Now in the US, dealers simply say “you’re out of luck.” Here in America, these dealers are not part of the brand of cars they sell, so they set their own prices. OEMs may try to intervene to prevent malicious markup. As we’ve seen Ford dobut dealers mostly set their own prices for cars.
According to the German news agency automobilwoche, That means a Mercedes GLS, Volkswagen Golf, or Kia Sorento could go up in price even after the dealer finalizes it. In Europe, rising inflation is even worse than in the US. In Germany, inflation is over 10%. similarly high in the UK. Here in the United States, inflation continues to rise, but he “only reached” 8%.
BMW says it will contractually guarantee the price of a vehicle to an individual customer if there is a maximum of four months between the date of the purchase contract and the confirmed delivery date at the time the vehicle is purchased. “
Mercedes says the same thing.
https://carbuzz.com/news/bmw-and-mercedes-benz-dealers-increase-prices-because-of-inflation BMW and Mercedes-Benz dealers raise prices due to inflation