Avis Budget Adds Connecticut, New York to Car Sales Program

Photo via Wikimedia
Photo via Wikimedia

Residents of Connecticut and New York can now test-drive and purchase well-maintained, late-model vehicles from Avis Car Rental and Budget Car Rental through the expansion of Avis Budget Group's consumer car sales program.

Collaborating with Innovative Funding Services, 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 committed to providing customers with the best experience — whether they are renting one of vehicles or purchasing one from us," said Joe Ferraro, president, Americas, Avis Budget Group. "We encourage those in Connecticut and New York to take advantage of the convenience that our program has to offer and shop online today. We make the car-buying experience as stress-free as possible."

The car sales program is also available in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, and Washington.

It features more than 100 vehicle makes and models, including BMW, Chrysler, Ford, General Motors, Kia, Nissan, Toyota, and Volkswagen.

Comment On This Story

Name:  
Email:  
Comment: (Max. 10000 characters)  
Please leave blank:
* Please note that every comment is moderated.

 
 

Newsletter: Sign up to receive latest news, articles, and much more.

Read the latest

Auto Focus Blog: A blog covering fleets, auto rental and the business of cars

Trump and Regulations: An Alt-Fuel View

With 2025 emissions targets back in review, manufacturers, alt-fuel, and alt-power suppliers weigh in on the potential impacts of Trump’s initiatives.

Why GM’s Telematics Announcement is a Really Big Deal

Enabling a telematics connection at the factory — and not through an aftermarket hardware installation — is a game changer for fleets.

Four Thoughts From the 2016 Conference Calls

Sifting through the notes of Avis Budget Group’s and Hertz Global Holdings’ recent fourth quarter conference calls give us some trend lines to watch out for in 2017. (Of course, this gives us an incomplete snapshot, as Enterprise Holdings is privately held.)

Job Finder: Access Top Talent. Fill Key Positions.

>