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Old 06-10-2019, 02:46 PM
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Florida dealers are notorious for very high doc fees. I have seen them charge up to $1500. Also, look out for the special addendum sticker. One Chevy store in Sarasota had "The Florida Package" on that 2nd sticker. It was window tint, door edge guards, road side service and nitro in the tires. All for the generous fee of $1795. BTW.. The doc fee is non negotiable.
I could fly to MacMulkin and drive back to Florida and still be ahead.
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Old 06-10-2019, 04:37 PM
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Those are some very high add on fees - they would be enough to make me walk away.
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I've seen a few low advertised prices lately and after looking at the small print I figured I could have saved about 1000 bucks from the deal I got last August. I think the best discounts will be on the higher optioned more expensive cars on the dealer lots.

When I ordered my car I got over 12% off list and around 2 grand more for my trade based on KBB. I'm still very happy I didn't wait till now to buy but there is no doubt there will be some good deals to be had.

I think now is the best time to buy a C7 if you want one because I think the C8 will be more money and dealers will be selling them for MSRP or maybe even higher at first. This may actually increase the value of C7's sitting on dealers lots.
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Old 06-10-2019, 05:41 PM
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A few weeks ago Kerbeck had 1LT’s and 1LZ’s around those prices also.
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Originally Posted by thrilled View Post
A few weeks ago Kerbeck had 1LT’s and 1LZ’s around those prices also.
Yep — and minimal add-ons

Look out for another trick that Kerbeck does NOT pull — where the advertised price excludes delivery charges! Before changing my strategy to “well-optioned pre-owned,” I called a couple Bonmin stores. Left me feeling a bit dirty, honestly...

Needed addendum. I also contacted Kerbeck before I decided to buy used. They were completely professional and “transparent.” Easy to deal with. I’d most certainly recommend giving them a call

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Old 06-10-2019, 06:44 PM
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Yep — and minimal add-ons

Look out for another trick that Kerbeck does NOT pull — where the advertised price excludes delivery charges! Before changing my strategy to “well-optioned pre-owned,” I called a couple Bonmin stores. Left me feeling a bit dirty, honestly...

Just had them try and add 2800:dollars worth of hidden money to out the door price.

On a side note I have read people getting 20% deals but I can’t seem to get anything better then advertisied 15% . What gives?
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Just had them try and add 2800:dollars worth of hidden money to out the door price.

On a side note I have read people getting 20% deals but I can’t seem to get anything better then advertisied 15% . What gives?
Who did, Kerbeck? And do you mean they tried to tack on $2800 or they found an additional $2800 to make the price better?

What really is insane is that in today’s computer world that 99% of the dealers out there are still sleazy low life’s that will rip off each and every customer they can, for as much money as they can. Yet they wonder why people still call them stealerships.
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Who did, Kerbeck? And do you mean they tried to tack on $2800 or they found an additional $2800 to make the price better?

What really is insane is that in today’s computer world that 99% of the dealers out there are still sleazy low life’s that will rip off each and every customer they can, for as much money as they can. Yet they wonder why people still call them stealerships.

No bomnin had the 2800 dollar thing .asked for out the door price he listed MSRP at 58,581 and tt&l to Texas would be 65,543 ....guess they think people don’t know how to work a calculator?
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No bomnin had the 2800 dollar thing .asked for out the door price he listed MSRP at 58,581 and tt&l to Texas would be 65,543 ....guess they think people don’t know how to work a calculator?
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That's why you buy from Kerbeck. They're selling them for close to that without the BS...
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Old 06-10-2019, 07:42 PM
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You know what they say about "if a deal seems too good to be true".
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Old 06-10-2019, 08:06 PM
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I know Bomnin and Florida dealers in general. Good luck trying to not pay those fees. It is SOP.

However Bomnins price with the fees added in, is still competitive with the forum dealers.
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The "extra" fees that are tacked on can really make a decent deal seem not so good. It seems as though Florida dealers are the worst, but many here in Virginia are pretty bad too. Most of them charge between $299 and $699 for a 'processing fee' -- something that they say is non-negotiable & they have to charge it to everyone. That doesn't even count the stupid little sticker with the gas pump on it that is affixed to the right of the MSRP sticker from the factory. They'll want $400 for a ten-dollar pinstripe or $500 for locking lug nuts, rustproofing or 'paint sealant' (whatever that is).

I understand that every business needs to make a profit, but good grief. Do they not realize they're potentially losing a lot of sales because of these shenanigans?
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Old 06-10-2019, 08:49 PM
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They will also add $400 to every new car for locking lug nuts. Then seriously low ball offer your trade. I got mine in central Florida and paid less than their total price with trade in.
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I ask why, pray tell,would anyone not go to a dozen of Forum Sponsor Reputable dealerships that have serviced and delivered Corvettes for years. The biggest reason Bomnin Chevrolet sells so many cars is simple. They're in Miami and they're the only game in town.

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Old 06-11-2019, 07:28 PM
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Despite all the caveats, it is still a potentially GREAT price for any new Vette!

But, as always... "Buyer read the contract before signing"... duh.

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Old 06-11-2019, 08:13 PM
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I ask why, pray tell,would anyone not go to a dozen of Forum Sponsor Reputable dealerships that have serviced and delivered Corvettes for years. The biggest reason Bomnin Chevrolet sells so many cars is simple. They're in Miami and they're the only game in town.
Suppose you live in an area without Forum Sponsor Reputable dealerships, like NE Florida? I went to Criswell to buy my Z06, but driving 750 miles one way, give or take, for service just doesn't seem practical.
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Old 06-11-2019, 08:42 PM
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Florida has a system where they keep your title in electronic format. Aside from the DMV fees for creating the new vehicle title electronically, the dealer fee to do it is over and above the DMV fees. Again, all the dealers are climbing onto that "electronic fee" bandwagon. Just ridiculous. It must be a Florida thing.
You can get a paper title from DMV for an additional $10.
I always opt for that. I don't believe there is any fee for the electronic title.
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Suppose you live in an area without Forum Sponsor Reputable dealerships, like NE Florida? I went to Criswell to buy my Z06, but driving 750 miles one way, give or take, for service just doesn't seem practical.
Why would you drive that far for service? Any local dealer can service your Corvette. You don't have to service it where you buy it.
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Old 06-11-2019, 08:52 PM
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You can almost always get a better (lower) price on a new Vette out of state. Dealers here think they have a captive audience - seems as though they haven't heard of this thing called the internet.
I've bought a few new Corvettes, but none here (FL). Even having to pay shipping from Michigan on a few of them, I saved $$$. I don't even bother going to my local dealers for purchase.
Bomnin is one of the largest sellers of Corvettes in FL, but their add-ons are some of the worst. I would never go down there.
I go to a local dealer for service that is about 10 miles from me. Very friendly and never had a problem servicing a car there that was bought elsewhere.
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