I test drove the CLA too and I decided on the Q50. The CLA has horrible leases mostly because its a mercedes and they never have affordable leases that make sense. The car though, looks wonderful in person.
I think that's part of their snob attraction. Merc owners know other merc owners are paying alot whether they lease or buy. Mercedes knows its buyers will pay a premium for their vehicles so they don't really "incentivize" much.I test drove the CLA too and I decided on the Q50. The CLA has horrible leases mostly because its a mercedes and they never have affordable leases that make sense. The car though, looks wonderful in person.
Don't forget to look at the fine print. Often they have $4999.00 cap cost reduction.I thought that the German lease rates were incredibe, and that's why their sales numbers are often obscene. The 3-series often moves nearly as many units as the entire Infiniti brand combined, and Mercedes often sells more E-classes than Infiniti does with the G, Q50 and Q70/M combined.
I know that the cars in most cases really are just that good, but I've seen lease specials for cars like the E350 that make me spit my coffee out. Some of them are as low as the payment I was making to own my 2005 Altima when it was a baby.
Every car maker does this but in reality you can get close to $299 with $0 down. Just first month and the doc fees.Yes, I love it when the BMW 320 is advertised for $299/mo and only a small down payment of $5k plus inception and fees. That of course is for a base model with no options and 10k miles per year.
I'll see your 320i and raise you a sub-Corolla-sized 135i with a Q50S AWD MSRP.That said, the BMW 320i is a complete rip off. You can get a Toyota Corolla with better technology now a days for $149/mo.
I'll see your 320i and raise you a sub-Corolla-sized 135i with a Q50S AWD MSRP.
Yes, the Germans are often out of their mind when it comes to pricing. I do, however, find that Mercedes has somewhat moderated their pricing recently while greatly improving quality. BMW is going in the opposite direction.
Looking at that 135i feature list, probably 95% of that was in my dad's 2001 Maxima which had a $28,000 sticker. Lol.