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Best SUV & Minivan Deals for May
May 8, 2014Mother's Day is right around the corner, and if Mom has been asking for a new set of wheels to get the family around, now may be a great time to do just that!
TrueCar has the skinny on a number of deals going on right now on both SUVs and minivans, which have all the space you need to fit the family and gear. Some of the vehicles included in this savings round-up include the 2014 Chrysler Town & Country, 2014 Ford Explorer, 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe, and 2014 Volvo XC90.
Make sure to check with your local dealership on the full details on these deals, as well as expiration dates. And don't forget to use TrueCar No Haggle and CarsDirect to get the best deal possible on any of these vehicles.
|Vehicle||MSRP||Potential Savings||Market Avg. Price||MPG City/Hwy/Combined|
|2014 Dodge Journey||$24,290||16.4%||$20,312||19/26/22.3|
|2014 Ford Explorer||$30,910||10.3%||$27,740||17/25; 17/23|
|2014 Toyota Sienna||$31,350||7.6%||$28,996||18/25/21.3|
|2014 Hyundai Santa Fe||$34,675||7.2%||$32,197||18/25/21.3|
|2014 Nissan Pathfinder||$37,310||9.3%||$34,218||19/25/21.9|
|2014 Volvo XC90||$40,625||9.3%||$36,865||16/25/20|
|2014 Chrysler Town & Country||$42,990||12.9%||$37,459||17/25/20.6|
|2014 Chevrolet Tahoe||$44,595||9.3%||$40,430||15/21/17.8|
|2014 GMC Yukon Denali XL||$65,065||9.4%||$58,957||13/18/15.3|
|2014 Cadillac Escalade||$64,740||7.4%||$59,953||14/18/15.9|
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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