"Drivethedeal.com, a broker offering discounts on new cars, says buyers seem to be turning towards petrol. Last year 58% of it sales were of diesel cars. So far this year the figure is 54%. “In recent years we have seen an increase in the proportion of people buying a diesel rather than petrol car”, says Richard Sanders, managing director of the company. “Because of the price of diesel relative to petrol, we now expect this to begin to reverse." The Sunday Times. March 2012
"Sub-£80K Aston: Car Broker drivethedeal.co.uk has an Aston Martin V8 Vantage with £20K off list. The unregistered manual coupe can be yours for £78,360. The website will put you in touch with the official dealer, with whom you then deal directly." Autocar. March 2012
"Ford Grand C-Max: Our pick of Drivethedeal.com’s offers is a Ford Grand C-Max 1.6 TDCi Zetec, in metallic black, which is available for £15,390 if you agree to a finance deal with the Ford dealer. If you want to pay outright, it’ll set you back £16,390 – which is still a significant £5200 off the usual retail price." Autocar. February 2012
"Hyundai dealers will typically knock around £800 off an I10, and broker Drivethedeal.com can source you one for £1230 below the list price." What Car?. September 2011
"Celia Griffiths, 52, an insurance broker from Farnborough, Hampshire, saved around £3,000 by buying her Seat Leon from Drive the Deal earlier this year. “I had taken a test drive at a dealer and had a look around the car so I knew exactly what I wanted. I typed in the details on the website and the price came up, which was under £18,000. I spoke to them on the phone and the car arrived a few we" The Sunday Times. August 2011
"That’s nothing compared with the Mondeo, though: dealers save you £1695, while Drivethedeal.com could get you £3099 off." What Car?. May 2011
"Volkswagen dealers will happily reduce the price of the Polo by £948, but if you dig around online you can boost that saving to £2011 at Drivethedeal.com." What Car?. April 2011
"As is often the case, you can do even better online by looking at internet broker, Log on to Drivethedeal.com and you’ll find savings of almost £2000 on a Q5, £2800 on a Freelander and a staggering £4924 on an XC60." What Car?. March 2011
"Even the C-Max can be whittled down to £17,861 at Drivethedeal.com, saving you £3134, and the same firm offers the Touran for £17,407, a £3933 discount." What Car?. February 2011
"Ford Focus: Bargains abound: our current favourite, the 1.6 TDCi 109 DPF Style, is now available at internet broker, Drivethedeal.com for £12,521, a saving of £3973." What Car?. February 2011
"VW dealers can be expected to reduce the price of a Polo by approximately £920. Once again, you can better that deal at Drivethedeal.com, where you’ll find savings of £2195." Autocar. January 2011
"Nissan Qashqai: At the moment you can save £1700 on the list price at drivethedeal.com." Autocar. January 2011
"Ford Focus CC: Save a huge £7806 on the 2.0 CC-3 at Drivethedeal.com. That means you’ll pay just £16,139." What Car?. December 2010
"Peugeot RCZ: Dealer discounts are rare, but Drivethedeal.com will sell you a 2.0 HDi 163 GT for £23,888, saving you £662." What Car?. December 2010
"Ford Kuga: You can save £3548 on the 2.0 TDCi 163 Titanium 4WD at internet broker Drivethedeal.com. That slashes the price to £20,947." What Car?. December 2010
"Audi Q5: Visit internet broker Drivethedeal.com for a £1868 saving on the 2.0 TFSI 180 S Line Start/Stop. That brings the price down to £29,992." What Car?. December 2010
"Ford S- Max: Save £3158 when you buy a 2.0 TDCi 140 Titanium from online broker Drivethedeal.com. That lowers the price to £20,337." What Car?. December 2010
"Citroen Grand C4 Picaso: Internet broker Drivethedeal.com will save you more than £4500 on our favourite version of the Grand C4 Picasso, the 1.6 HDi VTR+. That brings the price down to £16,074." What Car?. December 2010
"Jaguar XF: We found a £5701 saving on the 3.0D S V6 Portfolio at internet broker Drivethedeal.com. That reduces the price to £39,899." What Car?. December 2010
"Volkswagen Passat: We spotted a £2410 saving on the 2.0 TDI CR 110 Highline Plus at Drivethedeal.com. That lowers the price to £18,935." What Car?. December 2010
"Ford Fiesta: Save £1838 on the price of a 1.25i 82 Zetec 3dr at online broker Drivethedeal.com. You’ll pay £10,157." What Car?. December 2010
"Drivethedeal.com gave the best quotes we saw on the Ford and Peugeot: the S-Max can be had for £22,416 – an impressive saving of £3579 – and the same broker can knock an even tastier £4275 off the 5008, leaving you with just £20,020 to pay." What Car?. December 2010
"Volkswagen Scirocco: Save £1870 on the entry-level 1.4 TSI 122 Scirocco at Drivethedeal.com. That slashes the price to £16,934." What Car?. November 2010
"Volvo XC90: Save a massive £9111 on the 2.4 D5 SE at internet broker Drivethedeal.com. You’ll pay £26,219 – that’s XC60 money!" What Car?. November 2010
"Mazda 6 Estate: We spotted a saving of £2854 on the 2.2D 163 TS2 at online broker Drivethedeal.com. That means you’ll pay £18,741." What Car?. November 2010
"Jaguar XJ: The best deal we’ve spotted is £4996 off the 3.0D V6 Luxury at Drivethedeal.com. That brings down the price to £48,904." What Car?. November 2010
"Jaguar XF: Save £5274 on the price of a 3.0D S V6 Premium Luxury model at online broker Drivethedeal.com. The price you’ll pay falls to £37,026." What Car?. November 2010
"Ford Mondeo: Drivethedeal.com will knock £2869 off the price of a 2.0 TDCi Zetec 140 5dr. That lowers the price to £16,976." What Car?. November 2010
"Toyota Yaris: Internet broker Drivethedeal.com has slashed the price of a 1.0 VVT-I TR 3dr by £1734, so you’ll pay £9636." What Car?. November 2010
"To truly understand the used car business, it is important to pay close attention to what is happening in the new car market …….At times like these, I seek out the boss of drivethedeal.com, Richard Sanders, since his company retails more than 20 marques." Autocar. November 2010
"Jag XJ: Drivethedeal.com is offering £4995 off an entry-level V6 Diesel Luxury SWB, bringing that car in below £49.000" Autocar. October 2010
"Audi A3: Save £2027 against the brochure price of the S3 three-door with online broker Drivethedeal.com. The price you pay is £27,933." What Car?. October 2010
"Volvo XC60: Online broker Drivethedeal.com will sell you a 2.4 D5 R-Design 4WD for £29,752 – that’s £3243 lower than the brochure price." What Car?. October 2010
"Jaguar XF: The best broker deal we’ve spotted is a £5701 reduction in the price of a 3.0D S V6 Portfolio at Drivethedeal.com. You Pay £39,899." What Car?. October 2010
"Drivethedeal.com are offering a Lexus IS 250 SE-L auto for £26,392. That’s a whopping £4093 less than the brochure price." What Car?. October 2010
"Petrol buyers should head to Drivethedeal.com. The best saving we found was a £3505 discount on the 1.6 litre Zetec, which is listed at £12,666." What Car?. October 2010
