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Car Buying Tips Coalinga CA

There is an old saying in the car business that states the "best price" during a sales transaction is the one that makes the dealer and the customer both happy"regardless of the actual dollar amount. During the negotiation process consumers are focused on maximizing the discount. The dealer, on the other hand, is interested in making the customer happy while still earning a profit.

Turner Volvo
(916) 488-2400
2535 Arden Way
Sacramento, CA
Services
Clutch Repair,Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,SUV Repair,Tune up Repair,Auto Dealers,Used Car Dealer

Leons Automotive Center
(818) 705-2288
18102 Victory Boulevard
Tarzana, CA
Services
Electrical Repair,Auto Dealers

Bugatti Beverly Hills
(310) 659-4050
8833 W Olympic Boulevard
Beverly Hills, CA
Services
Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,Tune up Repair,Auto Dealers

Autostatt European BMW
(916) 484-6796
2920 Arden Way, # M
Sacramento, CA
Services
Electrical Repair,Auto Dealers

W C Sanderson Ford
(707) 433-3318
453 Healdsburg Avenue
Healdsburg, CA
Services
AC and Heating Repair,Clutch Repair,Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,SUV Repair,Tune up Repair,Auto Dealers,Used Car Dealer

Stevens Creek BMW
(800) 572-1627
4343 Stevens Creek Blvd
Santa Clara, CA
Services
Auto Parts,Clutch Repair,Speedometer Repair,Auto Dealers,Used Car Dealer

Anaheim Mitsubishi
(866) 493-3499
1300 S Auto Center Drive
Anaheim, CA
Services
Radiator Repair,Service Stations,Tune up Repair,Auto Dealers,Used Car Dealer

Barber Automotive
(661) 834-6632
4500 Wible Road
Bakersfield, CA
Services
Clutch Repair,Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,SUV Repair,Tune up Repair,Auto Dealers,Used Car Dealer

Bill Nelson Chevrolet Oldsmobile
(510) 222-2070
3233 Auto Plaza
San Pablo, CA
Services
SUV Repair,Auto Dealers

K and A Auto Corp
(818) 994-7727
6472 Van Nuys Boulevard
Van Nuys, CA
Services
Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,Tune up Repair,Auto Dealers,Used Car Dealer

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There is an old saying in the car business that states the "best price"during a sales transaction is the one that makes the dealer and thecustomer both happy"regardless of the actual dollar amount. During thenegotiation process consumers are focused on maximizing the discount.The dealer, on the other hand, is interested in making the customerhappy while still earning a profit.

Automobile dealers are operating a business. Like most otherestablishments, they must generate enough revenue to cover overheadexpenses. At a car dealership, these include payments on the property,loans on the vehicle inventory, insurance premiums, advertising costs,and wages for the staff in the business office. In addition, cardealers must pay a percentage of every transaction to the salespersonand finance manager. Industry-wide, there is no simple rule to put adollar amount on how much a dealer should make on the sale of one car,but they assuredly deserve to make something (especially if one expectsthe dealer to be in business for service and warranty work thefollowing year).

It is important to know the ballpark invoice price of the new vehicle,and the value of any incentives and rebates offered by the manufacturerto the dealer or to the customer. However, you should also be awarethat most new vehicles carry a "holdback" amount, which is typically apercentage of the invoice or MSRP that the dealer draws upon to financethe loans used to stock the vehicles at the dealership.

You should also know that the vehicle manufacturer frequently pays"spiffs" to the sales staff in amounts ranging from $50 to much morethan that, depending on the make and model, and how well the model isselling. The more cars a salesperson sells in a month, the higher theper-car "spiff" amount is. Sometimes additional "spiffs" are in effectfor just a day, or just a weekend, as an additional incentive to getthe sales staff to move the metal.
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