In its spring rebate program, Ford Motor Co. has added $500 to $750 to the payments to customers on some 2000 Ford and Mercury models.
Givebacks rose $750 on the Ford Crown Victoria and Mercury Grand Marquis and went up $500 on the Ford Escort ZX2 and Windstar and the Mercury Mystique and Villager.
New to the rebate list are the 2000 versions of the Ford Explorer, $1,000; Ford Mustang, $500, and Mercury Mountaineer, $1,000.
Ford Motor's incentive program is scheduled to expire March 31.
Suzuki is paying rebates on its leftover 1999 models - $800 on the Esteem and $500 on the Swift, the Vitara and the Grand Vitara.
The program is slated to end March 31.
Daewoo has continued its December rebates until Jan. 31.
The customer incentives range from $1,250 to $1,500 on the 1999 Leganza and Nubira and from $750 to $1,500 on the 1999 Lanos, depending on equipment.