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The 13 Safest Cars to Buy
August 29, 2013When purchasing a car, safety can oftentimes be more important than price, but you may not be able to afford an expensive vehicle. Forbes recently put together a list of what they consider the 13 safest cars that are also easy on your pocketbook. Cars on the list include the Acura TL, Dodge Avenger, Honda Accord, and Ford Fusion.
If you're looking to add one of these top safety picks to your garage, make sure to use the free RydeShopper to get the best deal. Also be sure to check out the TrueCar Pre-Negotiated Prices to quickly compare real prices in your local region.
|Safest Vehicles for the Money|
|Honda Accord Sedan|
|Honda Accord Coupe|
|Nissan Altima Sedan|
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).
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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
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About The AuthorGregg 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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