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    Bought a new '09 Aura today !

    I was planning to buy the new '10 LaCrosse when it came out, but I was really worried about losing my GM Card dollars if (when) GM declares bankruptcy. I've always liked the Saturn Aura so we visited our local dealer to find not only a large selection (we chose an XE in Gold Mist), but some great deals. Sticker price was $23,530. First they gave us $1,000 off sticker, then $2,750 in rebates, plus another $1,000 rebate because I am a current GMAC lease customer (my '07 CTS). Then I got to use all of my $2,315 in GM card dollars. That brought it down to $16,465 before taxes and MV fees. I think that's a pretty good deal !! We're picking it up next week and I can't wait !!

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    Re: Bought a new '09 Aura today !

    Congratulations, excellent choice and it sounds as if you did well in the "deal" department! Pictures forth coming after delivery?

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    Re: Bought a new '09 Aura today !

    Congrats, does it replace one of the cars you have listed below your username? (I'm going to guess the Bonneville, just based on the variety of vehicles in the list. )
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    Re: Bought a new '09 Aura today !

    $16,465 for a brand new Aura? I'd take that deal in a heartbeat! Congratulations and many miles!

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    Quote Originally Posted by cdp326 View Post
    Congrats, does it replace one of the cars you have listed below your username? (I'm going to guess the Bonneville, just based on the variety of vehicles in the list. )
    You are correct. I wasn't planning to replace it just yet but I really don't want to lose those GM dollars
    And thanks for all the congrats

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    Re: Bought a new '09 Aura today !

    Quote Originally Posted by 87silver View Post
    $16,465 for a brand new Aura? I'd take that deal in a heartbeat! Congratulations and many miles!
    I agree..

    The Saturn Aura especially at that price is amazing..

    Which engine and transmission do you have in it?
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    Re: Bought a new '09 Aura today !

    You will love it. I have an 08 XE 3.5L V6. If you got the 3.6, you will really love the car. The AURA is a beautiful vehicle. What interior do you have? I tested a Gold Mist one, and I love the color, but my retailers only Gold Mist one didn't have the engines and interior I wanted, so I got a grey one.

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    It's the XE with the 2.4L 4-cylinder/6-speed automatic. Only option is the Preferred Package so it's got the tan cloth interior. It's pretty basic but it suits my wife's driving pattern just perfectly.

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    Congrats on your (or wife's) new Saturn! Nice deal...fo sho!
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    Re: Bought a new '09 Aura today !

    Congratulations,
    May it serve you well

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    That´s great! I´d love to buy my wife an 09 Aura XE to go with my 08 Astra.

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    Re: Bought a new '09 Aura today !

    Quote Originally Posted by longislander View Post
    I was planning to buy the new '10 LaCrosse when it came out, but I was really worried about losing my GM Card dollars if (when) GM declares bankruptcy. I've always liked the Saturn Aura so we visited our local dealer to find not only a large selection (we chose an XE in Gold Mist), but some great deals. Sticker price was $23,530. First they gave us $1,000 off sticker, then $2,750 in rebates, plus another $1,000 rebate because I am a current GMAC lease customer (my '07 CTS). Then I got to use all of my $2,315 in GM card dollars. That brought it down to $16,465 before taxes and MV fees. I think that's a pretty good deal !! We're picking it up next week and I can't wait !!

    Congrats. You should be pretty happy with the Aura. You can rest easy knowing that you have a larger trunk than the dissapointing 13.3 cu.ft. in the new LaCrosse, have a car that weights nearly 600 Lbs less and will thus be more fuel efficient and economical to own and there is no way you would get a new LaCrosse for anything approaching what you paid for the Aura. I would have made the same decision.

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    Re: Bought a new '09 Aura today !

    Congratulations! It is a great car. If they come out with 0% for 72 months on the Outlook we may bite.
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    Re: Bought a new '09 Aura today !

    Quote Originally Posted by longislander View Post
    I was planning to buy the new '10 LaCrosse when it came out, but I was really worried about losing my GM Card dollars if (when) GM declares bankruptcy. I've always liked the Saturn Aura so we visited our local dealer to find not only a large selection (we chose an XE in Gold Mist), but some great deals. Sticker price was $23,530. First they gave us $1,000 off sticker, then $2,750 in rebates, plus another $1,000 rebate because I am a current GMAC lease customer (my '07 CTS). Then I got to use all of my $2,315 in GM card dollars. That brought it down to $16,465 before taxes and MV fees. I think that's a pretty good deal !! We're picking it up next week and I can't wait !!
    Update...we got the Aura, and we love it. It is very, very quiet and smooth, and the 2.4 is quite peppy for a 4-cylinder. Loads of interior room, too.
    As far as the deal...in the week between when we bought it and when we picked it up, I got a GM $750 "Spring Fling" coupon in the mail, and they added a $1,000 Owner Loyalty rebate, so that got me another $1,750 in rebates which brought my price down to an amazing $14,715 !
    Wouldn't you know it, though...5 days after we picked it up, I got a "top-off" offer from the GM Card which would have brought my earnings up to $3,000, so I would have gotten an additional $685 off had I waited 5 more days Still, I really, really can't complain

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    Re: Bought a new '09 Aura today !

    Quote Originally Posted by longislander View Post
    I was planning to buy the new '10 LaCrosse when it came out, but I was really worried about losing my GM Card dollars if (when) GM declares bankruptcy. I've always liked the Saturn Aura so we visited our local dealer to find not only a large selection (we chose an XE in Gold Mist), but some great deals. Sticker price was $23,530. First they gave us $1,000 off sticker, then $2,750 in rebates, plus another $1,000 rebate because I am a current GMAC lease customer (my '07 CTS). Then I got to use all of my $2,315 in GM card dollars. That brought it down to $16,465 before taxes and MV fees. I think that's a pretty good deal !! We're picking it up next week and I can't wait !!

    I will be curious to here how feel going from a CTS to an Aura. Two very different cars, I am a big CTS fan not so much love for the Aura though.

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