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      12-20-2012, 10:23 AM   #45
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my sales rep told me that the "gifts" are something that the individual reps give out. Sort of like bribing you to give them 5 star ratings on the survey you'll be getting. They buy the stuff from the parts department at their cost which is significantly less than what you or I would pay. 1st bmw we purchased, we received keychains, a tin of cookies and a gift certificate for a free sitting to a portrait studio that the rep must've known. My x5 I got dealer branded keychains, coffee mugs, all weather floor mats, and a roundel lapel pin.

Unfortunately for him, the dealership wasn't too good to me in the least so my review of the dealership wasn't great. I wrote a letter to the general manager though explaining that my sales rep was good. The rest of the crew... not so much.

Never did get a response.
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      12-23-2012, 04:22 PM   #46
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I got "The Gripper" coffee mug

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      02-18-2013, 02:45 AM   #47
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      02-18-2013, 07:35 AM   #48
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I got nothing also. That sure is a nice cup.
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      02-18-2013, 10:21 AM   #49
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      02-18-2013, 10:44 AM   #50
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I asked... Got all kinds of stuff... two M key chains... M Hat... BMW planner book...BMW valve stem caps...BMW Umbrella that fits nicely in my door pocket...BMW duffle bag to carry all the goodies in.
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      02-18-2013, 09:10 PM   #51
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I bought mine used with 84k miles on it and I still managed to get some key chains, a hat, and a brand new set of floormats.
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      02-19-2013, 12:48 AM   #52
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I got nothing with mine, my buddy did get a nice his and hers jackets when he bought his M3 though
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      02-21-2013, 01:47 AM   #53
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      02-22-2013, 07:59 AM   #54
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I typically get nothing.. the best way to gauge if you got a good deal.. is the salesman still employed when you call back a week after delivery?
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      02-22-2013, 10:32 AM   #55
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Geometric wheel locks. Very practical.
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      02-22-2013, 12:19 PM   #56
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just ask next time, 9/10 they wont deny you some small gift or mats
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      02-22-2013, 06:45 PM   #57
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Depends on the sales person.
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      02-23-2013, 12:25 AM   #58
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I have gotten wheel locks, floor mats, tee shirts. You have to ask though because if you got a decent deal there won't be much money left for them to do much. I'd rather make sure I get a good deal and forget the free bees.
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      02-23-2013, 05:23 PM   #59
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not BMW related but this past weekend when i was with my dad to get him a new e350 sedan the salesman went out and got us food for free because we were hungry for lunch, he also threw in free all weather floor mats and 2 key chains. This was all after we got an amazing deal on the car too
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      02-23-2013, 07:40 PM   #60
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I got a free flash drive that looks like the BMW key
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      02-24-2013, 11:18 AM   #61
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2 key rings, coffee mug, hat, all weather mats and a trunk liner. Wasn't expecting anything. Really appreciated the mats though. Was gonna get my own to protect the regular ones.
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      02-24-2013, 11:16 PM   #62
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I got a keychain Swiss Army knife (the founder of the dealership was Swiss) and a basket with wine, hand soap...etc
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      02-24-2013, 11:29 PM   #63
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I got an umbrella, travelers mug, big bag to hold it all, and all season mats.

Not bad for swag...

In the mail, I got a cool 2gB BMW USB.
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      03-05-2013, 01:43 PM   #64
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I for 2 keychains, all weather floor mats, and 2 performance kidney grilles.
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      03-05-2013, 05:02 PM   #65
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All I got as a gift was a bill for $80K.
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      03-07-2013, 02:50 AM   #66
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I got the roof rack cross bars and a couple tanks of gas on my 2013 X3 35i M-sport. CA sold me the tow package "at his cost" for whatever that's worth. I was stupid in not asking for the all weather mats, so before I fill out the survey I'm going to shoot him an email and see how low he can get his friends in parts to go on those.

I don't think I got all that great a deal on my lease, but I had been shopping different cars/trucks/SUVs to replace my 335i and truck for a year or more and I'd been avoiding test driving the X3 because I knew I'd want one. As soon as I did, I just decided to make the best deal I could in a few emails and get it over with since nothing else was going to even come close to driving my 335i and be able to pull my other toys too.

If I keep liking it like I have the last couple weeks, then at the end of the lease I'll be turning it in and getting two new X3s (one of which will be an M with any luck) because my daughter will be getting my wife's Subaru about that time. You can bet I'll be negotiating a little harder on those and asking for piles of stuff from the parts dept to be thrown in then.
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