Date: Thu, 13 Nov 1997 04:54:15 GMT
From: (Brian Hochhalter)
Subject: Re: Buying a 98 900SE

Well, the dealer invoice and the destination cost is 29361 plus some misc dealer cost related to books, tank o'gas and stuff so I imagine somewhere around 29,500? How can they sell 'em for 28500? Well if its a cash deal they get 1500 back from Saab I think thru December. If its financed the financing is somewhere around 3.9% but the 1500 does not get back to the dealer.. I heard that you'd have to lay down at least 17k and get a conventional loan at 8% or so AND get the 1500 factory rebate to get ahead on the deal. So if Barney the Dino or got the deal at 28500, I would guess the dealer made 500 profit on the deal. Not to good for a 30k car. I am dependant on sales for a living and don't have a problem with a 5% mark-up. I mean these guys gotta eat too. I just hope I am not missing something here 'cause I just drove my 98 900SE home tonight. So if the guy makes 5% on a 29500 investment (dealer) or about 14 hundred dollars, somehow I feel thats legitimate. On Thu, 13 Nov 1997 03:41:10 GMT, (Barney the dinosaur) wrote: >On Wed, 12 Nov 1997 06:38:21 -0500, "ALFRED J RUSSO" ><> wrote: > >>I am thinking about buying a 98 900SE with 5-sp transmission very soon >>(within the next few days). I am just a lurker in this newsgroup but I >>would really appreciate it if anyone could share their experiences regarding >>the "right" price to pay for this car. It lists for about $32,000. Thank >>you all in advance. > >We pick up ours tomorrow at 11:30am. > >I paid 28,500 for a '98 900 SE Turbo 5spd 5dr. That includes a 6 cd >changer and installation. > >---------------------------------------------------------- >Wayne Edelen - 1996 Pontiac Formula M6 - Purple / Graphite >Dyno'd:310hp/345ft-lbs Best 1/4:13.365nopsam71 (1.923 60')

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