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Mercedes-Benz C-Class, Hatchback, Sedan, Wagon
#292 of 1300 Re: Buy 2005 C230k or wait for 06? [coopdogg1]
Jul 17, 2005 (9:37 pm)
I'm in MD also. Herb Gordon MErcedes had this same exact car about a month and a half ago. that is when I test drove it. It was in Obsidian black and had a MSRP of $36,870 I believe. I think invoice was $34,340. He was willing to go at or near invoice. Never got deep into negotiations as I was disapointed in the location of the power window switches. Everything else was perfect.
#293 of 1300 Re: Buy 2005 C230k or wait for 06? [kennynmd]
Jul 18, 2005 (3:53 am)
Kennynmd, I really appreciate the info, I will post my findings.
#294 of 1300 Best Dealer Prices in or around Houston
Jul 19, 2005 (9:35 am)
I plan to buy a C280 when they become available. Does anyone have a recommendation of a dealer in or around Houston (within 150 miles) that prices their cars aggressively? What price should I expect in relation to MSRP and invoice?
#295 of 1300 Re: Best Dealer Prices in or around Houston [c280man]
Jul 22, 2005 (12:06 pm)
Good question. I hope someone has some information for you.
#296 of 1300 2006 C280 or C350 in NY/NJ yet?
Jul 25, 2005 (1:12 pm)
Hi, does anyone know if either of these cars have hit dealers in Northern NJ/NYC area yet? Thanks.
#297 of 1300 Re: mb service in nj [valon]
Jul 28, 2005 (6:37 pm)
I had pleasant experiences there. Very professional. I also had a great salesman the.The fact that I eventually switched to a Lexus ES300 had nothing to do with this dealership. I just believe the C class Mercedes is for people who are desperate to drive a Benz. The 230 and 240's are terribly under-powered. Just too much money for the car just to get that symbol on your hood.
#298 of 1300 Re: mb service in nj [mhs7386]
Aug 03, 2005 (6:55 pm)
2006 c230 sport sedan - $27,055
blk on blk leather(inserts)
324 sunroof package - $1665
275 power driver seat - $558
420 6 disk
600 - heated seats
31625 + TTL
#299 of 1300 2006 C280 Price?
Aug 06, 2005 (9:14 pm)
I am in the process of buying my first MB. My husband and I test drove it today as well as several other brands of cars. It was great! It had the smallest interior of all the cars we drove but definitely was the most fun. MSRP was 37,500 for silver, sunroof package, light package, 6 CD, cell pre-wire, 60/40 rear seat. What type of price should I really be looking at? I really didn't need the light package or the cell phone wiring but the 60/40 rear seat was a must. The dealer also mentioned a $1000 for the protection package. Do I need it? How is the pricing?
#300 of 1300 Re: 2006 C280 Price? [pwcarswell]
Aug 07, 2005 (3:01 pm)
I am also looking at the C280 but with 4-Matic. Since the MSRP is 37,500, you can generally take $3k off that to get near invoice price. I would look it up on Kelly Blue Book. Mercedes is having a hard time right now trying to bring there quality standards up to par with the rest of the market. I would pay invoice price and no more than $500 over invoice. Of course they will tell you the car is in demand but so is every new car, until the next years better and bigger models come out. The Protection Package is a joke. It is pure profit for the dealer. They will try to sell that and many other things in the F&I office. Remember, if those extra packages were necessary, don't you think Mercedes would include them by now??? Every dealer tries to sell those add ons, which are absolutely un-necessary. Good luck on your new purchase.
#301 of 1300 Re: 2006 C280 Price? [pwcarswell]
Aug 10, 2005 (7:51 am)
The actual invoice on this C280 with an MSRP of $37500 would be between $34930 and $35430, depending on the particular dealers IRG charge. This means they have a markup of $2070 to $2600. I would think that $500 over would buy the car. Forget the protection package. Be very firm in your refusal. And if the car has options you don't want or need, perhaps the dealer can locate or order one for you. You should only pay for the car, a reasonable documentation fee, tax, license and registration. Good luck....Terrific car.