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Dear Patty, I live in BC Canada, and I am experiencing some problems with leasing problems with Audi. Here is part of the letter I wrote to them, I am wondering if you can give me some advise? Am I treated this way because I am a female? Just to let you know my financial background to help you understand the situation. I own a house and a vehicle. ...
Hello there, I'm currently leasing a 2007 Toyota Corolla for five years. I'm interested in changing the lease to just financing to own. Do you think it is wise to change it over or would be more costly in the end? Thanks Jessica
Dear Patty: I am currently leasing a Mini, which I love to drive; however I am going to need an SUV before my lease is up. I would be interested in staying with BMW and I like the X5 in particular. Do you know if it is possible to bring back the Mini before the lease is up and start a new lease (X5) with the same dealer I got the Mini ...
I read about your website in the NY Times and am hoping you can help me with leasing a new car. I currently drive a volvo xc 70, am single but have a large dog. I am considering the Audi Avant A4- I think in the 2.0 engine with the sports package and the bmw 325i- sports package not all wheel drive. I am having a hard time navigating through the ...
When leasing a car, is there a rate that I should be asking about, just like for financing. Trying to understand what I need to factor in. - Mary Ann
My daughter-in-law asked me to help her with a new car purchase. Her present car is a Jeep Grand Cherokee with 4 wheel drive. She uses this car to go to and from work about 30 miles round trip and also for the occasional family trip. Her lease is up in September and she wants to buy her next car instead of leasing. She also wants to get better mileage ...
I'm leasing a 2007 Honda Accord. How often should I have the tires rotated?

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