Anyone interested in getting together for a New England purchase at a single dealer?

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I'm presently dealing with Bonnell on my Badlands 4-door build. They've been relatively good so far, but I think it's obvious none of these dealers are particularly into this order a car game. They want to move cars on the lot. They're paid on this month's numbers, not future sales of a vehicle they have never even seen. And all this get this at invoice a thousand miles away thing ... yeah, sounds great, then I have another vehicle a thousand miles away. So I'm working with them and we'll see how it goes. Having a dealer that is close buy for service and the like going forward is what I'm going for. Fingers crossed ...
Did you in an order for your badlands yet?
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I'm presently dealing with Bonnell on my Badlands 4-door build. They've been relatively good so far, but I think it's obvious none of these dealers are particularly into this order a car game. They want to move cars on the lot. They're paid on this month's numbers, not future sales of a vehicle they have never even seen. And all this get this at invoice a thousand miles away thing ... yeah, sounds great, then I have another vehicle a thousand miles away. So I'm working with them and we'll see how it goes. Having a dealer that is close buy for service and the like going forward is what I'm going for. Fingers crossed ...
For what it’s worth, I’m buying my Bronco thousands of miles away, and will continue to patronize my local Ford dealer for service and warranty work.

Not only is there no problem doing that, the idea of loyalty between the Sales and Service departments is a long-expired concept.
 

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For what it’s worth, I’m buying my Bronco thousands of miles away, and will continue to patronize my local Ford dealer for service and warranty work.

Not only is there no problem doing that, the idea of loyalty between the Sales and Service departments is a long-expired concept.
I will continue to support my local dealer with a future purchase, especially after today's conversation. They would not move from MSRP, but they were extremely honest about their position and understood why I am would move reservation. No games played.

The NE dealers have a lot of folks signing at MSRP. They are not going to budge. Their plan is working for them

I have the luxury of having the ability to wait, so if I slip a few spots to save a couple grand....
 

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I will continue to support my local dealer with a future purchase, especially after today's conversation. They would not move from MSRP, but they were extremely honest about their position and understood why I am would move reservation. No games played.

The NE dealers have a lot of folks signing at MSRP. They are not going to budge. Their plan is working for them

I have the luxury of having the ability to wait, so if I slip a few spots to save a couple grand....
Yep, communication is all I really care about. Did I want a deal? Yep absolutely. Not getting one wasn't the deal breaker, it was the lack of communication.
Me:i'm ready to order
Them: *crickets*
Me: i'm still ready to order
Them: 1900 nonrefundable
Me: gross, how about x,z,y?
Them: *crickets*

Ok Philly it is then!
 

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I switched to Chapman Ford in Horsham PA today. Janell was not terribly communicative...I just felt in the dark. I have a mid-august reservation date. Tom at Chapman was great - super responsive and got back to me with pricing and particulars asap. Super easy to switch.
 

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I've bought cars all over this lovely country. I've used a cheap open trailers for transport, a expensive closed trailer once, and I've flown in to pick another up with plates in my backpack. I've done this for expensive cars and cheap, but special (to me) cars. But man o man, I'm over it. I want a local car, with plates on it ready to go. Will it cost more? Yup. Do I care? Not that much. It took me a long time to admit it, but sometimes easy for more money is worth it to me. Other times, I'll fight to the last penny. :)
 

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What price range are they offering - MSRP or Invoice+? What is the deposit? Thanks!
Right around msrp, may have wiggle room. I put down 400 deposit.
 

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This is my dealer as well (Deb is my rep). Was wondering what ever happened with this. I am at MSRP and $500 doc fee AFAIK. Also has anyone gotten one in MA/New England?

BB + MIC Order Date: 3/9/2021
 
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