Car deals have started rolling in for the month of Ramadan. Most dealerships are offering either discounts, cash back, zero financing, longer payment plans, free service contracts or other perks in the spirit of generosity. For consumers, that means it is the best time of year to buy a new car.
Here are some of the best offers for car buyers in the UAE this Ramadan.
Audi Al Nabooda in Dubai is offering special monthly rates starting from Dh1,024.
Additional benefits for the month of Ramadan for all Audi cars include up to five years service plan, five years unlimited mileage warranty, five years roadside assistance and complementary first year registration on selected new models.
AGMC in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates is also offering 0 per cent finance, as well as free insurance and registration. For 2019 BMW Motorrad motorcycles, customers can get discounts of up to Dh5,000, three years unlimited mileage warranty and three years/30,000 kilometres service packages. BMW and Mini lifestyle accessories are on sale for up to 40 per cent off.
ave up to Dh55,000 on a new Chevrolet at all Al Ghandi Auto and Bin Hamoodah showrooms. Customers buying a Traverse will save Dh10,000, an Impala Dh15,000, a Silverado Dh30,000 and a Tahoe or Suburban Dh35,000. Customers who already own a vehicle from any manufacturer with a 3.5L V6 engine or bigger just need to show proof of ownership to save an additional Dh20,000 on a Tahoe or Suburban for total savings of Dh55,000.
Al Tayer and Premier Motors are offering a down payment assist of up to 20 per cent on select Ford models. For example, a 2018 Ford Raptor includes a 10 per cent down payment and a 2017 Ford Edge includes 20 per cent. Some cars include upgraded service packages of five years/100,000 kilometres instead of three years/60,000 kilometres.
GMC, with local partners Al Ghandi Auto and Bin Hamoodah Auto, are offering a discount of up to Dh5,000 on a GMC Terrain, Dh12,000 on a 2019 GMC Acadia, Dh30,000 on a GMC Yukon and Dh40,000 on a 2018 Sierra. The offers include service and warranty packages, ranging from three years/60,000 kilometres to five years/100,000 kilometres.
The “Level Up” campaign gives customers a free upgrade across select models. For example, customers paying Dh69,900 for a HR-V DX model will get an upgrade to the HR-V LX. For Dh106,900 customers can get an Accord EX Turbo instead of an Accord LX Turbo Sport.
Customers can choose from three discounts, either down payment assistance of up to 20 per cent, additional trade-in value of up to Dh15,000 or monthly pricing starting from Dh1,800. The monthly payment is based on a period of 24 months/40,000 kilometres or 36 months/60,000 kilometres with a down payment of 20 per cent upfront. Lexus is also offering two free service packages when you book four.
Al Habtoor Motors is offering 100 customers who purchase cars in the Mitsubishi range a chance to win back Dh10,000 each for a total of Dh1 million cashback. The offer is valid on Montero Sport, Pajero, Outlander, ASX, Eclipse Cross, Lancer and Attrage. Customers will also benefit from the ongoing “drive free for a year” promotion, which includes free petrol, Salik and service.
Under the tagline “This Ramadan choosing is a blessing,” Arabian Automobiles is offering a choice of a prime package (free insurance, service package, fuel and registration), an upgrade package (free specification upgrade and a travel voucher) or a finance package (free down payment assistance). The down payment amount varies from Dh2,500 for a 2019 Nissan Micra to Dh48,000 for a 2019 Nissan Petrol V8 Titanium.
Al Futtaim Toyota takes care of the 10 per cent down payment, valid on the majority of its SUV and passenger car range, including the Land Cruiser, FJ Cruiser and Camry Hybrid. Everyone who buys a new Toyota will automatically receive cashback of up to Dh10,000 (the value varies from model to model) in the form of gift cards, valid at retailers across the UAE. Customers who use their cards at Al-Futtaim Travel, IKEA or ACE are eligible for additional discounts with their purchase.
“Receive More This Ramadan” promotion across all Trading Enterprises showrooms gives customers up to five years instalment payment plan with 0 per cent interest. All new Volvo car purchases during Ramadan will include a three-year, unlimited kilometre warranty. Some models include a complimentary five-year service contract, while others include a two-year/30,000 km service contract.
The Ramadan offers for Volkswagen Al Nabooda in Dubai and Northern Emirates includes seven years or 105,000 kilometres free servicing, 0 per cent interest payment support with Emirates NBD bank, five years unlimited mileage warranty and a trade-in bonus of up to Dh5,000.