How much can I talk em down?

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  1. Aarcuda

    Aarcuda Gold Member

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    Looking at a 2015 SRT 392 thats been sitting on the lot for a while. I might want to trade in my 2010 RT's for it (I have 2). Sticker on the car is $51,000. How much do you think I can talk em down to?
     
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    Dealers make good money reselling trades, so he should be willing to talk. But SRT 392s are not exactly plentiful so he wont be motivated to do much. Maybe $2k below MSRP? You might also be eligible for a customer loyalty incentive.
     
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    Before I bought my hellcat,, I was going to buy a srt for employee price... 030000a1.jpg
     
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    turns out its $4000. $4000 is the magic number
     
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    What's the sticker on the car?
    All the 2015s 392 powered cars are trickling in and it's 2016 time frame.
    Also they seem to have a ton of 15s on the lot in general.
     
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    Sticker was $51065
     
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    Bring in a wad of cash...an amount you are willing to pay...anything over that coupled with a dealer's inflexibility...you walk...IMHO.
     
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    I bought a new SRT 392 a couple of month ago. It was a manual tran car with every other available option. It was exactly what I wanted, ie. color, interior, options, etc. I worked really hard to finally get $1000 off. There were very few cars exactly like this available, so my negotiating leverage was limited. If you are flexible on colors and options you can get a better deal because there will be more cars to leverage as alternatives. If you are dead set on a certain color, transmission, option configuration, etc, then the dealer takes the negotiating advantage.
     
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    I always check out TrueCar | Never overpay. Hassle-free car buying from TrueCar Certified Dealers. I don't actually use the service but I just check and see what others have paid and Truer suggest what a fair price and a GREAT price is. I have no idea if it is accurate or not but I find can be GREAT negating tool and puts you in the drivers seat!

    I pulled it up in the Honda dealership on my phone when helping mom buy a car and I held my phone up to the salesman after he gave me a much higher price. I then suggested that we need to start our negations at what truer says the price should be.

    Last few cars this info helped me... I strongly suggest having it on your phone and just show it to the sales manager after he gives you his 1st best price.
    I did a quick check in my area for a 392 and a first glance it looks like at least $2k to as much as $3,500 off MSRP but check your zip and options you want.
     
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    I actually did really well on the deal. Sticker was $51,065 and I got it for $47,000
     
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    Not bad at all. Usually 5-10% is what I heard.
     
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    I'm super happy with the deal! Torred, twin black stripes, tech group, summer tires, nav, auto, red seat belts. Very nice looking car
     
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    Sounds nice. Would look good in my garage LOL. Congrats.
     
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    Trucar is definitely helpful. Window Sticker on my 15 was $53,319 MSRP with dealer installed accessories and tint. Dealer made an offer of invoice, $49,864 + $699 for accessories for a total of $50,564. Good negotiating Aarcuda.
     
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    Nice score AAR;)... missed this thread first time around.:confused:
     

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