Saturday 24 February 2018

From fuel vouchers to free servicing... best new deals

Currently running at Audi dealerships around the country is the "Future Now 171" sales event. Under the headline "There's an Audi for every driver", here's an opportunity to avail of special finance offers and rates, in addition to substantial savings on equipment upgrade packages across the range.

Now is a good time to buy a BMW 1 series as there is a saving of €999 on an M Sport upgrade pack and similar savings to be made on upgrade packs for the 2 Series Gran Tourer and the 3 Series Saloon.

Citroen plans to lure 171 potential buyers into showrooms with 4.9pc APR PCP finance and scrappage deal of up to €4,000 on selected models, plus customers receive a €500 Dunnes voucher if they order a 171 Citroen passenger car by December 31.

Customers can avail of all three offers, low rates, scrappage and the Dunnes Stores voucher at the same time.

Dacia is offering zero deposit and 4.9pc APR on PCP with Dacia Bank across the range, including Duster, Sandero, Stepway and Logan for 171 buyers.

Order a new car from the DS range by December 31 and you will receive a €500 Brown Thomas voucher and avail also of the 4.9pc APR PCP finance offer across the range.

Available until December 31, Fiat buyers have the chance to opt for a higher trim level with more must-have equipment for €171.

Savings can be made across the range and include the 500 which can be upgraded from the entry level Pop trim to Pop Star level for just €171 adding more than €900 worth of extras.

These include 15" alloy wheels, air conditioning, electrically adjustable painted door mirrors and split-folding (50/50) rear seat with head restraints.

Fiat is also offering competitive finance packages, including a 5.9pc APR PCP plan and 6.9pc APR HP, available across its entire range.

Ford has a number of offers as part of its 171 Real Deal sales event, including reductions on a host of models and a low finance offer of 0pc up until December 4.

The Ford Fiesta Titanium has been reduced by €3,000, the EcoSport by up to €3,850, the Focus Titanium by up to €3,750, the top-of-the-range Kuga Titanium+ by up to €4,250 and there is €2,200 off the Mondeo Titanium+. The new ST-Line, specially produced versions of the Fiesta, Focus, Mondeo and Kuga, are also available with a Real Deal price discount or the 0pc finance offer.

Honda's Simple Logic deal is back and is available on the Jazz, HR-V and CR-V. You can choose from a €4,000 "Guaranteed Minimum Trade-in" offer on all CR-V models, a €3,000 offer on all HR-V and Jazz models, or a 3.9pc APR PCP or hire purchase on all ES grades for the CR-V, HR-V and Jazz, or 4.9pc APR on all other grades for CR-V, HR-V and Jazz.

Book a new 171 Hyundai before December 31 and avail of either five years free servicing, a €5,000 trade-in bonus or an €800 free insurance bonus.

Kia is kicking off its January sales push with a €500 SuperValu Voucher and low finance rates offered across the range from 0pc-3.9pc APR on all cars ordered before December 31.

For 171 Mazda are offering complimentary Style Packs. Buy a new Mazda 2 Executive and get upgraded with the Mazda2 Activity Style Pack.

Customers who opt for a Mazda3 before the end of January can avail of the upgrade promotion worth up to €1,600, while up to €2,000 worth of free upgrades are available on a new Mazda 6.

Mercedes-Benz has reduced the price of their cars by 10pc. The reduction, which will apply for a limited period, will be implemented evenly across all models and all model segments, free of any terms and conditions.

Mitsubishi is offering a 171 Outlander Pack offer with €1,500 of accessories in the Active, Style or Tech Packs for just €150 on Outlander models ordered before January 1.

These packs include options such as fitted tow bars, bike racks, luggage trays and rubber mats, or Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, TomTom sat nav, as well as full body styling kits. For commercial buyers there are winter bonus offers of up to €3,000 on Pajero Commercial two-seater models and of €2,000 on L200 Executive models. 3.9pc PCP finance is available for the ASX and Outlander models.

Trade in your old car or van with Nissan and get €4,000 guaranteed minimum trade-in value against any new Nissan. This offer is available across its commercial and passenger range until December 31.

Nissan is also offering two years' free insurance to those ordering a 171-reg by the end of 2016 and a competitive 4pc APR on PCP finance across the entire passenger range.

Order the electric Leaf before January 31 and get two years free insurance, two years free servicing and two years free road tax too.

From now until December 31 Opel is offering 0pc PCP on all new Corsa, Mokka X, Astra, Insignia and Zafira Tourer models ordered. Opel has also introduced in-car Wi-Fi to its OnStar services in Ireland, and along with Smartphone projection through Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, it is offering a free trial period of Wi-Fi services for three months to all customers who have OnStar specified in their Opel.

This is in addition to the one-year free trial for other OnStar services which include destination download, remote stolen vehicle assistance, vehicle diagnostics, and a Smartphone app for customers.

The 171 Peugeot Sensation Days event continues up to the end of December, offering up to €4,500 scrappage allowance on selected models across the Peugeot passenger car range or a deposit contribution of up to €1,000. Customers can also avail of PCP finance from as low as 2.9pc APR.

Customers looking to buy any 171 Renault can secure a five year warranty and roadside assistance deal, three years free servicing and 3pc APR finance. On Renault's vans, which includes the Master, Traffic and Kangoo ranges, the 171 offer includes 3.9pc APR on HP and three years free servicing.

Skoda is offering 0pc finance on selected models or customers can avail of up to €4,000 scrappage.

From now until the end of December, Suzuki is tempting customers with the choice of a 5,000km free fuel offer or three years free servicing.

This will apply to customers who place a deposit on the Celerio, Swift, S-Cross and Baleno.

Running until February 28, SsangYong's 171 offer includes a choice of 4.9pc APR finance or up to €4,500 scrappage or five years free service.

Toyota buyers have a choice of a scrappage allowance of up to €3,500 or five years free servicing on all cars registered before January 31. There are also free technology and style packs, lifetime roadside assistance and PCP finance from 2.9pc across the range.

To tempt buyers into its Hybrid range it is offering a hybrid guarantee, so if you buy a 171 Toyota hybrid and change your mind later Toyota will swap it for the equivalent 172 petrol or diesel model absolutely free.

To lure prospective buyers to showrooms around the country Volkswagen is offering low rate PCP finance from 1.9pc APR, half-price R-line packs, three-year service plan discounts, premium upgrade packs and free insurance options.

Some offers are available only for orders placed before December 31.

Volvo dealers nationwide are offering a free style pack worth €2,000 on the XC60, a V60 for the price of a S60 (€35,990) with three years free servicing, S60 R Design for the price of a S60 SE (€35,990) with three years free servicing and the V40 is now available from €299 per month.

- Geraldine Herbert

Sunday Independent

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