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Mazda MPV, Van
#379 of 536 Re: Got My 1st 2005 MPV-ES After long search.... [jc9799]
Jan 05, 2006 (8:17 am)
I fully agree with you, I did take the $1000 MAC rebate
credit. And ofcourse dealer would like to make some money
out of this transaction and that's why probably increased
the APR. Outside I am getting 5.4% APR with 60 months.
I was reading through the papers after the purchase and
found that in the credit approval form it says "There is
no Pre-Payment Penalty" that being said can I pay the
amount in full and refinance from some other bank? Where
does it say that to avail $1000.00 MAC rebate one has to
make minimum of 3-4 payments? In my case the $1000.00 is
going to the dealer as the reduced price included the
$3000 + $1000 since dealer retained all cash rewards and
incentives from Mazda?
Appreciate if someone could share some information
#380 of 536 Re: Got My 1st 2005 MPV-ES After long search.... [himalaya]
Jan 07, 2006 (10:08 pm)
Would you tell me where you got your MPV? What color you get and what's the mpg you got so far? Are you happy with your MPV so far?
#381 of 536 Re: Got My 1st 2005 MPV-ES After long search.... [chisfu1]
Jan 09, 2006 (7:45 am)
I got it from a dealer in Atlanta/GA. Color is Rally White.
Haven't yet got my tank emptied. Since I have done so much
of searching for Minivan for long time, definitely I am
very happy with my MPV.
NOTE:- If you comparing this Minivan Against Sienna/Ody or
any other larger size Minivan you just need to know this
MPV is slightly smaller. However for a family of 4 it is a
very perfect van and it can easily accomodate upto 6 people
without any problem. Since most of the time my Wife is
going to drive this minivan, she finds is much more
convenient to drive this one compared to Sienna/Ody that
are larger in size.
#382 of 536 Re: Got My 1st 2005 MPV-ES After long search.... [himalaya]
Jan 09, 2006 (10:58 am)
Can you tell me the Dealer name and location? Thank you!
#383 of 536 Re: Got my second MPV! [chisfu1]
Jan 09, 2006 (11:00 am)
Hi, can you tell me the name and city of the dealer you got this at? Thanks.
#384 of 536 Re: Got my second MPV! [rlipps]
Jan 10, 2006 (7:24 am)
http://www.jimellis.com jim ellis of mazda at Marietta/GA.
Let me know if you are interested to talk to the salesman I
#385 of 536 Re: Got my second MPV! [himalaya]
by kyfdx@Edmunds HOST
Jan 10, 2006 (7:30 am)
Sorry... no salesperson information on the forums...
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#386 of 536 Re: Got my second MPV! [kyfdx]
Jan 10, 2006 (7:43 am)
Thanks for pointing out. I just realized that I should not
have mentioned about this on this forum!
Sorry about it, will never happen again
#387 of 536 Re: Got My 1st 2005 MPV-ES After long search.... [himalaya]
Jan 12, 2006 (8:19 pm)
I bought my 05 MPV back in Oct and was unhappy with the interest rate (7.99%) but had gone too far to back out by the time they gave me the rate. What didn't make sense is another dealer had given us a quote of 5.something (and was approved because of our excellent credit) but we didn't buy from them because of a different problem (long story!). Anyhow, the 7.99% dealer said we could refinance somewhere else after 90 days. I called Mazda credit after making 2 payments, and they said that there would be no penalty if we paid off the loan right away. So I'm guessing the sales people make something off the interest rates and also hope that you don't refinance. Wish I had called Mazda credit sooner.....
#388 of 536 Re: Got My 1st 2005 MPV-ES After long search.... [himalaya]
Jan 12, 2006 (9:57 pm)
I got the blue one after driving the white, black and blue in the same place you got yours. Mine has the roof rack, step plate and cargo net, which cost me $300 more than yours! Actually, I preferred the sand one with the compass, outside temperature and homelink with another $200 more... but the color is not as good as the blue one I bought.
Anyway, it's good to know you got it from the same place as I did! So far, I noticed two issues after driving it for 3 weeks: first, I found the tire is not well-balanced so it's a little bit vibrating during highway speed. Second, the LED display is smaller than my 2003 MPV plus the control buttons on the wheel is not as user-friendly as my old one. My 2003 MPV has bigger buttons that are very easy to use...volume controls and cruise controls.