Get paid to test drive cars
Did you know that you can get paid or earn other rewards by test driving new cars?
Not only are you gaining knowledge that will serve you well when it comes time to bargaining a good deal, but you'll make some extra cash too! If you don't believe us, read the following articles on why automobile manufacturers, including luxury cars such as Maserati and Lexus, use this marketing tactic:
- Test Drive That Bentley - So What's In It For Me?
- How To Get Free Stuff With Little Effort
- GiftCertificates.com teams up with Doner and Mazda
- SpaFinder announces agreements with Federated Department Stores and Amazon.com
- Chrysler goes to church for African-American push
- You've won! - And the prize is pre-paid plastic!
- Volkswagon certified pre-owned launches marketing strategy aimed at education workforce, also helps raise money for NEA foundation
How to find out about current paid test drive offers -
So, where do I sign up? Right here at our forums!
These offers come in many forms. Sometimes you'll receive an email. Usually, you'll receive an invitation in the mail, though you might have to look through those brochures carefully to find it. And best of all, sometimes you can literally "sign up" for these offers online, but that doesn't occur as often as we may like....
These offers pay in many forms as well. We've received: Visa / American Express / Mastercard gift cards; gift certificates to stores such as Target, Home Depot, and Menards; credit at amazon.com; free gasoline and hotel stays; even free airline tickets...
You will need to get on the mailing lists of these car manufacturers, and read what they send you! Be sure to enter all competitions put on by these automobile manufacturers, and keep up to date on our forums. We have two boards on test driving: one where you can sign up online for test drives, the other where you can get a heads up on offers that are arriving in the mail .
What are you waiting for? For the most current information, visit our forums or, sign up to Get an email from us whenever a new test drive offer is found!
- Let us know about new paid test drive offers!
- Bell Honda (Phoenix, AZ) - $25 Target Gift Card - 1/18/09
- Ford - 2/21/09
- Dodge Ram - $50 Visa Gift Card - 2/2/09
- Subaru - $25 Visa Gift Card - 1/2/09
- San Leandro Kia - $300 Gas Card - While Supplies Last
- Chrysler - Free Kids Tix to Six Flaggs - 9/28/08
- Subaru - $25 Home Court Gift Certificate - While Supplies Last
- Hyundai - $40 Car Kit - 9/27/08 - 9/28/08 (Phoenix) or 10/4/08 - 10/5/08 (Chicago)
- Hyundai - $200 Gas Card and 1 Week's Use of a Hyundai Genesis - August 2008
- Vespa - $5 Subway Gift Card - 8/10/08
- Cadillac Championship Golf Clinic - 6/30/08
- Saleen - $25 Amex Gift Card 6/30/08
- Kendall Kia - $150 Gas Gift Card - 6/13/08 to 6/14/08 only!
- World Ford (Miami, FL) - 6/9/08
- Ford SYNC - $50 Best Buy Certificate - 5/15/08
- Lexus - $100 Amex Pre-paid Gift Card - 3/31/08
- Mazda CX-9 - $25 Circuit City eGift Card - 1/31/08
- GM - Free Oil Change
- Volkswagon - Free Ticket To Universal Studios - Orlando - Valid through 12/23/07
- Suzuki - $25 Shell Gift Card (through 7/31/07)
- Nissan (Rhode Island only) - $25 Dunkin Donuts Gift Certificate - 1st 1000 in July 2007
- Chrysler Sebring - $75 Dior Beauty To Go Kit (through 7/15/07)
- Vespa - Free ticket to Transformers Movie (6/14/07 - 6/24/07)
- Chevy HHR - $25 Best Buy Gift Certificate (through 6/30/07)
- Buell Motorcycles - Messenger Bag (through 6/30/07)
- JD Power Victory - T-Shirt
- Mazda - $25 Prepaid Visa Card
- Hawkinson Nissan (Matteson, IL) - $25 gas card
- Suzuki (St. Louis, MN area only) - $20 gift certificate
- Saturn Aura - $25 gift card
- Test drive a Buick and get $50 towards Tiger Woods Golf Gear!
- Hyundai Sonata - $25 Reward Choice Gift Card
- Hyundai Santa Fe (What Shapes Your Life?) - $25 Reward Choice Gift Card
- Jeep Compass - $25 iTunes gift certificate
- 2007 Chrysler Sebring - $25
- Kia - $25 Gift Card
- VW Passat - Universal DVD or pair of movie tix (Tampa/St Petersburg, Charlotte, Atlanta only)
- Hyundai Sonata - $25 gift certificate to Home Depot, Best Buy, or Target
- Toyota - $40 Mastercard GiftVoucher
- 2007 Buick - $50 American Express Dining & Travel Reward Card
- Mercury Mariner - round trip airfare or luxury hotel (12/14/06)
- Maserati - $100 Smith & Wollensky Gift Card
- Mazda6 - $25 SuperCertficate gift card
- Ford F150 - $50 Gift Card (5/16/05 through 9/1/05)
- Nissan Titan - T-shirt and contest entry
- Saturn - $25 Gift Card
- Scion - $15 Gift Card and choice of TShirt or Cap (2005)
- Buick - $100 Marriott Bucks - Register at this link (April 30, 2005)
- GM - $50 American Express Gift Check (March 2005)
- Volvo - $50 amazon.com Gift Certificate (January 2005)
- Mercury Mariner - $75 Visa Gift Card (December 2004)
- Hyundai - $50 American Express Gift Cheque (October 2004)
- Chrysler PT Cruiser - $75 Visa Gift Card (summer 2004)
- Mercury Vehicles - $20 Home Depot Gift Certificate (April 2004)
- Mazda6 - $20 Costco or Bally Total Fitness Gift Card (2004)
- Lexus ES 330 - $60 redENVELOPE or Aveda Salon Gift Certificate (March - April 2004)
- Subaru - $25 Menards Gift Certificate (expired)