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Nissan Versa, Car Leasing, Car Buying, Hatchback
#297 of 577 CA 08 Nissan Versa S Auto Hatch bought in Feb 08
Mar 15, 2008 (1:22 pm)
I just bought a white (beige interior) Versa S Auto Hatchback in February. I used edmunds and the internet to solicit bids from various dealers, but I ended up buying from the first dealer I visited in real life. Nissan's website makes it easy to search dealer inventories so you can contact the internet sales manager and ask about specific cars on the lot (though the posted inventories can be a little out-of-date). The deal I agreed to was not the best offer I eventually received, and in fact, I probably could have gotten $200 or more off the deal I did agreed to. The car was swapped from another dealership. I eventually got much lower quotes from other dealers for cars on their lots, but I had already agreed to buy this car, and the dealership I did business with responded very quickly, they were totally upfront, they got the exact car I wanted quickly, and they treated me very well. They made a mistake in their offer, but they ate it. (Of course, I let it drop that I had gotten lower quotes, so they were eager to sell me the car quickly.)
2008 Nissan Versa Auto Hatchback Invoice $12,981 (edmunds is wrong here).
MSRP $15,620 (including destination)
My price $15,085.74 (should have been $15,105 - their mistake)
Doc prep $55
Total sale $15,140.74
Sales tax $1173.41 (7.75%)
State fees $169.75
Cash from me: $15,733.90 <-this was my OTD quote. The Versa seems to be a good value. With 1000 miles, no problems so far.
#298 of 577 Why is there no 2008 SL Sedan with 6M?
Mar 16, 2008 (8:21 am)
I purchased a 2007 SL Sedan with 6M last May with ABS, Convenience Package, Moonroof We have 15K on it and love it! I was on the Nissan website looking to see what may have changed for 2008 and it looks like the 6 speed is not even an option on the SL sedan. Anyone know why?
#299 of 577 Just bought a Versa last night
Mar 17, 2008 (6:35 am)
Just sharing my deal on a new 08 Versa SL Hatchback with everything on it...
Aluminum kick plates
Frosgate sound system (which sucks)
and anything else that can be ordered with this car.
MSRP was $19530
I got it for 15625 +TTL
Out the door price was $17250.
#300 of 577 2008 S Auto Hatchback purchase
Mar 19, 2008 (5:51 pm)
I'll give the details of a purchase today, in case this helps anyone in their negotiations.
Purchased in Western PA a 2008 'S' Automatic Hatchback, Magnetic Gray w/Charcoal interior.
Vehicle has MSRP of 15,490 including the options of Power Package, Cruise Control, ABS Package, 5 piece mat set, splash guards, and destination.
Price was 14899, less 750 cash back rebate to the dealer = 14,149.00
Sales tax was 990.43, Doc fee 55, DMV 73+
Total cash due to drive off, was 15,267.93
Looked seriously at Honda Fit, and Toyota Scion XD....Versa won out due to value (at least my perceived value). Others somewhat considered Matrix, Vibe, Yaris
#301 of 577 Dealer vs. Carmax
Apr 14, 2008 (3:57 am)
Anyone ever have any experience buying new cars from Carmax? Since this supposed to be a "no-haggle" price, why would I buy from a dealer? Pros - Cons appreciated. (I live in Central Maryland).
Apr 15, 2008 (5:53 am)
A reporter from a large daily newspaper who either just bought or traded-in their smaller vehicle (Nissan Versa, Toyota Yaris, Honda Fit, Toyota Corolla, etc.). If this is you, please respond to ctalatiedmunds.com with your daytime contact information no later than Friday, April 18, 2008.
#303 of 577 Re: Dealer vs. Carmax [ravenfan50]
Apr 19, 2008 (7:06 pm)
Hi Raven, I have not bought a new car from CarMax but I have bought a used car from CarMax. In some ways it is great not having to haggle, but some prices at CarMax are not as good as you may think. Still my overall buying experience was a good one. Hope this helps.
May 01, 2008 (3:54 pm)
2008 Versa SL Hatch CVT with conv pkg and abs.
Dealer quote $15,801 with all rebates plus dmv fees.
Think it's good. I've noticed not much room between invoice and MSRP on these cars.