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Most Reliable Cars Under $25,000

When it comes to purchasing a new car, reliability is an important factor to consider. Consumer Reports recently put together a list of the top 10 most reliable cars for under $25,000, based on their 2013 Annual Auto Survey. So not only are these cars reliable, but they won't break the bank either!

On the list are popular models such as the Honda Fit, Subaru Legacy, Hyundai Accent SE, and Mazda6.

If you're considering one of these vehicles, make sure to use TrueCar to compare real prices where you live.

Honda Fit$16,020
Hyundai Accent SE$16,695
Scion xB$18,360
Volkswagen Golf 2.5$20,314
Subaru Impreza$21,345-$22,245
Honda Civic EX$21,605
Subaru Legacy 2.5$24,189
Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen 2.5$24,324

3 Steps Every Car Buyer Needs to Take to Save Maximum Money

The 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 Network

Select 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).
Select Vehicle to Get Local Pricing

Step 2 Get Prices From TrueCar / CarsDirect

TrueCar, 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 Checklist

Follow this up with my checklist to make sure you squeeze out every last bit of savings.
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About The Author

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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