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10 Cars Owners Keep Forever

Here's an interesting article from Forbes this week. They highlight the top 10 vehicles where the owners are most likely to keep for 10 years or longer.

All of the cars on the list are from Japanese manufacturers, with Toyota holding the top 4 spots. The Toyota Highlander Hybrid comes in #1, with a whopping 32.1% of owners keeping the vehicle for a decade or longer. Check out the full list below, especially if you like to hold onto your vehicle a long time.

As always, I recommend using TrueCar No Haggle and CarsDirect to see the lowest prices your local dealers are willing to offer.

Vehicle% of 10+ Year Owners
Toyota Highlander Hybrid32.1%
Toyota Prius32.0%
Toyota Highlander29.0%
Toyota Sienna28.7%
Honda Pilot27.2%
Honda CR-V25.2%
Toyota RAV424.9%
Subaru Forester24.2%
Lexus RX Hybrid24.1%
Honda Odyssey24.0%





3 Steps Every Car Buyer Needs to Take to Save Maximum Money

The 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 Network

Select 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 / CarsDirect

TrueCar, 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 Checklist

Follow this up with my checklist to make sure you squeeze out every last bit of savings.
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Gregg Fidan Gregg 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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