"Jaguar XJ: Drivethedeal.com will sell you a 3.0D V6 Portfolio for £59,625, saving you £4775." What Car?. October 2010
"Audi A6: Go to online broker Drivethedeal.com for a £3405 saving on a 2.0 TFSI Le Mans saloon. You pay £26,315." What Car?. October 2010
"Jaguar XF: Go to Drivethedeal.com for a £5274 saving on the 3.0D S V6 Premium Luxury. That brings down the price to £37,026." What Car?. September 2010
"Volkswagen Golf: Head to Drivethedeal.com for a £1916 saving on the 1.4 TSI Match 5dr, the best version of our favourite small family car." What Car?. September 2010
"Fiat Panda: Save a hefty £1262 (15%) on the 1.2 Dynamique at internet broker Drivethedeal.com. It’s the best deal we’ve seen." What Car?. September 2010
"Land Rover: Best deal on Freelander 2.2 TD4 GS auto at Drivethedeal.com" What Car?. September 2010
"Drivethedeal.com is the place to go for A4 and C-class buyers, the Audi is £22,889, saving you £3031, while the Merc is £23,102, a discount of £2698." What Car?. September 2010
"Skoda Swift: The best price we found was at Drivethedeal.com, where you can save £995 on our favourite model, the 1.3 SZ2 five-door." What Car?. September 2010
"Save £5276 on the Volkswagen Phaeton 3.0 V6 TDI 240 4Motion at broker Drivethedeal.com. That brings the price down to £40,634." What Car?. September 2010
"Log on to Drivethedeal.com for a £2701 saving on the Audi TT Roadster 2.0 TFSI 211 Sport. That brings down the asking price to £25,714." What Car?. September 2010
"Toyota Avensis Tourer: Broker Drivethedeal.com will knock £3049 off the 2.0 D-4D T4 Nav." What Car?. August 2010
"Honda Civic: Head to online broker Drivethedea.com for £3230 off the Type R GT. That cuts the price to £18,375." What Car?. August 2010
"Audi A6 Avant: Broker Drivethedeal.com is offering the 2.8 V6 FSI for £31,502 - £4153 off." What Car?. August 2010
"Volvo S40: Visit Drivethedeal.com for a £2355 saving on the 2.0 D4 SE Lux. You’ll pay £22,051." What Car?. August 2010
"Sizeable online discounts are available on Mazda. Visit Drivethedeal.com and you’ll pay just £17,392, a cut of £3553." What Car?. August 2010
"Drivethedeal.com will slash the Ka’s price by a whopping 21%. You can pick up the 1.2 Edge for £7950." What Car?. August 2010
"Jaguar XF: Drivethedeal.com is selling the 3.0D S V6 Luxury for £33,839, saving you £1061." What Car?. July 2010
"Audi A4: Save £2956 on the 2.0 TDIe 136 SE at Drivethedeal.com. You’ll pay £22,234." What Car?. July 2010
"Audi 8: Go to Drivethedeal.com for a £7254 saving on the 4.2 FSI SE Executive Quattro. That brings the price down to £57,271." What Car?. July 2010
"Peugeot 3008: If you’re in the market for our Car of the Year, head to Drivethedeal.com for the lowest price we could find. You can save just over £3000 on the excellent 1.6 THP 156." What Car?. June 2010
"If you go looking online for deals on any of these cars, you’ll struggle to better what is being offered in the showrooms, with the exception of the Range Rover. A saving of £4884 can be found on a diesel Vogue at Drivethedeal.com" What Car?. June 2010
"Land Rover Discovery: Save nearly £3000 on the 3.0 TDV6 XS at Drivethedeal.com." What Car?. June 2010
"Seat Leon Cupra: Drivethedeal.com can save you £2211 on a Cupra, so you’ll pay £18,879." What Car?. May 2010
"Toyota Verso: Broker Drivethedeal.com is offering £2448 off a 1.6 V-matic TR model, which means you’ll pay £15,806." What Car?. May 2010
"Skoda: Drivethedeal.com will knock £2013 off the Yeti and £2996 off the 3008, bringing them down to £15,307 and £15,099 respectively." What Car?. May 2010
"Saab 9.3 Convertible: Get set for summer with a Saab 9.3 Convertible that has a sizzling 25% off. Broker Drivethedeal.com is offering the 1.9 TDi 150 Vector Sport auto for £23,583, saving you £7997." What Car?. April 2010
"This quiet revolution started around 12 years ago. Richard Sanders, founder of Drive the Deal, claims to have sold the first new car on the internet in 1998. He reports a 35% increase in people buying online year-on-year. “I saw building an internet website as a way of quoting large numbers of people at minimal cost, so that I could pass on to the consumer as much of the saving as possible,” he explains. “People like being able to get a quote without having to speak to salespeople – there is no pressure to buy. Contrast this with going to a showroom – if the buyer doesn’t know what discount to ask for, they may not get a good deal.”" Which? . April 2010
"You may be surprised by just how much you could save by shopping online. Drivethedeal.com has slashed prices across the range by 30% which means you can pick up a foc 1.6 Zetec 5dr for just £11,741 – saving £5935." What Car?. January 2010
"Citroen C4: Save £3518 on the 1.4i VTR 16v at Drivethedeal.com. You’ll pay £10,310." What Car?. January 2010
"Lexus IS: Head to Drivethedeal.com for big savings on IS models. We were offered a 220d 2.2 SE-L for £23,646 – saving £3329." What Car?. December 2009
"Mazda 3: Drivethedeal.com is the cheapest place to buy our favourite Mazda 3, the 1.6D TS. You can pick one up there for £13,520, saving £2240." What Car?. December 2009
"Skoda Octavia: You can pick up a 1.4 S model for less than £10,000 at internet broker Drivethedeal.com. That’s a saving of 17%." What Car?. December 2009
"Toyota Yaris: Drivethedeal.com will sell you a 1.0 WT-I TR three-door for £8970. That’s a saving of £1590 over the usual asking price." What Car?. November 2009
"Ford Mondeo: Head to Drivethedeal.com for a £5151 saving on the 2.0 Edge hatchback – that brings the price down to £14,084." What Car?. November 2009
"Peugeot 207: Buy a five-door 1.6 HDi 90 FAP Economique from Drivethedeal.com and you’ll save yourself £2009." What Car?. November 2009
"Citroen Grand C4 Picasso: Drivethedeal.com can cut £3292 off the list price of our favourite 1.6 HDi SX, so you pay just £15,846." What Car?. October 2009
"Honda Civic: Drivethedeal.com has cut £3619 off the price of the Type R. That means you pay just £15,284." What Car?. October 2009
"Honda Accord: You can buy a 2.2 i-DTEC 150 ES GT estate for £19,005 from Drivethedeal.com. This internet broker deals cuts the price down by a hefty £5040." What Car?. October 2009
"Best deal, £10,604, on Suzuki Swift 1.6 Sport with Drivethedeal." What Car?. September 2009
"Lexus IS: Drivethedeal.com is also the place to buy an IS. The saving on a 250 SE is £2929." What Car?. September 2009
"BMW 3 Series: Drivethedeal.com will sell you the fantastic 320d ES for just £20,387. That means you’ll save almost £5000 on the brochure price." What Car?. September 2009
"Toyota Prius: Drivethedeal.com will knock 5% off the list price of the new 72mpg Prius. Go for the T4 edition and you’ll save £1019." What Car?. September 2009
"Internet discounter Drivethedeal.com will sweeten the deals still further by trimming £5645 off the BMW and £2914 off the Jag." What Car?. July 2009
