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Top 10 Most Popular New Cars
January 23, 2014For the eighth month straight, the Ford F-Series is the number one selling vehicle in the US. Once again the Chevrolet Silverado claimed the #2 position, and the Ram Pickup has reclaimed the #3 spot, dropping the Honda Accord to #4 and the Toyota Camry down two spots to #5.
According to an article on Cars.com, the Ford F-Series sold 74,592 units in December, an 8.4% increase over November. The Chevrolet Silverado sold 42,593 units, a decrease over its November numbers. The Ram Pickup sold 33,405 units in December, an over 10% increase in its November sales.
Below are the top 10 cars that shoppers wanted to get their hands on. If you're considering one of these vehicles, I recommend you use TrueCar to get a great deal.
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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