Fiat Ireland has given us details of its new finance offer for the forthcoming sales period and early 2009 registrations, designed to ensure Fiat cars remain accessible to all during the current economic uncertainty.
The company says its new 1% APR finance scheme sees Fiat shouldering all the costs of finance plus more. Available from November 1, the new offer will be available on Panda, Grande Punto, Bravo, Doblò, Sedici, and the new Qubo models.
Fiat also points out that its commitment to social responsibility does not stop at having the lowest average CO2 emissions in Europe, but extends to responsible lending. To this end, a minimum deposit of 30 per cent is required, which prevents people overstretching their financial limits, while the repayment term is up to 36 months.
What they describe as a groundbreaking finance offer is good news for prospective Fiat customers in an economic climate in which people are shopping around for the best possible deal. For example customers from November 1 will be able to purchase a tax band-A Panda Active Eco for repayments such as €210.48 per month or €48.57 per week. Of course terms and conditions apply as always. And this 1% APR finance offer is made under a hire purchase agreement as defined by the Consumer Credit Act (1995 ), it is subject to current credit criteria and a guarantee may be required.
Adrian Walsh, MD Fiat Group Automobiles Ireland, today commented: “This is a truly unique offer unlike anything else currently available in the marketplace and I am confident it will generate a positive reaction from prospective Fiat customers, our core value is affordability, and this -1% APR finance offer now provides real affordability across new Fiat passenger models.”