Volkswagen Ireland is hosting an ‘open week’ at its network of dealerships nationwide now offering what it says are exclusive deals for customers.
Having recently announced its 161 offers, special offers this week include a host of additional features across all Volkswagen retail cars for only €161 plus 3-years servicing free of charge on all retail sales as well as free 161 ‘Packs’. These offers apply to retail passenger cars that are ordered before next Monday, December 7.
Volkswagen also says that it is offering keen finance rates from just 1.9 per cent APR and half-price R-Line exterior kits on many models. It claims that there are substantial savings to be made for customers who place orders during Open Week.
In addition, Volkswagen Ireland says that it will offer a number of ‘Pack’ upgrades across the range free of charge for the week and these will revert to the very competitive price of €161 after the Open Week.
In many cases, this will represent a saving of thousands’ of euro, Highlights include a ‘Technology Pack’ in the Golf, which includes items such as Cruise Control and a 6.5” touchscreen infotainment system. Another is a ‘Business Pack’ in the Jetta, includes items such as Park Distance Control, Media-In and a rear-view camera on the Comfortline version. You can also get a ‘Technology Pack’ on the Passat, with Keyless entry, park assist and tinted rear windows on the Comfortline version.
Volkswagen boasts of it’s hugely successful finance offer, whereby customers can enjoy a lower APR if they upgrade to a higher spec model continues into 161. It says that this means that in the case of the Golf range, Jetta, Passat, Tiguan, Beetle, Scirocco and Touran you can get a lower APR figure if you opt for the higher spec models, meaning that in many cases your monthly payment will be the same no matter what specification you choose.
It quotes the example of the Golf, there is a 5.9 per cent APR on the entry-level Trendline, 3.9 per cent APR on the Comfortline and 1.9 per cent on the Highline, GTI, GTD, GTE and R models. Volkswagen says that this means that you could pay from €269 per month on any Golf.
Financing through Volkswagen Bank offers significant savings. It says that in the case of a Golf Highline there would be a saving of over €2,500 compared to lending from a major high-street bank and over €3,300 can be saved in the case of a Passat Highline.
Volkswagen are also offering customers three year’s free servicing. Customers who choose a Volkswagen Service Plan will also ensure that all routine servicing costs, for both parts and labour are fixed over a period of time. All the standard items recommended by Volkswagen, such as mandatory service parts are included – these include oil filters, pollen filters, high quality lubricants and brake fluid changes.