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#27 of 64 New 2008 LaCrosse CXL
Dec 02, 2007 (1:59 pm)
Thank you for your advise before. I just bought a new 2008 Buick Lacrosse CXL w/driver confidence pack.
They had a $500 Bonus in Boston this weekend for the Autoshow, so the final price was $24,461 (after rebates, before Tax, Title & License)
I am thrilled with it.
#28 of 64 Anyone bought a new 2010 LaCrosse?
Nov 03, 2009 (7:15 am)
My wife is now enamored with the new 2010 LaCrosse and wants to look at one. Although we're not seriously considering new cars due to the loss of value when you drive it off the lot, I am curious to know if anyone is getting good deals out there. I looked at the GM supplier pricing, and was surprised to see the discount was only about $1,000 - $1,500 less than MSRP. I guess that's average (about 4-5%).
So we're struggling -- do we buy a 1 -2 year old Japanese luxury car (Infiniti) or a new US car. We're also looking at the Taurus.
Anyway, just curious if anyone was getting good deals.
#29 of 64 New 2010 LaCrosse AWD
Dec 01, 2009 (11:28 am)
We are looking at a new LaCrosse AWD for my folks. We test-drove the car and everyone (including my 20-yo son) loved it -- rode better than my Lexus and had all the bells and whistles. Very impressive. We haven't done a final negotiation, but according to the dealer the "bottom line" for the car, which has everything except nav, is about $34,000. MSRP including delivery is slightly above $37,000.
I've looked at Truecar.com and Edmunds and this price doesn't seem out of line, but I'm still doing research.
At the other extreme, my much more frugal self just purchased a 2004 Certified pre-owned Lexus RX 330 with 50,000 miles for $21,000 and I'm very happy with that as well. So, if you're concerned with the price of the Buick that may be another option. If you want a sedan, I found plenty of great deals on Infiniti G35x and G37x's off-lease. Obviously we wanted a 4wd, but the number of options & deals if you want FWD are incredible. Good luck with your search whatever you decide.
#30 of 64 Prices Paid
Mar 06, 2010 (2:56 pm)
Was talking to a dealer about leasing (email) and he says all LaCrosse' are going at full sticker. I find that surprising, especially since there isn't much action in this particular thread.
If anyone has purchased (or leased) a 2010 Buick LaCrosse, please let us know if you paid MSRP, or roughly how much below MSRP you paid.
#31 of 64 Re: Prices Paid [timmboj]
Mar 06, 2010 (4:50 pm)
I bought my 2010 Buick LaCrosse CXS 10/28/09 and got all kinds of discounts.
1 for not owning a GM car (had RAV4), 2 for not taking Buy Back option, 3 for buying through Costco.
No, I did not pay MSRP and would not for any car. Love mine and really get so many WOWWWWWWWWWWWWWWs!!!
Motor Trend April 2010 just had the Buick on the front page and compared the CXS to the Lexus ES 350. Guess who they recommend. Yessssssss CXS!!!!
#32 of 64 Re: Prices Paid [asctony]
Mar 06, 2010 (5:45 pm)
Right. Costco and AAA will both get you well below MSRP.
#33 of 64 Re: Prices Paid [timmboj]
Mar 08, 2010 (11:47 am)
You might want to check with another dealer if one is available nearby. I would be surprised if anything GM makes is going for full sticker these days. There are all kinds of discounts available: credit union discount, COSTCO discount, AAA discount, changing brand discount, etc.. We bought our 2010 AWD CXL for $202 over invoice and received full kbb.com tradein value for our trade. Really not a lot of hassle either. I asked to see the real GM invoice - not the dealer's computer listing - and showed him the original old sticker from the trade so he could check the options and he came back with a first offer $1500 too low on the trade. I then showed him the printout from the kbb.com web site for the trade and told him it was that or no deal. He said OK and that was it.
It was on a Sunday with not much showroom traffic and toward the end of Feb so maybe that helped but we also looked at Honda and they were very willing to talk invoice also. I think these days almost everything is negotiable except perhaps dealer holdback and shipping and I would go for it.
Jun 08, 2010 (10:04 am)
The '10 LaCrosse is worlds away, literally, from the W body [05-08]. Designed in Europe and China, and is nothing like any "retiree special' Buicks of the past 20 years.
#35 of 64 Re: Prices Paid [timmboj]
Jul 12, 2010 (8:48 pm)
Our deal is a little stale, but in December we paid $200 over invoice and got whatever rebates/discounts were in force at the time. These amounted to $1500 as I recall.
#36 of 64 2011 Buick Lacrosse
Jul 19, 2010 (8:40 pm)
2011 Prices paid
Well I picked up my 2011 CXS today. Although the experience was a pleasant one it took 4 ½ hours nonetheless. Here is how the deal went down.
I ordered a 2010 CXS with the touring package, navigation and blind side alert system with an MRSP of $36,955 and invoice of $35,252.
However, when the car arrived it was a 2011 with an MSRP of $38,250 and dealer factory invoice of $37,161. The dealer said that the blind side alert system was no longer a stand-alone option and must be purchased as part of a package that includes Xenon HID and Heads-up Display for $1,440. I was not pleased but it was too late to renege on the deal.
So here are the final numbers:
Price paid (Invoice of $37,161 + $500) = $37,661
Less trade-in (2000 Avalon XLS)
.($ 6,875) Kelly Blue Book
Less Toyota conquest incentive
Add sales tax
Basically, I paid $37,661 for the car with an MRSP of $38,250. Not what I would call a good deal but comparable to what others are paying according to Edmunds TMV. Still, at almost $40,000 the Lacrosse does not appear to be as refined as the Avalon or the Lexus. I expect the Lacrosse will be heavily discounted in the future.
Two quick observations: the AC is weak and the stereo, even with Harman Kardon, sounds very ordinary. I will give an update of my driving impressions after few hundred miles under my belt.