Best Deals on Used Small Cars
Prices of small used cars have fallen quite a bit in the past year or two, as car shoppers are gravitate toward SUVs and pickup trucks.
When there's a big change in demand, there's opportunity to get a great deal. This week, Edmunds compiled a list of the best used cars to buy right now, based on the % drop in price over the past year. The vehicles on the list are also generally popular and rated well overall.
|Vehicle||Price Drop This Year|
|2011-2015 Chevrolet Volt||29%|
|2011-2015 Nissan Leaf||23%|
|2012-2015 Ford Focus||22%|
|2011-2015 Chevrolet Cruze||21%|
|2010-2015 Volkswagen Golf||19%|
|2011-2015 Hyundai Elantra||16%|
|2012-2015 Honda Civic||12%|
|2014-2015 Kia Forte||12%|
|2010-2015 Mazda 3||12%|
|2012-2015 Subaru Impreza||7%|
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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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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