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I am puzzled by units on lots too, but as I posted the sales guy said there was little advertising, no support, and he had no training including knowledge of federal and state credits. I don’t believe there is any competition at the base price if I Pace minus federal and state credits Haround 11k here in MD).

The few people I have shown the car to so far have been stunned at the performance, quality, interior and the price. So obviously the car sells itself. I think two people at work are now considering it where before seeing and driving mine they were just curious.

I did however use the zero percent financing as it’s free money. It wasn’t a determinant for me, but it may help some get into one by using 5 year no cost payments.
 

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That is the price of a special order. Too bad JLR can't just go 24/7/365 with 0%. Everything needs to be the deal for the day.
This is exactly how everyone feels ripped off with the dealer system and roller coaster marketing incentives.
 

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We don't have "arses" in California.
While most of the California arses are living in DC, we still have a bumper crop living in Sacramento.

Oddly, websites that filter for obscenities will *** the word for donkey, but let arse slide right past.
 

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The slow sales could be from what's also holding me back. I did a test drive of the i-pace as soon as one was available in Houston. I'm on my third EV/PHEV vehicle, now; with home charging, so it's not like I don't have a grasp of the issues. First off, the i-pace is typical of Jags since I first became aware of the marque in the mid-50's. I absolutely adore the styling. From the XK 120 (former owner), the 3.8 S-type to the E-type; they are sublime. They have also had English electrics (I've had 3 MG's, 1 Austin Healy 100-4, Daimler SP 250, XK-120 and a '74 RR Silver Shadow) and that's why I haven't owned any English car for many, many years. The electrics just were never reliable, never mind the oil leaks. I'm replacing my two PHEV's next year and the i-Pace is on the list--probably head of the list based on it's looks and driving experience. That's why I'm watching the owner experience on this forum VERY carefully. An all-electric English car--what's to worry? To date, I'm not impressed. I see a lot of electrical problems. The display i-Pace at the Houston Auto Show displayed a message: "Electrical Charging Fault" on the center console. But, I've got a year to wait and see. I wonder if others are doing the same thing?
 

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In a way, that is sort of the problem with these forums— People can get a skewed idea of the i-Pace as much of the discussion is about problems or perceived problems. I haven’t had any problems yet, however I am sympathetic to those that have. Unfortunately other express buyer’s remorse through picking at minor quirks.

Ted99– go for it!
 

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Low Sales? (Poor local advertising/knowledge)

I seen the 0% news also.

Surprised at that. Feels like-a desperate act. And... makes me think for the first time about my choice.

I bought a completely laid out SE addition in November. I have not had one iota of problem. There was a very, very short Learning curve on the charging procedure. But it was mostly user and not anything else. But here’s the thing, although I didn’t want to see the I-Pace coming and going all the time. I wanted to have something somewhat unique. On the other hand I didn’t expect to go from November to late February and only see one in Colorado. I’m sure there have been others sold. But it makes me wonder. I went to a charging station today and there was a Tesla 3 also getting charged. For the first time, I had to admit to myself that I thought the Tesla look pretty good and it made me reconsider. When I take that, and add to the “now we’re giving you the car @ 0% interest, it bothers me a bit.

Again, I have not had ANY problems at all. Never even close to running out of energy, and the home 220-240-volt setup is just great (ChargePoint). But I don’t want to look up—say in a year from now—and have a vehicle that is abandoned by the manufacture or unable to get routine service.

And it is true. Sales persons seem to have very little knowledge and/or understanding of the I-Pace. MOST ALL OF US HERE KNOW FAR MORE THAN ANY OF THEM.

The Tesla 3 does look sleek.
 

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I'm also in Colorado! Denver. I have yet to see another IPace on the road either.
 

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@rightslot: I beg to differ, after owning the I Pace 4 days it is growing on me as a great car. The model 3 is nowhere in the same league, in looks, interior or performance. I wouldn’t spend my money on the AWD MODEL 3, it’s not worth it.

We are all entitled to our opinions.
 

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I have yet to see anyone driving another i-pace in my area, but that doesn’t concern me. I was also one of the early adopters of the f-pace as well. Eventually others were sold nearby.

0% is surprising considering that sales seem to be good for a brand new model. Ah well, I would have liked 0% but I have no regrets about my purchase. I have had the car for 3 months and it is by far the most amazing vehicle I have ever owned.
 

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I think JLR's design and engineering team created a GREAT car but left sales and marketing out to dry... little to no advertising, little to no dealer training, about all they did right was beat the other luxury players (Audi, Mercedes, Lexus, etc.) to market, but to most people the I-Pace is a well-kept secret. The 0% financing simply appears to be a last-ditch effort to spice up sales at a traditionally awful time of year for car sales. Remember, too, that JLR typically does model year changeovers earlier than the U.S. (for Europe), so this may also be an attempt to help move the MY2019 inventory to make room for MY2020 coming late spring. I'm told not much change coming to the I-Pace for MY2020, so if you haven't bought yet, holding out for a 'improved version' doesn't look to offer much benefit.
 

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Most people seem to like the car but think it's the new E-Pace (since that name would make more sense here) and think it's the attractive baby brother to the F-Pace.
 

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Well ****! In November we had ordered an i-pace for March/April delivery but the ridiculous lease rates scared us away. Leased another f-type instead hoping the dust would settle in 3 years when we’d happily reconsider an i-pace again. We’re following this forum with that in mind. Glad to hear most of you are enjoying your new rides.
 

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Well ****! In November we had ordered an i-pace for March/April delivery but the ridiculous lease rates scared us away. Leased another f-type instead hoping the dust would settle in 3 years when we’d happily reconsider an i-pace again. We’re following this forum with that in mind. Glad to hear most of you are enjoying your new rides.
This is KATATONIC I too was frightened by the lease price of the I Pace and ended up with the F Pace S made sense and at half the price. Have 2000 miles with no issues. I'm going to circle back to the dealer and ask about the zero financing roomer.
 
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