Shop around for the best 191 deals
January may be nearly over but there are still some very tempting offers for new car buyers, writes Geraldine Herbert
Now is a good time to buy an Audi. The German car maker's 2019 Experience Audi Sales Event is still running nationwide. As part of the event Audi is offering finance packages from 2.9pc. At BMW dealerships around the country, savings of 5.1pc, or an average saving of €3,296, is available on new BMW models. Finance packages as low as 1.9pc APR are also offered on selected BMW models.
French car maker Citroën is luring potential buyers with low finance rates, purchase contributions and scrappage. Dacia is offering 4.9pc APR across its range for 191, which includes the recently launched and more rugged and robust new Dacia Duster, which customers can get their hands on from €149 a month.
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Ford has a range of offers as part of its Ford Innov8 campaign, including seven-year warranty, seven-year roadside assistance and two years' free servicing, until the end of January. The campaign extends to a range of 10 Ford models: KA+, Fiesta, EcoSport, Focus, C-MAX, Kuga, Mondeo, S-MAX, Galaxy and Ranger.
Across dealerships nationwide Honda has a range of offers on all vehicles ordered before January 31 including 3.9pc APR on HP and PCP across JAZZ, HR-V and the Civic Family ranges. This is also available on the all-new 1.5-litre petrol CR-V.
Book a new 191 Hyundai before January 31 and avail of either five years' free servicing, 3.9pc APR finance or scrappage of up to €5,000 on selected models.
Customers who opt for a Jaguar before March 31 can avail of 4.9pc APR PCP finance on all models. Kia customers who order a new car before the end of February can avail of 0pc finance on the Ceed, Stonic and Sportage and 3.9pc APR on all other models.
Land Rover buyers can benefit from a rate of 4.9pc APR PCP finance on all models excluding Range Rover Sport and Range Rover until March 31. Lexus is tempting buyers with 3.9pc APR on the IS, ES, UX, NX and RXL. In addition IS and NX customers can avail of a €2,000 hybrid trade-up allowance if they don't opt for the low APR deal.
For 191, Mazda is offering PCP finance from 1.91pc APR or a 191 bonus up to €2,000. If you have an eligible car and want to upgrade, an Eco Upgrade of up to €3,000 is available.
Savings of 3pc can be made across the MINI range, while 191 offers from Mitsubishi include 1.9pc HP on the Outlander and the Eclipse Cross and 3.9pc PCP on ASX. There is also €1,000 worth of free accessories, while stocks last, on the Outlander.
You can enjoy two new Nissan models for the price of one, thanks to its 191 offer. Anyone interested a buying a new Nissan Micra or Qashqai now can exchange it for the equivalent model in 2020 free of charge. If, however, customers decide that offer isn't for them, Nissan also has a number of other 191 offers to choose from, including 0pc finance on the Micra or 3.9pc PCP finance available across the range. Customers with older trade-ins can benefit from up to €5,500 scrappage allowance if they upgrade to a new Nissan.
Opel Ireland is offering customers a choice of three offers to suit their individual needs: 0pc finance (PCP or HP), minimum €3K scrappage or three years' free servicing.
Order a new Peugeot before January 31 and avail of one of its 191 offers including PCP and HP low-cost finance from 3.9pc APR, a five-year extended warranty across the passenger car range, scrappage of up to €4,000 or a deposit contribution of up to €750. Peugeot vans benefit from a 3.9pc APR HP finance rate and scrappage up to €4,000.
Customers looking to buy a 191 Renault can choose from a host of offers before January 31. Kadjar customers can avail of savings of over €4,000 with a complete package with 1.91pc APR PCP or HP finance, €1,000 cashback and three years' servicing. All other models come with a 1.91pc APR PCP or HP finance, €750 cashback and three years' servicing. If you're planning on going electric in 2019, the zero-emissions Renault ZOE Z.E. 40 comes with 0pc APR and 0pc BIK as standard for 191, making the switch to a zero-emission vehicle even more attractive.
Until January 31 SEAT is offering up to €5,000 scrappage and finance from 0pc. Order a new Skoda before the end of the month and avail of 0pc PCP on Fabia, Rapid, Octavia and Superb, 2.9pc PCP on Kodiaq and 3.9pc PCP on Karoq and Citigo. A 3.9pc HP rate is available on all models and a €1,000 deposit contribution is also available on certain Octavia and Superb models, but any PCP rate lower than 3.9pc can't be combined with Skoda Scrappage.
Suzuki is offering 0pc APR across the entire range.
Toyota buyers have a choice of APR rates from 2.9pc on passenger cars and 1.9pc on commercial vehicles. Their 'Upgrade to Hybrid for Less' means you have a lower monthly payment for a hybrid over a petrol. Until January 31, Toyota is also offering trade-in boosters of up to €3,000 on select passenger models.
To lure prospective buyers to showrooms around the country, Volkswagen is reintroducing their EcoGrant of up to €5,000 available on EU 1-4 diesel and petrol cars that are scrapped.
Volvo dealers nationwide are offering customers PCP rates from 3.9pc on the XC90 to 0.09pc on the V90. Customers can also avail of a luxury digital pack on all models except V40 and outgoing S60 for €699 (€999 on XC90), which offers customers a minimum saving of €3,000 and includes front and rear park assist, rear parking camera, High Performance Pro audio system and smartphone integration with USB hub.