"Anyone after an SLK should visit Drivethedeal.com, where an advertised price of £26,280 reduces your outlay by a whopping £3165." What Car?. July 2009
"That’s only the tip of the iceberg, though, because if you’re prepared to trawl through a couple of internet discount sites, you’ll easily beat those savings. Drivethedeal.com will knock £3049 off the price of a Grand C4 Picasso and more than £4000 off a Verso." What Car?. July 2009
"THIS MONTH’S HOTTEST DEAL Okay, it’s no spring chicken, but when you’re saving close to £9,000, who cares? The Citroen Xsara Picasso 1.6i Desire is still a decent MPV (despite its age) and it will cost you as little as £7346 if you buy it from Drivethedeal.com." What Car?. June 2009
"Pick up the 520d SE from Drivethedeal.com for £22,187. That represents a very worthwhile saving of £5243." What Car?. June 2009
"We’ve spotted a saving of £11,000 on the 2.7 TDVi Executive at Drivethedeal.com" What Car?. June 2009
"The cheapest place we’ve found to buy an S-Max is Drivethedeal.com. You’ll save a whopping £7000 on the 2.0 TDCi Zetec" What Car?. June 2009
"Head online and the savings on the Eos are even greater: broker Drivethedeal.com is offering over £2500 off the price, bringing it down to £19,513." What Car?. May 2009
"Lexus IS Internet dealer Drivethedeal.com will give you a £3043 discount on a 220d SE-L for a final price of £21,750." What Car?. May 2009
"Peugeot 207 GTi Pick up a 207 GTi from Drivethedeal.com for £13,816 – that’s £3129 less than the list price." What Car?. May 2009
"BMW M3: Drivethedeal.com is offering BMW’s 414 bhp V8 coupe for just £44,775 – that’s a saving of over £6k on the brochure price." What Car?. May 2009
"Ford Focus: Save just over £5000 on a 1.8 Titanium 5dr at online broker Drivethedeal.com. Expect to pay £13,007." What Car?. May 2009
"Mercedes Benz C-Class: Pick up a C180K Elegance from internet broker Drivethedeal.com for £21,600 – a saving of £2401." What Car?. May 2009
"Volvo S60 Head to Drivethedeal.com for a whopping 20% discount on stock S60s. You can pick up the entry-level 2.0T SE for £15,848 - £4,052 less than Volvo’s List Price." What Car?. April 2009
"Lexus IS Pay just £24,749 for the 250 2.5 SE-L model at Drivethedeal.com. That’s a saving of £3,491 compared with the price you’ll find in a Lexus brochure." What Car?. April 2009
"Ford S-Max Best MPV deal we found this month was a 26% saving on the S-Max at Drivethedeal.com. That’s £16,720 for a 2.0 TDCi Zetec." What Car?. April 2009
"Ford Focus Get free Bluetooth and voice control (worth £150) and a free sport pack (worth £550) when you buy any Zetec model. Alternatively, visit Drivethedeal.com and get a third off the price – that’s £5,398 off a 1.5 Zetec 3dr." What Car?. April 2009
"Citroen C4 The cheapest prices we found were at internet broker Drivethedeal.com. It has cut 28% off the price, which means you can pick up a 1.4i 16V 90hp LX for £9,234." What Car?. April 2009
"Drivethedeal.com, an online car broker, recently listed a new Citroen Xsara Picasso at 7,997.50, a discount of 50 per centon its list price, and part of what is described as a “buyer’s bonanza”." Financial Times. April 2009
"The other day I was chatting to Richard Sanders at drivethdeal.com …and he said he’s never seen offers like this. Manufacturers have never been keener to reduce their backlogs of unsold stock, which now stretches way back to 2008. According to Richard, it is Ford that has been offering the keenest deals of all, and a quick scan of what’s available is eye-popping. Now, bear in mind that these are brand new cars and you will be the very first owner, with not a pre-registration or wonky specification in sight. So a Ford Galaxy 2.0 TDCi Ghia with £8285 off or an S-Max Titanium that is £6666 lighter seem like excellent value. Meanwhile, a Citroen Xsara Picasso 1.6 Desire for £7057 represents a whopping 46 per cent saing on the showroom price. Finally, you may be less shocked to discover that a Range over Sport 3.6 TDV8 HST will be £12,500 less than it should." Autocar. February 2009
"The credit crunch has hit motor dealers hard, so if you are buying a new car this spring, you should be able to drive a hard bargain. When we tried haggling for a new Ford Focus, we negotiated a £2,745 discount with a Ford dealer in a matter of minutes. Pretty impressive, but we found even better savings online, with brokers Drive the Deal slashing £4,656 off the list price." Which?. February 2009
"The most dramatic bargains are to be found through internet brokers who buy cars from the manufacturers in bulk at the lowest prices they can negotiate. One of them, drivethedeal.com, is offering a discount of£7,000 – or 46 per cent – on the list price of a five-door Citroen Xsara Picasso and 25 per cent off a Land Rover Discovery." The Daily Telegraph. February 2009
"Drivethedeal.com is offering £2,650 off brand-new Ford Fiestas, a saving of 18 per cent on the list price, and a whopping £8,530 off a Peugeot 307 estate with delivery mileage – a saving of nearly 50 per cent. Even better is the £5,600 it is knocking off the price of a new unregistered Ford Focus." Daily Mail. February 2009
"Rival broker drivethedeal.com was last week offering £7,071 - 46% - off a Citroen Xsara Picasso 1.6 16V Desire, 32% or £5,725 off a Frod Focus 1.6 Zetec, 20.5% or £3,465 off an Audi A3 1.9 and 19% or £5,891 off a BMW 320d M Sport Coupe." The Sunday Times. February 2009
"Standard answer: Citroen C1, Peugeot 107 or Toyota Aygo (all basically the same car). From £5,995 via www.drivethedeal.com" The Daily Telegraph. December 2008
"We found the best prices for both cars at Drivethedeal.com, which offers savings of £2009 on the Accord and £3641 on the V70." What Car?. December 2008
"Take it... Volvo V70 D5 SE It’s safe, versatile and luxurious, and now you can get a brand new Volvo V70 Geartronic from online broker drivethedeal.com for just £20,995. That’s an amazing £11K saving on the list price." Autocar. November 2008
"Dealers will welcome you into their showrooms with an over-enthusiastic hug at the moment. Although they have official manufacturer-backed offers, you still get the feeling they could be a little more generous, so it’s at times like this that I turn to a broker likeDrivethedeal.com to let me know what’s out there. Discount king Citroen will give you cashbacks and zero per cent finance, so a C1 can be steered onto the road for £6200, but a broker can get you a 1.0 Vibe for £5995. On a small car, that’s a big saving, which will pay for your insurance or loads of petrol." Autocar. November 2008
"Private buyers may find the sizeable dealer discounts available on the Renault and Ford more tempting. Our Target Price researchers haggled an average of £1033 off the Laguna and £1369 off the Mondeo. At the time of writing they hadn’t yet found any Mazda salesmen willing to haggle. We expect this to change soon because Drivethedeal.com is already advertising the [Mazda] 6 at £15,581- that’s a £1049 reduction. The same broker can source the Mondeo for £15,018, saving you £2377." What Car?. April 2008
