Friday 20 September 2019

Shop around - the best motoring deals on offer

Huge discounts to attract buyers in, from €500 fuel vouchers to free servicing and 0pc finance rates

Toyota Avensis
Toyota Avensis

Geraldine Herbert

BMW is offering complimentary leather on all 1 series and 3 series registered up to the end of March 2016. This represents a saving of €1,603 and €1,958 respectively.

The French car maker Citroen plans to lure potential 161 buyers into its showrooms with 0pc APR PCP finance or €4,000 scrappage offered on the C4, C4 Cactus, C4 Picasso and Grand C4 Picasso.

Running at Ford dealerships across the country until January 31 is the Ford Real Deal event, that features reductions on a host of models, including the top-of-the-range Kuga Titanium.

It now comes with leather trim, SYNC with 8" touch screen, hands-free tailgate and free Titanium upgrade pack for €28,595, which represents a reduction of €4,000.

The Ford Fiesta has been reduced by up to €3,000 off the Zetec and Titanium spec models, priced from €13,800 and €15,430 respectively, and all with a five-year warranty. Ford is offering its Mondeo with up to €2,000 off the Zetec and a free upgrade 'appearance pack' priced from €27,730.

Honda's newest arrival, the HR-V, is packed full of equipment, technology and versatile space and is available for 161 from just €255 per month.

The all-new Jazz is now available from €189 per month and comes with City-brake active system, air conditioning, auto lights and wipers, Bluetooth and cruise control as standard.

Upgrade to the Jazz ES and add alloy wheels, parking sensors front and rear, Dynamic Safety Pack, alarm, and Honda Connect touch screen from just €219 per month. The new Honda Civic range is available from just €239 per month and the recently redesigned Honda CR-V is available from €339 per month.

Book a new 161 Hyundai before December 31 and you can avail of either a trade and upgrade, five years' free servicing or scrappage bonus of up to €4000.

This scrappage bonus applies to the i10, i20, i30, ix20 and the Tucson.

Jaguar dealers nationwide will be offering a PCP from €459 per month, plus three- year service plan on the newly launched XF. The XE is also available with PCP from €399 per month, plus a free three-year service plan.

Kia is offering 0pc HP on the Rio, cee'd and Soul and customers who order a new Kia this Christmas will receive a free €500 SuperValu voucher.

For 161, the recently updated Mazda6 is available from €318 per month, with an additional spec upgrade worth up to €2,000. The Mazda3, available from €234 per month, will also offer a spec upgrade to the value of €1,600.

The all-new Mazda2, launched in May 2015, is now available from a very competitive €173 per month and every Executive model will receive a complimentary Activity Style Pack, which includes rear privacy glass, 16" diamond cut alloys, rear parking sensors, rain-sensing wipers and dusk-sensing lights.

Mazda Ireland is also offering reduced PCP rates and monthly repayments across the range, including the all-new Mazda CX-3, now available from €214 per month.

PCPs are also available across the entire Mercedes-Benz rang: the A-Class from €298 per month comes with €1,541 worth of options as standard, including cruise control, heated front seats, keyless start and reversing camera.

Mercedes is also offering the GLE, with €12,508 worth of standard equipment, including full leather, heated front seats, Intelligent light system, metallic paint, Mirror pack, Parktronic and satellite navigation.

MINI Ireland is offering competitive PCP offers on its Cooper models, with the three-door available for €360 per month with a €2,359 deposit (3.9pc APR), while the five-door is €399 per month, with a €4,452 deposit (2.9pc APR).

Trade in your old car or van with Nissan and you'll get a guaranteed minimum of €4,000 towards a new Nissan, no matter how old your car or van is.

This offer is available across its commercial and passenger range until January 31.

Opel is offering a 50:50 finance deal; you pay half now, and half in July 2017.

"No interest, no repayments, no catches". If you order before November 30, you can also avail of up to €4,500 scrappage allowance and three years' free servicing.

The Peugeot Trade-In-Ability promotion continues to the end of December, offering up to €4,500 scrappage allowance on selected models across the Peugeot passenger car range. Customers with cars that don't qualify for scrappage are eligible for a €750 Peugeot customer reward.

They also benefit from a five-year extended warranty on all passenger car models

Customers looking to buy a 161 Renault can avail of five years' warranty, five years' roadside assistance and three years' free servicing.

From now until the December 31, Skoda is offering 0pc finance and SmartLink free on selected models in its range.

With SmartLink, drivers can make the most of their smartphones by safely accessing approved app technologies for free.

A 5,000km free-fuel offer from Suzuki runs until the end of December. This will apply to customers who place a deposit on the Celerio, Swift and S-Cross models. They will also receive 12 months' free road tax.

Pay a deposit on a new Vitara before December 31 and receive six months' road tax. PCP and HP Finance packages are available across the Suzuki range, with the Celerio from €115 per month, Swift from €139 per month and S-Cross from €199 per month.

Toyota is offering buyers a choice of a trade-in allowance of up to €3,000 or three years 'free servicing on all passenger cars registered before January 31, 2016.

There are also free technology, style and safety packs across the range for Toyota and also they have included Safety Sense on Aygo as standard. In terms of finance, APR is from rates of 3.9pc on selected models across the range.

Volkswagen is offering a host of additional features across all Volkswagen cars for €161 plus three years' servicing free of charge on all retail sales.

With finance rates from 1.9pc APR and half-price R-Line exterior kits on many models, there are substantial savings to be made for customers who order their car before Christmas.

For 161, Volvo has reduced prices on a range of models, including the new version of the V40 D2 (120hp) R-DESIGN that is now €2,050 less than the previous one.

Significant price reductions are also on S80 versions introduced for next year, with between €3,500 and €4,500 off retail prices.

Similarly on V70 versions, there is a saving of between €5,150 and €6,150.

Sunday Independent

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