Incentives play a huge part in the automotive sales game, as automakers tend to entice buyers into showrooms with them. Suzuki however, has put a whole new spin on the incentives game; they are actually paying people who test drive the Kizashi and then buy a competing sedan within three days. In order to claim their payment, would-be customers must show proof of purchase of a 2010 Accord, Altima, Malibu, Mazda 6, Fusion, or Camry, all with four-cylinders.
The winner of the Cars.com/USA Today/MotorWeek $25,000 Family Sedan Shootout earlier this year, the Hyundai Sonata, is not however included in the promotion. The promotion also includes $100 for shoppers who opt for the Audi A4 or Acura TSX over the Kizashi.
The offer runs through July. Those who opt to actually buy the Kizashi are by no means at a loss, as Suzuki is offering 0% financing for 48 months on the car until August . All Suzuki models are also part of a free gas promotion; Kizashi buyers will get a $290 prepaid gas card.
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– By: Stephen Calogera