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Looks like some of you are doing well on the delivery dates, mine was with no extra packs and ordered way back on the 10th of October 2023. I was eventually advised of build week 10.
Thank you, I was thinking maybe a month. I’m going to have to drag it out a little now as my 5 year lease runs out on the 8th of April which is worth a few hundred pounds extra in GCB.
I have a charge place Scotland card which this motability card covers. That will save me the £10 per year charge for CPS card.
I’ve just had an email to say that my 85x sport line plus has left the factory. Does anyone know roughly how long it takes to reach the UK and then to the dealership? Thank you.
Ordered an 80x on the 10th of October, got a build date of week 10 this year.
I’ve finally had my motability application updated to the new model but at the last quarter pricing. I’ve just spoken to them and they won’t offer the lower price as a gesture of goodwill. Even tried to fob me off by saying that the 85x never came onto the scheme in Q1. Hey ho, I’m happy that it’s finally been changed but the £400 off would have been really helpful.January 4, 2024 at 8:03 am in reply to: New Q1 AP Drops in Price ASK the Dealer for the New Lower AP #253755
I had the same thing with every dealership I’ve ever dealt with saying it’s against the motability rules. If you need to cancel, the dealership should do it for you but motability will cancel it for you if they are being difficult. They always ask if you’ve spoken to your dealership first and will cancel it for you.
Thanks for that. About 2 weeks after ordering, I’d been advised that the factory had accepted the order but on two further occasions, advised that there was still no build date. I’m just glad that I’m still getting a car but intrigued as to why it’s week 10. My thoughts were that the order wasn’t put through until later but they assured me that it was accepted at the factory almost immediately whilst the model change confusion took place. I’ll be even happier when I see the correct car showing on the motability system, hopefully at the new lower price.
Build weeks seem quite random. I ordered an 80x sportline plus near the start of October. Some people have been quoted week 48 etc but I was told yesterday that mine is week 10 and I should receive it in April. That will be 6 months from ordering. I’m still waiting for the correct model to be updated on the Motability account.
I saw a red one parked up so had a sneaky look. Stunning looking car, I’m sure you will be really pleased with it.
Congratulations Badwolfe, always a bit daunting the first time but I’m glad that you had a good experience at the dealership and even better that it’s the colour you wanted. February will be here before you know it.
That’s fantastic news, did your details get changed on your online motability account to the 85x? I ordered on the 10th of October but apart from being told that the factory accepted my order, I’ve not heard anything else.November 20, 2023 at 10:56 am in reply to: How much of a ‘Bonus’ has a dealer given off the AP of a car? #248671
I once got £2200 off a Nissan Leaf, this was an offer specific to my dealership.
I think some dealers are much more on the ball and others just make a sweeping generalisation.
I was quoted 10 weeks for a car and advised they were in production and they could reserve any colour of my choice. It was indeed 10 weeks and I was delighted. Another dealer couldn’t be bothered to check and just said 6 months. I just think they often give you the worst case and if it arrives sooner, they can delight you with that news.
John, if you ordered in April then you will almost surely receive the facelifted 2008GT which no longer has the heated front seats, the heated steering wheel or the satnav. You might want to check colours too as my order of the metallic orange was changed to a bland grey colour so I cancelled and re ordered in red. I had to choose the satnav as an optional extra. I re ordered at the end of June and have been advised that the build is September and ready in October, fingers crossed.
Give them both time and I’m sure they will come to the scheme being cheaper than some of the EV offerings currently available.
I’ve ordered the elixir red, you are charged the difference between the metallic price and the special paint = £150.
it is bad that you have to pay extra for the red or the blue but both colours look stunning.
I got the Renault Zoe and asked for a test drive, he just handed me the key, told me it was fully charged and he’d see me when he saw me. Take as long as you need were his words. I was very impressed.
It was 10 weeks from a week ago as I had to reorder in order to get the colour of my choice and the extras that I wanted. I have paid extra for the red which I’m looking forward to. As Berty said, it’s a lovely deep colour. The original order was orange which I wanted but they don’t do that colour on the facelifted model any more.
Hi guys, my order in March was confirmed as the facelifted model with a default colour as my choice was no longer available. I’ve had to reorder to get the colour I can live with and the extras that were removed from the spec. I’ve been told 10 weeks for the build and 4 weeks to deliver so about 14 weeks all in. Ianto, I think you will receive yours much sooner than December fingers crossed. I noticed the AP just went down by £200 this quarter on the GT model.
Quick update. In order to get the original GT spec, I’m going to have to reorder with heated seats at £200 extra and satnav £400 extra so the £695 AP + £600 to get the same spec. Very annoying indeed. I really need both of those so I’ll have to bite the bullet. I will however phone motability just in case these are going to be included in the next quarter.
I checked with another dealer and the spec has definitely changed. Heated seats and heated steering wheel now removed. Kezo is quite right, you get the spec at build. My dealer wasn’t truthful about the satnav as it’s still included but tried to make out it was a special deal if you took the no cost grey colour. He’d ordered that and wanted to shift it. I’ve cancelled the order and might re order to get the colour of my choice rather than having one forced upon me but with a different dealer.
I really need the heated seats and have been told that heated seats are now an extra at £1250. I’m going to cancel the order as I’m very disappointed but loved the car that I ordered. The spec was perfect when ordering and now it’s no longer fit for purpose for me. With various items removed, including the sat nav, unless of course I’m being told porkie pies by the dealer. Good luck if your dealer is able to supply the original spec pre facelift.