Cars with Cramped Rear Seats
This week, they alerted readers to 7 vehicles that have cramped rear legroom. You may not know it by reading the manufacturer specs because there is no standard way to measure rear legroom.
In their tests, Cars.com found that some cars simply have cramped rear seats compared to their competition. Here are the 7 vehicles Cars.com recommends you avoid if rear legroom is an issue:
- 2013 Chevrolet Malibu
- 2012 Ford Fiesta
- 2012 Hyundai Tucson
- 2012 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
- Lexus IS sedan
- Mazda Mazda3
- Toyota FJ Cruiser
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