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Lexus RX 350, Car Buying, SUV
#5071 of 5522 Re: Leasing 2013 Lexus RX 350 [martin2498]
Jul 07, 2012 (4:39 pm)
That 47, 800 must be the MSRP ?
Why not buy it with that hugh down or less ? Or do you need a tax break IRS..business ? That's a mighty large down certainly for a lease.
When you lease, you need to negotiate the price down just like you are buying a car, so you need to do that if you must lease. You will get then a much better Monthly lease payment, and don' t let them play with that bring back value. You may not even want the car at the end of three years.
You can buy that car outright for about 10% or better off the MSRP with some strong negotiating on your part..that makes the car about 43000 plus T&L, minus whatever you want to put down...and get that 0.9 APR financing(that's cheap money) to boot with good credit and maybe under $10000 down. I think on financing, a loan of EACH $10, 000 at 0.9% =$170 month payment.Multiply x 3 for $30000, etc. You can finance $35000 for under $600 a month payment at that %0.9. Put the cash savings into a Vanguard fund, and make some money on it or put it in your 401K/IRA.
What city are you in ?
Just my 10 cents worth..you asked. Hope others will chime in here.
#5072 of 5522 Re: Leasing 2013 Lexus RX 350 [nazzy100]
Jul 07, 2012 (4:53 pm)
Thanks for your input - am putting down the money upfront because it would be easier for me to do so, no real reason - just want to get payments out of the way. Basically I want the ability to have the car for 3 years and either move on to another car or if I love it - buy it. The 47,800 isn't MSRP, dealer brought that down about $1,000, so was originally more like $49k which for a 2013 didn't think would happen. I am looking at Ira Lexus Danvers, MA - thanks again for your thoughts.
#5073 of 5522 Price paid for 2013 RX 350 FWD
Jul 08, 2012 (2:40 pm)
Hope this info helps others in their Lexus purchase.
I just bought 2013 RX 350 FWD with following options:
- 19" alloy wheel
- Heated, ventilated front seats
- Parking assist
- Premium pkg
- Wood, leather steering wheel & knob
- Cross bars
- Cargo mat, net, wheel locks & key glove
I hope this is a good deal.
FYI - I am in So. Cal.
#5074 of 5522 Re: 2012 RX350 with Nav for 42500+tax [nazzy100]
Jul 08, 2012 (8:00 pm)
Thanks for the inputs. the Original MSRP is 49789. Yes it comes with new car warranty.
But I decided it pass it on. I would rather pay 1-2K more for a 'real' new car.
#5075 of 5522 Re: Price paid for 2013 RX 350 FWD [overland0715]
Jul 10, 2012 (6:09 pm)
The options you chose are pretty close to what I am looking for in 2013 .
Your OTD price of 46,457 was that including taxes and other charges ?
If so can you post what you paid excluding sales taxe.
Thanks in Advance
#5076 of 5522 Re: Price paid for 2013 RX 350 FWD [12thmonkey]
Jul 10, 2012 (9:21 pm)
Yes, my OTD price of 46,457 includes tax, title and fees.
Selling price is $42,783 + fees of $109 not including the sales tax. Please let me know if you need name of the dealer.
#5077 of 5522 Re: Price paid for 2013 RX 350 FWD [overland0715]
Jul 11, 2012 (5:26 pm)
Thats a great price , seems like its 2K less than invoice I will see if I can get close to that..
#5078 of 5522 Re: Price paid for 2013 RX 350 FWD [overland0715]
Jul 12, 2012 (1:24 pm)
I just purchased 2012 Rx350. The M.S.R.P was $49117 and i got it for $42000 plus my trade and difference on taxes, So did i get a good deal or Not so much of good deal?
#5079 of 5522 Re: Price paid for 2013 RX 350 FWD [shawn123]
Jul 12, 2012 (1:45 pm)
No way to tell since you have a trade involved and we don't know the real actual cash bank value(appraisal) of it.
#5080 of 5522 Re: Re: 2010 RX 350 AWD (Nav, Comf, Prem, Parking Assist, Bi Xeno [jclem22]
Jul 12, 2012 (2:20 pm)
Sorry for late response. I did buy this vehicle and just wanted to update the post here for closure of the loop.
Dealer did drop price at once as it felt in the posting on forum. It took few hours with multiple calls. From 38500 to 37500 bottom he took 1/2 hour. Initial drop from 40,800 to 38500 was really tough.
I finally end up buying it on the same day at 37500+tax+$55Doc fee = On road around 40500. I got 0.9% for 48 months and 3 year 100,000 mile CPO.
I am not sure whether it was the right deal, but at the end I got a closer to very new and cleaner vehicle which was regularly maintained and show it in car fax.