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Old 01-22-2014, 03:01 PM   #1
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Affiliate Rewards question

I've searched through Pat's stickies on Affiliate Rewards and haven't found my answer. I'm picking up my new Jeep Friday and of course my #s are coming up different than the dealers. I am using Affiliate Rewards # and he is giving me that 2% under invoice, splitting the holdback 50/50 with me, and I have a $500 golden ticket. My question is, is the 2% I subtract from invoice 2% of the MSRP or 2% of the invoice price??

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If you are getting 2% under invoice it has to be 2% of the invoice price.

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that's kind of what I figured also. Thanks for the quick reply Daggo.
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2% of invoice...
Also if you are using a rewards program, he/she isn't really splitting the holdback with you or else you would be closer to 3.5% below invoice.

2% below invoice with the rewards program allows the dealer to keep almost all of their holdback.

And your $500 coupon would be added in on top of that.
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The Affiliate Rewards program used to be 1% below invoice, not 2%. Did it change within the past few months or something?
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The Affiliate Rewards program used to be 1% below invoice, not 2%. Did it change within the past few months or something?
Nope, it is still no greater than 1percent below invoice. But remember, 1 percent also goes to the buyer.
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2% of invoice...
Also if you are using a rewards program, he/she isn't really splitting the holdback with you or else you would be closer to 3.5% below invoice.

2% below invoice with the rewards program allows the dealer to keep almost all of their holdback.

And your $500 coupon would be added in on top of that.
Here's where I am:
MSRP $41,680
Invoice $38,865
Holdback is 3% of MSRP not including destination = $1220. $1220/2=$610 discount
Affiliate Rewards discount, dealer is giving me the entire 2% that Chrysler will pay him back: $777 discount
Golden ticket from Jeep: $500 off
so, $38,865-$610-$777-$500=$36,978
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Here's where I am:
MSRP $41,680
Invoice $38,865
Holdback is 3% of MSRP not including destination = $1220. $1220/2=$610 discount
Affiliate Rewards discount, dealer is giving me the entire 2% that Chrysler will pay him back: $777 discount
Golden ticket from Jeep: $500 off
so, $38,865-$610-$777-$500=$36,978
Killer deal. Congratulations!

Do make sure the dealer shows you the actual factory invoice - Affiliates program requires them to. Then you'll be sure the deal isn't too good to be true.
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Here's where I am:
MSRP $41,680
Invoice $38,865
Holdback is 3% of MSRP not including destination = $1220. $1220/2=$610 discount
Affiliate Rewards discount, dealer is giving me the entire 2% that Chrysler will pay him back: $777 discount
Golden ticket from Jeep: $500 off
so, $38,865-$610-$777-$500=$36,978
That seems pretty good to me, but I'm sure they are going to charge you tax on the $500 coupon. I had to work hard to get them to eat that tax.

What are the numbers the dealer is coming up with?
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That seems pretty good to me, but I'm sure they are going to charge you tax on the $500 coupon. I had to work hard to get them to eat that tax.

What are the numbers the dealer is coming up with?
We're only about $250 apart. He's trying to charge me $250 for some Security System B.S. and I told him I wasn't paying it and it would be a dealbreaker if they install some p.o.s. alarm or etch the VIN # into my glass and try to charge me for it. As far as the tax, he's not charging me the $75 administrative fee for participating in Affiliate Rewards (at least not as a line item) so not gonna beat him up on the tax on the $500. Here in GA we pay 6.75% but that includes the ad valorem for as long as I own the Jeep so each year my tag will only be $20. That 6.75% includes the sales tax & ad valorem so pretty good deal if you keep a vehicle for a good while.
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We're only about $250 apart. He's trying to charge me $250 for some Security System B.S. and I told him I wasn't paying it and it would be a dealbreaker if they install some p.o.s. alarm or etch the VIN # into my glass and try to charge me for it. As far as the tax, he's not charging me the $75 administrative fee for participating in Affiliate Rewards (at least not as a line item) so not gonna beat him up on the tax on the $500. Here in GA we pay 6.75% but that includes the ad valorem for as long as I own the Jeep so each year my tag will only be $20. That 6.75% includes the sales tax & ad valorem so pretty good deal if you keep a vehicle for a good while.
With your Affiliate Rewards deal, the dealer is definatley NOT allowed to require you to buy any add-on you do not want. Chrysler will enforce the restriction if it comes to that. But, the dealer knows what's up. Just refuse the add on. Period.

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