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      05-17-2013, 10:09 AM   #19
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Originally Posted by drob23 View Post
I didn't even realize you could finance a lease through a separate bank. How do they set the residual value? My understanding is that BMWFS heavily subsidizes leasing by means of setting high residuals - which is why BMW's lease so much better than competitors.
I cannot speak for how residuals are set, though in my experience BMWFS's rates were better on the last 2 cars I leased. I think US Bank provided a quote.
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