Ford Offers $7,500 Cash Back on 2010 F-150
But aside from a few hoops you need to jump through, it's a deal that's good, and true: $6,500 in cash back and $1,000 in bonus cash if you finance through Ford Credit.
Now, for the aforementioned hoops: Not every F-150 gets the full discount. For the full $7,500 rebate you need to buy an XLT trim level, which starts at $25,505, and add the Sync/Chrome/Tow Package (which brings the total lowest price to get the discount to $26,945 before the cash back).
The deal is part of the company's Year End Sales Event to clear out the 2010 models before the 2011s hit lots. The deals expire Oct. 4.
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