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2013 and earlier Nissan Maxima Lease Questions



  • robtroxelrobtroxel Posts: 103
    edited April 2010
    You got a lot of car for much less that some of the other brands! I don't think you could have gotten a lesser model like the Accord for that money with the same equipment. You'll like the standard features and the great design. This is one vehicle that looks like just what it is..a Maxima. I like the lazy W hood design that can be seen from the passenger compartment and others also comment on this when they ride in it the first time. Incidently, if you keep your foot out of it, the mileage ins't half bad either. I'm getting 27 MPG with only 500 miles on the odometer.Good luck!
  • CarMan@EdmundsCarMan@Edmunds Posts: 38,515
    You're very welcome, tdubs2. Even though you were charged a higher money factor, this still is a very attractive payment for an outstanding car. Enjoy your new ride :shades: !

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  • fez3fez3 Posts: 3
    Hi Car Man
    I have contacted the dealer in Raleigh, NC (Southern States Nissan) and they are giving me a quote for Maxima base model as follows:

    MSRP: 31,530
    Selling Price: Dealer wouldn't say, just saying that its near invoice
    Monthly payment: $350 / 39 months (all the additional costs rolled in)
    Due at signing: $500
    Residual: 57%
    MF: 0.00167

    According to my calculation, something is not right about the numbers he gave me. what you think?
  • ogstewogstew Posts: 12
    Did I just get a really good deal or what? I subscribe to this thread and every time I check a response, someone is getting a high quote. Im at 395ish for an SV tech and sports pkg, 39mths/15k miles...1k down plus first payment.
  • CarMan@EdmundsCarMan@Edmunds Posts: 38,515
    Hi fez3. The money factor and residual value that you were quoted look good. A selling price of near dealer invoice is a good deal for a lease of this car in your area as well, though I personally would want to know exactly what I was being charged before I pulled the trigger on a deal.

    Let's work up a sample lease payment on this car using a dealer discount of say $3,000 and see what we come up with. According to my calculations, if you were to lease a 2010 Nissan Maxima that has an MSRP of $31,530, a selling price of $29,030, a money factor of .00167, and a residual value of 57% right now for 36 months, its zero down, pre-tax monthly payment would be around $349.

    This looks like a good deal to me. If you like the car, I personally don't see any reason not to go for it.

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  • Heys guys..i am completely new to the concept of leasing. I have decided that in my situation i should lease rather than buy. I just want some feed back on if i am getting a good deal or not.

    2010 Nissan SV Sport.
    MSRP: (give or take) $37,000
    about 650-675 credit score
    $3000 down
    36 months/15,000 miles
    375-425 per month (based on credit approval)

    Is this a good deal? if not what would be a resonable deal on that car?
  • 2010 MAXIMA 3.5 SV, Premium, Premium Tech
    $0 cash down
    36 months X $512.52 with tax and license included

    Dealer says it is 200.00 invoice which would be $35,582.00

    Input appreciated.
  • If I want to lease a Maxima I know that Nissan typically favors 36mon leases. I want to have 15k miles per year which would put me over the factory warranty. Does Nissan offer a short extended warranty to cover the additional 9k miles or would I be better off looking at a 2 year 30k mile lease?
  • kyfdxkyfdx Posts: 72,868
    You really just have to take your chances.. The terms for the 24 month leases are not good.

    The key is to lease a fairly reliable car.. I'd say the Maxima qualifies.


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  • johnman222johnman222 Posts: 2
    edited April 2010
    I was offered a lease on a dealer's demo 2010 maxima sv tech package/navigation (not premium package) with 2k miles on it for $1k down and $400/month including taxes. 12k year miles, 39 month lease. Live in NJ. Good deal?
  • CarMan@EdmundsCarMan@Edmunds Posts: 38,515
    Hi johnman222. You really need to find out what this car's MSRP and selling price are. Without these numbers it is difficult to tell how much of a dealer discount you are being given.

    The problem that I have with demo vehicles is that I usually find that dealers are not willing to discount what essentially is a low mileage used vehicle enough for me to justify purchasing one over an equivalent brand new car.

    Let us know what this car's prices are and I'm sure that either myself or another helpful community member will let you know what they think.

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  • boccmanboccman Posts: 1
    edited April 2010
    Offered a Lease on the 2010 Nissan Maxima S

    No leather, no GPS, No spoiler. Pretty much bare-bones model. But a beautiful car nonetheless.

    MSRP 31,600

    After 3,000 down, the monthly payments including taxes will be $339.00. I feel like I can go lower but they insist that "This is a Maxima" and they can not go any lower.

    I have yet to go to other dealerships to get another quote but looking at all of these helpful posts, it seems like for an extra 20-30$ a month I can easily get a nicer package or even the SV model.

    Any thoughts Carman??
  • ogstewogstew Posts: 12
    Take that number and go to 3-4 more dealers. For 60 more a month I got an MSRP Maxima of 39890, 1k and first payment down......they can do better, don't settle.
  • looking for a 3.5 SV (no other packages).

    12k/36 months
    15k/36 months

    Can the $1250 be combined with the $500??

    Thanks everyone.
  • tdubs2tdubs2 Posts: 7
    You should be able to do much better. I got $300 per month, 39 months, no money down. Includes taxes and fees on a Maxima S...bare bones.
  • joni_m80joni_m80 Posts: 4
    edited April 2010

    Please let me know if you think this is a good deal:

    2010 Maxima SV-Premium Package (no tech)
    MSRP: $37,850
    Negotiated Price: $32,790
    Money Factor: .00105
    Residual: 54%
    Term: 39 months
    Miles: 15,000
    Down Payment: $2000.00 (includes 1st month/taxes/fees)(all but DMV)

    Monthly Payment: $375

    All comments are appricated.
  • joni_m80joni_m80 Posts: 4
    Car Man any thoughts?
  • toddh3toddh3 Posts: 16
    To give you a clue, I leased a 2009 SV with premium with negotiated price of $31,856 for 36 months with $1500 down (including first month of course) for $402.77 per month.

    My gut feeling is you have wiggle room with your dealership. Good Luck!
  • joni_m80joni_m80 Posts: 4
    How was the 2009 lease terms compared to the 2010? It appears you are paying 27 dollars more per month for 500 dollars less down on a 36 month instead of 39 month lease.

    Thanks for your imput
  • joni_m80joni_m80 Posts: 4
    Final offer was 365 on the above mentioned car. Don't know where the ten dollars came off of. Thoughts?

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