What did you pay for your CX-5?

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Phoenix
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2020 CX5 signature
Thank you. Yes, $29,300 after the $750. They advertised the car as a “special” at just under $32,000. I negotiated with the Internet Salesperson before going in. :)
Good note to all. Dealers would be thrilled to sell every car at their "special" price. Please all, you can usually negotiate lower. Noted exception are things like the Auto Nation no haggle policy on their used cars - which I have always found fairly priced. Don't know how they work the new car sales
 
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2019 Mazda CX-5 GT Reserve
I also found the Costco affiliated dealers would not budge lower than the "Costco Price" which I guess they have to stick with to maintain their affiliation. I made them the same offer that I did to other dealers & never even heard back.
Please all, you can usually negotiate lower.
I definitely agree. The worst that can happen is they say no. I was able to get an additional $1000 off the "final best price" by making an offer which was then accepted.
 
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Phoenix
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2020 CX5 signature
I think some know that some people blindly take the Costco dealer offer thinking "gee, this is costco, I know I'm getting the best deal. -not. Take that to another dealer and you can find at least aother $200. YMMV, but 2 hours of my time is worth the additional $200.
 
I just purchased my wife a CX-5 Grand Touring Reserve. Sticker was $37,155, after subtracting rebate, dealer discounts, then adding in the stupid doc processing fee of $799, we paid $34,000 for the car. That's about a 9% discount and then I only pay 2.90% sales tax where I live. I feel like that was a pretty good deal. It was lower than the Costco price another dealer gave me. I was also dealing with a small town dealer, I don't think he could have gone much lower, I would have had to go to the city to get more. Would love thoughts.
 
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2017 Mazda 6 Sport
FYI, the worldwide computer chip shortage will be affecting Mazda soon. New vehicle inventory levels will be noticeably reduced starting in the next month or two. This is happening to pretty much every US and Asian car manufacturer. What this drop in supply will also mean is most likely a reduction in how much dealers are able/willing to discount their inventory. Demand will stay high but the supply just won't be there.
 

tibimakai

San Dimas CA
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USA
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2014 CX-5 Touring
Anybody got a good deal in the LA area? The dealers that I have tried, they don't want to budge.
I'm thinking about a '21 GTR.
 
I thought I had an OK deal lined up after talking at the dealer the other day but the broken down numbers with fees I got in email aren't matching.

I was looking at a 2021 signature. I thought I had $35575 + extra $500 trade + 3 years oil changes+ $250 dealer gift card and a 20yr/200k mile powertrain warranty from The Warranty Group (probably not worth much but all the dealers in this group use this warranty company). I figured this was an ok deal at around 8% off MSRP plus some "extra" if you count the oil changes+trade cash+gift card.

for the numbers they sent a document fee of $125 was added on (same as a different Mazda dealer quoted me). They are trying to add on the $299 rear collision device which there is no way I'd pay for that. And the rest of the numbers don't jive. I've spent a bunch of time trying to figure out their calculations and can't figure out what they did to get to the monthly payment they estimated
 
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2019 CX-5 GTR
..... And the rest of the numbers don't jive. I've spent a bunch of time trying to figure out their calculations and can't figure out what they did to get to the monthly payment they estimated

Monthly payments are normally estimated by an assumed credit score (interest rate) and a loan duration. Don't buy a vehicle based on the dealers monthly payments, buy a vehicle based on the price. Get all the numbers in writing, with a detail of each line item - go from there.
 

trevorjk

2018 CX5 GT AWD, Vancouver, Canada
Just purchased a used 2018 GT AWD, tech package, machine grey metallic with 34,000 km for $28,500 (Canadian dollars). Salesperson was pretty firm and wouldn't come down too much on price, but threw in cargo tray and cargo cover. As a CPO, also came with 7 year/140,000km limited powertrain warranty (from original sale date in 2018).

Really enjoying the vehicle so far!
 
Monthly payments are normally estimated by an assumed credit score (interest rate) and a loan duration. Don't buy a vehicle based on the dealers monthly payments, buy a vehicle based on the price. Get all the numbers in writing, with a detail of each line item - go from there.
Thank you. I understand that. That's what I asked for. 1 dealer sent me line by line and I could get my spreadsheet to follow along and calculate while 2 others just sent me numbers that don't work out in my spreadsheet. I'm waiting for the actual numbers with detail line items. The games are frustrating to say the least. I thought this guy was not playing games until we got to this point which is disappointing.
 
Thank you. I understand that. That's what I asked for. 1 dealer sent me line by line and I could get my spreadsheet to follow along and calculate while 2 others just sent me numbers that don't work out in my spreadsheet. I'm waiting for the actual numbers with detail line items. The games are frustrating to say the least. I thought this guy was not playing games until we got to this point which is disappointing.
Ask them for the numbers you need to plug into your spreadsheet. Get it in writing. Of course they play games, the point is to confuse you until you give up and agree to their terms.
 
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Phoenix
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2020 CX5 signature
When shopping or comparing price lot of people seem to make this harder than it needs to be. There's really no 'hiding' fees or fancy footwork involved. You want to concentrate total price before TT&L. If you have a $30,000 car and the dealer discounts it $3,000, it's the same as if he discounts the same $30,000 car by $10,000 then adds 'hidden' fees and dealer add-ons that total another $7,000. It ends up to the same $27,000! It doesn't matter where you slice and dice the rebates/incentives/add-ons/fees - to compare apples to apples you want the net price before TT&L, as those do not go to the dealer.

Dealer A's MSRP price (including accessories whether dealer added or not) $30,000
less dealer discount -$2,000
less manager special -$2,000
less dealer special adjust -$2,000

plus DOC fee +$1,000
plus office supply fee +$1,000
plus other trumped up charge +$1,000

= net price before TT&L $27,000

Dealer B MSRP $30,000
less dealer dealer discount -$3,000
no dealer added fees
= net price before TT&L $27,000

If the above 2 are the same, then I don't care if one tries to 'hide' $3,000 in fees (other than which dealer I Iike better). In real life, my 2020 had a doc fee of $598, but my net price was still $500 less than 3 other dealers before.

Also, please, let's not concentrate on OTD, as half the people wrongly think that that means "your final deal" before TT&L, where in the car world it includes TT&L.