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Top 10 Cars to Consider in 2013

January 3, 2013

The new year is here, and now is a great time to check out the new vehicles that should be on your watch list for 2013. Consumer Reports just released a list of what they consider the 10 hottest cars for 2013.

Their list includes the most exciting new models, refreshes, and redesigns. And as always if you're considering any of the following vehicles, I recommend using theĀ CarWoo Deal Finder to get the best deal.

The 2013 Cars to Watch List

Vehicle Why Its Hot
Audi Q3Audi's entrance into the compact luxury SUV market
Chevrolet CorvetteRedesigned with a new LT1 V8 engine, plus fuel efficiency (26 mpg on the highway)
Chevrolet SilveradoRevised styling, powertrains, upscale amenities and high-tech safety features
Fiat 500LFive-seater based on the Fiat Punto
Ford Transit ConnectRedesigned microvan that has traditional minivan features with better fuel economy
Honda CivicRedesign addresses some issues from the 2012 redesign
Jaguar F-TypeTwo-seater roadster intended to be a high-performance sports car with premium-level luxury features
Mazda6New midsized sedan offering company's SkyActiv fuel-efficiency technology
Subaru ForesterRedesigned with upgraded interior, CVT and electric power steering to boost fuel economy
Toyota RAV4Redesigned with upgraded interior, simplified trimline and option structure, and optional power lift gate

My Recommendation for Car Shoppers

TrueCar, 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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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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