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    Pondering a new S3. How much discount?

    I have been mulling over getting a new S3, and I was wondering if anyone who has just bought/ordered one would mind telling how much discount they got?

    Whatcar? magazines target price is a drop of about 4% which doesn't seem a lot when every penny counts and a S-Line 2.0T is about 8% (if my sums are correct).

    Any how, thanks in advance.

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    Well some have reported 10% or even 13% on a new car, you need to shop around dealers & pit them against eachother being careful not to go to same group with number of dealerships, but should easily get more than 4%, do a forum search as this has been discussed before so plenty of info.

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    I got around 40% buying second hand

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    Smart rseeeee, lol

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    I got 15% when I ordered in Nov 07. I guess the discounts dropped with the facelift but it's been out a while now so they should be up to that sort of level again.

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    I think i got about 13% off mine but it was a showroom car id prob aim for 15 and accept 10 to be honest


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    just over 10% off when i ordered mine a few months ago which i was happy with but it was hard work on the day playing a couple of dealers off on each other.

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    Same here, 10% off mine, ordered about 3 weeks ago!! I took in online broker prices as well as others I'd had from other dealers and they were 'persuaded' to lower their price! To be honest, they offered 8% without me even asking!

    Good luck!

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    11% without too much effort.

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    Thanks for the advice. Much appreciated.

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    Whilst a discount is important on this superb car I would suggest you first ensure you spend any potential discount on a means of ensuring your pride and joy is garaged, or at least parked completely out of sight from the road. Alternatively, invest in a shotgun and a good lawyer.
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    Or you could try Broadspeed or this lot;

    http://www.autoebid.com/index.asp
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    Quote Originally Posted by andykn View Post
    Or you could try Broadspeed or this lot;

    http://www.autoebid.com/index.asp

    Yep - I ordered mine through Autoebid and secured 11%.

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    I ordered mine a couple of days ago from a main dealer, the car was specc'd to just under 33000 (based on the Audi website) and I was given a cost to change of 18500 using my 07 Ford Focus ST3 (with 16000 miles on it) as p/x so he either gave an absolutely fantastic price for my car or a very good discount (or a combination of both!).

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    What was\is your final spec? I ordered mine with one noticeable exclusions, rns-e which I intend on fitting separately.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kkp0897 View Post
    What was\is your final spec? I ordered mine with one noticeable exclusions, rns-e which I intend on fitting separately.
    The only notable exclusions on mine were:

    RNS-E
    Magnetic Ride
    Cruise Control

    I had all the other goodies i.e. Privacy, Rear parking assist, Bucket seats, Symphony + Bose, Folding Door Mirrors, S-Tronic, I Pod Connectivity

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    3Dr or SB? Personally I'm not keen on the bucket seats as I sit too low in the seat. Call me a short @rse if you want!! : )

    I went for cruise, open sky, magnetic ride and s-tronic. Pity the S3 doesn't come in the 7-Speed s-tronic however.

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    Anywhere above 10% is good. I got 13% in February

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    kkp0897, what was your experience buying your car through a broker? where did you pick it up from etc.

    Anyone else used the figures quoted from these brokers to get the dealers down on their prices
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    Broadspeed reckon 25821 for a 3dr STronic

 

 

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