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Ford Focus, Ford Focus SVT, Coupe, Hatchback, Sedan, Wagon
#271 of 485 Re: Ford Focus: Prices Paid & Buying Experience [lee_w]
Jul 27, 2008 (10:55 am)
I just bought 2008 focus se sedan for 12998 after ford rebate(s). options are auto,drivers package, sync. black on black. dealer was perry ford poway. I worked backwards. didn't test drive until just before signing final paperwork. got up to leave a few times. I started by asking the salesman if I could get the car for 14K. he said no. I told him I could get a corolla for 15k so a focus would need to be cheaper. this dealer runs a huge ad every friday in the paper. this weeks was a coupe with auto, drivers package, sync, and abs for 11998. I wanted those options in a sedan and didn't really value any other options. the car I bought is missing abs. we sent to the sales manager and I was given the price of 12998. we didn't not talk trade at all until after that price was given. then I got them to give me more for my trade.
#272 of 485 Re: Ford Focus: Prices Paid & Buying Experience [gerrickd]
Jul 28, 2008 (12:39 pm)
Is 12998 a OTD price with tax, tags and fees?
#273 of 485 Re: Ford Focus: Prices Paid & Buying Experience [weihao]
Jul 28, 2008 (1:23 pm)
not OTD price
#274 of 485 Need Help with Pricing
Jul 29, 2008 (1:23 pm)
I was quoted on a 2008 Ford Focus SE Sedan with Auto Transmission. It has ABS, Sync, Driver's Package, Ambient Lighting, and all the options that come standard with the SE. The dealership said the MRSP on the car is 18,175 but that they would sell it for $15,308. I do not believe this includes taxes but does include the destination charges. Do you think this is a fair price?? I am looking to lease for 36 months, 12,000 miles a year so if anyone knew the residual and money factor on this car that would be great. Thanks!
#275 of 485 Re: Need Help with Pricing [kneedsacar]
Jul 29, 2008 (1:41 pm)
The 2008 Ford Focus is a wonderfull car! in fact, my wife and I liked it so much we each got a fully loaded "SES"! (SHE DOESN'T LIKE TO SHARE) the fit and finish is great! No squeaks rattles or bangs to be heard. Ford did lie a little about the fuel mileage though.... the 08 Focus is rated at 35MPG but both my wife and I get 38-40MPG on ours!. The heated leather seats are comfy and the upgraded 500 watt Audiophile stereo sounds like a concert hall!. We both traded in our Toyota's to buy the Focus and haven't looked back!. And with the thousands of bucks we saved by not buying a Honda or Toyota , we are going on a 3 week cruse in December to a warm island in the Caribbean! By the way, I raced a kid in a Honda yesterday and left him at the stoplight! you should have seen him sitting there with his mouth hanging open LOL! and, if you go on line on the Ford Focus web sight and request a brosure on the Focus you will find a unadvertised $750.00 coupon in the brosure when you get it in the mail! with that coupon and the cash incentives we got over $4,000 off the price on each car! plus we talked the salesman down even more on the price! We paid $15,237.49 each out the door on our fully loaded top of the line "SES"s price including everything! A GOOD BUY! and just wait until you get to use the new Sync system in the Focus! do you have some fun ahead of you!!!! (HINT) make sure you get the anti lock brakes and traction control option! (safety first!) now hows that for a review?
#276 of 485 Re: Need Help with Pricing [matsukes]
Jul 30, 2008 (5:32 pm)
Thanks for sharing. Where did you get this good buy?
#277 of 485 Re: Need Help with Pricing [weihao]
Jul 30, 2008 (5:46 pm)
Kunes Country Ford Delavin Wisconsin
Jul 31, 2008 (11:21 am)
A reporter with a national newspaper would like to speak with consumers who are moving away from large SUVs and trucks to smaller compact cars and also consumers who are taking advantage of the lower prices and purchased a large SUV or truck. If you are a new owner, please respond to ctalatiedmunds.com with your daytime contact information no later than Monday, August 4th.
#279 of 485 Re: Need Help with Pricing [matsukes]
Aug 01, 2008 (6:27 am)
Do you remember your salespersons name at Kunes Ford ????
If you would, e mail it to me djacksonstartribune.com
#280 of 485 Re: Need Help with Pricing [matsukes]
Aug 01, 2008 (2:19 pm)
I"ll buy one right now for that price !!!
What was the salepersons name ????
Thanks, Dan and Michelle from Minnesota