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Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class, Car Buying, Car Leasing, SUV
#119 of 280 Re: Buying 2011 GLK 4 matic [ds37]
Jul 01, 2010 (12:06 am)
2011 GLK will be available for sale this month July. The car will not change much, but there are few noticeable enhancements. You can see all the new 2011 GLK features and options in details here: 2011 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class changes. Also, if you click on the picture - it will take you to 2011 GLK photo gallery.
2011 models will have better residuals, so they may lease better, than 2010, but if you're trying to purchase/finance I think you can get better deal on the remaining 2010, because you can take advantage of special APR.
The car needs to be serviced only once a year. Is service for 5 years/ 50k miles or 4years/50k miles?
#120 of 280 GLK July pricing
Jul 17, 2010 (7:16 pm)
I'm looking to get a new GLK350 white W/premium pkg and UMI. I'm showing invoice on that car including the $875 destination to be about $39K. Buying it at invoice would only be 6-7% off MSRP. I'm reading posts here about people getting $5+K off MSRP or >10%. Is that kind of discount still available now in July?
Secondly, I am not experienced at leasing. I am assuming I can negotiate an at or below invoice deal and then turn around and lease. Thanks for the input.
#121 of 280 Re: GLK July pricing [tonyinnc]
Jul 17, 2010 (7:55 pm)
It's good idea to negotiate the selling price regardless if you plan to buy or lease, because lower selling price will reduce your payments on purchase and on lease. I can give you a few suggestions how to get the lowest price, but first I need to know where you are located. What State and City are you at?
#122 of 280 Re: GLK July pricing [storm10]
Jul 18, 2010 (3:06 am)
Thanks for the assist. I live in Raleigh NC. I realize it is a good idea to negotiate the price down but I am trying to avoid the trap of getting the price down to where I want it and then having them come back with "the current summer lease special is X" which may call for a different selling price.
More importantly I am trying to get a good idea of what the negotiated selling price should be for hte GLK350 I described. I always that at or around invoice should be a decent deal. However, I am reading other posts where people or getting 10-12% below MSRP which is $2-3K below invoice. Is the market for the GLK350 really that low and can I expect that or is invoice more realistic. Thanks.
#123 of 280 Re: GLK July pricing [tonyinnc]
Jul 18, 2010 (11:58 am)
Buy vs Lease: Usually Buying is better than Leasing if you plan to keep your GLK more than 3 years. With leasing, slick dealers WILL get you somehow at the end of the Lease.
Prices are regionally different. National wide, automaker increase their price about 3-5%. You can get pretty close to your local market price using web site like Edmunds' TMV. This is a perfect time to get good price 2010 GLK, since MB releases 2011 GLK's around 07/14. However, your selection for 2010 GLK's is limited by now. To get 2010 GLK with customer's spec may be a problem. When you shop take in account that new 2011 GLK's have a price increase of about $900US. You would be able to get a loaded 2010GLK at the same price as a mid range 2011GLK at this time. Get a fully loaded vehicle, you won't regret what you miss out years from now.
#124 of 280 price for 2011 GLK
Jul 18, 2010 (3:20 pm)
My Dealer is willing to sell a 2011 GLK at Invoice. I live in Northern NJ. Delivery is about two weeks. That's approx 7% off MSRP. Did anyone order a 2011 and can they tell me the % off.
#125 of 280 Re: GLK July pricing [crucial]
Jul 18, 2010 (3:56 pm)
With leasing, slick dealers WILL get you somehow at the end of the Lease.
MB is one of the easier for lease returns. The only way they can "get" you is if you damaged the car or went over on miles. In which case you kind of "got" yourself.
#126 of 280 Re: price for 2011 GLK [ds37]
Jul 27, 2010 (7:36 pm)
Did you buy the vehicle?
What are the diffs between 2011 and 2010?
I am finding no diffs on the MBUSA site between those two.
#127 of 280 Re: price for 2011 GLK [dcrtv]
Jul 27, 2010 (7:54 pm)
Check the post #119. There is a link for you to click, so you can see what changed from 2010 to 2011 GLK model.
#128 of 280 Re: price for 2011 GLK [dcrtv]
Jul 28, 2010 (4:34 am)
Yes I purchased the vehicle. Not alot changed between 10 and 11.