Thread: Lease on an X1
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      11-20-2012, 12:23 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by JetLee View Post
Looks like they are marking up the money factor. Look for a dealer that is not doing this or see if they will come down. I think the base rate is .00125 for November.

As I understand it dealers are not allowed to manipulate the residual, and the residual on the 28i has been lower than the 35i.

Try to get invoice +500 or better.

Hope this helps.

Thanks Lee et al. I am looking at a few other cars this week and next. I'm glad to hear about the 0.00125. I had seen 0.00135 elsewhere, but it'd be nice to start bargaining even lower! I've seen residuals on the x1 online ranging from 58-61, so I agree that 60 isn't terrible. Thanks again.