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Fun to Drive Cars With Great MPG
June 12, 2014Did you know it's possible to find a car that is both fun to drive and will save you money on gas? It's true, and Cars.com tells us exactly which vehicles they are.
Tops on their Top 10 list is the 2014 Mazda3, thanks to the car's peppy speed and excellent fuel efficiency. Also on the list are the 2014 Volkswagen Golf TDI, 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA250, 2014 Mini Hardtop, and 2014 Lexus CT 200h. All these vehicles are practical via h their excellent MPG ratings, but they still offer excellent handling that makes them a pleasure to drive.
If you're considering any of these fun, yet fuel efficient vehicles, make sure to use TrueCar No-Haggle and RydeShopper to see the best deals possible.
|2||2014 Volkswagen Golf TDI|
|3||2014 Fiat 500 Turbo|
|4||2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA250|
|5||2014 Mini Hardtop|
|6||2014 Ford Fiesta|
|7||2014 BMW 328d Sports Wagon|
|9||2014 Lexus CT 200h|
|10||2014 Lexus GS 450h|
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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- 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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