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"Best" prices are always changing
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Posted by A1-turbo (more from A1-turbo) on Sat, 16 Aug 2014 06:09:00 Share Post by Email
In Reply to: Truecar for best advertised deal., Norm9-5, Thu, 14 Aug 2014 14:13:23
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From a practical standpoint, buying a 1-3 year old CPO probably makes the most financial sense. However, a new car purchase for many isn't or shouldn't be about being completely practical. It's about getting/wanting the newest thing or falling in love with a certain model, etc.

Too many get wrapped up with wanting to get the "best" price instead of enjoying the process of getting a new car. Given how the market changes (and not just for cars), the best price one month may be something completely different the next month as rebates or incentives change. Sure, you can haggle, nickel and dime, etc. to get car "X" for $30,000 but next month higher rebates could make the car available for $29,000...three months later....$28,500....

Buyers, especially those wanting more than just basic transportation, should get the car they want and enjoy it and not worry quite so much about a rock bottom price, interest rate, etc. as the latter is likely going to keep changing every month or every few months.


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