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#421 of 596 Final Deal on 2009 Venza V6 FWD
Nov 30, 2009 (6:05 am)
I got the deal (see below) for $29,674 (before TTL). I traded in a 2001 Buick leSabre for $100 under trade-in value. Seemed to be slightly under the Edmunds TMV so it seemed pretty good. Out the door for $29,250.
Manuf. Delv, Proc, & Hndlg $795.00
Dealer Fees $599.00
Base - the price the Dealer pays the Manufacturer for the vehicle.
Options - the amount of optional equipment (accessories and packages) installed on the vehicle.
Manuf. Delv, Proc & Hndlg - Delivery, Processing & Handling - the fee that is paid by the Dealer to the Manufacturer to cover the cost of transporting the vehicle to the dealership.
Admin - the Administrative Fee is a charge paid by the Dealer to Southeast Toyota, the regional distributor, and is used for the regional dealer support programs.
Convenience Package: $860
• Includes Smart Key System with Push Button Start
• Power Rear Door with Jam Protection
• and Chrome-Accented Door Handles
Tow Prep Package: $220
• Includes Engine Oil Cooler
• Larger Radiator Fan and A Heavy Duty Alternator
50 State Emission $0
6-Gallons of Gas $0
Accent Stripe $89
Carpet Mats And Trunk Mat $299
Factory Wheel Locks $99
Leather Faced Seats $1,299
Panoramic Glass Roof with Front $1,050
• Power Tilt/Slide Moonroof
Rear Bumper Protector $139
Southeast Toyota Distributor Plus $0
• Final Quality Inspection
• Certified Technician 46 Point
• Picture Asset Program
JBL Synthesis Surround Sound AM/FM 6 Disc $1,090
• In-Dash CD Changer with Integrated
• Satellite Radio, MP3/WMA Playback Capability
• Hands-Free Phone Capability Via Bluetooth Wireless Technology and 13 Speakers
26 MPG Highway
19 MPG City
#422 of 596 Re: 2010 venza V6 AWD [dmkyung]
Nov 30, 2009 (12:45 pm)
No way to know if it is a good price or not because a trade is involved.
#423 of 596 Venza demo
Dec 03, 2009 (5:34 pm)
Looking to buy a new venza. Recently saw a 2009 venza v6 AWD, with premium package #2, navigation, and panoramic sunroof. MSRP about 38600. Car is a demo with 4800 miles. (never been registered so "new").
Dealer offered 33,500 or 500 below "cost", before tax and tags.
Is this a good price. How do you price a car that is a demo?
#424 of 596 Tow package shortage???
Dec 03, 2009 (6:40 pm)
I ordered a new Venza Wednesday before Thanksgiving. The dealer called today and said it was ready. When I got there they said the tow package option that I order was not installed. Apparently there is a tow package shortage on the Venza that also is affecting the Forerunner.
Does anyone have any info to substantiate the dealers claims?
#425 of 596 Tow package shortage???
Dec 03, 2009 (6:41 pm)
Oh and they said that if I didn't buy this car, that the shortage was expected into January.
#426 of 596 Re: Tow package shortage??? [trippingt]
Dec 04, 2009 (3:22 am)
I just picked up my new venza that I ordered a couple of months ago. When I ordered it the dealer said that they always come with tow package and he would try to stop it but if he couldn't I would not have to pay. Everything else was ordered specifically to my likening, but it came in a few weeks ago and there it was with a tow package. I don't mind that I have it and I didn't have to pay for it, but I will never use it. I don't understand why having to have it syncs with a shortage. No wonder there is a shortage.
#427 of 596 Re: Venza demo [kptown]
Dec 04, 2009 (6:57 am)
Just curious, which state are you located?
#428 of 596 Re: Venza demo [jbaby79]
Dec 05, 2009 (7:27 am)
It is Fred Haas in Houston Texas. I went into internet negotiations with a few other dealers and am thinking that this is just a sales tactic to have me emotionally buy another vehicle from them since they don't have the exact car I wanted. They are having me believe that this car was customer ordered from Japan and Toyota Japan lacked the parts.
#429 of 596 Re: Venza demo [trippingt]
Dec 05, 2009 (3:38 pm)
You might want to get the VIN for that Venza if they are saying it was manufactured in Japan. If the first position of the VIN is not a 'J' then its made here in the good old USA. If I recall, Venza's are manufactured/assembled somewhere in the Southeast, maybe Tennessee or Georgia. There might be some that are made overseas, but getting the VIN will confirm one way or the other.
M. J. McCloskey
#430 of 596 2010 purchase
Dec 06, 2009 (3:57 pm)
bought a 2010 on 12/5/09 in San Francisco bay area
v6 FWD with prem pkg #2, Navi, and moonroof plus mats
MSRP includling freight 37,094
paid 500 over dlr cost or 33,614 before tax & license
only had 24 hours but great car