Britain's biggest new car discounts revealed: save up to 16% now

Our Target Price mystery shoppers reveal the 12 biggest percentage discounts available right now – and the best news is you don't have to haggle to secure them...

BMW 5 Series with Target Price logo

Despite the ongoing semiconductor chip shortage impacting delivery times and vehicle specification levels, manufacturers continue to offer significant savings on new models in the run-up to the crucial March plate-change – typically a busy time for new car sales.

We know this because our Target Price mystery shoppers are always out researching what discounts are available. Target Price is unique to What Car? and represents a fair price for your next car. It's also used as the basis for the deals you'll see on our free New Car Buying service, and in some cases you could save even more.

Our latest research shows that some car makers are offering discounts of up to 15.9% on their new models, meaning that now is a great time to bag a bargain. In this story, we'll look at the 12 largest percentage savings available, and tell you more about each car. You can follow the links through to our reviews of each model, or click through to see our latest savings.

The biggest discounts by percentage available right now

12. Mini Clubman – Save up to 7.1%, £1855 off list price

Mini Clubman 2019 front tracking

Best % discount 1.5 Cooper Exclusive 
Verdict An entertaining car for those looking for cutsie looks, lots of customisation, and a smart interior – but rivals are more comfortable. Read our full Mini Clubman review >>

11. BMW 5 Series – Save up to 8.7%, £4723 off list price

BMW 5 Series 2021 front left cornering

Best % discount 530e xDrive M Sport Auto
Verdict The BMW 5 Series is a brilliant, classy and wonderfully refined luxury saloon, with surprisingly low running costs in 530e plug-in hybrid form. Read our full BMW 5 Series review >>

10. Nissan Leaf – Save up to 9%, £2564 off list price

Electric Car of the Year Awards 2021 - Nissan Leaf

Best % discount 110kW Acenta 40kWh Auto [6.6kW Charger]
Verdict The Nissan Leaf is reasonable to drive, well-equipped and pretty easy to live with, but it's falling behind in the quickly developing small electric car class. Read our full Nissan Leaf review >>

9. Suzuki Vitara – Save up to 9.7%, £2231 off list price

Suzuki Vitara 2021 front

Best % discount 1.4 Boosterjet 48v Hybrid SZ-T
Verdict There are more upmarket small SUVs, but the Suzuki Vitara is one of the most spacious, and it's great value for money. Read our full Suzuki Vitara review >>

8. Citroën C4 – Save up to 9.8%, £2365 off list price

Citroën C4 2021 front tracking

Best % discount 1.2 PureTech 130 [130] Sense Plus Auto
Verdict The Citroën C4 is very temptingly priced for a coupé SUV, while comfort and refinement also impress. Read our full Citroën C4 review >>

7. Seat Tarraco – Save up to 10.1%, £3056 off list price

2019 Seat Tarraco front

Best % discount 1.5 TSI EVO SE
Verdict The Seat Tarraco is one of the better cars to drive the large SUV class, but it isn't as versatile as rivals in terms of rear seat and boot space. Read our full Seat Tarraco review >>

Renault Clio 2021 front

Best % discount 1.0 TCe 90 Iconic 
Verdict It might not be the most fun or comfortable small car, but the Clio continues to be a good all-rounder. with excellent safety kit and a practical boot. Read our full Renault Clio review >>

5. Renault Captur – Save up to 11.7%, £2981 off list price

Renault Captur 2021 front right tracking

Best % discount 1.3 TCe 140 R.S. Line Iconic
Verdict The Renault Captur has funky looks and an affordable starting price, but it isn't as comfortable or practical as rivals such as the Skoda KamiqRead our full Renault Captur review >>

4. Peugeot 3008 – Save up to 11.8%, £4963 off list price 

Peugeot 3008 2021 front

Best % discount 1.6 Hybrid4 300 Allure Premium Auto
Verdict Stylish, practical and good to drive, the well-equipped Peugeot 3008 is one of the best family SUVs you can buy. Read our full Peugeot 3008 review >>

3. Peugeot 508 Fastback – Save up to 12.5%, £4014 off list price 

Peugeot 508 driving

Best % discount 1.5 BlueHDi Allure Premium Auto
Verdict The Peugeot 508 makes plenty of sense as a company car and scores well for safety, but rivals are more practical and better to drive. Read our full Peugeot 508 Fastback review >>

2. Nissan Micra – Save up to 13%, £2434 off list price 

Nissan Micra 2021 front right tracking

Best % discount 1.0 IG-T 92 N-Sport
Verdict The Nissan Micra has an attractive interior, good safety equipment and a decent petrol engine, but in other areas it trails behind small car rivals. Read our full Nissan Micra review >>

1. Jeep Renegade – Save up to 15.9%, £3963 off list price

Jeep Renegade front right driving

Best % discount 1.0 T3 GSE Limited
Verdict The Jeep Renegade offers plenty of standard equipment, distinctive styling and decent practicality, but overall rivals are much more refined. Read our full Jeep Renegade review >>

All pricing is correct at time of writing

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