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#64 of 1409 1999 lhs
Aug 28, 1999 (2:39 pm)
My '99 lhs is two weeks old and has been perfect. I waited for th 2000 and drove it. the only difference is a chrome ring around the windows, removed the chrysler emblem on the rear door, the 4 cd changer and the chromed plastic buttons inside. They are not shipping 2000 with sun roof because of a shortage. i took the 99 because i liked it better than the 2000s on the lots and i got almost 6000 off sticker.
Sep 04, 1999 (1:31 am)
I bought a 99 LHS last weekend and I love it! I went to the Chrysler/Dodge dealer to get an Intrepid, but fell in love with the LHS. I was ill when I saw the $349/3year lease on the Chrysler web site though. My 99 lease was a little more than that!
#66 of 1409 smallwood1
Sep 06, 1999 (4:53 am)
I can't get the "low lease rate button" on the Chrysler site to work. Can you tell be what it says, or give me the URL when you get to that site? Maybe that will work for me. I am interested in the 2000 36 month lease rate.
#67 of 1409 Wnat rebates
Sep 08, 1999 (10:30 pm)
Good deal ($6k under sticker). What promotions did you use to ???
#68 of 1409 Negotiating 101...
Sep 09, 1999 (2:43 pm)
I'm about ready to pull the trigger on a 99 LHS with all options except the smokers group and the cold weather group.....so it has the upgraded radio, sunroof, chrome wheels and full spare with matching wheel....MSRP $31,420. I can't seem to get the price below $27,500....is this a good deal?....Any negotiating help would be appreciated!
#69 of 1409 david53
Sep 09, 1999 (10:30 pm)
Buy the 2000,it is going to be cheaper,and it is a better buy,the 99 is already one model year old.
#70 of 1409 david53
Sep 12, 1999 (11:07 pm)
I am in the same situation with the same options if the dealer had said $27,500. I would have already bought, instead they are playing the dealer game. I know better and was frustrated the other day after the dealer started the ritual. I am also torn between the idea of getting a good deal and the fact that the 2000 is now (about $800 cheaper) pepe5 may be right.
I won't really use the moon roof and the rims are nice looking but way over priced. Only option I really like the idea of is the radio with 4 CD in dash. I know you can buy the 2000 at invoice or a little over. My only problem is having some kind of relationship with the dealer. I wonder though if DC has done anything to fix or upgrade the quality of the window motor, many posts have discussed the problem, same with trim coming lose and pressure adjustments of the transmission. So the question is are they learning and improving the product. It would be nice to say if we bought the 2000 those problems would not occur.
Sep 12, 1999 (11:51 pm)
Don't worry about your relationship with the dealer. He won't sell the car at a loss, the only question is how much he will make, and he will be happy to have you as a service customer.
I think the reason that there are so few (if any) 2000s delivered is that they are a better buy than the 1999. If there were 2Ks all over the lot, they would have to discount the '99s even more.
BTW, I doubt if the window motors or switch problem has been "solved," the problem, whatever it is, is a matter of DC's quality control over their suppliers. At some point they will realize that the dissemination of adverse information over the Internet, on boards like this one, causes them more lost dollars (in sales) than paying for higher quality components. It's purely a matter of $$$ to them. If people will put up with problems like the "phantom power window," they will never fix it.
#72 of 1409 mcgreenx
Sep 13, 1999 (1:03 am)
Just for your info. the supplier of the power windows,is the same that makes business with,GM,FORD,NISSAN,just to mention some,AND the motors are the same,they change very little sometimes from the outside,(mount holes).
The problem should be long ago solved,because Chrysler charges every dollar spent because of any defective part to the supplier,and that goes to all and every supplier in the world.I witness that.
Sep 13, 1999 (2:32 am)
I doubt if there is only one supplier of power window motors in the world, and if whoever DC uses can't deliver, there are others who can, if DC is willing to pay for it. Look at the quality control that Toyota and Honda insist on and get from their suppliers. Even if the suppliers absorb the cost, the issue is the same: it may be cheaper for the supplier to pay for replacements than to manufacture 100% perfect devices. But perhaps the DC problem is in the switches or controls.