saki1saki1 Posts: 11
    revised offer here also $39026+ ttl and I don't know any extras.
    . plus may 700-800 shipping. What do you think?
  • ferrari007ferrari007 Posts: 14
    edited January 2011
    Saki1, I fought with the Business Development Manager on Friday- She wasn't willing to give back the deal what maresident got, atlast she agreed for $38,250, but with certain conditions., I need to be there in the store satuday without fail and pay the amount in full by personal check., she isn't willing to wait till Monday to get Credit loan check from my credit union.

    I worked out the number's and felt it's not worth it to drive all the way to MA and paying the amount in full cash.

    I got a 3.75% apr through Municipal Credit Union., if I invest the money say $35,000(paying the balance amount in cash) in dividend stocks with minimun 6% return., I am loosing around $4,000 in a span of 4 years.

    Now I am planning to hunt in NY itself.

    Manager Contact:

    First Name: A_A_D_
    Last Name: Y_R_S_T_S

    First Name: Clue: _M_N_A
    Last Name: Clue: _A_U_I_E

    Let's see how it turns out in Monday.
  • saki1saki1 Posts: 11
  • saki1saki1 Posts: 11
    I have been talking to the same. My price till sat was $38560 till sat, but I could not get the wire in time . So my price went up to 39046 ($796more) + ~700 to transport! I have paid the deposit and , wire transfer , need to do it tomorrow at 39k+ price(don't know it). I was thinking of transporting it , but my husband is not comfortable withe idea and thinks we should pick it up. Means flying 2 people, staying in hotels and the drive back 1000 miles and the time in days to get back. It seems o.k. at $38250, Some cost will be covered. otherwise is it worth the effort? let me know as soon as you know mon. Thanks for all the replies .

    This is my 4 th time typing, some how it disappears while editing!
  • Saki1 - Congratulations, did you order Black on Black.

    It's not worth it flying all the way down to MA and you add 1,000 miles on a new car. I feel it's not at all worth it. What about your valuable time of 2 people, say for example if you earn $500 per day for two you loose $1,000 here itself and top of that if you add all the additional expenses, Hotel, Food, Fligth Expenses it will go around $2,000 and by the time you start using the car from your home, the vehicle depreciates additional $1,000 as it's a 1,000 miles car.

    To sum up, you loose $3,000 on the car and add $150 for the gas(50 Gallons for 1,000 miles - $3 a gallon)

    If you want to be sure and make the transport 100% safe go for Closed Container which cost more., but in your case it's worth it.

    This is the quote I got from easycarmove Sharon, MA to NY.

    STANDARD - An Open Carrier Picks up within 1 - 5 Days - 405

    RUSH - An Open Carrier Picks up within 72 Hours - 560

    ENCLOSED - An Enclosed Carrier Picks up within 1 - 5 Days - 579

    You can also get a free quote they respond quickly.

    you can reach me as well at [email protected]

    Once again Congratulations & Happy New Year 2011.......
  • raj36raj36 Posts: 2
    Hi All,

    We purchased a RX350 2011 on 12/31/10. Can't tell you how many forums I must have read. Hopefully this posting will help somebody in a similar boat.

    Here is the price we got:

    Base Price - 33,228
    Comfort Pkg - 1,560
    12 speaker - 88
    19" Aluminium wheels - 528
    Nav pkg - 2,085
    Intuitive Pkg Assist - 400
    Premium Pkg - 2,028
    Towing Prep - 190
    Wood & Leather Steering - 264
    Cargo Spider Net - 29
    Accy Pkg - 148
    (Cargo Mat, Cargo Net&Wl Lock)
    ----------------
    Sub Total 40,548

    TDA - 475
    Dealer Holdback - 759
    Whsl. Financial Reserve - 379
    -----------------
    Total 43,036

    In addition, we took resistall and dent warranty. They charged 865 for resist all and 483 for dent protection.

    Resist all - 865
    Dent Warranty - 483
    ----------------

    Total selling price 44,414

    Sales Tax (6.25%) 2745.69
    Dealers Inventory Tax 83.09
    Documentary Fee 145
    State Inspection Fee 23.75
    Deputy Service Fee 5
    Title Fee 98.80
    Road/Bridge Fee 10

    ------------------
    Grand Total 47,525.33

    Got 3.9% finance rate.

    We were naive enough to ask them to sell the vehicle with no options (33,238). We started few months ago to buy a Odyssey Touring and ended up with this vehicle. Not very happy with the dealership - they were OK.

    Went through different channels (Cosco and others) - this was the best price dealer ship had to offer. I was not happy with TDA, Dealer Holdback and Whsl Financial Reserve charges (1613 $).

    Hopefully, this helps somebody in a similar boat.
  • bhuddabhudda Posts: 8
    60 months
  • Raj - Could you please let me know the dealer name., Thanks!
  • ghar88ghar88 Posts: 3
    Bought RX350 red/black; Navigation, Premium, Comfort, etc.
    MSRP 48053
    Invoice 43299
    Paid 41150 + tax/fees = 46180 (out the door)

    From Pleasonton, California
  • raj36raj36 Posts: 2
    Park Lexus - Grapevine
  • Thanks, Raj
  • I was confused between RX 350, MDX or RDX. Now I ruled out RX 350 with the only reason that every dealer wants $4000+ options installed. I asked base model and they said, it's 4 month wait. What ? 3 out of 4 dealers didn't even reply to my internet quote request. They said, come to the dealership and we will give you the best price. When I insisted online that give me the internet price they didn't even bother to reply. I expected that since RX350 is doing this bad, they will be better customer oriented than before. But, I am wrong.
  • Car Man,

    Today I leased a 2011 Lexus RX350 AWD with Package B "Loaded Model with Navigation"
    48,033.00 List price
    3,420.05 1% Over Invoice
    44,612.95 Selling Price
    2,800.00 At Signing " Taxes (Harlem NY 8.875) & All other fee's rolled in"
    60 months lease "Tier 2 through Lexus Finanical" 623 a month 10k miles per year.

