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Going to Dealership tommorow....

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Possibly to order a 325Ci. Depends on what that dealer comes up with. Any advice or suggestions? :thumb:
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Which dealership in Indiana are you sojourning to?
Closer said:
Possibly to order a 325Ci. Depends on what that dealer comes up with. Any advice or suggestions? :thumb:
D-Patrick in Evansville. Im thinking Ill stick with them because we've been going there for years, and I like all the people. Now if they try to f*ck me on the deal then I might look elsewhere:D but Ill give them first dibs on my business. Kind of a loyalty thing I guess:lmao:
Oh ! Evansville. My best regards to 'my' university :)
Forget what they do, why don't you go in there and give them what you got.

Figure out ahead of time what options you want and what you want to pay... Just tell them, "here is the deal". If they take it great, if not walk to another dealer.

Maybe I just like to be in control, but that is just my 2p:p
Closer said:
Possibly to order a 325Ci. Depends on what that dealer comes up with. Any advice or suggestions? :thumb:
Well, you don't have to settle on a price right away, so you can just put your deposit down ($500-1000 depending on dealer and mood). Just be firm with them and don't let them hassle you around. I'm sure you know your facts, and don't let them try to persuade you into getting anything that you don't want to. Good Luck:thumb:
For another 5k I would try and get the 330ci.
Cool! I was concerned that you might say Dryer-Reinbold in Indianapolis. When it comes to negotiating they only seem to recognize 4 letters: M-S-R-P.

The other guys in this post gave good advice; know exactly what you want and the price range over invoice that you are willing to settle for.

If they aren't willing to meet it, then walk out and start sending e-mails to other dealers in a radius that you are willing to travel to. Just about every dealership has an internet service manager, so there should be no difficulty in getting a response, and rapidly at that. (Actually I always do this part first; if you walk in and show that you know your stuff and have already shopped around and have a firm offer, the client adviser isn't as apt to stroke you).

One last bit of advice; seriously consider doing European Delivery (ED). You can save enough on the purchase price to warrant the trip to Europe and/or additional options, plus it may allow you to entertain the idea of upgrading to the 330 level. Many of us on this board have done it (ED), and now consider it the only way to fly.

Good luck and keep us posted on your results!
Closer said:
D-Patrick in Evansville. Im thinking Ill stick with them because we've been going there for years, and I like all the people.
Well, we went to d-patrick and talked with the dealer and things went pretty well but Ive decided to wait 1 more year and mabye try and save up for the 330ci. Thanks to everyone for their advice and suggestions. :thumb: You guys are the best !!!!:lmao:
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