These deals include factory-to-customer rebates, low interest loans, special lease deals, and hidden factory-to-dealer cash that dealers use to reduce prices.
Watch for these incentives to start cropping up in August and September, making these months one of the best times to buy a new car.
Here is what we can expect from the following brands for the next couple of months:
BMW: extremely low interest loans on 2010 6-Series, M6, X3, and some 5-Series. Factory-to-dealer cash as high as $10,000. Some excellent lease deals will be available on the 3-Series.
Chrysler: rebates in the $2000-$1000 range on nearly all 2010 models - as well as 0% APR loan deals on nearly all 2010 models. Dealer cash ($1000) on some models.
Ford: will offer customer rebates in the $500-$2500, depending on model for 2010s - or 0% APR loan deals on nearly every 2010 vehicle. Dealer cash in the $3000-$6500 range will be available for many 2010 Ford models, especially Lincoln and Mercury.
GM: rebates as high as $4000 on some models (even higher for trucks) and low interest loans, including 0% APR on selected models.
Honda: low-interest loans on many 2010 vehicles.
Hyundai-Kia: rebates in the $1000-$2500 range, depending on specific 2010 model.
Land Rover: low interest loans.
Mercedes: low interest loans.
Mitsubishi: rebates in the $1000-$4000 range for 2010 models.
Nissan: rebates in the $1000-$4000 range and 0% APR loans for most 2010 models. Dealer cash in the range of $1000-$4500.
Toyota: modest rebates and 0% APR loans on most 2010 models Factory-to-dealer cash of $1000-4500 will be available.
Volkswagen & Audi: low-interest loans, including 0% APR. Factory-to-dealer cash of $2000-$6000 will be offered on 2010 Audi models.