Carmakers offering huge discounts3 min read . Updated: 26 Mar 2013, 06:40 PM IST With the car industry slowing down in terms of sales, dealerships are providing huge discounts on their cars in order to bring in the numbers. With the kind of tempting deals that are on the table, now may be the best time to zero in on your car of choice.
With the car industry slowing down in terms of sales, dealerships are providing huge discounts on their cars in order to bring in the numbers. With the kind of tempting deals that are on the table, now may be the best time to zero in on your car of choice.
We take a look at some of the best offers.
All variants of the Chevrolet Cruze come with free insurance that works out to around ₹58,000 depending on the variant you plan to buy. Also, the exchange bonus of ₹20,000 will save you money if you sell your existing car to them.
You may have noticed that Toyota showrooms hardly ever roll out any offers, but we found out that there's a ₹20,000 exchange bonus that is being offered if you trade your old car to the showroom. Half of the insurance cost has been waived on the Toyota Corolla Altis, translating to a saving of up to ₹29,000. There's also a corporate discount of up to ₹10,000, plus an exchange bonus of ₹20,000.
The Maruti Wagon R is presently being sold at showrooms with a ₹20,000 exchange bonus in case you were looking forward to exchanging your current car at the showroom. Additionally, there's a cash discount of up to ₹28,000 up for grabs. The total saving here is up to ₹48,000.
There are also attractive discounts on both versions of the Alto. Get ₹20,000 in cash discounts on the K10 along with an exchange bonus of ₹20,000. The fairly new Alto 800 is available with a cash discount of up to ₹20,000 and an exchange bonus of ₹10,000.
We found out that Hyundai dealerships are selling the i10 with free insurance that could save you up to ₹17,000 depending on the variant. There's also a cash discount to the tune of ₹9,000, plus a corporate discount of up to ₹5,000. The exchange bonus can save you ₹20,000 more if you sell your car to Hyundai. The Sonata is also being sold with a sizeable discount. There's a flat cash benefit that's being passed to the buyer in the form of a ₹1.5 lakh discount.
Volkswagen's Passat is currently rolling out of showrooms with a substantial deal. You can avail of cash savings of up to ₹2 lakh on this saloon. The benefit is available on all variants of the car and makes the Passat a sensible buy if you are out in the market looking to buy a luxury saloon. The company's dealerships are also offering petrol variants of the Polo Comfortline and Highline with free insurance that works out to around ₹24,000 off. All diesel versions have free insurance that saves you up to ₹26,000, along with an exchange bonus of ₹10,000 when you sell them your car. The Jetta saloon is also being sold with a flat cash discount of ₹1.75 lakh. The Jetta is a good competitor in its segment and this discount just sweetens the deal.
There are huge discounts being made available at Audi dealerships on the A4. We found out that the saloon can be bought by prospective buyers with a hefty discount of up to ₹4 lakh on the 2.0 TDI variant, not including the Business Edition.
Mercedes-Benz showrooms are selling the C-class saloon with attractive discounts to customers. You can get up to ₹3 lakh off on some versions depending on the availability of stock. The E-class is also being sold with a discount of up to ₹5 lakh on any variant of the luxury saloon.
We found out that the BMW 3-series saloon can be bought with a sizeable discount of up to ₹3.5 lakh on all variants. The 5-series is currently being sold at BMW showrooms with a benefit to the tune of ₹5 lakh. This is dependent on the availability and is on offer on all versions.