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Used Cars With the Biggest Price Drops

October 4, 2012

This week, released a list of the biggest price drops among late-model used vehicles. These are vehicles from the 2009 to 2011 model years that saw the largest drop in price last month compared to the month prior.

The Ford Crown Victoria had the largest drop in price - down nearly $1,700, or 12%. In dollar terms, the largest price drop went to the Land Rover Range Rover, down an average of $3,262.

If you're in the market for one of these vehicles, now is a great time to consider buying one.

Top 10 Biggest Price Drops

Biggest Price Drops

On the other side of the coin are the top 10 vehicles with the biggest price increases. The following list shows the models that had the largest increase in asking price last month.

Top 10 Biggest Price Increases

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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