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      05-16-2012, 12:30 PM   #72
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Originally Posted by ybbiz34 View Post
Audi also refuses to incentivize leases on S-line/model cars (S4, S5, etc.). This hurts them badly. I think something like 75% of North American BMW customers lease.
I was looking at a 2012 A6. 10K/year residual on a 36 month lease is 48%. A 3-series residual on the same term is 64%. The Audi lease economics make little sense at that level when compared to the BMW lease.
Audi S4, 228xi Sport.

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