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Old 06-29-2011, 10:07 AM   #711
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Turns out- now they agree- Oops.. They were wrong. I figured they were just trying to get me in the door- thus I didn't believe them and told them so.

And how does trade in work? They give me a check for it as a separate transaction? I have never done a trade -in before.
I thought I read somewhere that you could use the trade in againast the sale price and thus pay less in taxes- but the dealer told me that's not true.

By the way Ford Shareholder services STILL has not gotten back to me with a PIN #. So I may have to pay the $40 and do it through that aircraft society thing someone listed on here.
Depending on your state you get a tax break.

Example:
Sales Price $25,000
Trade-in value $12,500
Payoff $12,500
If you purchase outright at 8.1% tax you would pay $27,025 OTD
With your trade-in you would pay $26,012.50 OTD

Therefore you have to sell your car privately for $13,500 to make it worth your while.
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Old 06-29-2011, 10:09 AM   #712
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Seems like the SEL hatch in silver is hard to find. If I get the SE with the 203A and sports pack- is that basically the same as the SEL? What would I be missing other than dual climate control?
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Old 06-29-2011, 10:10 AM   #713
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Is there a part number yet for the "Titanium" engine cover? What is the cost? Was its discontinuance by the factory due to a problem or a perceived problem, or simply cost reduction?
If there's no problem, I want to order one.
Sorry you'd have to contact parts to figure this out.
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Old 06-29-2011, 10:15 AM   #714
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Another quick question. Is there any way you could check and see whether I have a $750 rebate coupon coming? Last name is Parks, and zip code is 38401.

I decided on the SE hatchback in frosted glass with the 203a package. My brother-in-law's dealership acquired one through a dealer trade today and would really like me to come pick it up on Thursday to help close out their month. If I am getting a coupon but it isn't here yet, can the dealership access that information and still give me the rebate? I am already getting an excellent deal with the D Plan price, but a little more never hurts!
No rebate yet, however D plan does not qualify for any mail offers unfortunately. It's like double dipping so you can go in and purchase now because Ford won't give you both.
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Old 06-29-2011, 12:33 PM   #715
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Depending on your state you get a tax break.

Example:
Sales Price $25,000
Trade-in value $12,500
Payoff $12,500
If you purchase outright at 8.1% tax you would pay $27,025 OTD
With your trade-in you would pay $26,012.50 OTD

Therefore you have to sell your car privately for $13,500 to make it worth your while.
Ahh maybe California doesn't give the tax break? Seems like they are saying- trading in my car is the same as cash. They cut me a check- I then put that check toward the down payment instead of taking it off the final sale price of the car.
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Old 06-29-2011, 01:05 PM   #716
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Ahh maybe California doesn't give the tax break? Seems like they are saying- trading in my car is the same as cash. They cut me a check- I then put that check toward the down payment instead of taking it off the final sale price of the car.
Interesting way to do it, I'd call another dealer and ask or better yet call the county you live in and see if there is a break, could be leaving money on the table.
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Old 06-29-2011, 02:25 PM   #717
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Ahh maybe California doesn't give the tax break? Seems like they are saying- trading in my car is the same as cash. They cut me a check- I then put that check toward the down payment instead of taking it off the final sale price of the car.
CA does not have a tax break for trading in a used car.

http://www.edmunds.com/car-buying/wh...d-you-pay.html
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Old 06-29-2011, 02:55 PM   #718
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I just found out I qualify for X-Plan pricing through my employer. Is there still room to go down from there? For example, a dealer was offering VIN 1FAHP3J28CL155436 for $26k even. Considering the X-Plan MSRP is only a couple hundred more than that, is that really the best I can expect?
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Old 06-29-2011, 03:33 PM   #719
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I just found out I qualify for X-Plan pricing through my employer. Is there still room to go down from there? For example, a dealer was offering VIN 1FAHP3J28CL155436 for $26k even. Considering the X-Plan MSRP is only a couple hundred more than that, is that really the best I can expect?
$26,000 is $114 less than X Plan, just depends if they charge high dealer handling fees or not.

To me you're at invoice basically on a vehicle that is tough to get in a color that no longer exists.
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Old 06-29-2011, 03:58 PM   #720
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With the Z plan, could you use the 750 coupon? I ordered a brochure, could you check to see if I am on the list for coupons? Zip code 44070 and last name Corns. Also, could I use any other rebates on the Z plan?
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