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#1694 of 3458 2.5i automatic
Mar 14, 2009 (11:51 am)
I am in Maryland. Here is a dealer's price quote for me:
Subaru outback 2.5i automatic Model 9DB
internet price: $21995(including 2000 rebate)
processing fee: $99
2 yrs tags: $128
title fee: $50
lien fee: $20.00
temp tag: 20.00
out the door price before taxes: $20316
Is it a reasonale price? How much room can I negociate on that? He said some of the fees included may not be applicable so can be adjusted when I go in. What are the fees possible?
#1695 of 3458 Re: 2.5i automatic [fgwh]
Mar 14, 2009 (5:31 pm)
I can't follow your math.
If the price is, as you say, $21,995 including a $2k rebate, how can your out-the-door price be lower? The $21,995 must not be including the rebate, correct?
Looks to me like the only negotiable fees there are the $99 fee, the tire recycling and maybe the lien fees, the others are probably set by the state (title fee, temp tag etc.)... but everything's negotiable, decide what's important to you, ask, and be prepared to walk if you don't get it.
It sounds like a good price to me.
#1696 of 3458 Re: 2.5i automatic [fendertweed]
Mar 14, 2009 (6:01 pm)
You are right. It is before the $2k rebate to calculate the taxes. I used a formula from another website, it is $1k off, that's why I am confused with the price. I also get a quote from another dealer (I like them better). so, maybe I have 100-150 to haggle with them. for your reference, here is the quote. Please tell me your thoughts.
Price = $20,092
Rebate = $2000
Dealer processing fee = $99
Tax = 6% = $1331.46
Md. tags, and title = $228
Total = $20,092 + $1331.46 + $99 + $228 = $21,750.46
#1697 of 3458 Re: 2.5i automatic [fgwh]
Mar 14, 2009 (6:13 pm)
btw ... what's the MSRP on the car? ... over in NoVa the SEs are going for 15-17% under MSRP IIRC. It looks like you're getting around/at least that, maybe a bit more off MSRP than the internet prices here.
#1698 of 3458 Re: 2.5i automatic [fendertweed]
Mar 14, 2009 (6:24 pm)
on the dealers website the MSRP: $23990 for the 2.5i.
Also on another dealer's website has internet price for the 9DB posted for $19913 and $19955. The dealer I talked to told me that one is their sister company, the reason why their price is low is because the cars are sitting on the lot for about 8 or 9 months already. Is it true? that means the other dealer had the 2009 car around july, 2008?
#1699 of 3458 Great deal on White Pearl OB 2.5 Limited from Livermore, CA dealer
Mar 14, 2009 (10:13 pm)
Approx. $5600 of MSRP=$29600 incl. Homelink mirror and extended arm rest. Got a good quote on a Special Edition, too-- $21,500 but decided to go for all the niceties of the Limited. Note the Limited seems peppier with the 4.44 axle ratio compared to the 4.11 of the 2.5i SE Auto. Very happy with the internet sales manager(Lapon). He had the car detailed and gassed so we were in and out quickly. Deal was negotiated entirely over web. Definitely worth the drive if you are near the SF Bay Area.
Mar 19, 2009 (6:49 pm)
Bought the 2.5 Limited w/ auto-dimming mirror, arm rest ext, and all weather mats.
It is the seacrest green metallic (only color I liked w/ the taupe interior). Wish they still made the greens from a couple of years ago.
Sticker Price: $29,412
Paid: 24,405 before tax, title, lic.
I requested quotes from 8 dealers through Edmunds. I was willing to drive 150 miles if the price was right. Lucky for me the dealer in town was willing to match the lowest price I was quoted. Other dealers were quoting nearly $1,000 higher and wouldn't budge.
This is my first Subaru. Have had Toyota's and a Honda. This was by far the most bang for the buck.
#1701 of 3458 Re: 2.5i automatic [fgwh]
Mar 20, 2009 (5:20 am)
every car has a manufacturer's plate w/ the date (month/year) it was built so you can tell by that. My '01 Audi was on the dealer's lot in May 2000.
#1702 of 3458 First but not last Subaru at FitzMall today
Mar 22, 2009 (4:43 pm)
Yes - sunday sales here and the dealership was packed (really, not kidding).
Bought a silver Outback SE with floor mats($55), popular equipment group 2a - armrest extension + cargo net ($214) and wheel locks ($42). The total MSRP, including the destination of $695 was 25,901.
I bought at 20,999 then got 8700 in trade for my 2001 Chevy Pickup (admittedly showroom condition without a scratch and loaded). Financed the balance for 36 months at 2.9%. Note that some of the Outbacks are marked "Clearance" and some are not. The clearance cars have been on the lot longer and have a few miles on them from test drives. Mine had 130 miles. I could have bought one with 5 miles on it for about 300 more - but I went with the lowest price. Drove 75 miles home with a smile enjoying my first bun warmers! Got the car I wanted, the price I wanted, the price for the trade, low interest, and treated with utmost courtesy.
Perfect, professional dealing all the way around. I highly recommend FitzMall. This is the way car buying should be.
#1703 of 3458 Re: First but not last Subaru at FitzMall today [morin2]
Mar 25, 2009 (12:27 pm)
We got our 09 Forester there. For purchases, they are great.
Service can be expensive, though, shop around.