Best Summer Clearance Car Deals
August 20, 2015
Fall is nearly here, which means clearance deals are beginning to pop up at auto dealerships all over the country. Now is the time for manufacturers to really start moving out the 2015 merchandise to make room for 2016 models. Now is when we generally see lower prices, better lease deals, and other incentives on these "leftover" models.
Forbes recently put together a list of the 14 best summer new car clearance deals going on right now, including vehicles with as much as $10,650 lease cash, $5,000 cash back, and 0% financing. Vehicles on the list include the Nissan Leaf, Kia Soul EV, Cadillac XTS, and Ford Fusion Energi.
As always, I highly recommend you use TrueCar No Haggle, RydeShopper and CarsDirect to see the best prices being offered in your local area.
|Rank||Vehicle||Lease Cash||Cash Back||Financing||Term|
|1||Nissan Leaf||Up to $10,650||$5,000||0%||72|
|2||Kia Soul EV||Up to $9,500|
|3||Ford C-Max Energi||Up to $8,507||$3,000|
|4||Kia K900||Up to $8,000||$2,000|
|5||BMW i3||Up to $7,500|
|6||Ford Focus Electric||Up to $7,500||$3,500||0%||60|
|7||Volkswagen Touareg||Up to $7,500||$2,000||0%||72|
|8||Ford Fusion Energi||Up to $7,257||$1,750||0%||72|
|9||Hyundai Equus||Up to $7,200||$4,500; $3,000||0%||66|
|10||Ford Taurus||Up to $6,250||$3,000; $2,000||0%||60|
|11||Kia Optima||Up to $6,500||$2,000||0%||66|
|12||Hyundai Sonata Hybrid||Up to $5,000|
|13||Chrsyler Town & Country||Up to $4,000||$2,500||0%||60|
|14||Cadillac XTS||Up to $4,000||0%||60|
My Recommendation for Car ShoppersTrueCar, RydeShopper, and CarsDirect are the best 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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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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