Several posters here have had good luck with D'Ambrosio out of Downingtown.
I would be shy of sitting down with a dealer since then they can apply pressure. I have emailed local dealers with the same "can you match this I prefer to stay local" tactic but had no luck. Only discounts were what...
I am in southern Delaware and I am seeing the same thing. My attitude is I get to hold on to my money longer if a dealer will not deal. I do not need to force someone to take my money.
Time is on your side and it pays to be patient.
With the Hertz bankruptcy I took a look at the car sales sites. Avis Car Sales has 4 Gladiators listed for sale.
i looked at Jeep.com and current incentives expire on Monday, 5/4/20. I would check after. For the10% off MSRP I sent that number to a dealer and was rejected. No worries.
Is there a way to know how long a vehicle has been sitting on a lot? Jeep I have been watching has been there since...
Depends, do you have backup transportation? Is it a NADA 110 or an import? What year and engine? How is the chassis? Expect to have issues with it and be waiting on parts.
If you want a feel for LR issues https://www.defendersource.com/ is a good resource.
I reached out to a dealer that has had a Max Tow on their lot for months. Best I could do from the dealer was 7%. I am ok with that. The dealer can keep paying to have it on the lot and I can keep my money in my pocket.