TrueCar.com Predicts Best Day to Buy Car This Month, Highlights Deals


SANTA MONICA, Calif. - 

For consumers who have been putting off heading to the dealership for a new vehicle in search of the best deal, Feb. 25th might be the day to drive off the lot, according to TrueCar.com.

The company is forecasting this Saturday will be the best day of the month to purchase a vehicle with an average discount of 8.34 percent, according to data from its February TrueTrends Report.

Also, Presidents Day is expected to come in a close second, with the average discount at 8.3 percent.

And for those in the market for a brand new unit, TrueCar.com highlighted some of the best deals for 2012 models.

First, the 2012 Mitsubishi Galant, with an MSRP of $22,694, now has an estimated net price (estimated average transaction price of a vehicle after incentives ) of $18,999, showing a 16.3 percent discount.

And Chrysler is launching some deals, as well. The Chrysler 200 is going for $18,744, a 15.6-percent slide from its MSRP of $22,220.

Furthermore, the Nissan Altima has an estimated net price of  $18,545, 13.1-percent less than its MSRP of $21,330.

Rounding the top five best deals up, according to TrueCar.com, the 2012 Lincoln MKS will be selling for $38,153 (10 percent MSRP discount), and the 2012 Honda Accord Sedan will be going for $28,877 (5.4 percent MSRP discount).
               
The company also provided a list of finance and lease deals, as follows:

Finance Deals

•    2012 Buick Enclave - 0% financing for up to 60 months (Expires: 2/29/2012)
•    2012 Ford Taurus - 0% financing for up to 60 months plus $500 cash back (Expires: 4/2/2012)
•    2012 Kia Optima - up to 1.9% financing for 60 months (Expires: 2/29/2012)
•    2012 Nissan Rogue - 0% financing for 60 months (Expires: 1/31/2012)
•    2012 Toyota Prius - 0% financing for 36 months (Expires: 2/29/2012)

Lease Deals

•    2012 Acura TSX - $299 per month for 36 months with $1,999 due at signing and 10,000 miles annually (Expires: 2/29/2012)
•    2012 Buick LaCrosse - $329 per month for 39 months with $1,749 due at signing and 10,000 miles annually (Expires: 02/29/2012)
•    2012 Chevrolet Corvette - $589 per month for 39 months with $4,539 due at signing and 10,000 miles annually (Expires: 2/29/2012)
•    2012 Hyundai Veloster - $179 per month for 36 months with $1,999 due at signing and 12,000 miles annually (Expires: 2/29/2012)
•    2012 Kia Soul - $169 per month for 36 months with $1,999 due at signing and 12,000 miles annually (Expires: 2/29/2012)

 

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