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#355 of 399 Re: 2009 Vibe 2.4L GT Platinum Metallic [mallaik]
Jun 22, 2009 (5:34 am)
Smokin' deal. Wish I had done as well. Who's was the dealer?
#356 of 399 Re: 2009 Vibe 2.4L GT Platinum Metallic [use1time]
Jun 22, 2009 (6:04 am)
Beck & Masten on IH-45 Freeway, Houston, TX.
#357 of 399 Re: 2009 Vibe 2.4L GT Platinum Metallic [mallaik]
Jun 22, 2009 (11:25 am)
I'm considering to get a similar one but MSRP for GT with auto, sunroof, and smoker package is $23295 and invoice is $21933. How did you get $19200 before $3000 rebate? Please replay as I need to make an offer very soon. Thank!
#358 of 399 Re: 2009 Vibe 2.4L GT Platinum Metallic [wux]
Jun 22, 2009 (8:09 pm)
The GT I purchased was assembled last year (2008) because it had 09 (month) inspection sticker. That means it may have been assembled around June-July 2008. Many of the features, for example the power package, sound package, A/C etc. were all standard features on this car. On the latest ones, all these features are options and costs additional money. The destination charge was $585, and now it is $635. That may be the difference why the MSRP and the invoice prices were lower on the car I purchased than the newer cars. Also, this car was driven 150 miles from another dealership as an exchange for a different color.
#359 of 399 Re: 2009 Vibe 2.4L GT Platinum Metallic [mallaik]
Jun 22, 2009 (8:40 pm)
The GT I'm considering is also made last year and everything standard, just added Auto, Sunroof and about $300 other options, so it is very similar to yours. It does have a lower MSRP than the current one ($22680 instead of $23680), but that is still $1800 higher than your. Seems that they had some mid-year price increase. Will try to find out from GM and see if I can get a similar offer like yours.
#360 of 399 Re: 2009 Vibe 2.4L GT Platinum Metallic [wux]
Jun 23, 2009 (8:49 am)
I purchased my 2009 Vibe GT in April, 2008. The standard vehicle price was $19,310 + $1050 (Auto trans.) + $700 (sunroof) + $585 (dest. charge) = $21,645 MSRP......Hope this helps for your starting point....
#361 of 399 Re: 2009 Vibe 2.4L GT Platinum Metallic [raythegerman]
Jun 23, 2009 (4:18 pm)
raythegerman, do you remember the invoice price of your GT?
My GT Sticker has exactly same features and costs, an additional item is Smokers Package which brought the MSRP to 21,680.
#362 of 399 Re: 2009 Vibe 2.4L GT Platinum Metallic [mallaik]
Jun 23, 2009 (6:43 pm)
The best offer we can get is $18000. It is a red GT added Auto, Sunroof, Theft Alarm, and Cargo Cover. The current MSRP is $23615. They had it $22680 as MSRP. It also has 150 miles on it. So it is like $1000 more on early MSRP and $1800 more than your deal. Anyway, thank you all for all the information.
#363 of 399 Vibe 1.8L Manual Trans w/Preferred Pkg and AC
Jun 24, 2009 (8:57 am)
Looking for thoughts on this one. Are dealers generally more willing to give a good price on a manual transmission since most buyers want automatic, or do they price higher because there are fewer manual trans Vibes for stick-lovers to choose from?
Supplier price 17,915 or 18,059 depending which GM website you believe (neither is a very good price)
Invoice per Edmunds 17,518
Local dealer is quoting me the following:
$17,893 vehicle price
$204 doc fee
+ taxes and plate transfer
- $500 rebate
- $500 dealer cash (is this the $500 'marketing support' mentioned on the Edmunds site? The GM site currently lists $1,000 cash back so I want to make sure there's not actually $1,500 on the table here, i.e. $1,000 cash back PLUS $500 marketing support)
- $2,000 GM owner loyalty
- $2,000 GM Card (can I really redeem $2k on the Vibe? My card is not one of the old 'unlimited' earnings ones; it says the redemption allowance is $1k on Vibe but I've got a $2k top-off bonus earnings and the GM Card website says "GM Card Bonus Earnings can be used above applicable GM Card program limits."
TOTAL approx $13,100 excluding taxes and plate transfer.
This quote looks to be about $375 above invoice, plus the $204 doc fee.
I've read the recent deals on the thread but just wondering if I should expect that a deal at invoice price is reasonable/attainable? I would think so, but don't want to be too greedy.
The dealer would need to trade for this vehicle, from what I can tell.
Same dealer offered a price of approx $11,600 on a 1.8L manual transmission Vibe with Preferred Package but without AC. That sounded like a much better deal -- $1,500 less than the one with AC, and AC is only a $950 MSRP option.
#364 of 399 Re: Vibe 1.8L Manual Trans w/Preferred Pkg and AC [bluedevils]
Jun 24, 2009 (10:37 am)
bluedevils, you can definitely use your $2,000 top-off bonus earnings on a 2009 Pontiac Vibe. I did it on 6/8/09 (post #345).
Anyone thinking about purchasing a Vibe should consider that according to this New York Times article:
production of the Vibe will end in August of this year rather than sometime in 2010 as was previously announced. I have not seen any rebates or incentives listed for 2010 Vibes so far and they have been arriving at dealerships as the 2009 Vibes disappear.