Best Used Car Deals for July
If you're in the market for a used car this summer, we've got good news -- there are a ton of great deals going on right now, many of which are continuing throughout July and beyond.
US News & World Report's Best Cars Blog has the skinny on these great deals. For instance, if you're on a budget, you'll want to see their line-up of the best used cars you can purchase right now for under $20,000. The list includes the 2012 Toyota Prius, 2011 Honda CR-V, 2012 Ford Fusion, and 2011 Nissan Frontier.
Additionally, there are a number of manufacturers that are offering financing incentives on pre-owned vehicles, some as low as 0%. These manufacturers include BMW, Chevrolet, Jaguar, Land Rover, and Volkswagen -- see below for the complete list.
As always, these deals will not last forever, so act now for the best selection and pay attention to expiration dates. Also note all these deals are on certified pre-owned (CPO) vehicles.
If you're considering buying a used car, I highly recommend you use TrueCar and Edmunds Price Promise to get the best deals.
Used Cars Under $20,000
|Vehicle||Avg. Price Paid|
|2012 Ford Fusion||$12,758-$19,024|
|2011 Nissan Frontier||$13,622-$22,809|
|2011 Honda CR-V||$14,806-$20,064|
|2012 Toyota Prius||$17,225-$18,444|
Used Car Financing Deals
|BMW||All 2011 & 2012 CPO models||1.9%||07/31/14|
|Buick||CPO Buick LaCrosse & Enclave||0%||09/02/14|
|Chevrolet||CPO Cruze, Equinox, Malibu, Volt, 2014 Impala||0%||09/02/14|
|Jaguar||Most 2009-2014 CPO models||0.9%-3.9%||24-72||07/31/14|
|Land Rover||Most 2009-2014 CPO models||0.9%-3.9%||24-60||07/31/14|
|Mercedes-Benz||Select 2010-2012 CPO models||2.99%||66-72||07/31/14|
|MINI||2011 & 2012 CPO models||1.9%||48||09/02/14|
|Toyota||Many CPO models||2.9%||60||08/04/14|
|Volkswagen||CPO CC; All Other CPO Models||0.9%; 1.99%||60||07/31/14|
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.
- 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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