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#213 of 1201 Re: 2006 BMW X3 [spindoc1]
Jul 02, 2006 (5:37 am)
Hi spindoc1. The dealer that you are working with can't force you to take the X3 that you ordered if you haven't physically taken delivery of it. However, if you gave them some sort of deposit they certainly can make it difficult to get back. If you decide that you don't want to do this deal and they refuse to give you your money back, if you paid your deposit with a credit card you can at least dispute the charge.
As far as this truck's price goes, a 2006 BMW X3 with similar equipment to the one that you described has a spread of around $4,000 between its full MSRP and dealer invoice prices. You are only being given a discount of $1,620 on this tuck. If I was in the market for one, I personally would want at least a $3,000 discount. You may be able to get an idea of how much others have paid for similar trucks by stopping by the following discussion: "BMW X3: Prices Paid & Buying Experience".
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#214 of 1201 Re: 2006 BMW X3
Jun 19, 2006 (8:12 pm)
Thanks for the advice and info Iponz7. I really appreciate it. Will keep this forum posted on what sort of a deal I can strike. Wish I had been here sooner.
#215 of 1201 2005 X3 3.0i lease
Aug 31, 2005 (8:16 pm)
Need quick opinions: I just put down a security deposit for a 2005 X3 3.0i Premium, sport...etc....only things it doesn't have are Nav, and parking control.
MSRP 46,695...money factor .0014..... Trading in a 1997 328i w/123.5K miles...the gave me a trade in of $5,800.. Lease terms.....no money down....$454/month.....w/ 17K miles/yr.....39months.. I need a immediate opinions on this deal.. thank you...
#216 of 1201 Re: 2005 X3 3.0i lease [bra]
by kyfdx@Edmunds HOST
Sep 01, 2005 (2:37 am)
Does that include taxes?
Are they writing you a check for the 328i? Or, are they keeping all of it for downpayment and inception fees?
#217 of 1201 Re: 2005 X3 3.0i lease [bra]
Sep 01, 2005 (5:27 am)
A couple things..... Yes, the mileage is definitely adding to the price (BMW adds 15 cents per mile if you buy at the beginning of the lease, 20 cents at the end). 3000 extra miles at 0.15 = $450.
Another thing to factor in is fees (bank fee, dealer admin fees, etc).... Are those included in the price? Those could add $1000 (or more) to your total price.
#218 of 1201 Re: 2005 X3 3.0i lease [bdr127]
by kyfdx@Edmunds HOST
Sep 01, 2005 (5:35 am)
Agreed... the mileage is probably adding $1000 to the cap cost...
It is hard to know the exact breakout, and staying away from the recommendation that you not put that amount of money down on a lease..... I would insist on them using the base rate of .0010.... That alone would drop the payment by around $30/mo...
If your trade-in of $5800 encompasses all of your upfront charges.. including first payment, security, etc... Then getting the base rate would make it a decent deal... at least from the information we have..
#219 of 1201 2005 X3 3.0i lease question...need help a.s.a.p....
Aug 31, 2005 (8:20 pm)
I'm signing the lease tomorrow morning 9/1/05 at 9:30am CT .....i've put down a $1000 deposit and I'm now concerned that I may have screwed myself. I feel that I can go into the negotiation and call them out on the money factor. 've read some postings and it seems that I should have a money factor of .0010 as opposed to .0014? I bumped up the miles due to the fact that I'm a traveling sales person..
#220 of 1201 BMW X3 Lease: URGENT plz
Sep 01, 2005 (3:32 am)
It does include tax and yes they are using the car as a downpayment to buy down or Cap Cost Reduction. When I run this deal through a lease calc., I continue to pull monthly lease paymt. in the range of $425/month. Is the addtnl. mileage (i.e. 17K...extra 2K/yr) bumping up the paymt?
#221 of 1201 BMW X3 Lease: URGENT plz
Sep 01, 2005 (3:45 am)
Addntl info: So the deal is that I will trade in my 328i (123,000m) and in need of repair for $5,800. No money will be exchanged at time of transaction...$454.39 from the $5,800 will go toward the first paymt.. MSRP for the 2005 X3 3.0i w/all options except Nav.& backup assist is $44,695. Negotiated price is $43,570....Lease: 39mnths 60% residual 17K miles/yr for $454.39.
When I punch in those #'s I'm still getting a paymt. around $425? Your thoughts...
#222 of 1201 Urgent Assistance needed on 2005 X3 3.0i lease
Sep 01, 2005 (4:24 am)
Let me add a couple other pieces of info on this deal: My trade in is a 97' 328i...Kelley Blue Book trade in shows: $4,700...BMW is "giving" me $5,800. The money factor used in this "Aug. 31st" transaction w/pickup today is .0014. Do the #'s shown above in the 2previous messages correspond to a good deal?