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Take note from the European’s, and haggle for car finance.

We don’t have a great reputation as a nation when it comes to haggling for goods. We are often too polite to even consider asking for money off. We want too, but we just can’t.

We don’t have a great reputation as a nation when it comes to haggling for goods. We are often too polite to even consider asking for money off. We want too, but we just can’t. But Sainsbury’s Finance latest research suggests that changing a habit of a lifetime – or generation – could save the British public £163m over the next six months.

According to the report, surprisingly, 59% of Brits who are looking to purchase a new car via the usual means of car finance or cash payments will be haggling hard for a deal. Sainsbury’s Finance states that if we all try to get as good a deal as possible, the social ‘stigma’ of haggling will become a thing of the past.

Steven Baillie, Head of Sainsbury's Loans states: 'It's pleasing to see that more car buyers are prepared to haggle than previously.
'We have been encouraging people to haggle for years but it seems that these recessionary times have finally convinced many to try and get a better deal.'

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