Top 10 Best-Selling Cars
General Motor's sales were up 49% - Toyota's up 41.8% from last February, when it was mired in its largest recall in history.
What's driving the boom? Increasing consumer confidence, good credit, and healthy rebates.
The top 10 remains largely the same as last month, with the Toyota Camry taking the top spot among sedans but battling a surging Ford Fusion.
Here are the top ten sellers for February 2011.
- Ford F-Series (37,549)
- Chevy Silverado (31,728)
- Toyota Camry (27,212)
- Toyota Corolla (25,860)
- Ford Fusion (23,111)
- Honda Accord (22,916)
- Nissan Altima(20,808)
- Honda Civic (19,121)
- Honda CR-V (19,096)
- Chevrolet Malibu (19,092)
3 Steps Every Car Buyer Needs to Take to Save Maximum MoneyThe key to getting the best deal is to gather price or lease bids from as many local dealers as possible. Then shop that best price around until no one can beat it. Here are the steps:
Step 1 Get Prices From My Trusted NetworkSelect the vehicle you're interested in to see if there are local dealers in my network who will provide you with their best upfront price. You will get direct access to an internet sales manager who you can further negotiate with online (no need to visit dealership).
Step 2 Get Prices From TrueCar / CarsDirectTrueCar, and CarsDirect are my top 2 online price quote recommendations. These services show you pre-negotiated prices from dealers closest to you - and the deals are usually pretty decent. But remember, you can still negotiate further.
Step 3 Complete my ChecklistFollow this up with my checklist to make sure you squeeze out every last bit of savings.
- Gregg Fidan
Each week, I'll keep you up-to-date on the latest car deals and news that might affect your purchase. This includes...
- Best Rebates, Incentives, and Lease Deals
- Latest Car Buying Scams and Tricks
- The Best & Worst Time to Buy a Car
- Which Cars You Should Avoid