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      05-29-2010, 10:41 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by Vaheed1 View Post
Now I don't know the real statistics on Fleet sales, but I'd take a guess at BMW out leasing all the other manufacturers/competitors.
You've hit the nail on the head I reckon. My Dad discovered this when his company were in the market for a few lease cars. BMW using their own finance etc to push the car sales and back then residuals were good, but that's since changed apparently.

Also if you narrow it down to newer and specific engine sizes, it alters the figures again. And the other marques are often traded within the trade to other dealers without being advertised - not sure why, just something a dealer told me once, especially Mercs for some reason.