Best & Worst Cities to Buy a Used Car
If you're in the market for a used car, the city you purchase
in may have an impact on the price.
According to Forbes, there can be quite a difference in car prices between US cities. For instance, cars sold in Miami, FL are nearly 7 percent less expensive than the national average, while used cars in Jackson, MS may make you fork over 9 percent more than the national average.
Here's a look at the top 10 most affordable and least affordable cities in the US when it comes to buying a used car, based on the national average transaction price.
10 Most Affordable Cities
|City||% Below National Average Price|
|New York, NY||-3.7%|
10 Least Affordable Cities
|City||% Above National Average Price|
|Little Rock, AR||5.8%|
My Recommendation for Car ShoppersTrueCar No-Haggle, CarsDirect, and NADAGuides 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.
- 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...
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