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Mercedes-Benz C-Class, Hatchback, Sedan, Wagon
#873 of 1300 Buy or lease a new 300 sport 09 Mercedes
Mar 07, 2009 (11:30 am)
I am thinking between Buy or lease a new 300 sport 09 Mercedes with wood trim.
So, the offers are as follows:
Buy: $2000 down and pay $570 per month for five and half years with 1.9%
Lease: Zero down and pay $530 per month for four years with 15000 mile per year limit and I have to pay $559 when I return the car after four years.
Please advise. Thanks.
#874 of 1300 Re: C300 selling under invoice? [tlitte]
Mar 07, 2009 (3:45 pm)
MSRP $42,470 and I paid $37,700 + tax, lic, etc.
Good luck. Also, let the dealers know what you are doing, contacting other dealers. I've done this on my last 3 cars and it works great. I was in and out driving my car within 45 mins.
#875 of 1300 09 C350 P1 + P2 - Fletcher Jones, Newport Beach
Mar 24, 2009 (8:46 am)
Thanks to the forum for some very helpful advice. I just leased a C350 with P1/P2, blk on blk from FJ Newport Beach. I simply went in, found the car I wanted and ask for $2K under invoice, period (I told them I knew someone who got the same deal recently here). The sales mgr came back and said the best deal he could find is $1863 under invoice, will this do? He gave me a MF of .00084 (2%) for a 39 month lease/12k miles per yr with all up front charges rolled into the total (about $2300 total). My monthly is $565/month including 8.25% CA sales tax.
I think I did OK unless I am missing something? Love the car, great acceleration. Very happy I got the 350 over the 300, higher hp, torque etc. What a sweet ride!
#876 of 1300 C300 Luxury edition pricing
Mar 29, 2009 (5:16 am)
I am looking to buy a Mercedes C330 Luxury sedan with P1 package and wood trim in Massachusetts. How much should I expect to pay? Thanx.
#877 of 1300 C300 Sport- Southern California
Apr 01, 2009 (9:11 am)
Just leased a $40,050 MSRP C300 Sport with P1 package + ipod + multimedia for 39 months at $478/month and paid $1500 drive off. Final selling price on the car was $36,185.
Leased from House of Imports in Buena Park, I recommend contacting every dealer in So Cal with the lowest quote you have received and ask them to beat it. Keep doing so until dealers start telling you they can't match your quote.
Note: Fletcher Jones told me the above deal "could not be done", and hidden costs were sure to arise when I went to complete the paperwork. Fletcher Jones could not have been more incorrect-- not a penny was added to my quoted monthly payment or my drive off.
#878 of 1300 Re: 09 C350 P1 + P2 - Fletcher Jones, Newport Beach [bigtuna3]
Apr 01, 2009 (7:46 pm)
I got mine i htink for 2300 below invoice or 2700 below invoice c350 2009 base model. I paid about 37200 out the door with taxes licese. bought in west covina, ca
#879 of 1300 Re: 09 C350 P1 + P2 - Fletcher Jones, Newport Beach [aokhan]
Apr 03, 2009 (11:50 am)
hi aokhan, do you mind to share the cost break down? The latest quote I got was only $2000 below invoice.
#880 of 1300 $1500 below invoice
Apr 23, 2009 (11:13 pm)
I have been quoted as "the best offer" from a dealer here in San Diego for $1500.00 below invoice for a C300 Sport, P1, Ipod and nothing else. MSRP was a little over 37k. Offer was for 33k with 36k out the door. Does this sound consistent with everyone else's experience? or should I be able to ask for 2k to 2.5k more below invoice, or atleast get more as far as packages (ie., Multimedia) for this price.
By the way, I have offered the dealer that I would pay cash for the right price.
#881 of 1300 C300 4MATIC Sport, NJ
May 04, 2009 (8:26 am)
Hello, I just got my C300 4MATIC Sport from Prestige Paramus, NJ. As many guys already mentioned here Eric Laberge from Prestige is the best. I spend 6 days looking for a car in NJ/NJ/CT area. Here is the car I built and I spoke to at least 7 dealers in 100 miles radius.
C300 4MATIC Sport (black)
MSPR (total): $42890
The best deal I got is from Prestige: 39m, 12K/year, $1911 down including 1st payment, $490 per month.
Couple notes from my experience:
- only few dealers give you price over phone or email;
- Globe of Fairfield, NJ – worst experience, sales guy said something like this “how can I talk to you about your new car if I’m not even sure if you are going to buy it today?”;
- Ray Catena – good guys, but the best they gave was ~$530/month;
- MB of Fairfield, CT had the car with same price as Prestige, but they are 65 miles from me;
- Other dealers could not even match the price from Prestige
#882 of 1300 C350 sport fully loaded except the leather upgrade
May 12, 2009 (8:56 am)
Guys, just leased my C350 yesterday, here is the detail ( i think i got hit by the additional $1550 cap reduction but i hope it was still a good deal):
C350 (white & black)
AMG 18″ 5-Twin-Spoke Wheels
Color: WHITE exterior, BLACK Interior
Sale Price $41500 (rounded)
Residual Value 52%
Money Factor .00084
Drive off: Bank fee $1095 + DMV $388 + First Month Payment $500 + $1552 Cap Reduction + $261 sales and use tax on the cap reduction + $45 document fee + $9 CA tires fee = $3850 (round to the nearest dollar)
39 months/ 12k miles-per-year
$500 (CA tax included)
and add the tear & wear protection for up to $5,000 damage when i return the car the employees' price = $699, I paid it up front since this item is not taxable, if I rolled it into the monthly, then it will be taxed and charged for interest.