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Old 10-19-2012, 10:15 AM   #1
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First time trailer purchase

Our Daughter and Son-law are looking to buy their first travel trailer in the 25K to 35K price range. Can anyone share what % off of MSRP can be expected? They are young and are looking to be informed buyers before negotiating. Any help would be appreciated.

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Old 10-19-2012, 05:33 PM   #2
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We saw 25% to 30% last March off of the MSRP. Good luck.


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Old 10-19-2012, 07:03 PM   #3
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Welcome to iRV2. In this market and going into the winter season, I would start at 30% off sticker and shoot to get 25%.

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Old 10-22-2012, 04:46 PM   #4
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We noticed when we were searching for our trailer that some dealers have a different list price for the same trailer. So it might look like you were getting a better deal from them. Also you must know what is included in the negotiated price. There can be a lot of add ons if you don't watch out.
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I don't know about other manufacturers, but Jayco lets the prospective buyer build and price their RV. Armed with the manufacturer's actual MSRP, a lot of the shady dealer games with MSRP can be eliminated.

I don't think that 25% to 30% off MSRP in today's market is out of range.


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