Buy Skoda Rapid and Get Fabia Free!


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This can easily be called the "mother of all deals". You surely have heard of 'buy one, get one free' offers on purchase of small FMCG products or a shirt or a pair of jeans, but an auto dealer in Gujarat has extended the same to cars — buy a car, and get another absolutely free.

Unbelievable as it may sound, a Skoda dealer is promising to give you a Fabia hatchback free if you buy a Rapid sedan. The catch: you will get the hatchback only after five years — in 2018.

The slowdown in car sales is making companies and dealers go on an innovation spree. So you have Volkswagen offering a scheme wherein you can trade in your old car for a new Vento sedan by just paying Re 1 and not paying anything at all for the next one year.

"Pay the rest a year later, in full or as 36 EMIs," says the company. Volkswagen is also offering another innovative offer on the Vento wherein you pay 50% of the car's price at the time of purchase, and the remaining after one year.

The freebies are not limited only to mainline car makers. Audi, the German luxury maker, has come out with a new scheme called 'Beat the Tax Hike'. The scheme, running till March 15, allows you to buy Audi SUVs at "pre-Budget prices" and negates the 3% duty the government slapped on off-roaders in the Budget.

Source : Slowdown boon: Buy a car and get another free - The Times of India
 

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Re: Buy 1 car get 1 car FREE

yeah i read about this. so this confirms one thing , skoda's 2018 line-up in india will have the fabia [:D]

i don't know how this will benefit the company in the end , maybe they put some conditions that upto 5 years service will be done in the company's service center and the total cost of service will end up near the fabia's price [lol] skoda's expensive right [:D] moreover they can say to add road side service , some special skoda pack everything.
 
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Nothing is free in this world, definitely there will be a hidden catch in this offer. Companies cannot survive by giving cars free. As of now no one is aware of the fate of Fabia after 5 years. It may be the highest /lowest selling car.
 
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Since the Fabia is a sales dud, maybe Skoda has enough inventories left with them now to last till the time this offer matures :D ("Hey, c'mon, we never said that you will be given a yr 2018 model Fabia!!").

High time for the next lot of Skoda jokes?:p
 
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Re: Buy 1 car get 1 car FREE

This might result into some Skoda horror story.Who knows.How can we believe the dealer?
 
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This might result into some Skoda horror story.Who knows.How can we believe the dealer?
Hope Skoda wont be giving scale models of the Fabia after 5 years. 1:18 maybe, or even 1:36?

Fiat should follow suit too. How about a "Buy a pizza from Fiat Caffe today and get a Linea after 5 years" offer?
 
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