BMW Lease Discount Ends Soon
If you have good credit and are thinking about leasing a BMW, you may want to do it this month to take advantage of BMW's multiple security deposit (MSD) discount while it's still available - BMW is ending the discount starting May 1st.
The MSD discount is an "interest rate reduction" given to those who put down multiple security deposits on their lease (which is fully refundable). BMW allows you to stack 7 security deposits into the down payment, reducing your interest rate by up to 1.3% - which translates into savings of around $50 per month in some cases, or close to $2,000 on a 36 month lease.
I got tipped off to this on the Bimmerfest.com forums, I urge you to check out the post for more info. Note that NY residents have never been allowed to take advantage of the MSD discount, although I read you can get around this by leasing the vehicle from a NJ dealership.
P.S. - If you're going to lease a BMW, you should also take advantage of a little-known AARP incentive that can get you additional discounts of up to $5,000 - (you can be any age to become an AARP member). See this post for more info.
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- Gregg Fidan
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