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Acura RDX, Car Leasing, Car Buying, SUV
#567 of 2028 Re: 2008 RDX w tech/nav price [westindian]
Jun 09, 2008 (8:44 pm)
If you go to McGrath Acura, speak to a sales rep named Sean (I dont want to give his last name per rules of the message board). He was very honest and friendly. There was some haggling, but of course he had to check with his GM in order to secure the pricing. He flat out told me I got a good deal (I had some time aside to discuss the deal outside the realm of the sales gig).
McGrath Acura seems to be a much better shop than Napleton (from what I saw). I was also very impressed with the finance manager (Nick) as he spent over an hour with me to itemize everything I inquired about and had no problem with me verifying his numbers to my calculations. I was able to get the best money factor (.00082 or 2%) and he even showed my credit report and notified me of an error on it. I didn't think he had to do that, but it was a nice touch.
I was very concerned because I was "trading in" my 2005 Accord that was leased and had one payment left. It was my first lease and I didn't know how the process worked in terms of them being able to make full payoff vs. making the final payment and completing the inspection. I was just making sure I didnt get any penalties or fines for doing the payoff route. He went over the process and assured me that I was free and clear of the Accord lease once AHFC received the payoff check in a few days. Everything he said matched what AHFC said.
I would definitely take any negotiated price from Napleton and go to McGrath to compare and possibly get a few hundred off the price. I did this and where most other dealerships get mad, they totally understood. Even another sales rep gave me insight to the car while my rep was busy getting the final price with the GM.
Also, McGrath seemed to have a far larger inventory on their lot(s) than Napleton did. I would use that in your favour.
Let me know how it turns out, but if you do buy/lease, you'll definitely love the car!
#568 of 2028 Re: Bought the RDX with Tech Today! [jtsaint72]
Jun 10, 2008 (3:13 am)
it's not about putting out love. this discussion is about getting honest answers. if we wanted love we would be posting on the 'puppy dogs and ice cream' board. but no, we want realistic advice about our rdx purchase.
#569 of 2028 Re: 2008 RDX w tech/nav price [dcomber]
Jun 10, 2008 (11:38 am)
Have you try to get a quote from overstock.com? It seems to give a very good price for both RDX and MDX in Chicago area. I am planning to buy a MDX, but curious if anyone use overstock before. The quote for a 08 RDX tech is $32,729 for any Chicago zip code. This price is including destination charge because the MSRP shown on overtock is $37,410 which is the same MSRP including destination from edmunds. I only got thru the final step (entered my contact info) for a MDX quote, it came back with Napleton as the dealer. So I guess Napleton might be the dealer for the RDX quote too.
#570 of 2028 RDX W/ Tech SoCal
Jun 10, 2008 (4:57 pm)
I just recently got quoted :
$36,371 (including tax, licensing, dest charge) & 1,000 cash incentive
I wanted to know if this is a decent price. It seems dcomber got a price of $34,899.95 in Chicago. I am trying to talk the dealer down to this price, so i am wondering if this is doable.
#571 of 2028 Re: RDX W/ Tech SoCal [rjyoung]
Jun 10, 2008 (8:21 pm)
rjyoung, I got my final price at $33,429...when I tried to push $33,000 they were willing to let me walk...Not sure how the pricing may be in SoCal, but that's what I got in Chicago...Good Luck
#572 of 2028 Re: 2008 RDX w tech/nav price [foogle]
Jun 10, 2008 (8:27 pm)
I never thought of overstock.com, but like I said in previous posts, 3 dealerships were willing to let me walk when I pushed $33,000. Got mine at $33,429.
Once again, I will say Napleton was upfront, seemed honest, and didn't play any games. I tried the $33,000 and they wouldn't do it. Even tried to putz around before pulling out of their lot and they never tried to bring me back in. Went back to McGrath because the sales rep was honest as well and I told him I would at least come back to see if they would match the price. They did.
#573 of 2028 RDX tech lease #s
Jun 10, 2008 (9:03 pm)
Can someone help me with these #s, I have plugged these into 2 (Edmund's and Bankrate) different lease calculators and they still don't come out as high as what the monthly that the dealer is quoting. Am I missing something? This is an Illinois dealor so tax is on the entire price, but I have taken that into consideration and I still come out with $395/month versus the dealor quote of $445/month.
All help is greatly appreciated.
All the best,
(Dealor quote below)
MSRP 37410 INVOICE 34429
SELL: 34429-1000-529 ( BELOW COST)
RESIDUAL 52% 10K PER YEAR (51 FOR 12)
3000 TOTAL CUSTOMER CASH
LIC TITL 65+78=143
25 EVR 150 DOC
$445 X 36
#574 of 2028 Re: RDX tech lease #s [westindian]
by kyfdx HOST
Jun 11, 2008 (12:04 pm)
It looks like your entire $3000 upfront is fees and taxes..
So... to your selling price, you have to add the acquisition fee ($595) and capitalize the first payment ($445).. When you add those to the cap cost, I get right about $446/mo... which is just a dollar off his number....
#575 of 2028 Re: RDX tech lease #s [kyfdx]
Jun 13, 2008 (4:56 am)
Thanks Kyfdx! Much appreciated!
Is there a good site or program that can show me how to accurately calculate the lease payments from the residual, mf, cap cost, msrp and terms? Everytime I plug the #s in they always come out less.
Thanks again though for the confirmation.
All the best!