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Lexus ES 350, Car Leasing, Car Buying, Sedan
#2076 of 2890 Re: 2009 ES 350 Price [jreyna] Ita
Aug 13, 2009 (2:43 pm)
that may be true with certain makes/models but not the case with BMW, LEXUS, etc...simply because they dont have to
Sorry but Lexus's and BWMs are selling at invoice or better. I got a quote for an IS250 last month at invoice, and that was with zero negotiating. I also received a quote for a 328 for $1000 below invoice. I wound up getting a G37 for $1000 under invoice with my $1000 customer loyalty discount because they are the best value of the three
#2077 of 2890 Re: 2009 ES 350 Price [jreyna] Ita [kingpcgeek]
Aug 13, 2009 (3:26 pm)
Congrats. Different markets will yield different results or could be that your just better than the rest of us on this forum, because based on what I'm getting and what people are stating here, invoice is not happening.
Again congrats on your purchase !
#2078 of 2890 Re: 2009 ES 350 Price [jreyna] Ita [kingpcgeek] [jreyna]
Aug 13, 2009 (4:03 pm)
Back to my point, I think people should be talking pricing in terms of relation to invoice, not MSRP. Over on the G35/37 pricing forum everyone discusses prices in terms of invoice except for one, and that one is a sales manager at Sewell Infiniti in TX.
#2079 of 2890 2009 Es 350 price in Tampa
Aug 15, 2009 (8:50 pm)
I received the following quote from a dealer in Tampa last night for an 2009 ES350 w/o Navigation:
MSRP $37920.00,Premum plus package plus preferred acessories
Offer from dealer $34980.00.
Any thoughts on if I could do better?
#2080 of 2890 Re: 2009 Es 350 price in Tampa [nfjnr]
Aug 16, 2009 (6:34 am)
I received an offer from a dealer in Charlotte for $36,405.89 OTD with XM radio included on the ES350. North Carolina sales tax is 3% and I think the doc/tag fee is ~$550. I hope that helps!
#2081 of 2890 Re: 2009 ES350 w/Premium Pkg & Nav [jizanky]
Aug 19, 2009 (7:52 am)
I just read about your deal, and this is exactly the car that I am looking for. I'm in the bay area but wouldn't mind driving to LA. I called the dealership yesterday and the person I talked to wanted 38,000 + TTL. Can you give me the name of your sales rep and when you bought it and maybe that person might be able to help me out.
I really appreciate it.
#2082 of 2890 Re: 2009 ES350 w/Premium Pkg & Nav [playamdx]
Aug 19, 2009 (2:34 pm)
If you are in the bay area, did you consider talking to putnam lexus or stevens creek lexus? I purchased my vehicle end of june from Stevens Creek as it was closer to my residence.
The sales rep at Putnam is an asian and you can find his details on yelp.
You can also talk to the Internet manager at Stevens Creek.
Another good offer i got was from the lexus dealership in oakland.
#2083 of 2890 Re: 2009 ES350 w/Premium Pkg & Nav [playamdx]
Aug 19, 2009 (10:08 pm)
I would say talk with Putnam Lexus in Redwood City as when I bought my car, they offered by far the lowest price as well as were easiest to deal with as far as giving upfront pricing without any haggle. Stevens Creek offer was 1k higher than what Putnam quoted for my car and even after back and forth won't match Putnam's price. It was a no brainer for me even though Putnam is about 20 miles from my house whereas Stevens Creek is just 5 miles away.
#2084 of 2890 Re: 2009 ES350 w/Premium Pkg & Nav [nick81982]
Aug 20, 2009 (6:41 am)
I will concur with you on that regard. Putnam quoted the lowest and was no haggle whatsover. In my case Stevens Creek wanted to match, for which I said there is no incentive, so they lowered it by couple of hundreds more.
#2085 of 2890 Re: 2009 ES350 w/Premium Pkg & Nav [nkbuy]
Aug 20, 2009 (8:47 am)
Great to know that you were successful in having Stevens Creek beat Putnam's price. In my case, they allowed me to walk and take my business to Putnam. I was put off by SC's salesman's attitude which was completely opposite to Putnam's salesman...ohh well I dealt with a wrong person I guess.