Vw Caddy Life 2.0 TDI 24mth lease £119.99pm with £1079.99 deposit - Total £3959.75 @ selectcarleasing
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Vw Caddy Life 2.0 TDI 24mth lease £119.99pm with £1079.99 deposit - Total £3959.75 @ selectcarleasing

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Found 3rd May 2016
My first deal so please be kind.
Here you have a shiny new VW mvp for the price of a C1! 2L diesel engine which should guarantee decent performances and good fuel economy. the deal is for 10K miles per year but can be easily personalized.

It is good for you if you:
-like leasing
-need space
-want a decent set of new wheels for a cheap price

Not for you if:
-you can't get the fact that although you can buy a car which is yours to keep for that money, some people like brand new cars and don't want to pay for depreciation.
-you don't like leasing
-you don't need a vehicle which is basically a van with windows.
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This car won't be mine at the end of the lease AND its basically a van with windows!!!!!
Looking for a crv lease deal if anyone finds a good one, cheers
Great deal, great vehicle. Considering 90% of cars driving around arent using their back seats and can carry very little cargo this seems like a vehicle most folks should be using in reality ?
incredibl

Looking for a crv lease deal if anyone finds a good one, cheers



​ you posted on one two days ago...
M_z

This car won't be mine at the end of the lease



That's how a lease works
sorely tempted by this. my car (59 plate Clio estate) is due a cambelt change soon, then within 12 months a major service and new brakes, discs and tyres.

all that will cost me nearly a grand, and my car is worth 3k at most. Might as well sell now, and enjoy 2yrs of hassle free fixed cost motoring!
Cristiano

https://www.nationalvehiclesolutions.co.uk/Honda-CR-V-1.6-i-DTEC-SE-Plus-5dr-2WD-Personal-Lease/43140 I think this is a cracking deal and a lot of car for the money



Great deal that one! Just need something similar to be around in a year when the Yeti is due for replacement.
Heat just for answering the "not for you" section before all the lease haters start posting messages about 15 year old BMWs they can get for the same money.
Cold, can buy a 15 year old BMW for less money, and it's a real drivers car not a fake drivers car like this :P
Excellent deal as depreciation on these alone must be more than £2k a yr
Cold. Can buy a second hand car for this and keep it after the 2 years.
I'm guessing the equivalent lease for the van proper is ~£200pm.

I've never understood why the cost of vans are so ridiculously high.
Can you get the same in just a van....
hukdbargain

Cold. Can buy a second hand car for this and keep it after the 2 years.



No Sh*t???
M_z

This car won't be mine at the end of the lease AND its basically a van … This car won't be mine at the end of the lease AND its basically a van with windows!!!!!



Yes I agree. The car won't be yours but let me do the maths for you and then u can tell me whether you would like his car to be yours.
This car cost £21k new. You pay £4K to drive this car for 2 years. If you bought and owned this car how much would it be worth after 2 years? It would guaranteed to have depreciated more than £4K after 2 years. I'm guessing around the £13-14k if your lucky and that's me being very generous. So now it has cost you £7-8k to drive the same car over 2 years. So do u still care that much that you don't own the car? Yes it is a van with Windows but aren't most proper people carriers these days? Plus it has sliding doors and tons of space. As a parent with kids I know I wouldn't mind driving it.
Still cant fathom out the fascination with lease deals on here. OK i get that you get the enjoyment of driving a brand new car and can show off to the neighbors. But the thought of paying for a car month after month indefinitely makes me shudder.
My last car i bought on finance - a 6 month old ex-demonstrator, loaded with extras and had £1000's off the new price. The car was paid off in 3 years, and i still have it (its about 7 years old now).
Its Costing me very little in maintenance and i don't have to pay a penny for it now as i fully own it.
Best of all its still worth a few thousand pounds.

