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Honda Accord, Coupe, Sedan
#30005 of 32171 Re: 2013 Honda Accord Sport [rsvr]
Jul 01, 2013 (2:15 pm)
The EXL 4
Invoice is 25,609 plus 790 dest/ charge = $26,399 none nav.
Invoice w/ nav= $27,433 plus 790 dest=..$28,223.
For me personally i think if you bought a Garmin Nuvi for under 200 dollars its better than the Honda Nav system. Save your money. Thats just me. Never liked the car nav's..
I have a 2012 MB , X-5 and i prefer to use my Garmin when i travel.
i think your numbers are off on the EXL 4 model. Above is your invoices. If dealer could del you the exl w/ navi, for 26k its a no brainer. Thats over 2k below invoice................ not happening.
800 to 1200 below on either of your models plus incentives/ rebates would make for a great deal. This price would include figuring the dealers doc fee's into the price.
If dealerships doc fee's are 300 your sale price of the vehicle needs to be 1500 below invoice price to counter that charge. This makes your vehicle sale price $1200 below dealers invoice..
Good luck on your decision
#30006 of 32171 Re: 2013 Honda Accord Sport [brian125]
Jul 01, 2013 (3:24 pm)
Hi all, let me throw my two cents in. I got info from fighting chance.com that has a different way of getting to a fair price on a car. They'll provide info specific to each model plus general information on how dealer's make money. I didn't use their negotiating technique which has dealer's bidding for your business but instead, I was able to use some of the info to get a good price on my car.
One of the points they make is that a dealer could end up selling some car's at the end of the month at a loss in order to meet a mfr's number which would give the dealer a bonus from a mfr. that could be in the hundreds of thousands for sales within a certain period. For example a bonus may be $500K and if they took a loss of $100k to make the number's they are still way ahead. We will never know what these number's are. These bonuses can also be tied to dealer satisfaction ratings.
You can google fighting chance and they have some info posted that may help without having to buy the report which is $39.95 plus $15 for addtl. models.
Hope this provides some insight into why a dealer may take losses on some car sales. I'm curious to see what the feed back is from my post.
PS - I paid $26.2 for exl w/ nav before fees, I think that is something to shoot for.
#30007 of 32171 Re: 2013 Honda Accord Sport [3amadors]
Jul 01, 2013 (3:45 pm)
Thanks Brian and Mario! I'll shoot for that price.
Did you get any accessories for that price? mats, splash guards, wheel locks, tint etc.
#30008 of 32171 Re: 2013 Honda Accord Sport [3amadors]
Jul 01, 2013 (4:40 pm)
Thats why you always buy at the end of the month. Many dealers who are selling at 600 below invoice thru the month and come up short of making sales incentive numbers will sell for hundreds less at the end. This info is well documented now for many many years. The key is finding those dealerships. i have pulled off deals over the years using this approach thats unheard of. Wish i could do it with the higher end vehicles. Much harder.
#30009 of 32171 Re: 2013 Honda Accord Sport [brian125]
Jul 01, 2013 (4:47 pm)
Thanks, Hope this info helps all. Let us know what car you got.
#30010 of 32171 Re: 2013 Honda Accord Sport [rsvr]
Jul 01, 2013 (4:51 pm)
These are an excellent price target for either car.
#30011 of 32171 Re: 2013 Honda Accord Sport [rsvr]
Jul 01, 2013 (6:12 pm)
No accessories, just base car. I may have been able to get some? I think I was worn from the process, but all in all the price was good to me. I'll get some all weather mats down the road and get them online or wait for a good dealer coupon.
Let us know how you make out.
#30012 of 32171 Re: Accord Sport CVT [accordguyphl]
Jul 02, 2013 (9:22 am)
This seems like a good price to me from Davis Honda in Burlington, NJ. I think they are inflating the Doc/DMV fees since the list price is so low, but it is still the best OTD price I have seen. I probably could haggle with those fees, but this seems like a good price (OTD) regardless of how they came to that final number. I'd appreciate everyone's thoughts.
