SANTA MONICA, Calif. — This Halloween, don’t be scared to walk into the dealership and take advantage of some frighteningly great deals available on 2011 and 2012 models that can save consumers more than 21 percent off a new car. TrueCar.com, the only transparent publisher of real-time new (TrueCar.com) and used (ClearBook.com) vehicle transaction data in the US market, has found the best new car deals on vehicles including cash, finance and lease deals available nationwide, and is forecasting that Saturday, October 29th will be the best day of the month to purchase a vehicle with an average discount of 9.24 percent, according to data from its October TrueTrends Report. The cash deals reflect the possible discount from the Manufacturers Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) and include manufacturer’s rebates and other incentives.
“Halloween weekend is the best time to buy a car this month,” said Jesse Toprak, VP of Industry Trends and Insights for TrueCar.com. “Consumers should do their homework before buying a car and with average discounts above nine percent, it’s one of the best times to buy a car this year.”
Some examples of discounts available on 2011 and 2012 models include:
|2011 Nissan Titan||$28,385||$22,350||21.3|
|2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500||$22,230||$17,527||21.2|
|2011 BMW 7 Series||$97,875||$83,204||15.0|
|2011 Ford Escape||$22,065||$19,063||13.6|
|2011 Chrysler Town & Country||$33,495||$29,230||12.7|
|*Estimated Net price is the estimated average transaction price of a vehicle after incentives.** Percent Discount is rounded to the nearest tenth|
- 2011 Chevrolet Impala – 0% financing for up to 72 months (Expires: 10/31/2011)
- 2012 Honda Civic – 1.9% financing for up to 36 months (Expires: 10/31/2011)
- 2011 Mazda CX-7 – 0% financing for up to 60 months (Expires: 10/31/2011)
- 2012 Nissan Altima – 0% financing for 60 months (Expires: 10/31/2011)
- 2011 Toyota Prius – 0% financing for up to 36 months (Expires: 10/31/2011)
- 2012 Chevrolet Cruze – $169 per month for 39 months with $1,169 due at signing and 12,000 miles annually (Expires: 10/31/2011)
- 2012 Infiniti M37 – $549 per month for 39 months with $2,999 due at signing and 10,000 miles annually (Expires: 10/31/2011)
- 2011 Kia Optima – $199 per month for 36 months with $2,399 due at signing and 12,000 miles annually (Expires: 10/31/2011)
- 2012 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class – $399 per month for 30 months with $4,583 due at signing and 10,000 miles annually (Expires: 10/31/2011)
- 2012 Volkswagen Beetle – $229 per month for 36 months with $1,999 due at signing and 12,000 miles annually (Expires: 10/31/2011)
Once consumers have identified the best vehicle for them, TrueCar.com’s Best Local Price tool, provides shoppers the Lowest Certified Price, a “no-haggle” upfront price from participating dealers. For more information about the pros and cons of leasing and getting a better deal through leasing, please visit the TrueCar Blog
TrueCar is the authority in new car prices. We show car buyers and car dealers how much people actually paid for a particular car in a specific local area. With TrueCar pricing, both new car buyers and new car dealers can know at any time what is considered a good or great price on a new car. Consumers no longer need to walk into a dealership partially informed and fully suspicious – using TrueCar they walk in knowing the price of a fair deal. Dealers benefit by TrueCar’s real-time, unbiased information about marketplace pricing, helping them price cars for increased sales, and ultimately gaining market share over other dealers. Our innovative new car pricing service is offered free of charge on our website at www.truecar.com, on our mobile site at mobile.truecar.com, and via syndication of our tools and pricing data to leading automotive research sites throughout the web.
About TrueCar Data
TrueCar obtains data directly from numerous sources including automotive dealers, technology companies, data aggregators, and analytics companies within the automotive space. We also acquire vehicle configuration data, customer and dealer incentives data, financing and loan data, vehicle registration and insurance data, and much, much more. TrueCar is insatiable about data with our goal to find 100% of all purchase transactions, even if that means finding the same transaction multiple times from multiple sources within the car-buying ecosystem. Our data is among the most timely and comprehensive in the industry, as we are able to process most car sales within a week of the actual sales date, and have a substantial fraction on the site within 48 hours of the actual sale. TrueCar believes the greater our informational accuracy, the greater benefit we provide to both dealers and consumers.
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