MB GLE 2020 global release has been an unmitigated disaster. We ordered 2 cars from Ray Catena Edison and the 2nd car has been pushed back indefinitely because of a Magma Grey leather shortage [don’t even know if I believe this but projecting for Sept/Oct delivery now]. I canceled one and am taking delivery of the 2nd. Both were negotiated in March @ 8% off MSRP, no markups to base rates upon delivery and base acquisition fee .
We are now month to month on our extended lease. Given delivery delays, I started looking in adjacent states for similarly optioned cars and found a comparable one. There is a dealer who agreed to the 8% this morning after I presented him with the prior executed agreements and then presented me with the attached sheet… marking up the MF from .00142 to .00192 [120 bps], adding in a GPS accessory @ 695 and marking up the acq fee to 1095. I told him politely we were starting off on the wrong foot.
He called and said the GPS accessory could go but the MF markup and acq fee were non-negotiable. He requested one final counter to go to the sales manager. What do you think is the appropriate counter here?