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Volvo S40, Sedan
#316 of 698 2005 S40 2.4i Automatic Silver
May 11, 2005 (11:21 pm)
I just picked up a 2005 S40 2.4i. Here is what i got
- Silver MEtallic paint
- Premium package w/ Black leather and wood inlays
- Standard rims and stereo
This was the loaner car used by the dealership and it had 7k miles on it. It was found at the Pleasanton Auto mall in CA. I got it for $24k, sticker was $25,900 and MSRP on it new was $27,896. I added the spoiler and custom rims from the accessories book and that ran an extra 3500. Since it was a Certified Used Volvo i got the 7 yr/100k warranty and all scheduled maitence for 36k miles. This car looks, smells, and drives brand new. I love this car!!!!!!
#317 of 698 Re: question about options [mb5]
May 11, 2005 (11:23 pm)
Volvo won't add the 17 inch rims unless you add the sport pakage to it and i've read that makes for a terribly stiff ride.
#318 of 698 New Grad Promo
May 16, 2005 (6:22 am)
I was just wondering what the new grads needed when getting the new grad discount. I know it says copy of diploma and other documents or something. I just graduated and thanks to my wonderful division office, they submitted my name late. The copy of my diploma wont be in for 6-8 wks. Does anyone know if a copy of my transcripts would suffice? Maybe a letter from someone at the university? Any insight would be greatly appreciated!! I was told the discount is only valid until May 31 and I really dont even want to wait that long!!
#323 of 698 Re: question about options [mb5]
May 16, 2005 (6:16 pm)
mb5 I just tried bargaining for the same car you bought--s40i metallic paint, auto, select with climate.
You mentioned that your price of 24,833 included include tax, title, tags/destination. Which state are you located?
The dealer I spoke with was unwilling to go lower than 25,500 including all incentives dealer cash 1500 and college grad discount of 500, which gets me a final sale price of about $26,300. I am assuming your MRSP was also $28,405. Anyone out there with any other advise please help. I live in Ohio.
#324 of 698 Re: question about options [fun4]
May 17, 2005 (6:28 am)
fun4 - I am in Northeast Ohio - Cleveland area and recently bought 2.4i with prem, climate and auto for $25,300. Not sure where you are but you could contact Motorcars Volvo and Westside Volvo. I shopped through both of them and eventually bought from Motorcars as Westside was unable to meet or beat their price.
One note - my MSRP was $28,515 as the car was built Dec. 29, 2004 (still an '05 model). The exact same care built in 2005 would cost $28,850 - thus Motorcars could still go a little lower and make a profit.
#325 of 698 Re: question about options [fun4]
May 17, 2005 (12:49 pm)
fun4- i'm in new jersey. the pricing was somewhat suprising to me as well since it was almost below what i had considered my base price for negotiations. I had secured this deal including my bank (federal credit union), but i'm not sure that their inclusion had a direct connection with the low price. i was given the 1500 + 500 (for deal inc / college) but was also given an additional 1200 off (something dealer related). This amount was somehow directly connected to my responses on the satisfaction survey so it may vary from dealer to dealer. If you need anything additionally let me know, I'd be glad to help out!