Revealed: the car makers whose discounts have got bigger since lockdown

As car dealerships prepare to reopen on 1 June, we reveal the 12 manufacturers whose discounts have grown the most since the start of lockdown...

Volvo XC40 with Target Price logo

Dealerships will reopen for new car sales on Monday, 1 June, and there are some terrific special offers to tempt buyers.

With our team of mystery shoppers constantly scouring the market, we’ve been able to track all of the latest discounts over the past few weeks and months, reporting fluctuations with our Target Price – the most we think you should pay for your car.

What’s more, our network of trusted dealers have all committed to sell you cars at our Target Price or less, guaranteeing you at least that saving if you shop through us.

Below, we’ve listed the 12 manufacturers who’ve lowered their prices the most in recent weeks – including a staggering £19,366 saving on a Mercedes


Whose savings have increased the most this month?

Volvo

Volvo XC40 2020 front

What's popular? The Volvo XC40 is a former What Car? Car of the Year and, with Target Price discounts of up to £4404, it's now the most enquired after car with dealers on our website.

Biggest saving: Save up to £5410 on the Volvo XC90.

Volkswagen Polo

What's popular? The Volkswagen Polo is a perennial favourite with car buyers and regarded as the class-leader by our testers. Target Price discounts of up to £1942 are now available.

Biggest saving: Save up to £7225 on the VW Passat estate

See all Volkswagen savings >>


Mercedes

2019 Mercedes A-Class

What's popular? The Mercedes A-Class combines good all-round capability with huge badge appeal and surprisingly large Target Price discounts of up to £6434.

Biggest saving: Save up to £19,366 on the Mercedes S-Class Cabriolet

See all Mercedes savings >>


Skoda

Skoda Kamiq front panning - blue 69-plate car

What's popular? The Skoda Kamiq is our reigning Family Car of the Year and proving popular with buyers. Target Price discounts of up to £1836 are available.

Biggest saving: Save up to £3826 on the Skoda Superb estate

See all Skoda savings >>


Mazda

Mazda CX-5 2.2d SE-L Nav+

What's popular? The Mazda CX-5 is both practical and enjoyable to drive, making it another car that's highly regarded by our testers. Target Price discounts of up to £2263 only add to its appeal.

Biggest saving: Save up to £2263 on the Mazda CX-5

See all Mazda savings >>


Jaguar

Jaguar I-Pace front and side

What's popular? The all-electric Jaguar I-Pace combines sharp handling with a longer real-world range that its rivals from Audi and Mercedes, and is available with a £3535 Target Price discount.

Biggest saving: Save up to £9911 on the Jaguar F-Type Convertible

See all Jaguar savings >>


Renault

Renault Clio boot

What's popular? Stick with mid-range Iconic trim and the TCe 100 engine, and the latest Renault Clio, is well-priced as well as practical. Target Price offers savings up to £3506

Biggest saving: Save up to £5209 on the Renault Megane RS

Vauxhall Corsa-e 2020 RHD front right tracking

What's popular? The latest Vauxhall Corsa is well equipped and easy to drive – not to mention very affordable when you factor in Target Price discounts of up to £1996.

Biggest saving: Save up to £5813 on the Vauxhall Grandland X

See all Vauxhall savings >>


Hyundai

Hyundai i10 front cornering - 69 plate

What's popular? Our top-ranked city car, the Hyundai i10, offers all-round quality befitting of cars from classes above. Target Price discounts of up to £1325 are available now.

Biggest saving: Save up to £5428 on the Hyundai Tucson

See all Hyundai savings >>


Peugeot

Peugeot 5008

What's popular? The Peugeot 5008 is stylish, practical and good to drive. This great seven-seater is available with a Target Price discount of up to £4240.

Biggest saving: Save up to £8489 on the Peugeot Traveller

See all Peugeot savings >>


Citroën

Citroen C5 Aircross 2020 front tracking

What's popular? The Citroën C5 Aircross is quiet, comfortable and cheap to run. Upfront Target Price discounts of up to £2992 also add to its appeal.

Biggest saving: Save up to £7693 on the Citroën Grand C4 Spacetourer

See all Citroën savings >>


Mitsubishi

Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross front

What's popular? Strengths of the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross include a generous standard spec and a refined engine. Target Price discounts of up to £1355 are available.

Biggest saving: Save up to £7341 on the Mitsubishi Shogun Sport

See all Mitsubishi savings >>

*Change in Target Price savings calculated March-May 2020. Target Prices correct at time of writing, but subject to change.


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