Car makers roll out festive deals and discounts
Car sales have taken a hit in India due to excise duty hike, soaring fuel prices and rising input costs. As a result, this year car manufacturers are more than ever before looking forward to the upcoming festive season to boost sales. Their efforts to this end include everything from discounts, freebies, limited edition models and new launches.
Nissan is offering assured gifts on as well as free extended warranty on the Micra hatchback and Sunny mid-size sedan. The assured gifts include two grammes of gold or accessories. Micra and Sunny customers can also get refund on the car purchased in the form of 500gm of gold (worth Rs 16.5 lakh) at the end of the season. Lucky customers will be chosen every week for the duration of the festive season.
Nissan has also launched the special edition Micra Primo with goodies worth Rs 22,000.
Nitish Tipnis, Director - Sales & Marketing, Hover Automotive India, said, “Nissan believes in innovation and excitement for everyone and this season, we are providing much more benefits than just the car. The attraction of winning gold worth more than Rs 16.5 lakh as well as getting one’s car free surely makes this offer difficult to resist. To make the product purchase convenient for our customers, we are also offering 100 per cent finance and various low EMI options.”
Skoda has various offers, schemes and finance options on every purchase across their range of cars. Customers can also choose from an accessories bundle, Sony Bravia television, insurance scheme or finance offer on the Rapid mid-size sedan during the festive season that will be available across all 106 Skoda dealerships till October 31.
Kamal Basu, Marketing Head, Skoda Auto India, said "Festivals hold a special significance to every Indian family and purchases made during that period are considered auspicious. Hence Skoda is bringing to its customers great offers this festive season and the chance to own a Skoda car which is known for its spaciousness, built quality and clever engineering.”