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Best Deals on Used AWD Vehicles
December 5, 2013Winter is upon us, and when you're driving around on slippery ground, having an all wheel drive (AWD) vehicle can be a great thing. If you've been considering purchasing an AWD vehicle, you're in luck -- Consumer Reports recently released a list of what they consider the top deals right now on used AWD cars and SUVs.
These 2010-2012 model year vehicles range in savings from 16% to as high as 49% lower than the vehicle's original MSRP when brand new. On the list are the likes of the 2010 Mitsubishi Outlander, 2011 Mercury Milan, and 2012 Toyota Matrix.
|Vehicle||Mileage||MSRP When New||Dealer Avg. Price||Drop In Retail Value vs. MSRP|
|2010 Pontiac Vibe||51,000||$20,275||$11,725||42%|
|2010 Mitsubishi Outlander||51,000||$22,240||$12,375||44%|
|2010 Subaru Impreza||51,000||$18,495||$13,100||29%|
|2010 Mercury Milan||51,000||$27,800||$13,350||52%|
|2010 Nissan Rogue||51,000||$21,540||$13,950||35%|
|2010 Toyota Matrix||51,000||$20,910||$14,325||31%|
|2010 Ford Fusion||51,000||$27,790||$14,825||47%|
|2011 Mercury Milan||40,000||$28,645||$15,375||46%|
|2011 Subaru Impreza||40,000||$18,495||$15,525||16%|
|2011 Nissan Rogue||40,000||$22,060||$15,550||30%|
|2010 Toyota RAV4||51,000||$24,935||$16,000||36%|
|2011 Mitsubishi Outlander||40,000||$24,495||$16,450||33%|
|2012 Nissan Rogue||22,000||$22,780||$17,025||25%|
|2010 Subaru Forester||51,000||$23,795||$17,800||25%|
|2010 Honda CR-V||51,000||$25,095||$17,900||29%|
|2012 Mitsubishi Outlander||22,000||$23,295||$17,950||23%|
|2012 Toyota Matrix||22,000||$21,715||$18,125||17%|
|2010 Lincoln MKZ||51,000||$36,005||$18,475||49%|
|2011 Toyota RAV4||40,000||$25,460||$18,500||27%|
|2012 Ford Fusion||22,000||$28,760||$18,900||34%|
|2011 Ford Fusion||40,000||$28,645||$19,025||34%|
|2010 Honda Accord Crosstour||51,000||$34,020||$19,075||44%|
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:
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- Gregg Fidan
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