We are now into the second half of January and the next 15 days are jam packed with new car launches and facelifts. About half a dozen launches are scheduled to happen by the end of January apart from a few two wheeler launches too. Therefore, it can be said that 2019 has started off in good spirits for the automotive industry.
In order to make more of the first month of the year, various auto manufacturers are offering good discounts over there range of cars. Among them, here are the discount schemes on offer by Skoda, Volkswagen and Toyota.
Max. Discount upto: Rs. 75,000 + 4 year Warranty
The Skoda Rapid is the most affordable car by the company in India currently. The Rapid shares its platform and lot of other parts with the Volkswagen Vento. The B-segment sedan has a solid build quality and a typical European flair in its design. The Skoda Rapid is currently being offered with discounts upto Rs. 75,000. This includes Rs. 50,000 being offered as exchange bonus and another Rs. 25,000 being given away as loyalty bonus. Also, the company is providing full 4 year Warranty cover on the car this month.
Max. Discount upto: Rs. 25,000 + 4 year Warranty
The Octavia is an iconic name for the auto enthusiasts across the country. The older Octavia was known for its excellent driving dynamics apart from comfortable interiors and the new generation Octavia has lived up to the hype. The mad RS variant is on an another level in terms of performance and is loved by the enthusiasts. Currently, the company is offering Rs. 25,000 discount as loyalty bonus. Apart from this, there is a complete 4 year Warranty cover on offer too.
Max. Discount upto: Rs. 50,000 + 4 year Warranty
Among the best executive saloon on sale in India, the Skoda Superb has always been an excellent car in its category. The main USP of the Superb is its well appointed cabin along with spacious and comfortable rear seats. The company today launched the Corporate Edition of the car which offers excellent value as it is priced at just Rs. 23.99 lakhs. As for the discounts, the company is currently offering Rs. 50,000 off the retail price as loyalty bonus apart from a free warranty cover for 4 years on the car.
Max. Discount upto: Rs. 50,000 + 4 year Warranty
The most recent launched vehicle by the company in India, the Kodiaq does well in what Skoda is known for, that is, well appointed and luxurious interiors and smart looking design. The SUV is also selling at a decent pace and the top of the line L&K variant offers luxury on par with much expensive vehicles. The full size SUV is currently being offered with a Rs. 50,000 loyalty bonus apart from a full warranty cover on it for a tenure of four years.
The Toyota Etios is among the most economical options presently if you want a decent sedan but are not keen on getting a sub-4 meter car. The Etios offers good amount of space and while the cabin is not the best we’ve seen in the segment, it is nothing that can be deemed as bad. As for the discounts schemes, customers can avail good discounts on the 2018 manufactured Etios. Since it is old stock now, a bit of negotiation can land you into a good deal. Make sure to bargain hard and probably you might get discounts of more than Rs. 30,000 on the sedan.
Max. Discount upto: Rs. 92,000
The Yaris was Toyota’s attempt at creating a B-segment sedan that would rival the likes of the Honda City and the Maruti Suzuki Ciaz among others. However, things went a bit south as the car never tasted success. For the same , Toyota is currently offering discounts worth Rs. 92,000 to lure customers towards the Yaris. The discount scheme includes Rs. 42,000 direct cash back along with Rs. 20,000 ass exchange bonus. An additional Rs. 30,000 is being offered as corporate discount too. However, all these schemes are applicable only on the older 2018 make Yaris only.
Discount offer on listed cars – 10% Discount on Ex-showroom Price + 4 Year Warranty + 4 Year Road Side Assistance + 3 Labor Free Service in 1st Year (1000 Km, 7500 Kms, 15000 Kms)
The stylish European styled hatchback was once quite a hot seller. However, of lately the Polo has not been able to keep up with the competition, which includes the likes of Maruti Suzuki Swift and Hyundai Grand i10 among others. Apart from the offers mentioned above, the Polo is also getting additional exchange bonus along with loyalty bonus this January. A good negotiation with the dealership can lead you to even better deal. The offer is only applicable on the 2018 model only.
Volkswagen jumped into the bandwagon of sub-4 meter sedans by strapping a boot onto the Polo hatchback. Dubbed as the Ameo, the compact sedan comes with one of the best and most powerful engine-gearbox combination in the segment but has not been a sales success. It too is being showered with various schemes, though the offer is only applicable on the 2018 make of the car. Additional exchange bonus and Loyalty Bonus add further value to the car this month.
Another B-segemnt sedan on the list, the Vento too was once a popular car in its segment. However, increasing competition by the likes of Hyundai Verna and the Maruti Suzuki Ciaz meant the Vento soon went out of the game. Volkswagen is currently offering the Vento with a host of offers which are mentioned above. Also, there is an additional exchange bonus and loyalty bonus on the car right now.