Fine - its depreciated since i bought it i know, but i am certain in the same amount of time of ownership - i would've paid far more in leasing deals than it has cost me.
Staypuff

Cold, can buy a 15 year old BMW for less money, and it's a real drivers … Cold, can buy a 15 year old BMW for less money, and it's a real drivers car not a fake drivers car like this :P



Yes I agree you can buy a 15 year old Bmw for the same money but you are not driving a brand new people carrier for potentially 2 years trouble free motoring. If anything was to go wrong it will be likely to be covered by warranty. 15 year old Bmw? Let's start with 2 Mots, if you pass then let's think about potential wear and tear items like suspension, brakes, engine wear, exhaust maybe? Tyres? All of these very likely in a 15 year old car. At that age a timing belt change and major services are also highly probable. Now the lease deal does not sound too bad.
118luke

Still cant fathom out the fascination with lease deals on here. OK i get … Still cant fathom out the fascination with lease deals on here. OK i get that you get the enjoyment of driving a brand new car and can show off to the neighbors. But the thought of paying for a car month after month indefinitely makes me shudder.My last car i bought on finance - a 6 month old ex-demonstrator, loaded with extras and had £1000's off the new price. The car was paid off in 3 years, and i still have it (its about 7 years old now). Its Costing me very little in maintenance and i don't have to pay a penny for it now as i fully own it. Best of all its still worth a few thousand pounds. Fine - its depreciated since i bought it i know, but i am certain in the same amount of time of ownership - i would've paid far more in leasing deals than it has cost me.



I totally agree with you. Lease deals don't suit everyone. In the same way someone would choose to run around in a 5 door hatchback while others might choose to drive a 100k Range Rover which in its first 6months of depreciation will buy you a very decent car.
118luke

Still cant fathom out the fascination with lease deals on here. OK i get … Still cant fathom out the fascination with lease deals on here. OK i get that you get the enjoyment of driving a brand new car and can show off to the neighbors. But the thought of paying for a car month after month indefinitely makes me shudder.My last car i bought on finance - a 6 month old ex-demonstrator, loaded with extras and had £1000's off the new price. The car was paid off in 3 years, and i still have it (its about 7 years old now). Its Costing me very little in maintenance and i don't have to pay a penny for it now as i fully own it. Best of all its still worth a few thousand pounds. Fine - its depreciated since i bought it i know, but i am certain in the same amount of time of ownership - i would've paid far more in leasing deals than it has cost me.


In fairness the op was very kind to state the following:

It is good for you if you:
-like leasing
-need space
-want a decent set of new wheels for a cheap price

Not for you if:
-you can't get the fact that although you can buy a car which is yours to keep for that money, some people like brand new cars and don't want to pay for depreciation.
-you don't like leasing
-you don't need a vehicle which is basically a van with windows.

At a guess, you fall into the 'not for you' category and should refrain from reading further.
Edited by: "blueroo" 3rd May 2016
scaryrobert

Yes I agree you can buy a 15 year old Bmw for the same money but you are … Yes I agree you can buy a 15 year old Bmw for the same money but you are not driving a brand new people carrier for potentially 2 years trouble free motoring. If anything was to go wrong it will be likely to be covered by warranty. 15 year old Bmw? Let's start with 2 Mots, if you pass then let's think about potential wear and tear items like suspension, brakes, engine wear, exhaust maybe? Tyres? All of these very likely in a 15 year old car. At that age a timing belt change and major services are also highly probable. Now the lease deal does not sound too bad.



You know I was joking right,hence posting right underneath the 15 year old BMW comment? Also the REAL driving comment should have given it away as anyone who's owned a BMW knows that the 2 weeks of real sun we get a year lets you drive it as it was meant to be but the rest of the time its twitchy back end time in the dull raining pit that is UK weather
Edited by: "Staypuff" 3rd May 2016
There must have been a deal on sense of humour bypass operations .......
anyone know how to get one for taxi, preferably a 7 seater, with leather trim
cgap

sorely tempted by this. my car (59 plate Clio estate) is due a cambelt … sorely tempted by this. my car (59 plate Clio estate) is due a cambelt change soon, then within 12 months a major service and new brakes, discs and tyres. all that will cost me nearly a grand, and my car is worth 3k at most. Might as well sell now, and enjoy 2yrs of hassle free fixed cost motoring!