    How did I do?
  • Saki1 - Atlast I got the 2011 RX 350 AWD with Remote Starter on Jan 3, 2011 and the vehicle was delivered on Jan 6, 2011 from Rallye Lexus, Glen Cove, NY.

    I left with two dealer's to decide - Rallye Lexus, Glen Cove, NY & Herb Chamber's, Sharon, MA.

    Rallye Lexus final offer was $39,500 with 5 free complimentary services @ 5k, 10k, 15k, 20k, 25k. Herb Chamber's final offer was $38,250 with 1 complimentary free service.

    I went with Rally Lexus because....

    If i add up the moving cost to NY from MA with Herb Chamber's an additional $600 adds up to $38,850 and If i had the 5 free services say approximately @ $500, it adds up to $39, 350., with Herb Chamber's. The difference is $150(Rallye Lexus $39,500- Herb Chamber's $39,350)., so I went with the local dealer., Rallye Lexus, NY (Herb Chamber's offer only one free complimentary service, that too I can't use it, I can't drive 200 miles for one service.)

    Model---------------------------------------Inovice/MSRP
    2011 RX 350 AWD -----------------------35,633/39,375
    Options:
    Premium Package -------------------------2,028/2,400
    Towing Prep Pacakge --------------------190/238
    Back Up Camera ---------------------------289/350
    Heated Ventilated Seats------------------512/640
    Wood & Leather Trim----------------------264/330

    Accessory Package-------------------------141/232
    (Cargo Mat, Cargo Net, Wheel Locks)
    LDA-(Advertisting Fees)-------------------590
    Delivery Processing & Handling----------875
    ------------------------------------------------------------------
    Total Invoice/MSRP Price-----------------40,521/44,450
    Remote Start--------------------------------225/375
    ------------------------------------------------------------------
    Total Price with Remote--------------------40,746/44,825
    Negotiated Price with Remote-------------39,500
    -------------------------------------------------------------------

    I did the homework and had all the information of MSRP & Invoice but somehow the Dealer Invoice I got from 3 different dealer's matched the same number 40,521. My Invoice calculation was $39723 without the LDA & Delivery & Processing fees.

    I got the New price car report from Consumer Reports by paying $14 and got Dealer hold back information of $796, so the actual invoice price of the car is $39723-$796 = $38477.(without the Delivery & Processing & LDA) So anybody getting this model should negotiate below this rate of $38,477.
    We don't need to pay for Delivery & Processing & LDA.

    Actual Invoice for my Model with options is $38,477
    My final price is $39,500 with 5 free compliementary services, If i deduct $500 for the free services, it comes to $39,000, still I lost $500., but still I made it by.......

    I got 3.75% APR for 60 months from Muncipal Credit Union, it comes to $3,764 interest, the dealer offered that he can meet or beat the price with his affiliations and got me for 2.64% from NEFCU(Nassau Educators Federal Credit Union) for 60 months which is $2,620 interest.

    Dealer savings in APR (3,764-2620)= $1,144

    My final deal with this dealer including all the savings:
    Negotiated Price ---------------- 39,500
    Complimentary free services ------500
    APR Savings -----------------------1,144
    -------------------------------------------------
    Final cost with Savings---------- 37,856 + TTL
    -------------------------------------------------

    My final Invoice price--39,500 + 5 free complimentary services (5,10,15,20,25K)
    NY Taxes-----------------3406.88
    New Plates--------------228.50
    New Car Inspection-----10
    NYS Tire Tax--------------12.50
    Titling & Document Fee-75
    Other-----------------------5
    ----------------------------------------
    OTD(Out the Door Price)--43,237.88
    Down Payment---------------5,000.00
    --------------------------------------------------
    Credit Union Loan @ 2.64%-$38,237.88
    --------------------------------------------------

    Interest for 5 years($38237.88 @ 2.64) ---------------2,620

    Total cost including the interest rate = $43,237.88+2620 = $45857.88
  • maximafanmaximafan Posts: 592
    Muimui, I'm driving my second Lexus, a 2010 RX350 that was made in Canada. My first Lexus was a 2007 RX350 that I drove for four years until my lease was up. That RX was also made in Canada. I had no problems with the '07, and so far everything is A-OK with the 2010. Good luck with your purchase!!
  • hi raj36 , correct me if i am wrong but if u buy premium package ,does not comfort package comes with it? you shoul not pay for both comfort and premium package. that is what i think.
  • hi ferrari-bond(007), thanks for your help so far. i live in long island,ny. i am interested in buying rx350, with almost same package like yours. can you tell me who is your sells person i am going there on this weekend. thanks in advance. seems very good deals to me.
  • jp17jp17 Posts: 1
    Hi, anyone bought new 2011 RX in Roswell Ga. Since the first of the year. Looking for nav, comfort, premium. Is white difficult to get due to popularity?
  • saki1saki1 Posts: 11
    comfort package is a separate package, and most of the cars come with comfort pkg only when nav is ordered. all the conv like rain sensing , auto dimming etc. come with only comfort package. The cars with msrp 44,825 do not.
  • JJsheth -Comfort package is entirely a different package. I think you need to do more research. Check the various packages in www.lexus.com
  • jjsheth - e-mail me at [email protected]

    I will give you more details.
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