BMW M3 Forum (E90 E92)

BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Go Back   M3Post - BMW M3 Forum > M3 (E90 / E92 / E93) > Regional Forums > USA - Northwest
 
Lux Angel Eyes
Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      03-01-2009, 10:13 PM   #1
dvn
Lieutenant
dvn's Avatar
8
Rep
411
Posts

 
Drives: 2012 C63 Coupe
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Seattle, WA

iTrader: (4)

Did anyone get a good deal from a northwest dealer?

I went to Fife to order a e92 for Euro delivery and was told that they won't sell for less than MSRP "since you are already getting the Euro discount"

Seattle offered $1200 over invoice and Bellevue was somewhere inbetween the two.

Did anyone have better luck? Gauging by the posts in the Ordering forum, I'm expecting to be at $1000 over invoice MAX.
Appreciate 0
      03-02-2009, 12:43 PM   #2
No. 13 Baby
New Member
0
Rep
9
Posts

 
Drives: '09 e90, Spacey G, DCT...
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Seattle, WA

iTrader: (0)

Have you tried Hahn in Yakima?
Appreciate 0
      03-02-2009, 01:13 PM   #3
dvn
Lieutenant
dvn's Avatar
8
Rep
411
Posts

 
Drives: 2012 C63 Coupe
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Seattle, WA

iTrader: (4)

Quote:
Originally Posted by No. 13 Baby View Post
Have you tried Hahn in Yakima?
I have not yet but I will send them an email today. Thanks for the suggestion!

Any others?
Appreciate 0
      03-02-2009, 07:58 PM   #4
No. 13 Baby
New Member
0
Rep
9
Posts

 
Drives: '09 e90, Spacey G, DCT...
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Seattle, WA

iTrader: (0)

Checked out the same dealers you did with similar results.
Got what I asked for on an ordered one at Yakima...easy.

good luck
Appreciate 0
      03-20-2009, 01:33 PM   #5
MikeHines
Registered
0
Rep
2
Posts

 
Drives: 2009 M3 Coupe: Melbourne Red
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Seattle metro area

iTrader: (0)

I recently had Washington and Portalnd area dealers bid for my 2009 E92 order.
At first, all I got was $500 off MSRP, but then Spokane offered $1700 over invoice. Ultimately, BMW Bellevue beat Spokane by $101 for $1599 over invoice. All other dealers chose not to respond that price, so I ordered from Bellevue. The best Portland dealer offered $2000 over invoice, and said that was as low as they could possibly go. I guess he wasn't kidding, because he didn't even try to beat $1700 over invlice.

I wish I could have gotten the car for only $1000 over invoice, particularly in this economy. Perhaps if I had waited three months they would have been more willing...

Hope this helps
Appreciate 0
      03-28-2009, 11:42 AM   #6
No. 13 Baby
New Member
0
Rep
9
Posts

 
Drives: '09 e90, Spacey G, DCT...
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Seattle, WA

iTrader: (0)

Got a pretty good deal. Unfortunately... I may have to postpone my purchase. If anyone is looking for an e90 dct in the region, message me to discuss.
Appreciate 0
      04-13-2009, 12:34 AM   #7
Johnny Lin
Lieutenant General
Johnny Lin's Avatar
Taiwan
236
Rep
11,312
Posts

 
Drives: AW E92 M3
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Bellevue, WA

iTrader: (42)

Try Alvin Edward in BMW Bellevue. Give him a shot and tell him that you are referal by Johnny
Appreciate 0
      04-13-2009, 05:58 PM   #8
350DGRZ
New Member
350DGRZ's Avatar
1
Rep
21
Posts

 
Drives: Alpineweiss E90
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Washington State

iTrader: (0)

Try Richard Hard in Bellevue he is no nonsense guy. Tell him Nilo referred you.
Appreciate 0
      04-14-2009, 12:05 AM   #9
DPR1
Enlisted Member
DPR1's Avatar
United_States
0
Rep
34
Posts

 
Drives: 2009 Jerez E90 M3
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Issaquah, WA

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Johnny Lin View Post
Try Alvin Edward in BMW Bellevue. Give him a shot and tell him that you are referal by Johnny
Agreed. Just ordered my first BMW from him today.
Appreciate 0
      04-25-2009, 09:54 AM   #10
boynbeagle7
Private First Class
boynbeagle7's Avatar
1
Rep
122
Posts

 
Drives: SG E92 M3
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Oregon

iTrader: (0)

Try Dustin at Salem BMW if you're willing to drive a bit. He was a fair,no nonsense guy.
Appreciate 0
      04-25-2009, 09:24 PM   #11
schadenfreude
Lieutenant
schadenfreude's Avatar
United_States
4
Rep
424
Posts

 
Drives: '09 E90 M-DCT M3
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Seattle, WA

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2009 E90 M3  [0.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by Johnny Lin View Post
Try Alvin Edward in BMW Bellevue. Give him a shot and tell him that you are referal by Johnny
Is it Alvin Eklund? He was my CA, and I got great service. Price wasn't that great, but I negotiated on my ordered E90/DCT before the market bottomed and didn't want to reneg on what was initially the best local deal by a long shot.

