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#472 of 492 2012 Closeouts: Is 15% off MSRP good enough?
Aug 19, 2012 (5:15 pm)
Hi folks, new to the board.
I'm looking at a 2012 White Diamond leather with sunroof.
Edmunds TMV with incentives is $39,339.
Offer Price from local dealer: $36,060
Is this a reasonable price considering that the 2013s are on the way or do you think there is room to haggle?
#473 of 492 Re: 2012 Closeouts: Is 15% off MSRP good enough? [hoos30]
Aug 19, 2012 (6:33 pm)
I bought a 2012 enclave fwd-leather group w/ white diamond tricoat on 7/31/12. Total Sticker price = $41,335. Agreed upon value of the vehicle = $38,685.92. Manufacter rebates = $3,750. Total Final price = $34,935 for no sunroof. Before you buy, ask yourself if you or any of your passengers (pets included) can hear and or tolerate a constant 60 decibel 9kHz tone from the radio head unit. An informed customer is a happy customer. Ask the dealership for printout of the not so public Bulletin "#PIT5166A: High Pitch Sound From Radio Display - (Jun 28, 2012)". I get headaches every time I drive the vehicle because of this annoying tone. Per the Bulletin, GM has no solution and customer service says they cannot provide any more information (oh like, when will a resolution be provided). See my post under enclave audio problems if you are interested in further details including gm customer service scripts for when something is wrong.
#474 of 492 Re: 2012 Closeouts: Is 15% off MSRP good enough? [eemsu]
Aug 20, 2012 (7:21 am)
Do you mean that the tone is coming from the radio even when it is turned off?
#475 of 492 Re: 2012 Closeouts: Is 15% off MSRP good enough? [eemsu]
Aug 20, 2012 (7:43 am)
Another consideration: I am planning to replace the factory radio with an aftermarket one (Advent OGM 1, I think it's called). Would that alleviate the concern for me?
#476 of 492 Re: 2012 Closeouts: Is 15% off MSRP good enough? [hoos30]
Aug 20, 2012 (5:45 pm)
Yes, the tone comes from the radio cd slot even when turned off. Just by opening the door the tone will start and stay on for 15 seconds. Once the key is in the ignition, the tone will not stop. I have no idea if the source of the resonance is directly tied to the radio unit. If radio unit is acting like a wave guide then changing the radio unit may not resolve the problem. That should be the responsibility of GM to answer but they are not saying a word.
#477 of 492 2012 Premium w/ NAV Lease Deal Analysis
Aug 23, 2012 (12:44 pm)
I'm interested in opinions on my current lease offer: 2012 Enclave Premium + Nav $44k cost 36 mo lease, 15k mi/yr $27,800 residual .00106 MF..$439 payment THX
#478 of 492 Is this a fair, good or great deal for 2012 Encalve
Oct 01, 2012 (7:10 am)
total MSRP 41225, basic FWD leather.
dealer offer $5700 off msrp.
so final 35525 + TTL
Northeast region, tax 6%.
fair, good, or great? Thanks.
#479 of 492 January 2013 incentive
Jan 10, 2013 (2:25 pm)
Live in the New Orleans area. I am looking to purchase a 2012 or 2013 Enclave with leather and bose speaker upgrade. My company has a vehicle policy with a 4 or 5 year retention. Any ideas on what factory to dealer incentives are? Are there any loyalty incentives? Is it better to hold off till Feb? How much is a model year worth? For example, is a 2012 a better value if $4k or $5k less?
#480 of 492 Looking to buy '13 AWD Premium
Mar 17, 2013 (7:36 pm)
I am looking to buy a 2013, MSRP $52,000, invoice $49,200. Looks like there is a $1,500 incentive. How much should I pay, no trade, no finance, before tax/tags? Thanks!
#481 of 492 Re: Looking to buy '13 AWD Premium [mojostick]
Mar 18, 2013 (6:46 am)
You might want to lease for 3 years and then buy it out at end. Just leased arcadia denali mf is .00040 which is less than 1 % and rebates totaled 5000.00 off (northeast). Vehicles are sell about 600 over invoice so if you leased it final price is about 45000.00.