The joyous season in India is just around the corner and consumers like you and me will probably go on huge spending sprees that could probably make Christmas seem like a joke. Everyone will be in high spirits and for someone looking to buy a new car, there is no better time than now to get your cash together and go shopping. It’s the season of mega car offers and deals, just before Diwali when almost everyone feels obligated to spend a little money, and in some cases, a lot of money. Car manufacturers rake in the customers with their attractive offers and discounts, which make it almost impossible to resist.
Just open any newspaper and you are greeted by countless number of car advertisements where dealers are shelling out huge discounts and very attractive offers that not even a lay man can refuse. And it’s not just a few of them, every single OEM will be offering discounts on most all vehicles and other incentives to lure in customers, such as free insurance and special schemes. Here is a quick look at some very attractive offers that are already in place, and you can bet (since it really is the best time to) that more deals will come.
Ford India was the first to kick off this festive season by offering free insurance plus loyalty and accessories on all Diesel Ford Figo vehicles. The combination of all these offers adds up to a saving of up to Rs 28,000. The Ford Classic will be offered with 50% discounts on insurance and the new Ford Fiesta will be available with free Insurance plus accessories plus loyalty and an exchange offer. The American car maker is also offering special schemes for farmers and 100% on-road funding, but of course conditions apply for all these schemes so make sure you check with the dealers.
Korean manufacturer who has taken the Indian market by storm, Hyundai is also handing down some amazing offers on the i20, Verna and the Elantra. The company is offering savings of up to Rs 32,000 on the i20, Rs 27,000 on the Verna and on the Sonata you get a savings of Rs 30,000, plus you get a Samsung Galaxy Note if you purchase a vehicle, which adds up to another Rs,25,000. On top of that the Korean car maker is also offering special offers for Defence and Corporate employees that are not to be missed.
French car maker Renault has also announced special offers on the Renault Fluence, and if you are looking to buy a hatch, then the Pulse is being offered with free insurance, free accessories worth Rs 10,000 and a cash benefit worth Rs 10,000. Then there is the Japanese car maker Honda, which is offering benefits of up to Rs 50,000 on the Honda City sedan, which includes insurance, exchange and loyalty bonus.
Meanwhile the biggets name in the Indian automotive market, Maruti Suzuki is having some extrmemly attractive mega deals. Currently they are offering a pretty sweet deal by offering cash discounts of Rs 35,000 on the Ritz, plus exchange bonus of Rs 25,000. And this is on just one of their products, and as the festive season begins in full swing we are bound to see some very lucrative schemes coming from the largest car manufacturer in India. Mahinda & Mahindra will also be luring in customers as the company will be offering free insurance on select Xylo models and 3rd year extended warranty on the Mahindra Scorpio. Along with other Indian car manufacturers, Tata Motors is offering cash discounts up to Rs 30,000 and exchange offers on all their vehicles.
But it’s not just the mass market segment car makers that have special offers going on, luxury brand and companies such as German car makers Audi and BMW are also in the loop of things. Other manufacturers are also sure to follow as the season has just begun and celebrations have not even started. To challenge BMW and Audi, the oldest car maker in history and another German, Mercedes-Benz will also have some festive offers going on. You will also be able to avail discounts on vehicles from Skoda and Volkswagen.