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Subaru Forester, Car Leasing, SUV
#529 of 649 Re: Subaru Forester Lease [cowgirl15]
Jun 12, 2012 (2:27 pm)
I certainly do cowgirl15.
Chase's June buy rate lease money factor and residual value for a 36-month lease of a 2012 Forester Limited with 12,000 miles per year are .00110 and 55%, respectively for consumers who qualify for its top credit tier.
I'd say that $700 over invoice is a reasonable price for this vehicle, though you might be able to shave off another couple hundred dollars off of the Forester's price if you are in an area that has a decent level of competition and have some time to shop around.
The payment that you were quoted does look a little high to me.
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#530 of 649 Re: Subaru Forester Lease [Car_man]
Jun 13, 2012 (8:21 am)
You should not be paying anywhere near 400 a mon th or even 300 amonth for that lease..Not for a for. Never! Money would ahve to be scarce and your credit 580 to be even close (well Chase would never lease it to you then anyway! ..Chase is the leasing bank behind all Subaru corporate/dealer leases)
Go to another dealer, there are lots of subbies on the road, they have great residual, and yours will too.
Pay no more than 270 month for that thing!
#531 of 649 2012 Subaru Forester 2.5X Limited Lease
Jun 22, 2012 (12:05 pm)
Yay for first post! And yay for thinking of getting a Subaru Forester for my first car!
I'm looking to lease a 2.5X Limited - 10,000 miles, 36 month. I was quoted $2,617 C.O.D. and the monthly payments would come to $349. As I understood it, the $2,617 included all taxes and fees and would be the final out of pocket costs. I've played with the lease calculator here on Edmunds.com and can't seem to get the numbers to work out. The money factor quoted was .00110 and the residual was 54%. Cap cost was invoice price for the car - I believe it was around $26,000. I live in Long Island, NY. I was wondering if the quote looked good, or if there was any room for improvement. Any feedback would be greatly appreciated!
#532 of 649 Good Deal
Jul 12, 2012 (7:33 am)
I am looking to lease a 2012 Forester X Premium and the dealer gave me a quote of $326.51/month with $1500 down. The MSRP is $27,206 (has moon roof, nav, all weather package) but they are giving it to me for $24,566 because they want to get the 2012s off their lot to make room for the 2013s. It's a 15,000 mile/yr lease for 36 months. The resid % is 57% and the factor is 0.0013. They also have cap red $617, taxes/group of $807, and fees of $555 (not sure what they are but it's on the invoice).
Does this seem like a good deal? I think it sounds decent but I want to make sure.
36 month lease
$24,566 negotiated price
#533 of 649 2012 forester lease price
Jul 16, 2012 (9:27 am)
hi; i'm looking to lease a 2012 2.5 x w/5 speed + alloy wheel package. 0 down 36 mos. 10k mi year. any idea what i should expect to pay?
#534 of 649 Thinking about leasing a Forester
Jul 25, 2012 (1:27 pm)
So if I have a trade in that I can probably get $2500 on. . Would it be crazy for me to think I can get a 2.5x Premium for around $250 lease per month?
#535 of 649 Re: Thinking about leasing a Forester [pheat0n]
Jul 25, 2012 (3:57 pm)
You should be able to lease it for even less! With 2500 down and around 12,000 to 15000 miles per year. Some where in the range of 229 to 249 a month for 36 to 38 months. If the dealer doesn't go for it.. Walk! Go to the next Subbie dealer.
#536 of 649 Re: Thinking about leasing a Forester [rmervau]
Aug 01, 2012 (7:54 pm)
Thank you for the reply. What do you think I would need to negotiate down to if I can get $2500 on my trade to keep it in the $250 range? I have decent credit. Hoping to get the 2.5x Premium with All Weather Package.
Thanks for your help..
#537 of 649 Heading to the dealer!
Aug 08, 2012 (6:57 pm)
Ok. So help me out. I'm going to try and lease a 2012 Forester. All I've done so far is e-mail the dealership for an "e-quote". This is for a 2012 2.5x Premium, Automatic, with the All Weather Package in Obsidian Black. They replied with an internet price of $23,204. They list the following as options: Dual exhaust tail pipe cover, rear bumper cover, body side molding kit, Auto-Dim mirror compass. They say the MSRP is $26,175. What price should I shoot for? I'm not sure how to figure what the invoice price is with all of those extras added on. Or should I ignore the options and shoot for the invoice price of $21,900 ?
Also, for my trade. I have a 2000 106,000k miles SUV I'll be trading in. NADA says that it's values are, $2325 rough, $3000 average, $3,550 clean, and $5525 retail. It's not paid off, I think I owe about $1000 on it and would of course prefer them to do the work to get the thing paid off and stuff. I would call it an average trade in, it needs some work. Brakes, CV joints, U-joints, which makes it squeak a bit, and will probably be noticed during an appraisal. What do you think I should try to get out of it?
Ideally I would like to use my trade as the money down to soften the monthly payment. I realize that you don't ever see that money back, but really, I don't want to pay over $250 per month. Is this possible, or am I just dreaming? Maybe I can get it even lower? $230?
Thanks for reading.
#538 of 649 Re: Heading to the dealer! [pheat0n]
Aug 09, 2012 (7:49 am)
1st off, you need to negotiate the price and get on the line (phone with them) and another dealer to get a couple of price quotes.
the price they are quoting is pretty fair..... Always remember, NEGOTIATE THE PRICE OF THE CAR THEN TELL THEM YOU WILL LEASE IT.! If they try to get you a different deal for the same car...WALK! to the next Subaru dealer
the "options" they are listing is the old gag of saying it comes with "tires and brakes and a steering wheel"..lol
All the Suburaus come with dual exhausts! Tail pipe covers is a formality that they should not be using to get you to buy the car! It come out the factory with them! Sheesh!
Now your Trade IN: You will be better off selling it yourself.. the dealer will not give much of anything for it then they will take it (what ever it is and sell it at 3 times what they paid you for it. they will hit you hard for the condition, and the work it needs mechanically.
you can get this car for $250 to $260 a month of lower just by walking in!
If they want to give $2000 for you just being there and breathing take it.. But only after negotiating the price.
Option: Look at a 2.5 premium with power driver seat.. Same car less money!