Ford Offering Great Deals This October
Among other things, car shoppers can look forward to large customer rebates and low-interest loan rates, such as 0% APR financing on almost all models for 36 months. And some of its vehicles, such as the 2009 Ford Explorer, have 0% for 36, 48, and 60 month terms.
Buyers should be aware that they will accept only one deal per car, so they'll have to choose between the low-interest financing and the rebate.
In most cases, you'll save more with the rebate.
Here are some of Ford's deals for this month:
2010 Ford Edge - $2,000 rebate, 0%-3.9% APR
2009 Ford Edge - $1,500 rebate, 0%-1.9% APR
2010 Ford Escape - $1,000 rebate, 0%-4.9% APR
2010 Ford Expedition - $3,000 rebate, 0%-4.9% APR
2009 Ford Expedition - $2,000 rebate, 0%-3.9% APR
2010 Ford Explorer - $2,000 rebate, 0%-4.9% APR
2009 Ford Explorer - $3,000 rebate, 0%-1.9% APR
2010 Ford F150 - $2,000 rebate, 0%-5.9% APR
2009 Ford F150 - $2,500 rebate, 0%-1.9% APR
2010 Ford Flex - $1,500 rebate, 0%-3.0% APR
2009 Ford Flex - $2,500 rebate, 0%-1.9% APR
2010 Ford Focus - $500 rebate, 0%-7.9% APR
2009 Ford Focus - $1,000 rebate, 0-7.9% APR
2010 Ford Fusion - $500 rebate, 0-5.9% APR
2010 Ford Mustang - $500 rebate, 0-5.9% APR
2009 Ford Mustang - $1,500 rebate, 0-4.9% APR
2010 Ford Taurus - $500 rebate, 0-6.9% APR
All of these deals are good from now until November 2, 2009.
3 Steps Every Car Buyer Needs to Take to Save Maximum MoneyThe key to getting the best deal is to gather price or lease bids from as many local dealers as possible. Then shop that best price around until no one can beat it. Here are the steps:
Step 1 Get Prices From My Trusted NetworkSelect the vehicle you're interested in to see if there are local dealers in my network who will provide you with their best upfront price. You will get direct access to an internet sales manager who you can further negotiate with online (no need to visit dealership).
Step 2 Get Prices From TrueCar / CarsDirectTrueCar, and CarsDirect are my top 2 online price quote recommendations. These services show you pre-negotiated prices from dealers closest to you - and the deals are usually pretty decent. But remember, you can still negotiate further.
Step 3 Complete my ChecklistFollow this up with my checklist to make sure you squeeze out every last bit of savings.
- Gregg Fidan
Each week, I'll keep you up-to-date on the latest car deals and news that might affect your purchase. This includes...
- Best Rebates, Incentives, and Lease Deals
- Latest Car Buying Scams and Tricks
- The Best & Worst Time to Buy a Car
- Which Cars You Should Avoid