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Best Year-End Car Deals
December 12, 2013Believe it or not, 2013 is almost over. That means car dealerships are doing a final push to get as many car sales as they can in these last few days of the year, which usually means big savings for car buyers.
Forbes recently put out a list of the 16 best year-end deals available on new cars after cash rebates and other incentives are factored in. On the list are the likes of the 2013 Chevy Volt, 2013 Cadillac XTS, 2013 Volkswagen CC, and both the 2013 Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra 1500.
As always, be sure to check out TrueCar to quickly compare real prices in your local region.
|2013 Jaguar XJ||Up to $12,000||0.9%||72|
|2013 Chevrolet Volt||Up to $7,000||0%||72|
|2013 Jaguar XF||Up to $7,000||0.9%||72|
|2013 Cadillac CTS, CTS-V||Up to $6,000||4%||60|
|2013 Cadillac XTS||Up to $6,000||6.2%||60|
|2013 Chrysler 300C||Up to $5,500||0%||72|
|2013 Cadillac ATS||Up to $5,000||4.9%||72|
|2013 Volkswagen CC||Up to $5,000||0%||72|
|2013 Volkswagen Tiguan||Up to $4,750||0%; 0.99%||60; 72|
|2013 Chevrolet Silverado/GMC Sierra 1500||Up to $4,500||3.2%||60; 72|
|2013 Ford Expedition||Up to $4,500||0%; 1.9%||60; 72|
|2013 Chevrolet Impala||Up to $4,000||0%||72|
|2013 Chrysler 200||Up to $4,000||0%||72|
|2013 Ram 1500, 2500, 3500||Up to $4,000||0%||72|
|2013 Volkswagen Touareg||Up to $4,000||0%; 0.99%||60; 72|
|2013 Dodge Charger||Up to $3,500||0%||72|
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 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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