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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-27-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,041
Posted By xofruitcake
In the lease number they quote, it include DMV,...

In the lease number they quote, it include DMV, tire fee, disposition fee etc. that your purchase will have to include as well. The only fee that is unique to lease is the acquisition cost which is...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-27-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,598
Posted By xofruitcake
It makes a lot of sense if you were the GM and...

It makes a lot of sense if you were the GM and had a regular meeting with the owner to go over your profit and loss statement every month. Do you want to show a big loss on a car sitting on you lot...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-20-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,576
Posted By xofruitcake
I would say don't waste another minute on that...

I would say don't waste another minute on that car. Just move on and find yourselves another nice one. What will you do if you find out the CA bought the car herself instead? There is nothing you can...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-20-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,576
Posted By xofruitcake
I think that is the best way to look at leasing a...

I think that is the best way to look at leasing a demo. There is no real need to try to squeeze every penny out of the deal. Saving 150 to 200 bucks a month compare to a new lease is a big deal as...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-16-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,106
Posted By xofruitcake
heh heh, I am seriously thinking that you are...

heh heh, I am seriously thinking that you are just yanking everyone's chain. People who has money to buy an M3 has serious money making ability and busy life style. Would they be spending their...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-15-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,576
Posted By xofruitcake
KBB is not a good source for use car information....

KBB is not a good source for use car information. Car price and especially used car price are local in nature. The same car can have a price that is a few thousand dollars off if you move it a few...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-15-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 415
Posted By xofruitcake
The real question to ask "how much would a new...

The real question to ask "how much would a new 328 with same equipment cost?". Once you get that answer, you can easily tell how good a deal the service loaner get you. All car transaction are local....
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-15-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,576
Posted By xofruitcake
Thanks Greg for the offer. I think I will need...

Thanks Greg for the offer. I think I will need to wait until we get closer to Dec to pull the trigger. Demo is definitely on my list of cars to look for now that I understand it a lot more 8-)....
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-15-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,576
Posted By xofruitcake
Heh heh, we are terrible. It passed midnight now...

Heh heh, we are terrible. It passed midnight now and we are still here 8-).

I think I get it now. So when I figure out the depreciation portion of the lease, I will add the residual adjustment to...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-14-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,576
Posted By xofruitcake
how does the adjustment for the residual work? So...

how does the adjustment for the residual work? So if the car has 10000 miles already and I want a 2 year 12k miles lease, I would have to pay an extra 10000x0.2=2000 so that I can drive the 24000...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-14-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,576
Posted By xofruitcake
Greg, as an example, if I am interested in a 2014...

Greg, as an example, if I am interested in a 2014 535 on your demo list, would I be using the current 2014 money factor and residual of 2014 535 to calculate the lease payment? And how would the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-04-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,704
Posted By xofruitcake
Most likely a few hundred over invoice + all the...

Most likely a few hundred over invoice + all the rebate BMW throw out if you are in an area with good dealership competition. If you are in a single BMW dealer town, you may have to look outside of...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-14-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,310
Posted By xofruitcake
And why shouldn't people care about fuel economy?...

And why shouldn't people care about fuel economy? Leasing an x5 5.0 can easily cost about $800 to $900 a month payment and the additional fuel cost can easily add 100 to 150 a month in fuel bill. The...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-08-2014, 01:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,043
Posted By xofruitcake
90% of the time! the 3 yrs lease will cost you...

90% of the time! the 3 yrs lease will cost you less monthly payment than 2 yrs lease if the money factor is the same. The depreciation for the 3rd year are generally in the 9-10% range while the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-06-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,898
Posted By xofruitcake
Robbieracer, can you talk a little bit more about...

Robbieracer, can you talk a little bit more about your ordering process? Do you find many 535d in the dealerships? Why is the ordering process take 3 months? I thought 8 weeks is about average? I am...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 06-04-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 930
Posted By xofruitcake
Bay Area dealers.r

I got a 2012 535 in Dec, 12 ( the great 73% 24 month residual lease) from East bay BMW and a 13 z4 on Jan 2, 14 (last day of the dec incentive) from Steven Creek BMW. My 2 cents is that Bay Area...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 05-07-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 794
Posted By xofruitcake
Can I3 REX be driven in the HOV lane then? That...

Can I3 REX be driven in the HOV lane then? That would make it a very interested purchase as I live in SF area and Bay bridge in the peak hours are terrible and the ability to drive in the HOV lane is...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-07-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,651
Posted By xofruitcake
A good target is invoice+500-all incentive and...

A good target is invoice+500-all incentive and base money factor for the 5 series. That is assuming you have a lot of BMW dealer around you (e.g. most California market). If you only have one or two...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-06-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,651
Posted By xofruitcake
The only way you get 10-15% discount is BMW...

The only way you get 10-15% discount is BMW provide some combination of spectacular rebate, royalty cash etc. Dealer does not have that much margin to give. There is definitely some meat in your...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-03-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,849
Posted By xofruitcake
Heh heh, I stand corrected then.. 8-). I guess...

Heh heh, I stand corrected then.. 8-). I guess we are trying to help the wrong guy..
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-03-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,849
Posted By xofruitcake
A lot of jesting in this thread. I think OP asked...

A lot of jesting in this thread. I think OP asked an earnest question and deserve an earnest answer. My 2 cents is that buying/leasing a 2015 in Dec is probably the best bet if cost is an issue. In...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-01-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 816
Posted By xofruitcake
It highly depend on where you are located and how...

It highly depend on where you are located and how many BMW dealers around your shopping radius. In LA or even SF area, I would think invoice - incentive + base money factor is doable. But if you are...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-30-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,651
Posted By xofruitcake
I think there are quite a few things to clean up...

I think there are quite a few things to clean up regarding OP shopping questions. Car sales price are local in nature, someone live in California (especially LA area) are going to get any car...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 04-17-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,064
Posted By xofruitcake
OP, if I were in your situation, I will get the...

OP, if I were in your situation, I will get the cheapest car that you can get away for now. Buy the house that you want and then lease the 54K or more car later if your cash flow allow.

Let's...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-15-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 890
Posted By xofruitcake
Pricing information are very location sensitive....

Pricing information are very location sensitive. Most of what is suggested here work for area like California where there are a lot of dealers around and competition for customer is hugh. But if you...
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