Best Labor Day Deals on 2010 Models
Summer is one of the best times of the year to shop for a great deal on a new car, but the good times pretty much end on Labor Day.
That's because manufacturers offload previous model-year inventory in preparation for the next model-year units heading to dealer lots.
To help point out the best deals, here's a list of 10 of the best remaining cash and loan incentives.
(Cash-back incentives are manufacturer incentives, a form of regularly advertised offers. Dealer incentives are known as factory-to-dealer incentives, a type of stimulus given directly to dealers to move vehicles. These incentives typically aren't advertised to the consumer, so it's important to do your research.)
- 2010 Grand Cherokee: $5,500 cash back ($1,500 dealer incentive) or 0% APR (up to 72 months) plus $1,000 cash back
- 2010 Chevrolet HHR: $4,000 cash back (up to $5,000 dealer incentive) or 0% APR (up to 60 months)
- 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt, Malibu: $3,000 cash back (up to $5,000 dealer incentive) or 0% APR (up to 60 months)
- 2010 Chevrolet Impala: $4,000 cash back (up to $5,000 dealer incentive) or 0% APR (up to 72 months)
- 2010 Nissan Altima Hybrid: $4,500 cash back or 0% APR (up to 60 months)
- 2010 BMW 650i: $12,500 dealer incentive and 0.9% APR (up to 72 months)
- 2010 BMW 5 Series (includes M5): $4,500-$7,000 dealer incentive and 0.9% APR (up to 60 months)
- 2010 Infiniti FX35, FX50: $4,000-$7,000 dealer incentive, 0.9% APR (up to 60 months)
- 2010 Lincoln Navigator: $3,500 cash back ($6,000 dealer incentive) or 0% APR plus $1,000 cash back for 36 months
- 2010 Volvo XC70: $2,000-$5,000 dealer incentive and 0% APR 72 months
My Recommendation for Car ShoppersTrueCar, Edmunds, 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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