Car Buying Tips Los Banos 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.

Glory Auto Sales
(209) 854-9015
480 6th Ave
Gustine, CA

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Puente Hills Motor Inc
(626) 913-0440
17300 Gale Avenue
Rowland Heights, CA
Services
Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,Tune up Repair,Auto Dealers

Honda Peninsula Ducati
(408) 245-7840
1289 W El Camino Real
Sunnyvale, CA
Services
Motorcycle Fabrication,Motorcycle Repair,Auto Dealers

Saturn of Escondido
(760) 738-8500
859 N Broadway
Escondido, CA
Services
Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,Tune up Repair,Auto Dealers

Discover RV Sales
(209) 982-0444
9241 S Harlan Road
French Camp, CA
Services
RV and Camper Repair,Auto Dealers

Honda Generators and Pumps
(408) 245-7840
1289 West El Camino Real
Sunnyvale, CA
Services
Motorcycle Fabrication,Motorcycle Repair,Auto Dealers

Honda Car Repair
(951) 358-0131
5510 Van Buren Boulevard
Riverside, CA
Services
Brake Repair,Auto Dealers

S J Denham Chrysler Jeep Dodge
(530) 926-4817
603 S Mount Shasta Boulevard
Mount Shasta, CA
Services
Auto Inspection,Clutch Repair,Emissions Testing,Auto Dealers

Auto Wise Fleet Sales
(559) 658-6888
58444 Road 601
Ahwahnee, CA
Services
Truck Detailing,Auto Dealers

Honda Of Oakland
(510) 420-9200
3330 Broadway
Oakland, CA
Services
Radiator Repair,Tune up 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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