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Subaru Impreza, Subaru Impreza WRX STi, Sedan, Wagon
#438 of 938 Impreza 2.5 i Auto 4Dr. Hatchback w/ Premium Package
Nov 26, 2007 (11:40 am)
A dealer in NJ is selling a new 2008 Subaru Impreza 2.5i 4-Door Wagon w/ Premium Package. He says MSRP for that model is $20,784. He can sell it to me for $19,799. Destination fee is included in this price; tax and motor vehicle
fees are extra. What do you guys think, is this a good deal? I guess 19,100 is invoice for this car with premium package, so if you subtract dest. fee it comes close to invoice price. Please help me out guys..thanks.
#439 of 938 Re: Impreza 2.5 i Auto 4Dr. Hatchback w/ Premium Package [lfc4evr]
Nov 26, 2007 (11:59 am)
Sounds a little high to me.
Shop fitzmall.com, and ask them to match that price. In NY, Van Bortel is a good source for a no-haggle price. Have your dealer beat it, basically.
#440 of 938 Re: Impreza 2.5 i Auto 4Dr. Hatchback w/ Premium Package [ateixeira]
Nov 27, 2007 (10:31 am)
Thanks ateixeira for the comment. This is what the dealer gave me for the OTD price, the purchase price including tax, title and license is $21,625.43. Do you think $21,000 asking would be reasonable? I looked at fitzmall but couldn't get a price on a subaru impreza hatchback with premium package.
#441 of 938 Re: Impreza 2.5 i Auto 4Dr. Hatchback w/ Premium Package [lfc4evr]
Nov 27, 2007 (10:56 am)
You're asking for a reasonable discount, if they don't accept your offer I wouldn't go any higher.
#442 of 938 Re: Impreza 2.5 i Auto 4Dr. Hatchback w/ Premium Package [ateixeira]
Nov 30, 2007 (3:12 pm)
I paid for a 3 year/36,000 miles maintenance plan for every 3,750 service interval for 1095. Is that reasonable? How much will the maintenance at 15K and 30K cost? I am debating to get a refund, because I don't think I will save that much.
#443 of 938 Re: Impreza 2.5 i Auto 4Dr. Hatchback w/ Premium Package [ck7184]
Dec 03, 2007 (9:19 am)
I'm not a good person to ask because I do all the maintenance myself. Haven't paid for a dealer to do it...ever, now that I think about it.
#444 of 938 impreza 2.5i manual w/premium
Dec 19, 2007 (6:59 pm)
i just bought my 4 door 2008 subaru impreza 2.5i manual for 19,500 with the premium package....that price is including destination, tax and everything. u guys think this was a good deal?
#445 of 938 Re: impreza 2.5i manual w/premium [cpark227]
Dec 20, 2007 (8:04 am)
I think so...the premium package is SUCH a good deal, actually. The WRX prices are so much higher it's hard to justify stepping up to those.
#446 of 938 2.5i 4-door base
Dec 20, 2007 (2:09 pm)
I just spent the beeter part of today with a new Impreza 2.5i base model automatic. I had my car in for the 30K service and they (Herb Gordon Subaru in Silver Spring, MD) gave me loaner.
So, I did some X-Mas shopping, and checked out the car pretty closely. A few points to note:
• The car had almost as much road noise as my WRX—which was a shock! Maybe the base model has less sound dampng than Premium Package models, as my memory of the new WRX Prem/Pack was quiter than this car.
• The front seats are awful. They're flat with almost no side support. Even my son's '06 Outback Sport has better seats.
• Hate the rock-hard sun visors. My WRX has sun visors that are nicely padded, not so with the '08 models. This is a clear bean-counter victory.
• I played a bit with the SportShift. It's okay, but nothing special. It needs 5 gears, not 4 gears.
• As previously noted, it's much roomier than my car, which is good.
#447 of 938 Re: 2.5i 4-door base [rsholland]
Dec 21, 2007 (11:11 am)
If you're still going back to pick up your car, check out if the 2.5i Premium models are any different.