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My build was $93k and change MSRP but was able to get it BELOW MSRP ordered in the initial 4 day window with only a $2500 deposit. I had reached out to 30 dealerships to get that though... Very excited to get it!!
 

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If you timed the buy just right it was actually pretty simple to find it below MSRP. Jeep did us a favor and made it a buyer's market on Monday the 14th, as many dealers knew they were losing their allocation if they didn't have a contract on it by the end of business. All it took was calling the right dealers, which are the smaller rural dealers that rarely sell these SRT vehicles. I had a few offers extended to me below MSRP that I actually turned down. I bought mine at Dealer Invoice - not a penny over. I suspect that'll be harder to achieve now that there's no expiration date on filling the remaining allotments, which is why I pulled the trigger just as these first allocations were expiring. Once I understood how this system worked, it was actually fairly easy to take full advantage of it. I'd bet there were dozens of dealers in very rural parts of America that would've been delighted to sell it at dealer invoice. As they still would've made their 3% hold back, they would've notched a Trackhawk sale under their belt, and it'd probably also help them with future SRT allocations down the road. Even though I scored it at Dealer Invoice, it was still a win-win for both me and the dealership as well.
 

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JMS935 you are awesome for getting a TrackHawk order in at INV!!!! Great work on timing and finding a dealer who needed to unload their allocation at the end of the 4 day order period. I am guessing most of us are going to pay MSRP, and a few unlucky ones out there in bigger cities over MSRP.

Sure, the $87k base price is a bit higher than most people speculated, but FCA probably paid a bit more in development of it relative to the Challenger/Charger since the tranny and driveline needed to be beefed up a bunch. I am sure they still have a HUGE profit margin, since there are no sheetmetal changes or any other cosmetic differences, and this WK2 platform has long since been paid off given it dates back to Daimler-Chrylser days and Jeep has sold millions of WK2s since the intro for the 2011 model year. They will get 9 years out of WK2 before we see a new Grand Cherokee for 2020 (assuming their financial issues and possible brand sale doesn't alter those plans).

Speaking of profit margins, I also love how the premium HK audio is a $1,995 option on SRT/TrackHawk but only a $1,095 (formerly $995 in 2017s) option on the Overlands for the SAME stereo. That is just gouging.
 

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707Jeep, I will have to ship it and I won't be trading in my current SRT8, that's the only negative with shopping cross country. I tried putting a deal together with local dealers but they wanted no part of offering any deals for the most part, and I wasn't willing to commit to a car at MSRP without also knowing how much I was getting from that dealer for my trade in at the same time. All of your negotiating power is gone at that point, and I wasn't willing to give that up. So I'll list my 2010 for sale as we get closer to taking delivery. Selling it myself should offset some of the tax savings I'm giving up and shipping cost for the Trackhawk, so it shouldn't be too bad.
 

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Of course, and depends on open vs enclosed too. It should all be covered by selling it privately, both the tax savings and the shipping costs, so I'm not worried about it.
 

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Ordered 8/14 from second dealer I reached out too. Got a little over $3000 off MSRP, which if my math is correct is about $1,100~ish from invoice, and had to put $500 down to order. They hooked me up on my trade in too, which was a surprise. If you worked hard enough I am sure you could of gotten invoice. The dealer down the road is small time so could not beat it with it being only 25 minutes down the road. My guess would be if I lived in a bigger populated area or if the dealership did a decent amount of volume, it would be hard to get under MSRP.
 

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Nice job Dude! That's an awesome deal. I'll need to ship mine cross country to get mine at dealer invoice, and then sell my current SRT8 on my own, but I suspect I'll get more money for it that way anyways.

P.S. I feel like I'm back in high school with all of this dude talk. 😁
 

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Nice job Dude! That's an awesome deal. I'll need to ship mine cross country to get mine at dealer invoice, and then sell my current SRT8 on my own, but I suspect I'll get more money for it that way anyways.

P.S. I feel like I'm back in high school with all of this dude talk. 😁
Thanks man, yeah I think the key was to hit up smaller volume dealers IMO. I have heard other people getting invoice, but like 1 or 2, and I think that is because they were pretty in with the dealer or knew someone. Have you gotten shipping quotes yet? I figured cross country shipping would be like $1800-$2000 easy with an open trailer. You will defiantly come out better selling your current SRT8 at the end. It seemed like a lot more Jeep SRT's and SRT8's have came up for sale though across the country since August 10th when they opened allocations.

- yeah the screen name just kind of worked out that way lol
 

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Nice job Dude! That's an awesome deal. I'll need to ship mine cross country to get mine at dealer invoice, and then sell my current SRT8 on my own, but I suspect I'll get more money for it that way anyways.

P.S. I feel like I'm back in high school with all of this dude talk. ��
Exact same boat as you. Was considering shipping, but may fly into Iowa and drive back. Enclosed shipping to Houston was a hair over 1k. Only way I'll drive back is if I can find an Xpel installer to go to dealership before I pick it up.

Oh, is it even worth it seeing what Carmax would offer up on a 07 SRT with 43k miles?
 

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To get dealer invoice you definitely had to buy from a very small rural dealership. Speedracer333 and I were on the same page, I bought mine in Iowa as well. The dealer I bought mine from is literally in the middle of nowhere. Shipping won't be that much Dude, I just shipped a car enclosed from LA to Miami for $1350, so Iowa to Miami should be around 1k or so.
 

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To get dealer invoice you definitely had to buy from a very small rural dealership. Speedracer333 and I were on the same page, I bought mine in Iowa as well. The dealer I bought mine from is literally in the middle of nowhere. Shipping won't be that much Dude, I just shipped a car enclosed from LA to Miami for $1350, so Iowa to Miami should be around 1k or so.
What company did you ship with? Used a couple different ones before but I also will need to ship from WV to SoCal, prefer enclosed.

I have used Numis Auto and United Routes, no issues with either.
 
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