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Finance: Manufacturers' offers for retail buyers

Nissan deposit help
Nissan is contributing £500 to the minimum 10% deposit needed for a three-year 5.9% APR PCP on the Micra C+C until September 30. The same model can be bought on 0% HP with a minimum 30% deposit followed by 36 monthly payments. All X-Trails qualify for £1,000 off the minimum 20% deposit needed on a 5.9% three-year PCP.

Sharp Ford focus
Ford is confining its offers to two Fiesta and one Focus derivatives. All are 4.9% APR PCPs, needing 24 monthly payments of £189 on the Fiestas and £269 on the Focus, running to September 30. The Fiesta Zetec 1.25-litre 3dr Blue needs a £1,274.66 deposit and optional final £3,748 (£1,474.01/£3,528 on the Climate). The Focus 1.6 3dr figures are £2,076.01/£5,699.

Pay-later Mazda
Mazda is deferring for three months the first of a maximum of 36 monthly payments on PCP programmes on the MX-5 , RX-8 and CX-7. APR rates vary – it’s 6.9% on the MX-5 and its coupé-cabriolet derivative, with deposits varying from 0-35%. All offers last to September 30.

Gently by Bentley
Bentley is looking for “negotiable” 10% deposits agreed with its dealers until September 30 on HP and lease purchase programmes. Hire purchase can be arranged over 24 to 60 months and lease purchase from 24 to 48 months.

VW offers Phaeton 1.6% PCP
Volkswagen has third-quarter 36-month PCP offers across the range, with APR rates from 1.6% on the Phaeton upwards. The deposit required for the Phaeton is £8,322 followed by monthly payments of £499 and an optional final £13,300. The Fox needs 23.6% down, 36x£89 and a final £2,675.

Suzuki pays road tax to 2011
Suzuki will pay the road tax on the SX4 GLX for three years. It’s part of a 24-month 0% HP deal which needs a £5,257.50 deposit followed by monthly payments of £219.06. The Swift GLX is also on a 0% HP offer (£4,757.50 down, 24x£198.22 payments). Both run to September 30.

  • See full details of all the manufacturer offers for retail buyers in the 11 July issue of AM. To subscribe to AM magazine click here or call 01733 468659.
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