£1000 for a cambelt discs, brakes and tyres if you went to Kwik fit or halfords probably. Don't forget the new exhaust too. Try a proper garage, no way should that come to over £800, even 'darn sarf'.
I thought that these were seven seat but the tech spec says five seats. Can anyone confirm this? It does seem like a cracking deal.
bigdai77

I thought that these were seven seat but the tech spec says five seats. … I thought that these were seven seat but the tech spec says five seats. Can anyone confirm this? It does seem like a cracking deal.



I'm a plonker, it's an option.
adrianjowitt

​ you posted on one two days ago...



​Looking for a better deal...
Brilliant how every lease post turns into the war between owners and leasers. It's a way of thinking that separates the two. All cars will cost money (apart from classics which are investments) maintenance, tyres, oil changes, brakes, tyres, mot, services, major services, and depreciation. Why not always have a new car, no mot, newest technology, yes cost is higher, but at least you won't worry about sudden breakdowns, sitting in the rain as the gasket has blown, trying to find jump leads when the battery is flat, and best of all, the cars are getting more and more fuel efficient... False economy... Cars are like mobile phones, they last for a certain amount of time, then time for a change. If you have an older car, it's just a lottery whether it will cost you tomorrow when it breaks down, at least with a lease you have your fixed commitment, warranty, and peace of mind.

I can understand leasing something posh and fancy but a VW caddy?

Weirdly I quite fancy one though for some reason. What's happening to me.

themorgatron

I've never understood why the cost of vans are so ridiculously high.


Yeah I was quite surprised by that, gonna buy an old MPV instead.
Well I decided to try leasing a C1 and so far its been a great option, even taking into account I qualify for Ford employee discount. Previously we purchased a new Focus RRP £20,000, after discount £14,000 traded it in after 2 years and got £11,000 part ex, I lost £3k other customers £6k+. C1 will cost us £1900 for 18months, 4miles per day, keeping miles off the Ford Kuga we are buying/owning.

Now a question that I don't think has been asked before, at the end of the lease period in theory the dealer cleans the vehicle and puts it on the forecourt. Customer comes along haggles the price down and its sold. Has anyone had success in buying the lease vehicle at the end of lease period, dealer takes the hit on depreciation, and you know the vehicle history?
duncanhill

Well I decided to try leasing a C1 and so far its been a great option, … Well I decided to try leasing a C1 and so far its been a great option, even taking into account I qualify for Ford employee discount. Previously we purchased a new Focus RRP £20,000, after discount £14,000 traded it in after 2 years and got £11,000 part ex, I lost £3k other customers £6k+. C1 will cost us £1900 for 18months, 4miles per day, keeping miles off the Ford Kuga we are buying/owning.Now a question that I don't think has been asked before, at the end of the lease period in theory the dealer cleans the vehicle and puts it on the forecourt. Customer comes along haggles the price down and its sold. Has anyone had success in buying the lease vehicle at the end of lease period, dealer takes the hit on depreciation, and you know the vehicle history?

You really think the dealer is going to take a hit. They would be out of business if they did.
118luke

Still cant fathom out the fascination with lease deals on here. OK i get … Still cant fathom out the fascination with lease deals on here. OK i get that you get the enjoyment of driving a brand new car and can show off to the neighbors. But the thought of paying for a car month after month indefinitely makes me shudder.My last car i bought on finance - a 6 month old ex-demonstrator, loaded with extras and had £1000's off the new price. The car was paid off in 3 years, and i still have it (its about 7 years old now). Its Costing me very little in maintenance and i don't have to pay a penny for it now as i fully own it. Best of all its still worth a few thousand pounds. Fine - its depreciated since i bought it i know, but i am certain in the same amount of time of ownership - i would've paid far more in leasing deals than it has cost me.



If you were going out to buy this car new, you would lose more value in depreciation than it costs to lease it.

If you had the option of getting a second hand car on finance it wouldn't be worthwhile alternative compared to this either.

You got a good deal on a ex demonstrator (lucky you) but not every car sold is a ex demonstrator for obvious reasons.

