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Best Car and Lease Deals for 4th of July 2014

July 3, 2014

With the July 4th holiday approaching, car dealers and manufacturers are using the opportunity to clear out excess inventory to make room for the new 2015 models.

I'm constantly keeping my eyes on car incentives, so I generally know which manufacturers and dealers are offering the best car deals and lease offers. This week, I rounded up a list of popular vehicles with the biggest discounts off MSRP as well as those offering the best lease deals.

In order to maximize discounts on the vehicle of your choice, I recommend you check out prices listed on TrueCar and Edmunds Price Promise. Between these two sites, you should definitely end up with a great car or lease deal this 4th of July.

VehicleMSRPNational Market Avg.Monthly Payment% Savings$ Savings
2014 Ford Taurus$27,605$22,627$32518%$4,978
2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500$32,225$27,105$39015.9%$5,120
2014 Dodge Journey$24,290$20,839$40014.2%$3,451
2014 Nissan Maxima$32,100$27,767$39913.5%$4,333
2014 Jeep Compass$21,585$18,222$27112.8%$2,763
2014 BMW 328d$41,525$36,218$52112.8%$5,307
2014 Toyota Camry$27,140$24,044$34611.4%$3,096
2014 Hyundai Elantra$20,560$18,521$2669.9%$2,039

My Recommendation for Car Shoppers

TrueCar No-Haggle and Edmunds Price Promise 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

Gregg Fidan

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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