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$1,500 Rebate on Upcoming 2010 Ford Taurus

June 25, 2009

2010 Ford TaurusIn a sign of how bad car sales have gotten, Ford will be introducing the all new 2010 Ford Taurus in August with cash rebates of up to $1,500.

This is almost unheard of for a newly introduced model, especially one that has been hyped as much as the Taurus.

Granted, we don't know if sales of the Taurus will be bad, but Ford wants to ensure they will sell like hot-cakes. Here's how the rebates will work:

If you buy a 2010 Ford Taurus by September 1, 2009, you'll receive an "early-order" incentive of $500. You'll also receive a $1,000 cash rebate on all but the base model Taurus. (Taurus SEL, LTD, and SHO models).

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California Residents - Important:

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- Gregg Fidan

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Gregg Fidan + is the founder of RealCarTips. After being ripped off on his first car purchase, he devoted several years to figuring out the best ways to avoid scams and negotiate the best car deals. He has written hundreds of articles on the subject of car buying and taught thousands of car shoppers how to get the best deals.

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