Originally Posted by mb135is
I guess I see what you're saying, but some of us work our asses off to afford an "entry level car" and thus will shop intelligently for it. Some people (like me) have "entry level cars" as their dream cars. What of it? Does that mean I should just bend over and not negotiate? Or that the OP shouldn't be an informed customer? Your post, in a nutshell, is exactly why BMW dealerships make me absolutely cringe. I was lucky to find a good one, but that was the exception and not the rule.
Continuing your logic, would it be acceptable to "nickle and dime" on a flagship if not an entry level car? Wouldn't your comment then be, "stop nickle and diming them on such an expensive car - you can afford it." I'm thinking there is no logical end to your thought or comment, though it might have sounded good to yourself when you typed it.
OP - keep shopping, someone out there knows how to do business and keep customers for the future
It's simple, people with money don't sweat it like you, therefore your point about nickle and diming a flag ship car is moot. You step into a luxury car dealership then you step into their world, subjective and unfair as you might think it is. That sales person, 99% of the time, is all about the money. Or, money talks and everyone else walks. Case in point.