"The best discounts can be found online. Visit Drivethedeal.co.uk for a reduction of £2078 on the [Peugeot] 207, meaning you’ll pay £10,867." What Car?. April 2008
"Jaguar S-Type The Jaguar S-Type my have been overshadowed by the new XF, but you can save a whopping 14% on the price at drivethedeal.com. That makes the 2.7D SE just £29,578." What Car?. April 2008
"Need something with serious load-lugging capabilities? A Ford Galaxy could be just the car. It’s good to drive, strong on safety and has decent space for seven. Only problem is, if you’re shopping at your local Ford dealership it is a tad on the pricey side. That’s not a problem if you visit Drivethedeal.com, though. The top-of-the-range 2.0 TDCi 140 Ghia (usually priced at £23,995) can be snapped up for just £18,759- that’s a saving of £5236. There are some great prices on other specs, too." What Car?. April 2008
"We found the best deal on a C-Class at Drivethedeal.com, where the saving was £2144." What Car?. April 2008
"Volkwagen Polo You can save £953 on the super-green Bluemotion 1 at Drivethedeal.com. That drops the price to £11,767." What Car?. March 2008
"Mercedes S-Class Get an S320 CDI at broker Drivethedeal.com for £51,009- £4013 off" What Car?. March 2008
"Mercedes CLK Save £2976 on the bonkers CLK63 AMG at internet broker Drivethedeal.com. That brings the price down to £63,341." What Car?. March 2008
"Online brokers can offer even bigger discounts. We found the most impressive deals on the BMW and Mercedes at Drivethedeal.com: £4900 off the BMW sounds good but £5245 off the Merc is even better." What Car?. March 2008
"Which? said the job of online car brokers was simply to find and list the cheapest option. Despite the savings, many buyers are still reluctant to make such a big purchase through the internet. However, the consumer group said there is a … reliable broker … Drivethedeal.co.uk." Daily Mail. February 2008
"BMW 3 Series Drivethedeal.com is selling our favourite 3 Series, the 320d ES, for £21,082. That’s a saving of £3173." What Car?. January 2008
"Drivethedeal.com will knock the [Honda] CR-V’s price down by £1661 to £19,756, but that’s small fry next to the £3367 discount it offers on the [Toyota] RAV 4." What Car?. January 2008
"Dealer discounts aren’t jaw-dropping yet. Our Target Price researchers reckon that, on average you can reduce the [Hyundai] i30’s price by £563 and the [Peugeot] 308’s by £447. These figures will get bigger in time, but internet brokers are already doing better. Drivethedeal.co.uk will slice £1975 off the 308’s price." What Car?. January 2008
"Save more than £4000 on the [Mercedes] S320 CDI Auto at Drivethedeal.com. That’s 8% less than the price you’ll find in a Mercedes brochure, and brings the cost down to £51,009." What Car?. October 2007
"The elegant new [Fiat] Bravo 1.4 T-Jet 150 Active can be found for £12,061 at Drivethedeal.com – a saving of £834." What Car?. October 2007
"Save £1521 on the [Seat Leon] 2.0 TDI FR when you buy at Drivethedeal.com. That brings the price down to £16,174." What Car?. October 2007
"Drivethedeal.com offers the best deals we saw on the Honda and Volkswagen, with discounts of £1652 and £2139, respectively." What Car?. October 2007
"Drivethedeal.co.uk will slash £2414 from the [Kia] Sportage, bringing it down to £14,131." What Car?. October 2007
"Shopping online pays bigger dividends… Drivethedeal.co.uk will hand over a set of Nissan keys for £29,138. You’ll save £1657." What Car?. October 2007
"The more quotes you get the better, so collect together two or three from dealers and some from online brokers such as Drivethedeal.com. You’ll be laughing all the way to the bank." What Car?. October 2007
"Thanks for your recent advice. I bought a Toyota Auris through Drive the Deal and saved £500. I was surprised how easy it was. Drive the Deal and the supplying agent were fantastic. B.F., via-email I receive a continuous stream of accolades like this and no complaints, which is why I continue to recommend www.drivethedeal.com" Honest John, The Daily Telegraph. August 2007
"I receive a continuous stream of accolades like this and no complaints, which is why I continue to recommend www.drivethedeal.com” Honest John, The Daily Telegraph. 4 August 2007 " Honest John, The Daily Telegraph. August 2007
"Drivethedeal.com is offering the Audi A4 2.0 TDi 170 S Line at £2662 less than the list price. That means you’ll pay £21,753." What Car?. July 2007
"Drivethedeal.com has the [BMW] 520d SE for £22,084 – cutting nearly £5000 off the list." What Car?. July 2007
"Pick up the Peugeot 207 1.4 90 SE 5dr for £9778 at Drivethedeal.com and save £1917." What Car?. July 2007
"Drivethedeal.com is offering the [VW] Passat 2.0 TDI SE fro £16,995. That’s £1955 less than the list price of £18.950." What Car?. July 2007
"Drivethedeal.com offers a mammoth £1428 discount on the [Peugeot 207] CC. " What Car?. July 2007
"Drivethedeal.com listed the Auris at £11,928." What Car?. July 2007
"I was reminded of just how painless and safe the whole process of buying online can be when Drivethedeal.com sent me some stats. In the last five years the average amount spent on a new car purchase online has risen by 13 per cent and stands at an impressive £17,000." Autocar. . June 2007
"The [Fiat Panda] 1.2 Dynamic can be found for £5771 at Drivethedeal.com. That’s a 23% saving on Fiat’s list price." What Car?. May 2007
"Drivethedeal.com is offering significant discounts across the new Auris range. For example, the 1.6 VVT-i T3 5dr can be found for £13,083. That’s £917 below the list price." What Car?. May 2007
"The drop-top has only just gone on sale, but Drivethedeal.com is offering some big discounts. The [Peugeot 207] CC 1.6 16v Sport can be found for £13,382 – a saving of £143 on the list price." What Car?. May 2007
"Drivethedeal.com is offering big discounts across the range. The [Citroën C4 Picasso] 1.8i 16v LX, for example, is £13,845 – saving you £1150." What Car?. May 2007
"Drivethedeal.com is offering the best price on both the Mazda and VW. The Golf can be had for £19,554, a discount of £1029, while you’ll save £1265 if you buy the MPS at £17,730." What Car?. May 2007
"drivethedeal.com will reduce the price of a Touareg by £3848." What Car?. May 2007
"Hot deals Broker Drivethedeal.com can supply a UK sourced Range Rover Sport 4.2 V8 for £54,759, saving you £2566 on the list price." What Car?. May 2007
"Our favourite [Peugeot] 207, the 1.4 16v 90 S, is available with air-conditioning for £8578 at Drivethedeal.com - £1038 less than our Target Price." What Car?. May 2007
"Save £2425 on the Audi A4 2.0 TDI 170 S Line at Drivethedeal.com – that’s a 10% saving on the manufacturer’s list price." What Car?. May 2007
