Mahindra KUVThe Nepali automobile industry usually experiences a slowdown in sales during the winter. To cope with this situation and keep sales smooth, some players in the industry have come up with new launches and exciting offers. With Christmas and the New Year around the corner, the automobile industry is making the most of yet another reason to celebrate with alluring offers and deals for customers.

Advanced Automobiles (AA), authorised distributor of Renault Motors, is presenting their ‘Renault Winter Super Celebration offer’ that has the lowest EMI starting from Rs 27,999 per month for Duster and Rs 12,999 per month for KWID under the scheme. “We launched this offer to provide our customers a super saving platform. Even if sales are slow this season, the enquiry for this scheme has been very good and we expect to sell around 300 units over the month,” claimed Adhir Kumar Shrestha, General Manager of AA.

“If customers want to get the vehicle financed then the interest rate is set at 6.99 per cent per annum, and they are guaranteed to get cash discount on every purchase,” he added. Customers also benefit from free road tax along with two years free service and two year warranty. Customers looking to exchange their old car for the new KWID can also enjoy the Rs 30,000 exchange bonus. The offer that started from December 15 is most likely to continue till late winter.

Pooja International, the authorised distributor of Volkswangen is continuing their ‘Volksfest Offer.’ “We are expecting sales of over 100 units during this Christmas and New Year,” shared Devashish Biswas, Assistant General Manager Marketing at Pooja International, adding that this offer is very consumer friendly. Under this scheme, buyers can get discount up to Rs 600,000 and win a Panasonic LED television of 32 to 65 inches on every purchase. They also offer a bumper prize of 24-Karat gold Beetle car. He further revealed they are coming up with new launches — VW Amarok, Ameo and New Tiguan in the first quarter of 2017. “The customer can expect better innovation, power safety, performance, high resale value and better after sales service in the coming year,” he added.

Meanwhile, IMS Motors, authorised distributor of SsangYong, is offering a discount up to Rs 500,000 along with one year insurance on every purchase. This offer is inclusive of one-year insurance and road tax. “Our vehicles will be available at relatively lower prices with the extra facility of life insurance,” claimed Bidhatri Pokharel, Marketing Executive at IMS Motors. The offer begins from December 18 and will continue till January 6, 2017. She further said that customers can expect new models — New Rexton Y400 and Korando with a new facelift to hit the market soon.

According to Pokharel, Korando will be tentatively launched in March, 2017 and the New Rexton in September, 2017. “Ssangyong has already started hitting the roads of Nepal and with the launch of new models we are sure it’s going to be good competition for cars in the segment. We promise to deliver extreme satisfaction with high safety and luxury to the customers,” she said.

Agni Incorporated, authorised distributor of Mahindra has also come up with its ‘Wonders of the winter’ offer. Through this scheme customers can enjoy a discount upto Rs 85,000 and accessories worth Rs 30,000 on the  purchase of KUV100.  “We want to provide a cost saving scheme to our valued customers,” said Chitra Bikash Dahal, Assistant Sales Manager at Agni Incorporated. The offer is valid till the first week of January.