If your not interested in a lease why even look at the deal, its not for you its for someone who is interested in a lease.
One thing at counts against lease is that it is still quite an expensive way to acquire a vehicle, and still entails paying a premium for something 'new'.
abaxas

Just remember you'll need GAP insurance and you can't mitigate the risk … Just remember you'll need GAP insurance and you can't mitigate the risk of right off late in terms, if you don't give back the car on time they'll rape your ass harder than Jimmy Saville would.



​I have no idea what any of that meant
Let's look at it with an open mind.
Initial Cost/Deposit
Leasing: £1080
Buying: £100-£100000 (Whatever you want to pay)
Leasing you have to put down a fixed amount up front. Buying you usually have a small minimum deposit (sometimes no deposit), but can pay more if you want.
Winner=Buying

Monthly payments
Leasing: Roughly half of what a finance agreement would be over a 4 year term
Buying: Opposite to above.
Winner: Leasing

Maintenance/Upkeep:
Leasing: They pay for Tyre's/Brakes/MOT etc (which is unlikely to be needed during the lease term anyway)
Buying: A car of the same age wont need the above either. Older cars will need these, however the monthly cost would be far less than a lease.
Winner: Draw

Reliability:
Leasing: New car will be under warranty.
Buying: New car will be under warranty. Older cars can have warranty packages bought for little money. (Less than monthly leasing cost). Used cars may also suffer from other part failures, however these one-off costs mean you will still have more money in the bank compared to a monthly lease.
Winner: Draw

Wear, tear and damages
Leasing: Lease companies have fair wear & tear policy. How good are they? Can vary between individuals. Anything other than wear/tear must be rectified at lessee's expense at the end of the term.
Buying: As you own the car, there is no penalty for wear/tear/damages (other than impact to resale value)
Winner: Buying (due to not being forced to pay for damages)

Resale Value
Leasing: Absolutely nada. Zero. Zilch.
Buying: Varies depending on age, mileage and damage.
Winner: Buying

New Car 'WOW' factor
Leasing: A shiny brand new car parked in your driveway every 2 years.
Buying: New car: Will get this feeling at first, then negates. Older Car: Will not get this feeling
Winner: Leasing

Mileage:
Leasing: Capped at average mileage, subject to excess mileage charges if exceeded.
Buying: No mileage restrictions, other than depreciation for very high mileage.
Winner: Buying

Factoring everything in above, if you absolutely MUST have a new car every 2 years to show off to the neighbors and your mates at the pub, then leasing is the only way you should go. If you want to keep expenditure to a minimum (in the long term) and dont mind keeping the car for a bit longer, you are better off getting a decent finance deal on a 12 month old car.


Edited by: "118luke" 3rd May 2016
Lease is for people who wants to own a brand new car! Looks like for some people it's really difficult to understand this.
Kazan

Lease is for people who wants to own a brand new car! Looks like for some … Lease is for people who wants to own a brand new car! Looks like for some people it's really difficult to understand this.



I think people are entitled to comment on the relative value of new, lease or used being that its a consumer discussion.
Kazan

Lease is for people who wants to own a brand new car! Looks like for some … Lease is for people who wants to own a brand new car! Looks like for some people it's really difficult to understand this.



They dont OWN it though
118luke

They dont OWN it though


and that's the beauty of leasing. If you want to drive brand new car this deal is for you. If you are only interested in 2nd hand cars check autotrader.
I think the other thing about leasing that has not been mentioned is that you can change your car every two years depending on personal circumstances and affordability. Many people I know are stuck with cars that don't fit their circumstances due to not being able to afford to change (e.g. will loose to much on the purchase). e.g. you may have a car too small for the growing family, or you've gone from driving lots of motorway miles to just a very short commute. The thing with leasing is you know that you can change the car in x-months if you have a change in circumstance. We have changed our car and grown it as the family have grown.

It's not just about driving a shiny new car every two years, there are some other practical reasons. We are just looking for a PHEV deal at the moment, as I've gone from 22000 miles a year to about 10,000, with many more daily local short journey's, and monthly long journey, so it seems the best car for the job.
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