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Can’t put a price on loyalty? Sure you can, ask a car dealer Add to ...

Car companies and their dealers value loyalty and are often willing to put a price on it. So how much?

In the case of the Audi A8, $10,000. That’s the loyalty bonus an existing Audi owner is eligible for when trading in or up to an A8, which by the way is quite a spectacular luxury sedan. Throw in a $15,000 available factory incentive and perhaps nearly $6,000 in negotiated dealer discounts and the total price reductions on a $108,000 premium saloon burst through the $30,000 ceiling.

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At Jaguar, the price of loyalty if you buy an XKR coupe is $4,000. On top of that, Jag has a $12,500 factory deal on the table and if you’re a corporate titan accustomed to tough bargaining, you’ll likely get all of nearly $8,000 in estimated dealer discounts.

Let’s pause a moment. We’re looking at total discounts on a combined two models that exceed a possible $50,000. Amazing.

But there are more deals of note for this summer’s luxury car shopper. BMW has a $15,000 sales sweetener on the 650i xDrive Gran Coupe, plus a potential $5,000 in the form of a dealer discount. And the Mercedes-Benz SL550 is also in play with a $15,000 incentive, as well as a perhaps as much as $7,500 in a dealer discount.

All told, then, the four deals this week combine for $90,000-plus in potential discounts. These deals can in whole or in part be combined with financing as low as 1.90 per cent. You will need to check with your dealer, of course, for the details. When you’re there, rest assured the dealer can put a dollar value on your loyalty and the savvy shopper will receive all of it.

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Deals of the Week consulted with unhaggle.com, Car Help Canada, carcostcanada.com, and other sources on these offers. As usual, pricing information here is subject to change and dealer discounts vary, so consult your dealer for the final details, including expiry dates for all offers.

2014 Audi A8
 

2014 Audi A8 4 door sedan 4.0T

  • MSRP: $108,000
  • Freight, dealer prep, air conditioning tax: $2,130
  • Dealer discount (estimated): $5,900
  • Factory discount: $15,000 (manufacturer incentive)
  • Factory discount: $10,000 (loyalty incentive)
  • Taxable subtotal: $79,230
  • Total price with 13% HST: $89,529.90
  • A $5,000 manufacturer incentive and the $10,000 loyalty incentive, along with any negotiated dealer discount, are available with 1.90% financing for 48 or 60 months or a 1.90% lease rate for 48 months.

2014 BMW 6 Series
 

2014 BMW 650i xDrive Gran Coupe Sedan

  • MSRP: $99,800
  • Freight, dealer prep and air conditioning tax: $2,230
  • Dealer discount (estimated): $5,200
  • Factory discount: $15,000 (manufacturer incentive)
  • Taxable subtotal: $81,830
  • Total price with 13% HST: $92,467.90
  • The manufacturer incentive is available with 2.90% financing for 48 or 60 months, or a 2.90% lease rate for 36 months.

Mercedes SL Class
 

2014 Mercedes-Benz SL550 Roadster

  • MSRP: $123,400
  • Freight, dealer prep, AC tax: $2,625
  • Dealer discount (estimated): $7,500
  • Factory discount: $15,000 (manufacturer incentive)
  • Taxable subtotal: $103,525
  • Total price with 13% HST: $116,983.25
  • The manufacturer incentive is not available with 1.90% financing for 48 or 60 months.

2014 Jaguar XK-R
 

2014 Jaguar XK 2 door Coupe XKR

  • MSRP: $109,125
  • Freight, PDI, AC tax: $2,680
  • Dealer discount (estimated): $7,900
  • Factory discount: $12,500 (manufacturer incentive)
  • Factory discount: $4,000 (loyalty incentive)
  • Taxable subtotal: $87,405
  • Total price with 13% HST: $98,767.65
  • The loyalty rebate and any negotiated dealer discount are available with 3.90% financing for 48 or 60 months, and a lease rate of 4.90% for 48 months is available with $6,500 factory discount plus the loyalty rebate plus any negotiated dealer discount.

Pricing information source: unhaggle.com and carcostcanada.com. Calculations based on Ontario customers. Please note that while the information above is accurate at the time of publication, incentives are given at the discretion of individual dealers, and may be changed or discontinued at any time. Where noted, “dealer discounts” are negotiated with the customer on a case-by-case basis. Unhaggle Savings are actual discounts received by Unhaggle customers.

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