With the festive season almost here, car makers are leaving no stone unturned to woo customers and boost their sales with discounts offers and new launches that are too hard to resist.
From free insurance to cash back, free accessories and gift cheques, major players in the automotive market have come up with interesting deals and offers to lure buyers.
Customers looking for Fiat Avventura can gain benefits up to Rs 80,000. Also the Line Classic is offering benefit up to Rs 40,000, Linea FL comes with a discount of Rs 1,10,000 while Punto Evo has offers up to Rs 70,000.
Tata Motors is offering the special ‘celebration edition’ offer to celebrate the auspicious festive season with its customers. The offer will be valid till November 15, 2015. The ‘celebration edition’ comprises of cars like Bolt, GenX Nano, Safari Storme and Indigo with a special celebration kit in sale from October 13.
In this offer, customers buying Tata cars between October 1 and November 15 will stand a chance to win cashback up to Rs 50,000 with minimum being Rs 2,000. Also, a few lucky customers will stand a chance to win 50% or 100% cashback. The company will also introduce Zest celebration edition as part of the scheme.
Market leader Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) is offering cash discounts, ranging from Rs 5,000 on its hatchback Celerio to Rs 35,000 on entry level Alto800.
Besides, the carmaker is giving discounts on other models including Wagon R, Stingray and Dzire but no such offers are on recent launches like Ciaz.
The company has already introduced four festive and limited editions – Alto 800 Onam edition, WagonR Avance, Swift Glory, Alto K10 Urbano.
Hyundai Motor is offering the maximum discount of Rs 37,000 on its entry level model Eon, followed by i10 and Grand i10 (Rs 27,000 each).
The carmaker is also offering discount of up to Rs 28,000 on compact sedan Xcent and Rs 15,000 off on mid-size sedan Verna. There are no discounts on high selling models i20 and recently launched compact sports utility vehicle Creta.
General Motors is offering exchange bonus of Rs 20,000 on Beat and Rs 30,000 exchange bonus on Cruze. It is further giving off on other models like Sail (hatchback and sedan), multi-purpose vehicle Enjoy and Tavera.
Japanese car maker Nissan is also offering discounts adding up to Rs 25,000 on Datsun GO+ for orders booked in the month of October. It is also giving benefit worth Rs 22,000 on Datsun Go.
Another Japanese carmaker Honda is also offering benefits of up to Rs 47,000 on its compact sedan Amaze and multi- purpose vehicle Mobilio.
This is not all. Even luxury car makers are giving various offers to sell their products and also launching new products.
German Automaker BMW has also joined the bandwagon with offers on its X1 and 3 Series. The BMW X1 (M Sport Package Limited Edition) and 3 Series (except GT) and 5 Series (selected models) is offering a discount up to Rs 5 lakh.
BMW also launched their latest M6 Gran Coupe in India for 1.71 crore. Next in line of the BMW’s M versions are the X5 M and X6 M which are scheduled to be launched later this month. BMW Mini has also lowered it EMI which now is under Rs 30,000.
Joining the party is luxury car maker Mercedes-Benz. The Benz C Class comes packed with a discount Rs 3- 4 lakh; while Benz E Class is packed with offers up to Rs 6 lakh. The Benz GLA Class comes with low down payment and assured 60% buyback value after 3 years.
The Audi A4 comes packed with offers which include 3 years or 60000kms (whichever earlier) Maintenance Pack plus 4 years warranty. Also, it comes with an assured 55% buyback after 3 years, as per T&C of Audi India.
(With inputs from PTI)