Ford and GM Step It Up, Hyundai Style.

In an effort to bring back some customers in this recession, GM is introduction the “Total Confidence” program for the next 30 days.  Essentially, GM will pay up to nine payments (of $500 each) for customers that lose their jobs.  In order to qualify for the program, you must be eligible for state unemployment. The program begin April 1st, 2009 and will run through the end of April.

In similar fashion, Ford will make payments of up to $700 per month for up to a year on all Ford, Lincoln or Mercury vehicles. This program will run through June 1st, 2009.

Compared to the Hyundai Assurance+ program, the American manufacturers’ program run much longer, with Ford’s program being the better of the three.

Not a bad time to jump into a Ford. Factor in all the great incentives PLUS government assistance for domestic auto purchases, the time to buy is NOW. Or should I say, April 1st!

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