While the temperatures may be dropping, rebate offers and financial incentives are on the rise as the industry heads into — what is typically considered — a slow selling season.
From low-rate financing to customer cash-back offers, OEMs are ramping up incentives to help bolster new sales and help clear out carryover inventory.
Here is a roundup of some of the offers in the market:
- Polaris Industries is offering three options: customer cash, low-APR financing, or zero down for select models of new and unregistered Slingshot models, according to the OEM’s website. The OEM’s offer includes up to $3,000 customer cash; 2.99% APR for 84 months; or zero down and no payments until April 2018. The offer is valid through Nov. 30 on select 2015 through 2017 model-year Slingshots.
- Arctic Cat is offering rebates up to $4,000 and as low as 0% APR for 60 months or a two-year warranty on select new 2013 through 2017 snowmobile models, according to the OEM’s website. The financial incentive is offered through Sheffield Financial and is valid until Nov. 17.
- Aprilia is offering 1.99% APR for 36 months or 3.99% APR for 60 months on 2017 and prior-year Aprilia vehicles, according to the manufacturer’s website. The offer is valid through Dec. 31.
- Indian Motorcycle — as part of its “Honoring Heroes” promotion — is offering a $1,000 customer cash bonus on the purchase of any new 2017 or 2018 heavyweight Indian Motorcycle, according to Indian’s website. Additionally, the OEM is offering a $500 accessory and apparel bonus on the purchase of any new 2017 or 2018 midsize Indian Motorcycle. The promotion is valid for all active, reserve, National Guard, and retired military personnel, plus active and retired police and firefighter personnel, volunteer firefighters, and Border Patrol through Dec. 31.
- As part of its “Scout & Scout Sixty Offers,” Indian is also offering 0% financing for 72 months or zero down and no payments until April 2018 (then 3.99% APR for 48 months) on the purchase of any new 2017 midsize Indian Motorcycle. The promotion is valid through Nov. 30.
- Yamaha is offering as low as 2.99% APR until paid in full on new 2014 through 2018 Yamaha ATVs made on the Yamaha Credit Card issued by WebBank. The offer is valid through Dec. 27.