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Old 09-09-2012, 06:21 PM
denrusso denrusso is offline
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Originally Posted by rodneyf3428 View Post
Initially, I thought I would have to finance through USAA as well to get the $1,250 or have my car insurance through them. But both dealers I've visited said I qualify for the discount just for being a member. All I had to do was show my membership card and that was it. I'm going to finance through a different bank.
You will only get $1,250 if you finance through USAA. If you finance through a different lender the discount is $1,000.

When talking price with the dealerships, try not to mention the USAA incentive. Get their best price, then apply it. Remember, it's an incentive so it's not coming out of their pocket. But if they know you qualify then they'll try to incorporate it into the deal and offer you $500 over invoice when it's actually $1,500.

Good luck!

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