Toyota Deals Continue Through June
In a continuing effort to lure back customers, Toyota continues to offer 0% and low-interest financing and lease specials, including a free maintenance package on some models.
These incentives (and similar ones offered by rivals to keep pace) have contributed to strong sales reports across the board, which could affect the traditional end-of-summer discounts.
Normally, dealers discount current-year models by end of summer to make room for next year's vehicles. This year, there may be no need as inventories of all carmakers (except Toyota) will be low. Toyota, in contrast, is increasing the number of cars it's manufacturing by 25 percent.
This means there will be Toyota bargains are out there. If you want a specific color and option package, start looking now, while inventories are still ample. If you're hunting for a bargain, and don't mind buying off-colors and strangely optioned cars, you can wait until later in the summer.
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- Gregg Fidan
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