BURLINGAME, Calif., Aug. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Online car buyers are seeing Nissan offering discounts that average 11.9% in August, compared with the industry average of 5.5% (all CarWoo! MarketPlace prices includes rebates, incentives and other discounts.) Nissan buyers make up 7.2% of online buyers in the CarWoo! MarketPlace.
In the pickup category, the Nissan Frontier is currently offering buyers discounts over 15.8%. For SUV lovers, the Armada is leaving showrooms with 14.8% discounts. The Altima family sedan is being sold 13.6% below MSRP. The already low priced Nissan Versa is selling below the Nissan average at 7.0% discounts, still 27% better than the industry average.
“Through this period of inventory disruption and complicated market forces, Nissan has maintained it’s position offering discounts substantially better than the industry average,” says Tommy McClung, CarWoo! CEO. “People looking to buy cars at a great deal as we approach the end of summer have to look at Nissan. Ford remains aggressive as a domestic brand, continuing to offer discounts in excess of 7%.”
Data from the CarWoo! MarketPlace reflects real time offers being provided to consumers. This data is available because all offers are placed within and through the MarketPlace. The data reflects all prices that dealers were willing to offer.
Additional information can be found on the CarWoo! Chronicle.
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