"Save up to £3044 on the new model at Drivethedeal.com. The VW Touran 2.0 TDI SE, for example, is £16,386 – a saving of £2904." What Car?. May 2007
"Even though the C4 Picasso is spanking new, Drivethedeal.com is offering it for £1580 below its list price. The same firm will chop £2322 off an S-Max." What Car?. May 2007
"You can save £2307 on the Lexus IS 220d 4dr at Drivethedeal.com. That brings the price down to £20,808 from £23,115." What Car? . March 2007
"Visit Drivethedeal.com for discounts on the Ford Fiesta. It has the 1.2 Studio 3dr for £6528, having £1862 off the £8390 list price." What Car? . March 2007
"Save £1718 on the Peugeot 207 1.4 16v Sa/c 5dr at Drivethedeal.com. You’ll pay £9177 instead of £10,895." What Car? . March 2007
"Drivethedeal.com has the [BMW] 520d SE auto 4dr for £23,844, a saving of £3866." What Car? . March 2007
"Drivethedeal.com has discounts on the Mazda 6, such as £1663 off the 2.0d TS2 141bhp 5dr, which drops the price to £16,587." What Car? . March 2007
"The What Car? Target Price gives a saving of £1170 on the 2.0i Sport model, but Drivethedeal.com can beat that. Its price is £17,155 - £1795 below list price." What Car? . March 2007
"Drivethedeal.com has the RAV4 2.2 D-4D XT4 5dr for £20,508, which undercuts the price list by £2307." What Car? . March 2007
"We couldn’t find any online deals for these two either, but internet broker sites will knock Focus and Golf prices down even further. Drivethedeal.com offered the best deal we saw on both cars. The price of £13,493 for the Golf saves £1502, while the Focus can be had for £11,202, a huge discount of £3893." What Car? . March 2007
"Avoiding showrooms altogether can also knock thousands off the cost of the car…websites offers discounts off dealer prices for online buyers. A few worth trying include www.drivethedeal.co.uk ... Online brokers act as a kind of introduction service for car dealers around the county. They obtain the discounts by ordering in bulk. Some have special relationships with certain brands or dealers. But because the discounts are specially negotiated, they vary widely." The Times.. February 2007
"Buyers looking for an A4 Avant can save £2553 on the price of a 2.0 TDI 170 S Line at Drivethedeal.com." What Car? . January 2007
"Broker Drivethedeal.com is offering £3705 off the C2 1.6 VTS, meaning you can by one for just £8489." What Car? . January 2007
"Lexus RX350 Visit Drivethedeal.com for discounts of more than £4000 on Lexus’s luxury 4×4, bringing the price down to around £30,000." What Car? . January 2007
"We found the best discount -£2011- on the A3 at Drivethedeal.com. It was also the only site that offered a small (£138) saving on the C30’s price.”" What Car? . January 2007
"Visit Drivethedeal.com for discounts on the Leon. It has the 2.0 TDI 16V Stylance 5dr for £14,677, saving £1718 off the list price." What Car? . December 2006
"Drivethedeal.com has the [Lexus] IS 220d SE 4dr for £22,973. That’s £2245 below list price." What Car? . December 2006
"As is often the case, greater savings are available online…Drivethedeal.com has savings of £1733 and £2197 respectively on the X-Trail and RAV4." What Car? . December 2006
"Drivethedeal.com can supply our chosen 5 Series with sat-nav and Luxury Pack for £33,784, or a GS300 SE for £32,642." What Car? . December 2006
"The BMW is so new it’s still taking centre stage in BMW showrooms, so dealers are reluctant to talk discounts. Even so, it won’t be long before they come under pressure to reduce their prices. While the arrival of a folding steel-roofed coupe-cabriolet version early next year will undoubtedly steal sales from the coupe, internet companies such as Drivethedeal.com already have no hesitation on reducing the price of a 335i by £855." What Car? . December 2006
"Hot deals Drivethedeal.com can supply a new 1.9 CDTi (120) Club for just £15,040, saving you a massive £2760 on the list price." What Car? . December 2006
"Ford Fiesta Visit Drivethedeal.com for discounts on the Fiesta. It has the £11,659 1.6 TDCi Zetec 3dr with the desirable Climate Pack for just £8476." What Car?. November 2006
"Drivethedeal.com can save you money on the latest Accord. It has the 2.4 VTEC Executive saloon for £18,839, saving £1316." What Car?. November 2006
"Buying online also makes sense if you’re interested in the others. Drivethedeal.com is offering the 207 for £9766 and the Yaris for £8715, saving you £1129 and £2095 respectively." What Car?. November 2006
"The juiciest deal we found on the 350Z was a £706 saving at Drivethedeal.com." What Car?. November 2006
"Even better offers are available online. UK broker Drivethedeal.com is advertising the S-Max at £19,348, a cut of £2647." What Car?. November 2006
"Hot deals Drivethedeal.com can supply a brand-new 1.8 VVT-i T2 for just £12,367, saving you a massive £2653 on the list price." What Car?. November 2006
"If you’ve been considering one of the stylish new family hatchbacks that are currently dominating the ad breaks of television, Drivethedeal.co.uk may have the deal for you. The website is offering £8691. A great bargain for the best choice of petrol engine in the range, and good standard spec too." AUTOCAR. . November 2006
"At the time of writing, dealers weren’t ready to discuss deals on the Roomster. Internet brokers can save you even more. Drivethedeal.com quotes £376 off the Skoda, £1423 off the Seat and £1424 off the Nissan." What Car? . October 2006
"VW Golf- Visit Drivethedeal.com for discounts on the VW Golf. It can supply the 1.6 FSI 5dr for £13,240, £2135 less then the list price." What car? . October 2006
"Ford salesmen were also happy to negotiate offering typical discounts of £1141. However, you’ll find the best S-Max offers online: broker Drivethedeal.com will slash £2385 from the price. That brings it down to a tempting £17,614." What Car? . October 2006
"Our Target Price team managed to get £1136 off the Passat at VW dealers, but greater savings are available by logging onto Drivethedeal.com, where you can find one for £15,727, saving £1748. The same company will knock £2635 off the price of an Avensis, taking it down to £14,924." What car? . September 2006
"Drivethedeal.com is prepared to slash £1638 from the Ibiza, meaning you’ll pay just £12,787." What Car? . September 2006
"Mazda’s new folding hard-top MX-5 promises to be as much of a joy to drive as its soft-top sibling, and avoids the limp-wristed image thanks to its reputation as a great driver’s car. If you fancy an MX-5 Roadster Coupe 2.0i Sport, check out www.drivethedeal.com. You can order one now and save £2193 on the list price, which makes it £18,481." Autocar . September 2006
"Mazda MX-5 Roadster Coupe from £18,481. Where? www.drivethedeal.com. This seems like a great deal for one of the hottest new cars of September." Autocar, . September 2006
