Vehicle Permit Holder Car Price.
Sri Lanka Government workers and some others are offered with brand new vehicle at nearly half the original sales price. Actually purchased vehicle under permit or the vehicle permit can’t be transferred or sold to another person. It is a crime under the existing Sri Lanka law. Permit holders must keep watching Newspapers and TV’s to find special offers and concessions from the car importer, Banking sector and popular leasing companies. Some time you may get good offers from them for your vehicle permit from them.
As of 2021 Sri Lanka Government officials are still sticking to the no vehicle import policy and it will be in place for two more years. They say there are enough vehicles in this land. As per www.themorning.lk website
“Sri Lanka’s vehicle importers are planning on holding discussions with topmost government officials in the coming few weeks, with the aim of reaching a collective agreement with the Government to resume the importation of vehicles.” But we learned that the Government policy will go on with the no import policy till next year 2023, after the talks with the minister.
Corona and Vehicle imports in Sri Lanka.
Earlier this year, just as Corona virus took hold of Sri Lanka; the government imposed a complete ban on Motor Vehicle imports. The government cited 2020 foreign currency out-flows as the primary reason for this decision. With this new rule, even vehicles with already established letters of credit have not been permitted into the country. The impact of this decision to the Sri Lankan economy, vehicle importers, and other related industries, has not been favorable, according to some. Entrepreneurs who have been in the motor vehicle industry for generations, and those providing support services for motor vehicles have been adversely affected. We spoke to The Vehicle Importers’ Association of Sri Lanka (VIASL). By Chaturanga Samarawickrama Read more Dailymirror.lk
Permit holders can buy vehicles already imported at reduced prices: Finance Ministry
The Finance Ministry today said vehicle permit holders who haven’t been unable to import vehicles due to import restrictions, can purchase unregistered vehicles already imported to the country from registered vehicle importers/sellers at market price minus the tax concession entitled for such permits. Read more.
Steps to issue duty free vehicle permits to 79 Members of Parliament soon. Read more.
Vehicle permit holders.
Vehicle permit holders can do all the necessary paper works to buy their cars through reputed banks in Sri Lanka along with the popular car importing companies. Commercial Banks used to offer leasing facilities and other financing facilitates to the customers. Most of the Sri Lanka people first prefer to buy a Japanese sedan model car or Japanese Hybrid car. This is to show their status and power or to save fuel bill with the Hybrid model. There are thousands of Wagon R Hybrid models are on the roads of Sri Lanka. Because these kinds of model have good second hand re-sale value. Their second choice is cars made in Europe and then USA that is followed by the Indian make cars. But lot of Indian cars are on the road due to their lower price and spare parts availability.
Also the permit holders must take care to buy proper Insurance policies and coverage for their new vehicles that they are buying under this scheme.
Vehicle Permit Holder Car Prices.
Mitsubishi Triton GLX L200 Rs 61 lakhs
Range Rover Evoque (Land Rover) Rs 15.0Mn
2020 Toyota CH-R Rs 5,200,000
Premeo Rs 6,450,000
2017 Suzuki Swift Rs 1,800,000
Vitz Rs 2,550,000
Skoda Karoq Rs 8,750,000 Rs 11,750,000/-
Toyota Rocco (Thai) 2020 Rs 8.1 M (Permit rice)
Nissan Navara SL 2020 Rs 6.3 M (Permit pripce)
Hilux Toyota (Jpn) 2020 Rs 7.0+ M (Permit price)
Toyota Eclipse (Ausi) 2020 Rs 6.7M (Permit price)
Toyota Eclipse (Jpn) 2018 Rs 5.2M (Permit price)
Honda CRV FX 2018 Rs 7.0 M (Permit price)
Honda CRV (Jpn) 2019 Rs 8.5M (Permit price)
Vezel 2017 Rs 4.0 M
Honda Vezel (Jpn) 2018 Model 4.0M (Permit price)
Toyota Sienta 3.9m (Permit price)
Raize X 5.8M (Permit price)
Vitz 3.6M (Permit price)
2019 BMW X1 xLine Price: Rs 12,000,000/-+
2020 BMW X1 xLine Price: Rs 13,000,000/-+
2018 BMW X1 M sport Price: Rs 11,000,000/-+
2019 BMW X1 M sport Price: Rs 13,000,000/-+
2020 BMW X1 M sport Price: 14,000,000/-+
Audi Q3 SUV Price: Rs13,500,000/-+
2019 Honda CR-V Price: 10,500,000/-+ (Aus)
Honda CR-V 2019 Price> Rs 11,600,000/-+ (Jap)
2018 Honda CR-V Price: Rs 11,000,000/-+ (Jap)
Nissan Juke Price: 6.35+ Million (Regular Price)