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post #21 of 22 (permalink) Old 06-18-2016, 01:30 PM
 
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After that initial sale is there any means that MB makes any further money from that car? Like do they make any profit from parts or servicing the car
MB got thousands servicing our MB GLK SUV before we traded it for our Tesla, which has cost $0 in maintenance.

My Smart Electric Drive has never seen the dealer since I bought it 2.5 years ago, not a penny spent on maintenance.

EV's are not a profit center for service!
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When I bought my 453 the salesperson said they made about $100 on my sale. I got a zero interest loan from MB so MB's loan department didn't make any money on the sale. I did buy an extended warranty through MB so if the car has absolutely no problems they may make money that way, this E/W is supposed to be good for the length of time I own the car. That could be a long time, I typically keep cars 10 or more years.
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