V compare Compared to the previous year, the average discount level has decreased by three percentage points, but as the test shows, discounts of up to 30 percent are still possible depending on the brand and model.
Highest discount at Ford
Buyers of new cars should not only pay attention to the price, but also to the price on the financing conditions. The interest rates of the auto banks currently fluctuate between 0.0 percent at Ford and 7.99 percent at Audi.
The highest discounts were granted in the auto motor und sport study with 30 percent for the Ford Mondeo tournament, which is now being discontinued. Other Ford models are also inexpensive, such as the Ford S-Max 2.0 Viva (25 percent) and the Ford Focus 1.6 TDCi Titanium (24 percent). At competitor Opel, discounts are between 16 percent for the Meriva and 25 percent for the Corsa. At the best-selling German brand Volkswagen and its subsidiary Audi, the discount level is significantly lower and is between ten and 14 percent for Audi and 13 to 19 percent for VW. However, the discounts on some models have increased year on year. For example, the VW Golf is now 19 percent instead of 13. The discounts are even lower for BMW with 8 to 14 percent and Mercedes-Benz with 10 to 11 percent.
Importers with high discounts
The major import brands are currently trying to sell their vehicles in Germany with further high discounts . The front runner among importers is Fiat. At Punto, Panda and Bravo there are discounts between 21 and 25 percent. Only with the popular 500 is there significantly less at 13 percent. Renault (16-24 percent), Peugeot (21 percent), Mazda (21-23 percent), Hyundai (18-23 percent), Nissan (10-26 percent) and Seat (21-22 percent) also offer high discounts.