9 New Cars You Should Avoid Buying
The Car Connection this week released a list of 9 vehicles for 2018 that you should avoid buying. The reasons vary from outdated designs, to lackluster rides and barebone features.
See below for the list of vehicles to avoid, and which alternative vehicle is recommended. As always, I recommend using TrueCar No Haggle and Edmunds Price Promise to see if the best prices local dealers are offering right now.
Lowest Rated Cars for 2018
|Cars to Avoid||Better Alternative|
|2018 Dodge Journey||2018 Volkswagen Tiguan|
|2018 Mitsubishi Mirage||2018 Kia Rio|
|2018 Nissan Frontier||2018 Chevrolet Colorado|
|2018 Ram Promaster||2018 Ford Transit|
|2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport||2018 Subaru Crosstrek|
|2018 Nissan Versa||2018 Chevrolet Sonic|
|2018 Ford Fiesta||2018 Honda Fit|
|2018 Fiat 500L||2018 Kia Soul|
|2018 Dodge Caravan||2018 Chrysler Pacifica|
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.
New York Tri-State Residents - Important:There is a new car leasing service called Carvoy, available to NY tri-state area residents, which I recommend you try - especially if you hate the stress of haggling with car dealerships. Carvoy provides pre-negotiated lease deals, calculated with taxes and all fees incuded so you know exactly what it will cost. Here is my list of Best Carvoy deals, updated each month.
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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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