Once again, we've called almost every dealer in the city and listed out the best deals, so you don't need to do the running around. What we've found is that, predictably, the festive season has prompted car dealers to offer the best discounts on their cars.
These deals are, however, primarily for the city of Mumbai.
If you wanted to pick a brand new Audi Q7, you need to be aware that you can get upto Rs. 4 lakh off at the Audi dealership. You can also get the Audi Q5 from showrooms with a flat cash benefit to the tune of Rs. 3.5 lakh. A comprehensive discount ranging from Rs. 2.5 to 3.5 lakh on the Q3 makes this vehicle much more affordable. The A6 is currently available with a flat cash saving to the tune of upto Rs. 5 lakh. The fairly new A4 2.0 TDI 174bhp saloon can be yours for a Rs 3 lakh discount. All other versions can be purchased with savings close to Rs. 5 lakh.
And finally, Audi’s flagship saloon, the A8, can be bought with a discount that ranges from Rs. 5-7 lakh.
Almost all BMWs have a significant discount going on them. For starters, the 6-series is available currently with a discount of upto Rs. 10 lakh on all versions. This makes great sense if you're looking for a unique set of wheels.
Next up, you can avail of a benefit of upto Rs. 5 lakh on any of the X5 variants, while the X1 can be bought off BMW showrooms with a cash discount worth upto Rs. 3.5 lakh. The fun-to-drive X3 can also be yours with a saving of Rs. 4 lakh.
The BMW 7-series has quite a large discount of Rs. 5-7 lakh, the 5-series can be had for upto Rs. 6.5 lakh off thanks to a pending facelift of the model due soon, and there's also an opportunity to save upto Rs. 3.5 lakh on the 3-series.
Chevrolet showrooms are currently giving away a discount on its Cruze. We heard that the saving is in the region of Rs. 50,000.
Ford dealers are offering quite a bit off on the Figo. This, either in cash or accessories, works out to a benefit of upto Rs. 40,000 of the price tag. The Fiesta can be yours with a discount ranging from Rs. 40,000 to Rs. 50,000, while the Classic is available with a discount of upto Rs. 60,000.
With segment leading interior space, comfortable seats and superior ride quality, the Honda Accord can now be yours with an attractive discount of upto Rs. 1.4 lakh.
The i10 is still quite an effective car in its segment and what makes the buy even more attractive is the flat Rs. 40,000 saving that you can take advantage of. The comfortable and feature-rich luxury Sonata can be yours with close to Rs. 1.5 lakh shaved from the cost.
The hugely practical Wagon R can be yours with a cash benefit worth upto Rs. 29,000. You can also use the exchange bonus and save close to Rs. 25,000 more. If you're interested in picking up an A-star, you can avail of a cash discount of Rs. 25,000 plus an exchange bonus of upto Rs. 25,000.
All versions of the Alto 800 come with an exchange bonus of Rs. 10,000. While the LX, LXi and the CNG come with a Rs. 27,000 saving, the VXi fetches you upto Rs. 15,000. The Alto K10 comes with Rs. 28,000 off the cost along with an exchange of Rs. 20,000 if you sell your car to them.
With the oncoming festive season, you can get a savings of upto Rs. 30,000 on the entire Scorpio range. If you're planning on buying the Quanto, you could save upto Rs. 40,000.
The Mahindra XUV500 currently commands a decent discount of upto Rs. 30,000 on any of the variants. Finally, the spacious and comfortable Xylo can now be bought with a discount close to Rs. 45,000.
Mercedes-Benz loyalists have reason to rejoice as the C-class can be bought with upto Rs. 4.5 lakh off on the price.
The Mitsubishi Pajero Sport is a good buy with its great ride, strong engine and quality interiors. You can get about Rs. 45-50,000 off the price tag.
The Fluence can be bought at showrooms with savings that range from Rs. 50,000-75,000.
You can avail of a flat cash benefit from Skoda dealers in the region of upto Rs. 1 lakh on the Yeti. There's also a flat cash saving of upto Rs. 1 lakh on the Superb, which is a good option if you are looking for lots of rear-seat legroom in a competent luxury package.
We got to know that a few dealerships have some 2012-built versions of the Laura in stock. You could get upto Rs. 1.5 lakh off on these versions.
The reliable Liva hatchback can be yours with savings of upto Rs. 40,000, while Toyota's workhorse, the Innova is has a discount of upto Rs. 40,000 going on it before the facelift hits the showroom.
The Volkswagen Passat can be purchased at dealerships with upto Rs. 75,000 off the cost price.