"Some discounts brokers, such as Drivethedeal.com, do not feed their quotes to price-comparison websites so it is always worth checking these sites before making a final decision." The Times . August 2006
"Fans of Lexus’s premium off-roader should pay deal mongers Drivethedeal.com a visit; they’re currently offering new RX350s, in SE auto trim, for £32,406, a saving of £3652." Autocar . August 2006
"You wouldn’t expect to get a discount on a new Lotus, but it seems you can on this one. Drivethedeal.com is advertising new models for just £22,490- more then £1500 under list." Autocar . August 2006
"The Ford Focus is an accomplished car, with a great drive, plenty of room for passengers and sensible running cost. The What Car? Target Price shows you can get at least 14% off most cars in the range if you haggle at dealers. However, Drivethedeal.com can do much better. How about 33% off selected models? That brings the 1.6 TDCi Sport 5dr down to £10,047, a £4942 saving." What Car? . August 2006
"Online brokers can offer further savings. The best quotes came from Drivethedeal.com. The Verso is offered for £16,680 and the C8 can be yours for £17,748. Perhaps most impressive is that they can already offer discounts of £2591 on the S-Max, quoting a price of £17,404." What Car? . August 2006
"Buying online can also bring down the cost of the Ibiza or Clio. Drivethedeal.com cuts £854 from the Seat’s list price, bringing it to £8141." What Car? . August 2006
"Drivethedeal.com will sell you an X-Trail for £21,419, a saving of £1906." What Car? . August 2006
"Drivethedeal.com has the Audi A4 2.0 TDI S Line for £20,483, saving £2297, or the 2.0T FSI SE for £20,860 saving £2274." What Car? . July 2006
"Drivethedeal.com can offer the Jaguar X-type Estate 2.2D Sport for just £20,974, a drop of £3190." What Car? . July 2006
"I was looking for a new Toyota Yaris, and noticed that web brokers had tempting prices. I was initially sceptical about buying over the internet, but I contacted Drivethedeal.com and it was professional throughout. I was put in touch with a Toyota dealer, which gave me a price for a 1.3 T Spirit 5dr for £11,263. taking into account all the options, this saved me over £1150." What Car? . July 2006
"Drivethedeal.com can beat the What Car? Target Price and supply the Volkswagen Phaeton 3.2 V6 for £40,132. That’s a saving of £3913." What Car? . July 2006
"If you choose to acquire a new Megane through Drivethedeal.com, meanwhile you will save yourself £4426- it is offering the 2.0 T Dynamique for £15,879." What Car?. June 2006
"Shopping for your new car online can help minimise the damage to your bank balance if you’re interested in the Clio or Fiesta. Drivethedeal.com will sell you the Ford for £6656, a staggering £2339 saving on the list price." What Car? . June 2006
"If you get a new VW Golf GT TDI from Drivethedeal.com, you can get £1904 off the list price." What Car? . June 2006
"With a face-lifted Mercedes E-Class just around the corner, internet broker Drivethedeal.com has great deals on the existing car. It quoted us £29,325 for a Mercedes E320 CDI automatic in Avantgarde trim. That’s an impressive £7445 off list price. Drivethedeal.com also quoted us £61,954 for a new Mercedes E55 AMG, a solid saving £2861 against £64,455 list price." What Car?. June 2006
"If you're on the lookout for a deal on a diesel BMW, you can save yourself £2056 on the £21,899 list price of a 320d SE by visiting internet broker Drivethedeal.com." What Car? . June 2006
"There are great broker deals to be had on Volkswagen Golf Plus models. Drivethedeal.com quoted us a £2163 saving on the £16,725 list price 1.9 TDI (105) SE." What Car? . June 2006
"Internet discount company Drivethedeal.com has already come up with £4152 saving on a £38k C6 V6 HDi Exclusive, which amazes us given that the car is still to be launched. We rang several Citroen franchises, and found it very difficult to talk our way into money off a brand-new car." Autocar . June 2006
"Drivethedeal.com can save you a packet. Its price of £10,096 for the 1.6 TDCi Zetec is £6169 (38%) less then the list price." What Car? . June 2006
"Visit Drivethedeal.com for offers on Mazda’s fantastic MX-5 roadster. You can save £1459 on the 2.0 litre model, bringing the price down to £15,141" What Car? . June 2006
"The Citroen Xsara Picasso is Britain’s best selling MPV and is available with some impressive discounts. The What Car? Target Price shows you can save up to £4000 at dealerships if you haggle. Broker Drivethedeal.com can offer even bigger savings- a massive 40% on some models. That brings the price of the 1.6 HDI 92 LX down to £8883, saving of £5757." What Car? . June 2006
"Dealer Discounts on the big Chrysler are hard to come by, but we’ve spotted a £3298 saving on the 5.7 V8 model from Drivethedeal.com" What Car? . June 2006
"You can save a massive £4954 on the £32,950 330Cd M Sport from Drivethedeal.com" What Car? . June 2006
"Drivethedeal.com has offers on the 520d SE saloon. You’ll pay £23,718, a £2517 or 10% saving on the list price." What Car? . June 2006
"There are also some tempting deals on the current BMW 3-series Coupe right now. With a new model inbound, you can get £3879 off a 318 Ci ES through Drivethedeal.com" Autocar . May 2006
"Meanwhile, a determined haggler can expect to save about £1525 on the Cherokee's sticker price in the showroom. Tempting, but you can more than double that saving at online dealer Drivethedeal.com." What Car. April 2006
"A determined haggler can expect to save about £1525 on the Cherokee’s sticker price at the showroom. Tempting, but you can more then double that saving at online dealer Drivethedeal.com, which will let you have a diesel Cherokee for £16,118. That’s £3772 below the list price." What Car? . April 2006
"Drivethedeal.com is offering a £1508 discount on the Leon." What Car? . April 2006
"Buy an Audi A4 2.0 TDI S Line model from Drivethedeal.com for £20,516 and save £2264." What Car? . April 2006
"Visit Drivethedeal.com for price cuts on the BMW 7 Series. Buy a 760Li for £77,526 and you’ll save £6159 or go for the 740i Sport, paying £55,861, to save £4138." What Car? . April 2006
"What Car's Target Price shows you can expect over £4000 off the C8's list price… The cost-cutting needn't stop there – the best price we found for a C8 was on Drivethedeal.com which sells the C8 for £17,893 saving £5102." What Car. November 2005
"The best prices we found for the Audi and Jaguar were both at Drivethedeal.com, with discounts of £2251 and £2670 respectively." What Car. October 2005
"The best outright discounts are on the net – see www.drivethedeal.com." Test Drive. October 2005
"Buyers searching for a Toyota Yaris 1.3 Colour Collection 3dr need look no further than Drivethedeal.com for a sizeable discount. It offers £2346 off the list price of £9595, so you pay £7249." What Car. September 2005
"Drivethedeal.com offers an APR of 7.9% [PCP] - one of the best on the market." The Times (Money). September 2005
