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BMW X3, SUV
#1804 of 1822 Re: Order to production to delivery time [fomentar]
by kyfdx HOST
Jan 03, 2013 (4:28 pm)
If you have a production number, then allocation won't be an issue.. You are right, though.... the website is useless, as far as real time..
I'm sure the holidays have delayed it a bit.... just surprised yours didn't get in well before that...
I'd try calling customer service, rather than resort to e-mail...
#1805 of 1822 No one will sell me a BMW X3!
Jan 05, 2013 (6:35 pm)
This is my first experience in trying to buy a BMW and unfortunately it's not going well. I can't get a dealer to call me back or to come off MSRP when I try to talk to them about price. This is in Florida. We went back to the dealership and wanted to test drive the car again. We went to the same salesperson we saw the first time and he completely blew us off. I'm getting fed up. Can anyone recommend a dealership in Florida that is easy to deal with? If it was up to me I'd buy another make of car altogether.
#1806 of 1822 Re: No one will sell me a BMW X3! [jc7098]
Jan 05, 2013 (10:45 pm)
If it was up to me I'd buy another make of car altogether.
IF this isn't up to you, then who is it? If not one wants to sell you a BMW, then go off any buy something else.
#1807 of 1822 Re: No one will sell me a BMW X3! [jc7098]
Jan 05, 2013 (10:46 pm)
Try other dealers in your area, the closest dealer may not be the best one for you. You could also look into a third party auto buying service like checkbook dot org offers or try the technique at fightingchance dot com. If you are a Costco member they may have a dealer in your area that will offer Costco no haggle pricing; While the Costco pricing may not be the best you can negotiate, it gives you a reference point for negotiations with other dealers.
Some of the BMW enthusiast Web sites/forums like Bimmerfest and Bimmerpost have dealer sponsors that may be more open to online/phone negotiations.
I contacted multiple dealers and was able to negotiate a fair deal after I found a dealer and internet sales person that could do everything via email/telephone. I did make a visit to this dealer for a test drive and had a very positive experience. I got the final pricing via email and didn't need to waste time negotiating on site.
Don't rush into anything - take your time and don't get manipulated by a dealer into doing business their way vs. what is good for ypu.
Hope this helps,
#1808 of 1822 Re: No one will sell me a BMW X3! [flightnurse]
Jan 06, 2013 (10:59 am)
It's up to my wife which car she wants. I can't talk her out of it. And I'm not letting her go negotiate the price.
#1809 of 1822 Just bought a new X3.
Jan 16, 2013 (11:18 am)
Love the car. Very sporty.
Color: Jet Black. Option: Premium. Price Paid: $41500. MSRP:$43,195. State Tax:$2468! Location: Houston, TX.
#1810 of 1822 Re: Just bought a new X3. [gek1]
Jan 26, 2013 (11:14 am)
is this an OTD price? Can you provide the dealer info?
#1811 of 1822 Re: Just bought a new X3. [yf920]
Jan 26, 2013 (2:23 pm)
Dealer: Momentum BMW West.
OTD price was $43,968 ($41500 + State Tax:$2468).
#1812 of 1822 Looking to Purchase x3 28i
Feb 04, 2013 (2:13 pm)
Looking to purchase x3 with the following options
Invoice Price MSRP Edmunds Price
Base Car with Leatherette $35740.00 $38850 $36951
Titanium Silver Color $500 $550 $522
Cold Weather Package $635 $700 $664
MoonRoof $1230 $1350 $1283
BMW Assist w/Enhanced Bluetooth and USB $590 $650 $617
Roof Rails in Aluminum Satin $230 $250 $239
Destination Fee $895 $895 $895
Total $39820 $43245 $41171
So based on this configuration, how much do you think i should offer? The guy is giving me the car for $42600. I think it is way high. Based on the messages, I have seen, I am thinking the price should be between $40000 and $41000. Thoughts? I have bought previous cars before and usually have gone $100-$200 below Edmunds Invoice Price. I have never bought a BMW so looking for help on where i should start negotiating.
#1813 of 1822 Re: 2013 BMW X3 [praz]
Feb 17, 2013 (1:44 pm)