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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.

Pete Auto Electric
(661) 250-1183
16631 Sierra Highway
Canyon Country, CA
Services
AC and Heating Repair,Auto Dealers

BMW of Monrovia
(877) 269-9618
1425 S Mountain Ave
Monrovia, CA
Services
Auto Repair,Clutch Repair,Auto Dealers,Used Car Dealer

Citrus Ford
(909) 390-0930
1375 S Woodruff Way
Ontario, CA
Services
Radiator Repair,Tune up Repair,Auto Dealers

Dch Honda Of Temecula
(951) 699-4444
26755 Ynez Road
Temecula, CA
Services
Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,Tune up Repair,Auto Dealers,Used Car Dealer

Galpin Mazda
(818) 742-3800
15505 Roscoe Boulevard
North Hills, CA
Services
SUV Repair,Auto Dealers,Used Car Dealer

Fremont Land Rover
(800) 521-3804
5701 Cushing Parkway
Fremont, CA
Services
Auto Parts,Auto Dealers,Used Car Dealer

Mc CREA Parts Warehouse
(707) 442-1741
601 7th Street
Eureka, CA
Services
Auto Inspection,Emissions Testing,Radiator Repair,RV and Camper Repair,Tune up Repair,Auto Dealers

Smart Center Sacramento
(916) 484-5994
2625 Arden Way
Sacramento, CA
Services
Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,Tune up Repair,Auto Dealers

Saturn of the Valley
(818) 778-2943
15505 Roscoe Boulevard
North Hills, CA
Services
Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,Tune up Repair,Auto Dealers,Used Car Dealer

Mazdas Plus
(209) 571-8664
1400 N 9th Street, # 21
Modesto, CA
Services
Electrical Repair,Speedometer Repair,Auto Dealers

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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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