"If you want to make the most of the summer a cabriolet could be a good choice. At the moment Drivethedeal .com has some great offers on Vauxhall Astra Convertibles. The list price for a 1.8 16v is £18,895, but with a price of £14,704 Drivethedeal can save you £4191. That beats the What Car? Target Price by a whopping £2642." What Car. August 2005
"Citroen is offering generous discounts on the Xsara Picasso but for bigger bargains try Drivethedeal.com. The broker can reduce a 2.0HDi 90 Exclusive by £5086, bringing down the list price from £16,195 to £11,109. That's nearly a third off." What Car. July 2005
"Broker comes up trumps…like most people I spent ages looking for the best deals before choosing my new car. After checking dealers, importers and car supermarkets I found the best offer at online broker Drivethedeal.com. Staff were polite and efficient and saved me £1700 on a Honda Civic Type-R…the process was seamless, from ordering right through to delivery." What Car (Customer letter). June 2005
"The new Audi A6 can be found discounted at drivethedeal.com. At £22,239 for an A6 2.0 TDI SE its price is £2290 below the list price of £24,529." What Car. May 2005
"drivethedeal.com is offering 7% off the Honda Civic Type-R. Buyers can save £1138 on the £16,250 car online." What Car. March 2005
"Honda's diesel CR-V, the i-CTDi, has only been on sale for a few weeks… but we still found a tasty saving through internet broker drivethedeal.co.uk…the web retailer can save you £995 on an £18,600 CR-Vi CTDi SE, with a delivery time of two to three weeks. What's more, if your budget will stretch to Executive trim…drivethedeal will reduce the price from £22,800 to £21,511 – only £111 more then the list price of the equivalent petrol version." Autocar. March 2005
"Continuing high demand and strong sales mean Mini prices are still holding firm…the best-known internet sellers are similarly stingy...drivethedeal.com is the only website that advertises money off." Autocar. February 2005
"A salesman for Mercedes Benz of Brentford told Autocar that he couldn't offer a saving on a new car [A-Class]…go to a third party, and discounts are available. The biggest we could find was through drivethedeal.com, which is offering £422 off a new A150 Classic three-door, bringing the price down to £13,233." Autocar. February 2005
"Online broker drivethedeal.com currently has massive savings on Ford Focus C-Max models. We found a 1.6 TDCi LX with a 19.5% discount - £3034 less than the £15,490 list price. " What Car. February 2005
"The new Citroen C4 is now available with some seriously good money-off offers…no main dealer can beat the prices available through the internet brokers. www.drivethedeal.co.uk will sell you a 1.6 HDi VTR five-door for £13,709, carving a handy £2185 off list price." Autocar. December 2004
“Renault’s excellent new Modus super-mini people carrier is already at a discount. Internet site drivethedeal.com have discounts of around £1000 on every model.” The Sun. October 2004.
“If you’re after a stylish coupe, broker Drivethedeal.com has some stunning deals on the Chrysler Crossfire 3.2 V6. The six speed manual version is being offered for £21795, £6000 below list price, while the five speed automatic is available for £22457, saving you £6063 on list price.” What Car? September 2004.
“One might think that Rover’s efforts to sell as many cars as possible would result in serious saving on our [Rover] 45, but dealers weren’t interested in discounts and our best was 15% at Drivethedeal…Citroen dealers are currently offering more than £3000 off all C5s, but we did better, slashing £4600 again at Drivethedeal.” Carbuyer. September 2004.
“Internet car firm drivethedeal.com have great deals on new 54reg plate cars. There’s £3111 off the Ford Focus C-Max 1.6 litre turbo diesel LX down to £12379 and £4475 off an Audi A4 Avant 1.9 turbo diesel 130 Sport at £20555. One of their best deals is on a Renault Clio 1.4 Expression five door at £6946-that’s £3500 off the list price.” The Sun. September 2004.
“Internet company Drivethedeal.com has emerged as one of the first to offer the new breed of entry level premium hatches at a discount. BMWs new baby 116i officially goes on sale tomorrow, but from the outset the company’s dealers will have to contend with a drivethedeal price of £15429 – £261 cheaper than their starting price.” Autocar. August 2004.
“List price is more than £27000, but you might get one for close to £25000 via a broker like www.drivethedeal.com.” The Daily Telegraph. August 2004.
“Online, Drivethedeal.com turned up the best offers on all of the cars … the biggest saving was the Vectra with £2600 off the list price. We saved £2045 on a Mondeo, £1748 on an Avensis, and £1658 on the Passat. The smallest saving of £1220 on the 407 was £472 cheaper than the Target Price.” What Car? August 2004.
“It should now only take moderate persuading to get a salesman to give you a four figure discount on a BMW 530d SE. And going online pays bigger dividends…Drive the Deal does a lot better, retailing a UK supplied model for £29796-a saving of £2429.” Autocar. July 2004.
“Some of the best deals on the Zafira are offered by Drivethedeal.com, which is currently offering the Design diesel model for £15041. The same company is prepared to chip £1776 off the Touran’s list price.” What Car? July 2004.
“Private buyers should be able to get savings on both. Online broker drivethedeal.com quotes a saving of nearly £2000 for the Outback and £3734 for the Volvo.” What Car? June 2004.
“These cars are hugely desirable and waiting lists are long, so discounts are hard to come by. Our Target Price researchers failed to negotiate a discount on either at the dealerships, but we had more luck using the internet. We found the best deals on Drivethedeal.com …” What Car? May 2004.
"Drivethedeal.com is prepared to reduce the price of a [VW Golf] TDi 5 dr to £14121 representing a saving of £974. The company is also willing to slim the price of a Corolla by £1743 and chop a hefty £2237 off a [Peugeot] 307.” What Car? April 2004.
"Drivethedeal.com have been sourcing cars from within the UK new car dealer network for more than eight years with a great deal of success and know what they are doing.” The Independent. March 2004.
“Big discounts are available on the new Vauxhall Astra. Drivethedeal.com is selling the £13495 1.6 Club 5dr for £11457, £2038 under the list price.” What Car? February 2004.
“Ford’s new Focus C-Max people carrier has just gone on sale but already you can get £1700 off the price in a deal from internet company drivethedeal.com.” The Sun, 10 October 2003.
“Deal of a Lifetime. I got a great deal on my Ford Galaxy Ghia TDi Auto. I bought it from online broker Drivethedeal.com … I am thrilled with the car and naturally quite amazed at my saving – in excess of £7000.” What Car?, September 2003.
