The best deals around on a 152 new car


Thinking of buying a 152 car? Check out these great deals writes Geraldine Herbert

BMW are offering complimentary leather upholstery on a host of models including the 1 and 3-Series and the 3-Series GT. The entry level BMW X1 16d SE model will also have complimentary leather seats and buyers of an X1 will get a Driver’s Comfort Pack on all versions bar the entry level. A 3.9% Select (PCP) offer on BMW 3-Series Saloon, Touring and 3-Series Gran Coupe is also available

The French car maker Citroen plan to lure 152 potential buyers into their showrooms with their 0% PCP finance offer and the three years free servicing has been extended to all orders placed until June 30.

The Romanian brand Dacia continues to tempt customers with their rock bottom prices and for 152 they are offering a Prime trim with an exclusive colour scheme for just €700 more than the existing Signature versions. The Signature Prime versions also come with a 3 year/100,000km warranty as standard.

Ford have a raft of offers including three years free motor tax for customers who order a new Fiesta, B-Max, EcoSport, Focus, C-Max / Grand C-Max or Kuga before June 30. They are offering free parking packs for the C-Max Zetec and Titanium models, a saving of up to €350. SYNC Generation 2 is also free on Titanium C-Max and on Zetec and Titanium Grand C-Max variants. Discounted upgrade packs are also available on Ka, Fiesta, EcoSport, B-Max and Focus

Honda dealers nationwide will be offering the new and updated Civic, Civic Tourer and CR-V, with reduced rate PCP finance and with upgrade options available on all models eg; the Honda Civic is available from €235pm with an option to upgrade to the Civic Sport from €255.

Book a new 152 Hyundai before June 30 and you can avail of either a 5 years Free Service bonus or a Scrappage bonus of up to €4,000. This Scrappage Bonus applies to the i10, i20, i30, ix20 and the ix35.

Kia is offering 0% Hire Purchase on the Rio, Cee’d and Soul and 4.9% HP on all other models in the range except the Sportage and the Sorento on which they are offering a rate of 5.9%. Buy a Rio or a Picanto and they will also throw in 3 years free servicing.

For 152 Mazda have competitive PCP offers and in particular the 2015 Mazda6 is offered with advanced technology and higher specification with no price increase on the older model. The Mazda3 priced from €21,595 is on offer from €225 per month on a PCP plus a complimentary spec upgrade worth up to €1,650 before the end of July.

Trade in your old car or van with Nissan and you’ll get a guaranteed minimum of €4,000 towards a new Nissan no matter how old your car until July 31.

Opel are offering an allowance of €4,500 towards a new Insignia, €3,500 for an Astra, or €3,000 towards a new Corsa or Mokka. Finance options include Opel’s PCP finance with an APR of 4.9pc or 0pc for Hire Purchase.

The Peugeot Trade-In-Ability promotion continues up to the end of July, offering up to €4,500 scrappage allowance on models across the Peugeot passenger car range, excluding the new Peugeot 108, Tepee and RCZ models. Customers with cars that don’t qualify for scrappage are eligible for a €500 Peugeot trade-in. They also benefit from a five-year extended warranty on all passenger car models.

Customers looking to buy a new 152 car will get 0% APR finance until the end of June, through Renault Finance which could mean savings of over €2,000, The Renault range includes the Captur, Clio, Twingo, Megane range and Fluence. Renault has also introduced a new top-of-the-range trim level to its Captur compact crossover, the Captur Signature and this high specification model builds on the Intense version adding numerous extras.

From now until June 30, customers who order a SEAT Leon or Ibiza for 152 can avail of 0% PCP. SEAT is also offering its 3 Year Service Plan at a reduced price of €199 across the full range of its models including Mii, Ibiza, Leon, Toledo and Alhambra. An I-tech pack is available on Ibiza and Toledo for €299.

Suzuki are running a Free Fuel offer until the end of July.  They will throw in 5,000 kms of free fuel when you register a new Celerio before July 31 and 10,000 kms on a new Swift or S-Cross.

Toyota are offering buyers a choice of a trade-in allowance of up to €3,000 on passenger cars registered by July 31, or 3 years free servicing

To lure prospective buyers to showrooms around the country Volvo have added leather upholstery as standard to the SE trim level on V40, V40CC, S60 and V60 models. The V40 is available from €299 per month on PCP.

Geraldine Herbert

23rd June 2015


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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