I bought a 2016 soul red CX5-GT for $20,000 Canadian and it only had 20,000 kms on it. I am really loving it and also loving the fact I have practically the same car (low low kms) for 20 grand less than a brand new one would have cost me. Although I do love the newer heads up display I found out I can get an Apple play retrofit kit for about 500 bucks installed. Before this car I drove a minivan for 10 years so I have to say this is the best car I’ve ever owned!
I guess that is the question, as both would be major upgrades for me. Looking for any input from those who have already upgraded to 20/21s. The actual size of the screen is not a huge issue for me, but rather how much has this update improved its flaws?
Turbo alone probably means more, but in this case it's: an updated infotainment + a year newer... if it ever came to resell value. Thanks.
I will let the @Jcbutta reply, but in November 2020, I was always given $1,750 in incentives to lower the price....
$1000 sales incentive for cash on a 2021. This went away if you opted for the 0.9% financing with Toyota Motor Acceptance Corporation. (Mazda transitioned over from Chase to TMAC) thus resulting in a OTD price increase even though I specified I wanted the 0.9% finance
$750 loyalty incentive for Mazda owner, I had to bring in current registration of the Mazda we owned so they could copy and get the incentive approved by Mazda
Often another $1000 was thrown in (even though I was clear I did not qualify)
$500 military incentive
$500 veterans incentive
Depending on the dealer, other discounts were thrown in to lower the OTD price including such made up offers as
$1000-2000 dealer discount (which often included the incentives mentioned above)
$500 neighborhood discount (living within 15 miles of the dealership) and
$1000 in free service (so you did not actually get that in the price, but you collect later on...they just counted in the price...so many tricks to get you to engage with them)