[First time leasehackr] Best car for $400/month or less! Possible to get any of these for that price?

I’ve been following leasehackr for a long time and am finally making my first post, so apologies in advance if this isn’t the right way to go about this.

I am looking to get the best possible car that I can for $400/month or less with little to no money down. I’ve put together a list of top cars that I’m interested in. I realize that most of these lease pretty terribly and won’t come anywhere near $400/month, but I’ve seen some deals for others (specifically, the 440i GC) that are within my range. Other than the BMW, is it possible to get any of these for under $400/month? I’m in no rush to get another car, but I’m also ready to jump immediately if the deal is right.

I qualify for Mercedes loyalty, Conquest for others, have 780+ credit, and am OK with maxing out MSDs. Looking for a 24 or 36 month lease with 10k per year. I’m located in FL but don’t mind flying somewhere for a great deal.

Genesis G80 3.3T
Genesis G70 3.3T
Kia Stinger GT1
BMW 440i Gran Coupe
Audi S5
Audi S4
Audi A6
Mercedes C 43 Sedan

Thanks!

the 440i is the only one that will come close and hopefully you have loyalty. otherwise no way

Audi S models you will be 700+

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Nope. You’re at least $150/mo or so away on most of these. You’re looking at the performance variants of most of these cars, so no shot. Now instead of a C43 or S4 and you opted for a C300 or A4, then you might be in business.

Even the BMW isn’t a given at $400 unless you can somehow find some 2019s still on the lots. Otherwise that ship has sailed.

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But you’ve only done a total of 39 minutes of reading. 5 minutes spent searching for each vehicle on your list would give you the obvious answer that none of them are close to your target. Your expectations are completely unrealistic.

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no shame in saving the money and making the decision in a better position with more money saved… if you have to reach for a bigger payment than what you’re comfortable with to get the exact car you want the experience won’t be as enjoyable. Money in the bank should get you 80% of the feeling of that extra 100 hp. Consider a Jetta GLI or a Infiniti Q50!! Both leasing well right now.

I nearly choked when I saw the C43. I guess that, at least, he didn’t ask for a C63, or umm, yeah…

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Define “little”

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13" wheels!

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Realistically $400 a month with nothing due at sign besides MSD, you will be looking at base C300, A3, A4, 430i (maybe a 440i loaner but depends on how lucky you are).

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I’ve been a “lurker” here for almost two years now, and just finally created an account a couple months ago that I’m never logged in to. Those numbers are a drastic misrepresentation.

I have a 48k MSRP Q50 3.0T Sport that I’ve been driving for the past 3 years. I love the car, but the 2020 is essentially unchanged from what I’ve been driving for the past 3 years. I paid 0$ at signing with a $350 monthly payment, so I was hoping to be able to pay $50 more per month and get something with a slightly higher MSRP.

Like I said - I understand that most of these cars lease terribly. I guess I just figured that if I can get a 60k 440i GC for under $400/month, maybe it wouldn’t be that farfetched to get a 55k C43 for the same price. Apparantly not.

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Not counting taxes, fees, etc, I’m not looking to put more than $1k down as cap cost reduction.

Yeah, I definitely have no problem with loaners. And I don’t mind putting down taxes, fees, etc at signing; I just meant I don’t want to spend more than ~$1k down as a cap cost reduction.

Giulia base can be had.

So you’ve been lurking for so long but yet you are estimating lease monthly payments based solely on the MSRP of cars?

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This was made nearly a year ago for posts like this, or if you’ve been here for 2 years then you should be familiar with the great brokers here! They really do great work I’d suggest reaching out to them, a lot are able to ship cars out of state assuming you’re in FL.

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How about a $61k E300 for $336+tax, $0 drive offs :crazy_face:

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X3 is going to be a stretch, even on a loaner.