Originally Posted by blk-betty
Yep...Cash in hand is not as hot as it once was.
Hard to say when it was ever hot, 20+ years ago, we were buying a new car with cash, none of the dealers we talked to were the least bit impresed.
In actuality it's a cash deal for the dealer, no matter what you do to obtain the money. And, as Duck points out, if they sell financing they make money on that too.