“Internet firm drivethedeal.com have great discounts on diesels, with the new Jag X Type just £20943 - a saving of £1406. You can also save £1812 on the VW Golf PD 130 at £14582, while the Citroen Picasso HDi Exclusive costs £12292 – a £3902 saving.” The Sun, 22 August 2003.
“Even greater reductions are available by logging onto the net. Drivethedeal.com could supply a UK sourced Picasso for just £11051 and the same company was also offering Zafiras and Multiplas with savings of £2662 and £1564 respectively.” What Car?, July 2003.
“The internet provided some excellent deals, too. The website www.drivethedeal.com is knocking £500 off the Honda … and £760 off the Peugeot.” What Car?, June 2003.
“Scour the internet and there are even juicier savings. The best quotes for UK sourced examples of the Ford, Renault and Vauxhall we found were all at Drivethedeal.com.” What Car?, May 2003.
“Although Nigel wasn’t sure about buying over the internet … he logged onto Drivethedeal.com which came up with an excellent discount of nearly £2500. “That was so easy” said Nigel. “For someone like me, who doesn’t like to haggle, it takes away all the stress of trying to secure the best deal possible.” What Car?, April 2003.
“After some serious consideration Stanley decided to buy his car through UK broker Drivethedeal.com. The saving of £1635 was keen and Stanley felt happier spending his money at a UK main dealer…He also found the broker’s website easy to use and the staff extremely helpful and informative.” What Car? March 2003.
“Despite extensive visits to specialist importers’ websites, we were unable to better deals being offered on UK sourced cars. Although the Accord is too new to appear on price cutters websites, Drivethedeal.com is happy to put a [Golf] V5 on your driveway for £18406, representing a saving of £1599.”What Car, February 2003.
“In a bid to save more cash, we tried the internet and found a Mazda available for £13569 at www.drivethedeal.com, saving £926 … [and] there are plenty of deals on Vectras. The best we found was at Drivethedeal, which offered a 1.8 Elegance hatchback for £13747, a saving of £2633.” What Car?, New Reg Special, January 2003.
“We all know that the web is a source of cheap pickings … genuine UK sourced bargains can be yours after spending a few minutes scouring the web. Some cracking deals are waiting to be uncovered, including £3000 off a Primera … [by] logging onto www.drivethedeal.com. Our spies reckon you’d be lucky to get more than a grand from a franchised Nissan outfit.” Autocar, 27 November 2002.
“Now even VW is offering drastic discounts … on Polos, see drivethedeal.com”. Honest John, 23 November 2002.
“Thinking of importing a car? Think again. A new survey shows seven out of ten cars are better value when bought through the website of a UK franchise dealer …one of the UKs largest suppliers of cars from UK franchised dealers [is] drivethedeal.com.” The Sun, 30 October 2002.
Hot 100 New Cars, price survey rates drivethedeal.com the most competitive UK supplier for 28 of the 100 cars price checked. What Car? magazine.
“You needed a crowbar to prise a discount from a X-Type salesman when the baby Jaguar was launched. Now you just need a nose for a bargain. Drivethedeal.com has a number of unregistered UK sourced cars ready for delivery. Pick of the lot was the highly specified 2.5 Sport for £4250 less than the list price, but there were plenty of X Types with more than £3000 off. These deals are so keen they may well have been sold by the time you read this.” What Car?, August 2002.
“Internet car sellers drivethedeal.com are offering massive savings on diesel cars. Until September, there’s a whacking £3300 off the Citroen Picasso, and nearly £2000 saving on the new Renault Clio 1.5, VW Golf GT TDi and the Ford Focus TDCi five door.” The Sun, 26 July 2002.
“More fleet buyers are turning to the internet to source cars…drivethedeal.com said it has supplied 20% of its cars this year to fleet operators.” Fleet Week, 5 June 2002.
“The best prices we found were over the internet. Drivethedeal.com quoted us £13676 for a Passat, £13092 for a Mondeo, and £12631 for a Laguna. All three would be UK sourced cars and were lower than our own Target Price.” What Car?, Awards 2002
New Car Price Survey: this survey of prices for 100 new cars found that www.drivethedeal.com was the most competitive supplier for 35 of the 100 cars, if sourced from UK main dealers. What Car?
“Things get even sillier if you are prepared to let an internet broker take care of business. Even I was left a bit open mouthed after pointing my browser in the direction of drivethedeal.com. These boys will flog you a new UK sourced [Citroen Xsara] VTS for £10183, a gob smacking £6000 plus discount.” Autocar, 6 March 2002.
“drivethedeal.com can deliver a UK supplied Renault Megane Scenic 1.6 Expression for £11285. There’s a new Scenic next year, but it’s still £2085 or 15% less than the list price.” Autocar, 13 February 2002.
“We located a UK sourced KA for £7428 on drivethedeal.com. This represented a saving of £631. The same site quoted a price of £6936 for the Arosa, a saving of £359.” What Car?, January 2002.
"VW Golfs have never been the easiest cars to buy with a discount, but the new car landscape has changed radically recently. Now www.drivethedeal.com claims to offer 15% savings on UK supplied Golfs ." Independent on Sunday 21 October 2000.
"Who needs to go abroad? I tried the internet and bought a Citroen Xsara 1.4 LX for £7700, saving £4900 through drivethedeal.com." What Car? October 2000.
"Looking for a cheap motor? Well, I don't normally mention internet sites, but how about a £24900 Nissan 200SX for £17900 . brand new and on the road. Find them on www.drivethedeal.com." Daily Star 27th October 2000.
"For private buyers, good deals are relatively easy to find. www.drivethedeal.co.uk quoted £21958 for the Omega - a discount of £1146. Even better was the £2634 saving they slashed from the BMW, making the final price £21961" What Car? October 2000.
"Money on the Net has been charting these developments for seven months. Here is the experts choice of the best on the web covering three different areas of retailing, finance and unique services. Cars: . try www.drivethedeal.com..." The Sunday Times. 16 July 2000.
"The internet came up trumps again for UK sourced cars when we found Ford dealers wouldn't budge on price. Drivethedeal.co.uk would knock £1000 off a Galaxy and a staggering £2176 off a Sharan." What Car? November 2000.
"www.drivethedeal.com says it will still pass fleet discounts on to private buyers.It currently offers a Ford Mondeo 2.0 Zetec supplied by a UK main dealer for £12419, or £3000 off the list price." Autocar. 12 July 2000.
"Internet website car suppliers are hitting back.with their own list of new car bargains. www.drivethedeal.com claim a saving of 22% with Fiat Punto 1.2 3 door at £6443, a Vauxhall Vectra 1.6 Expression at £8910 compared to £10995 and a Nissan Primera 1.6 at just £10398 instead of the list price of £14000." The Sun. 13 October 2000.
"With falling prices in the UK showrooms, and fleet style discounts on offer from the likes of www.drivethedeal.com .the price gap between buying in Britain and on the Continent is narrowing. We'd be tempted to pay a little extra and avoid the lengthy delivery times inherent in buying an import." What Car? August 2000.
"www.drivethedeal.com online database of affordable cars, with useful advice on finance and insurance" PC Direct. October 2000.
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