12 plate new car deals

Article George Chapman
Mar 1, 2012

CarBuyer selects 10 money saving offers for new 12-plate cars.

Looking to save thousands on your new car? We've contacted all the major manufacturers and trawled the internet to find 10 great deals available on brand-new, 12-plate models that are available now.

Suzuki Swift – save £2,761
1.3 DDis SZ4 for £10,800
Suzuki is offering to pay the VAT on Swift, Splash and Alto models, equating to a 20 per cent saving.

Skoda Fabia – save £3,000
1.4 SE MPI for £8,995
The Skoda Fabia is available in Corrida Red, Candy White or Pacific Blue before 31 March.

Hyundai i30 – save £2,800
1.4 Comfort for £11,695
The arrival of the new i30 has driven down prices of the outgoing model. Hyundai is also offering a £1,500 trade-in allowance for older cars.

Chrysler Delta – save £3,399
1.4 T-Jet for £13,296
Both the Chrysler Delta and Ypsilon models are available with zero VAT to pay.

Citroen C4 Picasso - save £3,348
2.0 HDi VTR+ for £13,395
Large discounts are available on a range of models as part of Citroen's 12-plate promotion.

Peugeot 3008 - save £1,700
1.6 VTi Active for £15,495
Peugeot's versatile MPV is available with good discounts and zero per cent finance.

Kia Cee'd review" href="/reviews/kia/ceed/hatchback/review" target="_self">Kia Cee’d – save £3,500
1.6 CRDi 4 for £15,495
Buyers looking for a great-value hatchback can make a considerable saving on the current Cee’d before the new model arrives in June.

Vauxhall Insignia – save £7,660
2.0 CDTi SRi Nav for £17,670
Online broker www.buyacar.co.uk is offering a 30 per cent discount on the Volkswagen Passat rival. Astra and Corsa prices are also heavily reduced.

Jaguar XJ – save £4,000
Zero per cent finance
The Jaguar XJ limo is available to buyers who pay a 20 per cent deposit along with 23 interest-free monthly payments.

Mercedes-Benz C-Class – save £1,700
Free upgrade to Sport trim
Buyers ordering either an estate or saloon model receive a free upgrade to Sport trim which includes AMG bodykit, 18-inch alloy wheels plus xenon and LED lights.

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