True, dealers do this, but not without reason. Pre launch, the very wealthy, early adopters ran to their nearest dealer, opened up their pocketbooks and said, “I don’t care what it costs me, just charge me and get it to me.”
Then there was strong demand and perceived limited supply. The...
No no no: I was speaking about total or gross revenue per unit. They gross that and possibly more.
For clarity, here’s what I was thinking of for gross profit and net profit:
[(Sales price - cost)] = Gross profit
[(Sales price - cost)] x 0.03 = Net profit.
I am assuming that 97% of whatever...
Oh they will. The cost vs profit for these highly coveted machines is ridiculously good for the dealer and the manufacturer.
If 12 units sell at average MSRP $80K (most sell well over), that’s an additional $960K added to the company’s bottom line. If there are +/- 100 available per month...
All good points. Who knows what options he ordered? Manual transmission? Diesel engine? Half doors? Dual door package? What trim?
My advice was based on the finger pointing and him being unable to get a consistent response from anyone involved in the process.
Yes cancel. No more waiting. Go somewhere else.
This is no longer about patience. This is about respecting the facts of reality and refusing to live in delusion. @markbum Quit allowing yourself to get slapped around by the dealer.
GO AND BUY FROM SOMEWHERE ELSE.
Or don’t. It’s only...
Have you upgraded any of the critical braking system components? Not just the brakes and pads? Extended the lines? 40’s are going to look great but you’ll need as much functional stopping power as you can get.
On 4Xe’s? “Great” deals are all subjective. What’s “great” to one buyer may not be so great to you.
My advice? Don’t be so unreasonable and unrelenting towards pricing expectations that you miss out in getting the Jeep that you want. If that hot deal that someone else is bragging about sounds...