If you’re in the market for a new car or truck, Columbus Day is one of the biggest holidays of the year for new auto sales. This year is no exception. Your local Honda, Toyota, Chevy, Buick/Cadillac/GMC, Suzuki, Ford/Lincoln, Hyundai, BMW, Volkswagen, Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep, Kia/Hyundai, Infiniti, Nissan, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Mercedes-Benz, Audi, Subaru, Lexus, and Volvo dealers will have large inventories. They’re ready to deal on the lot and on their websites. Many independent used car dealers will also be hosting large Columbus Day weekend car, truck, and SUV sales.
In addition to savings of several thousands of dollars on most models, look for Columbus Day offers of free airline tickets and gift cards. 0% financing is once again being offered on some models. Discounts on extended warranties and service/maintenance plans should be available. If you’d rather lease than buy, watch for special manufacturer-backed lease terms and offers.
Because of the “challenging” economy of past years, most of us have kept our cars and trucks longer than we normally do. The average used vehicle is now over 11 years old. The Columbus Day holiday weekend will be a good time to search for a replacement. This spring, many people are in a better financial situation today than in past years, so auto dealers are rolling out the sales, discounts, and rebate incentives. Shop all Columbus Day car, truck & SUV sale events in your local area to locate the best prices and promotions.