College Graduate Incentive Program

March 15th, 2022 by

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Congratulations on your college graduation! It’s truly one of life’s biggest accomplishments. Our gift to you? A nice bonus to apply to your new car from Patrick MINI. Let us help you save money on a car with our College Graduate Incentive Program.

Now it’s time to start shopping for a new MINI to get you back and forth to your new career in safety — and style. We’ll show you how to shop and research efficiently and how to take advantage of this program and claim your bonus!

Patrick MINI College Graduate Incentive Program

The Patrick MINI College Graduate Incentive Program was designed to assist new grads in buying a new car with a discount. Recent grads can claim a $500 bonus that is applicable to any new or certified pre-owned MINI.

How to Claim the College Incentive

New college grads will have to meet a few eligibility requirements to claim the bonus.

To participate in the Patrick MINI College Graduate Incentive Program, you must:

  • Have earned an undergraduate, graduate, or associate’s degree from an accredited college or university within the previous 24 months OR you are eligible to graduate within the next six months and have a verifiable offer of employment.
  • You have at least six months of credit history with no previous derogatory credit.
  • You have a debt-to-income ratio of less than 45%.
  • You have an automotive payment-to-income ratio of less than 20%.
  • You can provide a copy of your diploma or your official transcript.
  • Security deposit will be waived unless stipulated by credit.
  • This offer is subject to credit review and approval through MINI Financial Services.

New Cars for New College Grads

Below are a few of our new cars for new college grads. The best and fastest way to get your new MINI is to pre-order. We can help you find the perfect vehicle for you!

MINI Hardtop 2-Door

2022 MINI Cooper Hardtop 2-Door

MINI Convertible

2022 MINI Cooper Convertible

MINI Countryman

2022 MINI Cooper Countryman

Ways to Shop at Patrick MINI

We offer several convenient and quick ways to research and shop for cars. Shopping online is one of the easiest ways to purchase a new MINI. Simply click here to check out all of our new inventory. We also have plenty of information under the research tab at the top of the site. Our page on MINI model comparisons will help you decide on what kind of model and features you’d like on your new MINI.

Our Patrick Direct program makes it easy for you to buy right from the comfort of your home. You can get an instant trade offer for your vehicle, apply for financing, and even schedule a test drive where one of our client advisors will bring the car right to you!

You can also choose the traditional route to shop and visit the dealership. Our client advisors will answer any questions you might have and get you out on the road for a test drive.

The Patrick Promise

No matter how you buy from Patrick MINI, you’ll always receive The Patrick Promise.

  • Ability to complete purchase transactions completely online
  • 3-day no-questions-asked exchange policy on any pre-owned vehicle as long as less than 200 miles and no accidents
  • Lifetime Encore delivery/training on your new vehicle features & options
  • FREE car wash anytime your vehicle is serviced with us (weather permitting)
  • FREE New Model Service Loaners by appointment only if repair time exceeds 2 hours
  • 1-year complimentary Tire & Wheel, Dent & Ding and Windshield Coverage
  • 15% off Full Detail 1 time per year with scheduled appointment
  • 10% off Transmission Services, Fuel Services, and Accessory products
  • Flexible payment options available on service repairs, parts, and accessories
  • 3-year Collision Deductible Rebate on all vehicles in your household
  • Patrick Direct pick-up and delivery concierge service
  • Delivery of your new or used car at a Patrick Dealer Group location of your choice
  • Click here to see all the terms of The Patrick Promise

We’re thrilled you’ve chosen Patrick MINI to purchase your first car after graduating from college. Feel free to contact us at any time during your buying process. We’re happy to help you find the perfect new MINI just for you!

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