Highly recommend Bellevue for sales over Seattle. I have no experience with either for service. I hear Richard Hansen at Fife is an awesome CA, too.
__________________
AiB LEDs///MS Filter///Hardwired V1///VentureShield///F1 Pinnacle 35%///IND Reflectors///BMW Performance Grills
Appreciate 0
      04-27-2009, 01:37 AM   #12
DPR1
Enlisted Member
DPR1's Avatar
United_States
0
Rep
34
Posts

 
Drives: 2009 Jerez E90 M3
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Issaquah, WA

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by schadenfreude View Post
Is it Alvin Eklund? He was my CA, and I got great service. Price wasn't that great, but I negotiated on my ordered E90/DCT before the market bottomed and didn't want to reneg on what was initially the best local deal by a long shot.

Highly recommend Bellevue for sales over Seattle. I have no experience with either for service. I hear Richard Hansen at Fife is an awesome CA, too.
Yup, Alvin Eklund. I generally can't stand dealers, but was happy to work with Alvin. Here's a description of my purchasing experience:
  • I stopped by the Bellevue dealership, ran into Alvin, talked for a bit and went for a test drive (still hadn't decided between the E90 and a handful of other cars at this point). No pressure at all from him.
  • The following week I swung by again and went for a couple drives to help decide between a 335 and M3. Alvin never once tried to influence me one way or the other, which pleasantly surprised me.
  • Once I had decided on the M3, I began contacting a handful of local dealers via phone/email (Fife, Seattle, and Yakima). Ultimately Tiho Krtalic from Yakima offered the best deal, and was willing to deliver the car to me in Issaquah so I didn't have to drive the two hours there to pick it up.
  • But since Alvin from Bellevue had put in all the leg work with me, I simply contacted him and asked if he'd match the deal from Yakima, which he did. Of course, sales tax is ~1% lower in Yakima, so I would have saved about $650 dollars by going that route... but went with Alvin because that seemed fair to me.
Now the hard part of waiting a couple months. hehe

Cheers!
Appreciate 0
      04-28-2009, 12:30 AM   #13
schadenfreude
Lieutenant
schadenfreude's Avatar
United_States
4
Rep
424
Posts

 
Drives: '09 E90 M-DCT M3
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Seattle, WA

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2009 E90 M3  [0.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by DPR1 View Post
Yup, Alvin Eklund. I generally can't stand dealers, but was happy to work with Alvin. Here's a description of my purchasing experience:
  • I stopped by the Bellevue dealership, ran into Alvin, talked for a bit and went for a test drive (still hadn't decided between the E90 and a handful of other cars at this point). No pressure at all from him.
  • The following week I swung by again and went for a couple drives to help decide between a 335 and M3. Alvin never once tried to influence me one way or the other, which pleasantly surprised me.
  • Once I had decided on the M3, I began contacting a handful of local dealers via phone/email (Fife, Seattle, and Yakima). Ultimately Tiho Krtalic from Yakima offered the best deal, and was willing to deliver the car to me in Issaquah so I didn't have to drive the two hours there to pick it up.
  • But since Alvin from Bellevue had put in all the leg work with me, I simply contacted him and asked if he'd match the deal from Yakima, which he did. Of course, sales tax is ~1% lower in Yakima, so I would have saved about $650 dollars by going that route... but went with Alvin because that seemed fair to me.
Now the hard part of waiting a couple months. hehe

Cheers!
Its a tough wait, but worth it!
__________________
AiB LEDs///MS Filter///Hardwired V1///VentureShield///F1 Pinnacle 35%///IND Reflectors///BMW Performance Grills
Appreciate 0
      04-28-2009, 06:32 PM   #14
FrenchBoy
Major
FrenchBoy's Avatar
France
42
Rep
1,376
Posts

 
Drives: '09 E90 M3
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Seattle, WA

iTrader: (0)

I got a decent deal from David Ly at BMW Bellevue. I am extremely happy I dealt with David. He is a top notch and extremely responsive salesperson, and a great guy. I will definitely buy thru him again.
__________________

2009 E90 M3 | SG | FR | 6Speed | Akrapovic Evo | JRZ RS1 | StopTech Trophy | Cantrell Brake Ducts
Appreciate 0
      04-29-2009, 04:23 PM   #15
dvn
Lieutenant
dvn's Avatar
8
Rep
411
Posts

 
Drives: 2012 C63 Coupe
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Seattle, WA

iTrader: (4)

Quote:
Originally Posted by DPR1 View Post
Yup, Alvin Eklund. I generally can't stand dealers, but was happy to work with Alvin. Here's a description of my purchasing experience:
  • I stopped by the Bellevue dealership, ran into Alvin, talked for a bit and went for a test drive (still hadn't decided between the E90 and a handful of other cars at this point). No pressure at all from him.
  • The following week I swung by again and went for a couple drives to help decide between a 335 and M3. Alvin never once tried to influence me one way or the other, which pleasantly surprised me.
  • Once I had decided on the M3, I began contacting a handful of local dealers via phone/email (Fife, Seattle, and Yakima). Ultimately Tiho Krtalic from Yakima offered the best deal, and was willing to deliver the car to me in Issaquah so I didn't have to drive the two hours there to pick it up.
  • But since Alvin from Bellevue had put in all the leg work with me, I simply contacted him and asked if he'd match the deal from Yakima, which he did. Of course, sales tax is ~1% lower in Yakima, so I would have saved about $650 dollars by going that route... but went with Alvin because that seemed fair to me.
Now the hard part of waiting a couple months. hehe

Cheers!
If you don't mind me asking, what kind of deal did you get?
Appreciate 0
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:35 AM.




m3post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST