Top Ten Most Discounted Cars in UK

Looking for a bargain car? Here are the most discounted models out there

Ever wondered which car manufacturers offer the best discounts? Well... if you're after a Renault Grand Scenic or a Ford Focus then you might be in luck. 

According to car sale website AutoeBid.com these two models attract some of the biggest discounts available with dealerships willing to shave literally £1,000s off the price in return for a sale.

AutoeBid.com secures the discount by having dealerships bid against each other in a ‘reverse auction’ to provide buyers with the best possible deal.

The discounts mean that, often, buying a new car can be better value than buying used - as shown below for the Seat Leon, BMW 3 Series and Skoda Octavia.    

However, if you're planning to strike a deal on a new Jaguar F-Pace or Fiat 124 Spyder then you could be out of luck.  

Chris Greener, MD of AutoeBid.com said: “Only small discounts are available for new models. When the new Volvo XC90 and Kia Sportage models emerged there was almost no discount available. Now they have been around for a few months, a discount of over 8% is possible.”   

“Also cars which experience a large demand like the new BMW M2, are a challenge to supply let alone achieve a discount for.”  

“The reasons some makers are happier to discount depends on factors such as production targets, competing models and ultimate position in the vehicle’s lifecycle.”

AutoeBid.com are so familiar with the discounts on offer, they can even tell buyers the minimum saving to expect when purchasing a car through the site.  

According to recent figures from AutoeBid.com, here are the best and worst cars to get discounts on:  

10 cars with the biggest discounts when bought through AutoeBid.com:  

   Example savings          
Model  Typical discount %  List Price  Max AutoeBid Price  Average price for used car Minimum Saving 
Renault Grand Scenic   28   £23,185    £16,461   £15,365   £6,724  
Hyundai i30   26   £20,595   £15,084   £13,505   £5,511  
Ford Focus   24   £22,645   £16,802   £15,495   £5,843  
SEAT Leon   22   £21,565   £16,673   £17,505   £4,892  
Vauxhall Zafira   22   £25,765   £19,881   £16,750   £5,884  
Fiat 500   20   £14,100   £11,062   £8,935   £3,038  
Citroen Grand C4 Picasso   20   £24,250   £19,350   £18,180   £4,900  
BMW 3 Series   19   £41,015   £33,134   £37,040   £7,881  
Skoda Octavia   18   £20,740   £17,040 £17,525 £3,700
Nissan Qashqai   18   £26,310   £21,612   £21,520   £4,698  

   

Worst discounts:  

Model  Typical discount % 
Jaguar F-Pace   0  
BMW M2   0  
Fiat 124 Spyder   0  
SEAT Ateca    

     

Sources  

   

AutoeBid prices 27 th  June 2016.  

Car trims used (all typical mid-high range trims):  

   

Renault Grand Scenic 1.5 dCi Dynamique Nav 5d  

Hyundai i30 1.6 Premium 5d    

Ford Focus 1.0 EcoBoost Titanium X Navigation 5d  

SEAT Leon 1.8 TSI FR 5d  

Vauxhall Zafira 1.4T Elite 5d Auto  

Fiat 500 0.9 TwinAir Lounge 3d  

Citroen Grand C4 Picasso Diesel Estate 1.6 BlueHDi Exclusive 5d  

BMW 335d xDrive M Sport 4d Step Auto  

Skoda Octavia Hatchback 1.4 TSI 150 SE L 5d

Nissan Qashqai Diesel Hatchback 1.5 dCi Tekna 5d  

   

Used car prices are for a 65 plate car with 1,000 miles sold at a franchised dealer, with ‘haggling’ already deducted to give an accurate figure. Data is from 1.5 million annual car sales (over 4,000 per day) shown in Parker’s Car Price Guide May 2016 edition.  

Sent by Manchester PR agency  jwc, on behalf of AutoeBid.com

For more info/interviews etc: john @jwcpr.com  / 0161 637 6616

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