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Only 16,000 Pontiacs Left. Buy Before They're All Gone

September 3, 2009

Pontiac If you've got your heart set on buying a Pontiac, you better hurry up.

GM discontinued the Pontiac brand this year and as of today, there are only about 16,000 Pontiacs left on dealer lots.

29,000 Pontiacs were sold last month so there's less than a month's worth of inventory available.

We figure since color and options are limited, the final few hundred Pontiacs may take several more months to sell. But do you really want to be stuck with a color you don't like?

GM is offering up to $3,500 rebates on the G6 and G8 models. There is a $2,500 rebate on all other remaining vehicles. There's also a $500 hidden dealer incentive that you can use to help negotiate a lower price.

Keep in mind you may need to contact dealers located far away in order to find enough inventory to choose from.

My Recommendation for Car Shoppers

TrueCar No-Haggle, Edmunds Price Promise, and 1-800 Car Show are the quickest way to see the lowest car prices in your area. These sites show you no-haggle prices from dealers closest to you - and the deals are usually really good. This should be the first step you take when negotiating your car price. Follow this up with my checklist to make sure you squeeze out every last bit of savings.

California Residents - Important:

There is a new online car buying service called Roadster, available only to California residents, which I highly recommend you try - especially if you hate the stress of haggling with a car salesman. They provide an expert concierge who negotiates the price of the car and delivers it to your home with zero hassle - you never have to interact with a dealership. Here is my in-depth review of Roadster and why I recommend it.

- Gregg Fidan

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About: Gregg Fidan


Gregg Fidan + is the founder of RealCarTips. After being ripped off on his first car purchase, he devoted several years to figuring out the best ways to avoid scams and negotiate the best car deals. He has written hundreds of articles on the subject of car buying and taught thousands of car shoppers how to get the best deals.

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