Vehicles With the Biggest Discounts off MSRP
According to TrueCar.com, the 2012 Chevrolet Malibu is the vehicle offering the biggest discounts off MSRP right now.
On average, car buyers are negotiating discounts of 13.5% off MSRP for the Malibu, and 10.3% for the Chrysler 200.
But remember, these are only averages. A quick search on TrueCar will find you dealers offering discounts as much as 20% off MSRP on the Malibu.
The following is a list of vehicles offering the largest discounts by category:
|Vehicle Category||Model||% Below MSRP|
|Midsize Car||Chevrolet Malibu||13.50%|
|Small SUV||Jeep Liberty||9.10%|
|Large Truck||Chevrolet Avalanche||8.00%|
|Large Car||Dodge Charger||7.90%|
|Luxury Sport Car||Chevrolet Corvette||7.20%|
|Van||Chevrolet Express Cargo Van||7.20%|
|Large SUV||Chevrolet Traverse||7.00%|
|Luxury Car||Acura TL||6.30%|
|Midsize SUV||Jeep Grand Cherokee||5.90%|
|Small Car||Dodge Caliber||5.90%|
|Luxury SUV||Acura RDX||5.50%|
|Sport Car||Dodge Challenger||4.90%|
|Small Truck||Chevrolet Colorado||3.40%|
|Subcompact Car||Suzuki SX4||2.40%|
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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