Ok, mainly because I'm a glutton for punishment, I'm sending inquiries to dealers for a buyout amount again. My local dealer quoted me a ridiculous reduction that amounted to less than $1000 and then told me that was before fees!!! BTW that was Tynans Nissan and based on my experiences with them, nobody in my family will ever purchase from them again. This is just the last in a long line of crap from that group.
Wish me luck. The kids still need a car and if I can get this thing under $8500, I'll jump. With an $11,700 residual, I'm not holding my breath though. If it doesn't work out, the return is scheduled for the 24th and I'll happily send it on it's way with my crappy lease term fees and whatever arbitrary number they come up with for imaginary damage. Judging how my dealings with NMAC have gone so far, I'm sure there will be something.
[s]2015 LEAF SV in Gunmetal Gray[/s] Returned 2/2018
"The only gas in this vehicle comes from the driver."
I drive a LEAF, it doesn't have Ludicrous or Insane mode. It only has Slightly Annoyed mode.