Christmas Cars

November 19th, 2019 by

<br /> We’ve all seen the TV commercials where somebody walks outside and there, in their driveway, is a “new” car, adorned with a giant red bow! Squeals of surprise and excitement follow as we the viewers wonder, “do people really give cars as Christmas gifts?!?” The answer to this question is a resounding yes…sort of. Read on.<br />

Christmas Cars

We’ve all seen the TV commercials where somebody walks outside and there, in their driveway, is a “new” car, adorned with a giant red bow! Squeals of surprise and excitement follow as we the viewers wonder, “do people really give cars as Christmas gifts?!?” The answer to this question is a resounding yes…sort of. Read on.


Proof Santa Loves Giving Cars

It is a statistical fact that approximately 20,000 people in the United States do in fact receive a “new” (this includes new and used) car for Christmas. This data is backed up by “mega bow sales” data (that big red bow that sits on the roof or hood of the gifted car). The leader in big bow sales reports sales of 25,000 of these colossal bows every year- 40% by consumers and the rest are purchased by dealers. Granted, some of those big bows do go to “graduation gifts”, but the balance are all Christmas cars.


Christmas Cars Are NOT Just For The Wealthy

The TV commercials would lead you to think that gifting a car to a spouse or teen is something the super-rich do, based on the visuals of fancy cars in the driveways of fancy mansions. But that’s actually not accurate. The truth is average families give away “normal” cars as Christmas gifts, and there is a very good explanation.


5 Real Reasons To Give a Car As A Christmas Gift

The red bow slapped on the roof of these extraordinary Christmas gifts gives the appearance of there being a very generous gift-giver nearby, but the truth is far different. The real data behind automotive gift-giving is that the “giver” is actually a very smart, very savvy consumer who is using the holiday as an opportunity to make a fiscally responsible purchase. Here are 5 actual reasons why tens of thousands of people present cars as presents:

  1. Tax Benefits. Many CPAs urge small business owners and self-employed folks to purchase a car before the end of the year as a potential last-minute business write-off before the year closes out.
  2. Motivated Sellers. Regardless of who the dealer is or what type of vehicle they sell, the end of the year brings a little extra motivation to hit goals.
  3. Financing Perks. Some financial institutions dangle end of year enticements to motivate buyers to make a purchase, with lower rates, easier terms, free give away items, etc.
  4. Weather. It sounds weird, but the data suggests some people only buy cars is good weather. They don’t want to get out and walk the lot in cold weather. So the buyers who do, get extra attention and sometimes sharper deals.
  5. Better Inventory! Everybody loves to have choices, options. Because of the reason stated above, colder weather, the inventory of most dealers is a little larger and so buyers get the pick of the litter, the cream of the crop when shopping for their next car, truck or SUV.


The New Way To Buy Used, Even At Christmas

With every passing day, branded title vehicles are increasing in popularity all across the U.S. And for good reason. A branded title vehicle from AutoSource and ASM Cars can be purchased for 20-30% BELOW traditional book value! Thats a HUGE savings, as any time of year! And AutoSource vehicles come with a free 3 month, 3,000-mile warranty and passes through a 151 point inspection!


They Don’t Need To Know You Are So Smart

Waking up on Christmas morning to see an AutoSource car, truck, minivan or SUV in the driveway is a thrilling experience for the entire family! They don’t need to know it was a wise purchase, that you saved a ton of money, got a free warranty or great financing. Just smile and take all of the hugs and kisses you rightfully deserve!

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