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Volvo S40, Sedan
#149 of 698 Re: Hope this helps. [hellix]
Feb 15, 2005 (9:32 pm)
Hellix wrote - "Got the following Volvo S40
-2005 S40 2.4i
-Extras...Waste Bin, Touch-up Paint, First-Aid Kit, Eye Glass holder, Mud Flaps
I paid $24580
Had to really fight for the price but edmunds TMV is way too high".
Awesome price Hellix! I am taking the email approach. I am playing 4 dealerships off of each other. So far, I'm down to an offer of $24,000 on the '05 automatic metallic 2.4i with Premium Pack. Two other dealerships said "no problem" beating that price! Now I wonder if I should ask for additional packages thrown in to sweeten the incentive to buy from them. It's only been been two days of email "bargaining". Guess it can't hurt? Has anyone gotten comperable offers? Any advice would be appreciated.
#150 of 698 Is the following a good offer on a 2004.5 T5 S40?
Feb 17, 2005 (7:54 am)
23799.00Sales Price after rebate (before tax and registration)
For a new (not demo or loaner):
2004.5 S40 T5 Red with Black Interior
Does this look like a good deal? And how does a 2004.5 compare with a 2004 S40 T5?
#151 of 698 Oops on 2004.5 S40 T5 price is 27399 ...
Feb 17, 2005 (8:29 am)
The price is 27399 not 23799 ... still is that good price?
#152 of 698 2005 S40 T5 AWD (price check)
Feb 19, 2005 (10:45 pm)
Got a dealer quote for a 2005 volvo S40 T5 AWD with the following options:
- 5 speed automatic transmission
- Select Package
- Dynamic Trim Package
- Climate Package
- Convenience package
(I nicely loaded car with color "passion red")
Dealer quote including all options + destination charge was: $32,545
Can anybody tell me if this is a decent deal or not?
A quick comparison (including all above options + destination charge) shows:
OSD (based on 8% off MSRP): 33,441
Dealer quote (once again): $32,545
It must be said that the dealer is giving me the full manufacturer to dealer incentive, which is currently $1850 for this model volvo.
Any feedback is highly appreciated.
#153 of 698 Re: 2005 S40 T5 AWD (price check) [tangolima]
Feb 20, 2005 (8:56 am)
Your OSD price sounds a bit high.
Select (in combination w/ dynamic trim): 1,535
Dynamic trim: 2,025
Bi-Xenon (in combination w/ climate): 443
Total OSD price: $31,438
Also, right now, they are offering the premium package for $495. So, you could drop the select package (-$1,535) add the premium package (+$495), add the audio package (+$845). You'd be losing the Sagitta wheels, gaining leather seats, and saving $195.
#154 of 698 Re: 2005 S40 T5 AWD (price check) [carbert]
Feb 20, 2005 (12:48 pm)
Thanks for the feedback.
How did you get the base price on the OSD so low?
I used the MSRP posted on the volvo website (which is $28,170) and subtracted 8% for OSD. This came out to be $25,916. After adding destination charge I came to a base price of $26,611.
The options under the OSD program are full MSRP, which I found were as follows (from volvo website):
- Automatic: 1200
- Select (combo dynamic trim): 1537
- Dynamic trim: 2025
- Climate (combo Bi-Xenon): 368
- Bi-Xenon: 700
- DTSC: 695
- Convenience: 305
TOTAL Options: 6830
TOTAL base price: 26,611
GRAND TOTAL OSD: 33,441
My options come to $98 less but my base price is $2101 more than yours. Am I forgetting something or omitting some crucial incentive/discount??
Thanks for the alternative option suggestion but my wife really doesn't like leather seats. I tried the T-tec yesterday at the dealership and I liked it so I won't be going for the leather seats. Good tip though, I was not aware that the premium package was on offer.
Any ideas on my dealer quote? Does $32,454 sound like a good dealer price?
#155 of 698 Re: 2005 S40 T5 AWD (price check) [tangolima]
Feb 20, 2005 (2:35 pm)
Sorry, I missed the AWD in your post. The special premium package offer isn't available on the AWD, by the way. Volvo posts the OSD price list on their site. The AWD base price is $26,170, for a total OSD price of $32,998. There is no destination charge when purchasing through OSD.
I can't comment on your dealer quote. Sorry.
#156 of 698 Re: considering S40 [lev_berkovich]
Feb 20, 2005 (8:17 pm)
lev, thank you so much for your patient detailed explanations for the DSTC, we decide to go with it.
now I got frustrated because it is almost impossible to find a right car with everything we want (DSTC,GPS,Xonen headlamp) without sport suspension in a right price in our local dealers' lot. we would love to go with OSD but can't find a trusted people for house sitting our puppy. she is one and a half years old, very attached to us. now I am thinking to go with a base car then sell it maybe a couple of years.Also tired for checking out every dealer's inventory, negotiating with those lame actors(dealers). what a pain! have thought it would be a cheerful experience to getting a new car:(
#157 of 698 Re: 2005 S40 T5 AWD (price check) [carbert]
Feb 20, 2005 (8:24 pm)
carbert,I am so surprised to know there is a special offer on premium package for $495, where can I find it and print it out? when will this offer expire? Does this offer apply only on OSD or on both dealer's deal and OSD? will save me $1500. An answer with your earliest convenience would be highly appreciated.
#158 of 698 Re: 2005 S40 T5 AWD (price check) [lily]
Feb 20, 2005 (8:36 pm)
The premium package offer is available only through OSD. You can find more information at
(You'll need to fix that URL - grab the whole thing, and remove the hyphen.)
Call OSD if you need more info.