There was once a time when ‘spec-ing’ up your car was
simple. Where extra value and comfort meant opting for an automatic transition,
cruise control, air-conditioning or power steering and brakes. Most of these
options are now standard, however, car buyers today are faced with a huge
selection of aftermarket accessories making it confusing to navigate what you
It’s popular for automakers and dealers to offer “freebies”
like free servicing and maintenance programs to sweeten the deal on a purchase.
Often, this sales tactic gets consumers over the line on their new car
purchase. Free stuff! Great! Or is it?
Free servicing programs aren’t usually as free as they’re
led onto be.