$21,629 (includes $790 destination fee)
$1298 PA tax (6%)
$299 DMV Fee
$298.50 doc fee
$7.50 Tire Tax
$10.00 Some other fee I forgot the name of
#30013 of 32171 Re: Accord Sport CVT [accordguyphl]
Jul 02, 2013 (9:42 am)
Tyson's Corner (Virginia) emailed me their ad for July 4, which is a Honda Sport Auto for $20997. Add in their $300 in "doc fees" nonsense, and it's $21300-ish. Your quote (assuming DMV fee is legit; just call your local DMV office or call another dealership and ask them what the fee is ... pretty simple) is $21629 + $300, or $21930-ish. There's another $630 (at least from Virginia) you're not getting.
Prices on Tyson's www page are quite a bit higher; get added to their emails for better pricing.
*I stand corrected; Tyson's email excludes freight, so you're certainly in the ballpark with that offer. Good work.
#30014 of 32171 Coupe EX-L w/o navi OTD
Jul 02, 2013 (1:09 pm)
I hope my report could help all you guys pick the right Accord you like and the price.
At first, I like 4 doors, sunroof and paddle shifters. However, there is no sedan trim level that I want.
The sport is good, but no sun roof, start button, keyless entries. I am thinking to add the sunroof, but most people say aftermarket isní»t good and no one wants to make a new hole to your new car, am I right. Even sunroof isní»t needed for everyone, but I like to open the sunroof in the sunset or see the star with your lover in the car.
The EX sedan is good with Lane watch, but no paddle shifters. After I tested drive the coupe EX-L and sport sedan, I found that the paddle shifter is really surprised me. There is no lag up or down gear. For regular transmission, even they have +/- paddle; it still has delay around 1 second to change gears. However, CVT with no lag and smooth. Ití»s really like stick feeling. I have been driven stick over 10 yrs, I am looking for an automatic car for +/- paddle like Audi A4 (too expensive), but the 2013 accord did it. Even the sport sedan with same power, but the 4 doors and 19í▒ wheels make the acceleration slowly than the coupe.
Then, I am thinking the coupe EX (for sunroof, keyless entries). After I get some research deeply, I found that same EX trim level, but there has lane watch for EX sedan, but not for coupe. The Lane watch is really worked; you could turn on anytime to check the right side blind sport and the road condition. Ití»s help to watch the motorcycle or bike when you turn right. Also, help some motorcycle pass you in the freeways when you on the left fast line, especially when traffic hours. Ití»s really worth it.
Then, I have stuck with coupe EX or EX-L. There is only $2k different. The EX-L has leather sit, heat sit, power sit, land watch, FCW, LDW, 360W stereo with subwoofer. Finally, I pick the coupe EX-L. Of course, if you have family, pick the EX 4 doors with lane watch.
I just bought the steel night pearl-BLUE (ití»s hard to get this color in LA, CA) COUPE EX-L W/O NAVI OTD $27600 in Los Angeles CA, Jun 28 Fri. No additional Accessories added.
My suggestion is asking for the OTD, not the sales price. Most dealer say just plus the tax and ttl in the sales price; doní»t trust it. I got many dealers sales price are lower, but after I ask them send me OTD, there is $100-$700 hidden fee (I got one dealer wrote down Pro Pack and Floor mats installed: $666.53). Also, most dealers will not send the OTD price. I send over 30 dealers; only 10 send back the OTD. Then, you will know that they want to use sales price to ask you come to show room, but finally the OTD is different.
If you can use Honda finance, ask for $500 flex cash. Some dealer include the military rebate or Honda finance $500 rebate, please remember ask the price is before the rebate or not.
If live CA and want the Honda care warranty, go to saccuci.com. I got 8yr/120k for $1,140.
My coupe EX-L OTD is below:
SALES $25,421.15 (If use MSRP, I got 11.92% off) (if use invoice, I got $1,046.85 off, plus flex cash $500 off. Total different with invoice with flex cash is $1,546.85)
TAX $2,295.10 (CA TAX 9%) ITí»S KILL THE PRICE than other sate
OTD BEFORE FLEX $28,100.00
LESS FLEX CASH -$500 (I got the 0.9% 36 months and down pay 11% $3000)
I doní»t know the price is good or not, please give me some advice. I doní»t know why Los Angeles price hard to find the cheap one like EX-L w/o navi OTD $25,000 than other state. Did anyone install aftermarket alarm since the keyless doní»t have the shock sensor for windows break (Honda charge me $980 for their alarm, and I stay aways)? Please give me some idea.