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#420 of 586 Kia Sorento 2013 SX Model FWD
Jun 16, 2012 (12:07 am)
I have been eye balling the 2013 Sorento SX Model FWD for 3 months. Have spoken to about 9 dealerships to get the best deal possible. It appears that the vehicle selling price is as follows: MSRP $36,500; "selling price around" $34,400 and with the current incentives of $2,000, actual price is about $32,400. I have seen in other postings that someone was able to get $31,800 which seems like a great deal! I want to lease it for 3 years / 15,000 miles with minimum drive offs. Any ideas as to what I can do to figure out "money factor" and "residuals" to estimate what my monthly should be? Thanks!
#421 of 586 Re: 2013 Sorento SX AWD (w/ Premium Package) - Purchase Details [trav06]
Jun 18, 2012 (4:02 am)
We just brought home this exact car yesterday and best price I got with rebates and dealership discount was $33415.00. I didn't but as I'm taking that price to other dealerships before month end. Perhaps the dealership will call me back before the end of June and sweeten the deal to get us to buy?
This vehicle was the SX AWD with premium package, tow hitch, wheel locks, interior lighting pkg, cargo net and cargo cover....MSRP $38415.00.
I'd really like to go in and offer the price you got of $31800 at the end of June and see if they take it.
#422 of 586 Re: 2013 Sorento SX AWD (w/ Premium Package) - Purchase Details [mrsdowfire]
Jun 19, 2012 (7:05 pm)
Please keep us posted when you get the same good deal. I want to if the end of the month practice is working.
#423 of 586 2013 Kia Sorento EX V6 AWD w. premium/limited package
Jun 26, 2012 (6:02 am)
I've been shopping for the EX V6AWD w/premium/limited package in Northern NJ. I find lots of LX on dealer lots but very little EX or SX. For EX I received a number quotes via email between $31,995 - $33,500. For SX w/ premium package I was quoted $34,250 (MSRP $37,865). Given low inventory of EX in NJ, may have to turn my attention to Santa Fe or other similar vehicle. Dealers offer to locate the EX but not without a deposit.
#424 of 586 Combine customer cash and bonus cash?
Jun 27, 2012 (10:13 am)
Does anyone know whether the "Customer Cash" can be combined with the "Bonus Cash"? The first is standalone and the second is tied to financing, but they are the same amount. It seems like Bonus cash is an incentive to get people to use the captive financing, so it seems it should stack. Also, if they can't be stacked, why have two different names for the same incentive and tie one to financing? Why not just say $1,500 and indicate that it's compatible with financing?
Two dealers have given opposite answers, and I suspect that neither really knows or is trustworthy on the issue. Any direct experience on this (with any KIA vehicle really)?
#425 of 586 2013 Sorento EX AWD 4-Cyl GDI
Jun 30, 2012 (9:16 am)
Just purchased a 2013 Sorento EX AWD 4-Cyl GDI in Indiana for $26,000 (not including tag/tax). The MSRP sticker was $29,808 and I qualified for $1,500 in incentives. This price also included minor accessories like the all-weather mats and mud guards. I got a great deal on my trade-in (was actually given higher than what I had estimated and was shooting for based on KBB), so ended up financing $19.5K (not including tag/tax) 2.89% APR for 72 mos. Based on figures from sites like TrueCar.com, I am happy with this deal.
#426 of 586 Re: Combine customer cash and bonus cash? [nmorgan]
Jun 30, 2012 (9:27 am)
Not sure this answers your question, but per the Kia website on the Cash Back offer: "Cash back offer when you purchase a new car only and may not be combined with special Low APR offer....Not all incentive programs are compatible".
Maybe ask to see if you qualify for the $500 competitive bonus which I believe can be combined with either the Low APR bonus offer or Cash Back offer.
#428 of 586 2013 Sorento SX AWD w/ Premium Package purchased today!
Jul 10, 2012 (9:37 pm)
The cost after incentives (can't remember exactly what they were, one was for having a competing car; mine's a Subaru Forester) and before taxes and destination fees was $30,995.
(By contrast, Edmunds lists the invoice price to be $31,360 for the SX AWD and $2,860 for the premium package for a total of $34,220 and TMV of $34,844).
But it wasn't easy!
I went in yesterday and was thinking more of getting a 4 cyl EX AWD, but my wife fell in love with the V6 SX AWD with two-toned leather seats, and the salesman Kevin said he would sell it to me for $30,995. But when i came back today, I had to deal with another salesperson who tried to tell me that that price was if i met *all* incentives. But, I'm 47 yrs old and the salesman from yesterday clearly did not think i was a graduating student or in the military. So, I insisted on that price and we went back and forth forever and after almost walking out a couple of times, the salesman from the first day, Kevin, magically reappeared and honored the price.
There was also a lot of haggling over the credit I was to get for my trade in, a 2003 Subaru Forester with 55,000 miles. Their first offer was $3000, I told them I wanted $8000, and i got them to go up to $6000. Maybe I could've gotten more selling it on craigslist but i really dreaded going through that process..
They gave me a 2.9% loan that i can pay off without penalty after the first 3 payments.
I was there for 4 hours! (I think they try keeping you there as long as they can to wear you down.. Good thing I had a good book to read whenever he stepped out to check on something for long stretches of time, and that I'm a stubborn SOB, lol..)
This was in Fremont, CA. I also talked to dealers on the phone in nearby towns of Richmond and Vallejo and from what i can tell, I got a pretty good deal. Despite all the haggling with the other salesman, I went through far worse when buying the Subaru, and I would say that it's a good place to buy. I thought it was cool that after the deal was done, they still spent quite a while with me, teaching me how to use the phone/navigation/music system (which is pretty amazing!). Ask for Kevin Le.
I'm a cheap-ass, this is by far the most expensive and luxury car I've ever owned! I'm posting here to let those considering buying the same thing have a reference point for what they should aim for.. Kudos to you if you do better!
#429 of 586 Re: 2013 Sorento SX AWD w/ Premium Package purchased today! [harvitt]
Jul 10, 2012 (9:48 pm)
Forgot to say... they also threw in wheel locks that i didn't ask for, but I couldn't get them to throw in the roof rack crossbars - i had to buy that, which was another $200. I think it might be standard to do so, but i was still pleasantly surprised that they filled up the gas tank for me.