Best Car Deals for October
According to Cars.com, October is usually an unremarkable month when it comes to car incentives, however this month may be different since incentives are on the rise. Each month, their editors take a look at the current deals being offered, along with some other factors such as inventory, number of days it takes to sell each vehicle, and sales trends.
From this data, they pick the vehicles they believe have the best deals going on. Here are their picks for October:
- 2016 Ford Focus
- 2016 Jeep Renegade
- 2016 Lexus ES
- 2016 Ford Fusion
- 2016-2017 Hyundai Elantra
- 2016 Hyundai Sonata
- 2016 Jeep Cherokee
- 2016 Kia Optima
- 2016 Toyota Prius V, Prius C
- 2016-2017 Toyota Camry
If you're shopping for a new car right now, you may want to consider one of these vehicles if getting a deal is your top priority. I recommend you use TrueCar No Haggle and CarsDirect to quickly see the best deals being offered in your area.
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).
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
Each week, I'll keep you up-to-date on the latest car deals and news that might affect your purchase. This includes...
- Best Rebates, Incentives, and Lease Deals
- Latest Car Buying Scams and Tricks
- The Best & Worst Time to Buy a Car
- Which Cars You Should Avoid