Hyundai, Kia Incentives Still Substantial After Cash for Clunkers

2009kiaoptima Hyundai and Kia both set records in terms of sales last month thanks to the federal government’s Cash for Clunkers program. In addition to the program, the two companies also had healthy incentives of their own on most models. That trend continues throughout September with most models getting at least $1,000 in cash-back offers. Hyundai is no longer offering its $1.49 gallon of gas promotion.

Some noticeable offers are $2,500 in cash back off the 2009 Kia Optima and $3,000 in cash back on the 2009 Hyundai Sonata. Kia is also offering $500 in loyalty and conquest cash for specific models.

All-new models like the Kia Forte and Kia Soul have 0% financing for 36 months but not cash back.

A full list of incentives is below.  

As always, check the companies’ websites and enter your ZIP code to make sure the deals are available in your area.


  • 2010 Hyundai Sonata: $1,000 cash back
  • 2010 Hyundai Veracruz: $1,000 cash back
  • 2009 Hyundai Accent: $1,500 cash back, excluding GS base model with manual transmission
  • 2009 Hyundai Azera: $1,000 cash back
  • 2009 Hyundai Elantra GLS/SE:  $2,000
  • 2009 Hyundai Elantra Touring: $1,500 cash back
  • 2009 Hyundai Santa Fe: $2,000
  • 2009 Hyundai Sonata: $3,000
  • 2009 Hyundai Tucson: $1,000
  • 2009 Hyundai Veracruz: $2,000


  • 2010 Kia Forte: 0% financing
  • 2010 Kia Soul: 0% financing
  • 2009 Kia Amanti: $3,000 cash back
  • 2009 Kia Borrego: $3,000 cash back
  • 2009 Kia Optima: $2,500 cash back
  • 2009 Kia Rio: $1,500 cash back
  • 2009 Kia Rio5: $1,500 cash back
  • 2009 Kia Rondo: $1,500 cash back
  • 2009 Kia Sedona: $1,000 cash back
  • 2009 Kia Sorento: $2,500 cash back
  • 2009 Kia Spectra: $3,000 cash back
  • 2009 Kia Spectra5: $3,000 cash back
  • 2009 Kia Sportage: $2,000 cash back

By David Thomas | September 3, 2009 | Comments (1)



Does anyone know if Ford changed finance rates since Oct 5 and if there are new rebates/incentives for the Fusion SEL?

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