Thinking of buying a 162 car? Check out these great deals


There are huge discounts to attract buyers from free servicing to 0% finance rates writes Geraldine Herbert

Now is a good time to buy Alfa Romeo’s Giulietta as it is being offered with a Trade-in Allowance of up to €4,000. For premium buyers the Audi Inspiration Sales Event is taking place across Audi dealerships nationwide and BMW are offering low rate finance and low monthly payments on many new BMW models as part of their 162 Ultimate Sales Drive.

The French car maker Citroen plan to lure potential 162 buyers into their showrooms with 3 Year’s free motor tax on all Citroen passenger cars ordered by the 30th June. There is also €4,000 Scrappage available on the C4 Family and a 3.9% PCP Finance available on the entire Citroen passenger car range.

Until the end of July there is no deposit required on Dacia’s PCP products. Three Year’s Complimentary Servicing is being offered on all 162 DS models and 3.9% PCP finance available across the DS range

Running at Ford dealerships across the country is the Real Deal event that features reductions on a host of new models of up to €4,500.  Honda are offering CR-V buyers competitive offers under the “Simple Logic” banner for  July including €3,000 Guaranteed Minimum Trade-in Offer and  4.9% APR available on HP and PCP.

Book a 162 Hyundai before June 30th and you can avail of the 162 Trade and Up Grade Program. If you are interested in a Renegade,  Jeep are running a Trade-in Booster program offering up to €4,000 Trade-in Allowance.

Until the 31st July Mazda are offering competitive PCP rates plus a complimentary Activity Style Pack on the Mazda2 Executive. The Mazda6 now comes with up to €2000 of complimentary specification and the Mazda3 with up to €1600. The all-new Mazda MX-5 now comes with €500 worth of accessories.

Trade in your old car or van with Nissan and avail of a €4,000 scrappage or a 4% APR deal. These offers will be available right across the Nissan range until 31st of July.

For 162 Opel’s  SmartSwitch means each SRi model now has IntelliLink smartphone integration and Opel OnStar with wifi as standard and PCP rates start at  €188 pm on the Corsa, €244 for the Astra, €312 for the  Insigna and  the Mokka X  for €270 per month.

Peugeot’s 162-Summer Sensation Days event is taking place in dealerships nationwide throughout June. Offers include finance from as low as 2.9% APR and a €850 deposit contribution or up to €4,500 scrappage allowance on selected models.

Customers looking to buy a 162 Renault can avail of 3% APR, 3 Years servicing and 5 Years Warranty & Roadside Assistance.  This offer is available across the Renault range.

As part of SEAT’s overall 162 campaign there is 0% finance on selected Ibiza and Leon models. Three year warranty and roadside assistance are also available as standard across the range. The Leon SE Select 1.2 TSI Petrol and 1.6 TDI Diesel both come with 17” alloy wheels, rear view camera and full LED’s as standard along with a free three year service plan for just €299.

0% finance is on offer from Skoda on their Fabia, Yeti, Octavia, Rapid and 3.9% on the Superb. Buy a new Suzuki before the end of June and receive either 5,000kms Free Fuel or 3 years Free Servicing.

Toyota is offering buyers a choice of a trade-in allowance of up to €3,000 or three year’s free servicing on all passenger cars registered before July 31. Free sat nav worth €865 is also available on selected Avensis models.

Volkswagen are offering a host of additional features across all their cars for only €162. On the Golf Comfortline model, for example, park distance control, adaptive cruise control, media-in, light Assist and rear view camera (with a value of €1,500) are available for just €162.

For 162 Volvo have improved the specs offered across the range and there is a significant price reduction for the V60 D6 Twin Engine Hybrid.  The retail price excluding VRT relief and SEAI Grant has been reduced from €67,495 to €52,745.


Geraldine Herbert

20th June, 2016

Author: Geraldine Herbert

Contributing Editor and Motoring Columnist for the Sunday Independent and editor of wheelsforwomen. Geraldine is also a regular contributor to Good Housekeeping (UK) and to RTÉ Radio One, Newstalk, TodayFM and BBC Radio. You can follow Geraldine on Twitter at @GerHerbert1

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