Avis Budget Expands Car Sales Program

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Avis Budget Group has expanded its consumer car sales program to Minnesota and Washington. The program offers late-model Avis and Budget rental vehicles for purchase.

With the expansion of Avis Budget Group’s consumer car sales program, residents of Minnesota and Washington can now test-drive and purchase late-model Avis and Budget vehicles at competitive prices.

In collaboration with AutoNation Inc., an automotive retailer, Avis Budget Group's consumer car sales program offers buyers a no-haggle, no-hassle process with a selection of late-model Avis and Budget rental vehicles for purchase.

Customers can shop online at www.avis.com or www.budget.com and schedule their "ultimate test drive" to drive a vehicle of their choice, according to Avis Budget. The ultimate test drives are free-of-charge for two hours or can be as long as three days for a nominal rental fee.

If the customer decides to purchase the vehicle, the base rental fee will be refunded after the purchase is completed, according to Avis Budget.

"We are diligent about maintaining our rental fleet in strict accordance with manufacturer warranty standards for our car rental customers and for those who may ultimately want to purchase one of our vehicles," said Joe Ferraro, president, Americas, Avis Budget Group. "We're happy to expand our consumer car sales program to the great states of Minnesota and Washington and encourage those in the market for a quality set of pre-owned wheels to check out our vehicles and the benefits that our program has to offer."

The car sales program is also available in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia. It features more than 100 vehicle makes and models, ranging from Ford to General Motors to Nissan, BMW and Toyota.

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