Is July 4th weekend same the best time to buy car? Is there special discounts (by manufacturer?) During that time.Or it doesn't matter when? I heard end of the month is good.
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- You can wait until end of June, or buy around November. Should be able to get heavy discounts.
However, if you are buying a Tesla, get that delivery before June 30 to get $3700 in federal tax rebate. Dm me for a referral.
- End of week, month, year, all special sales on holidays is nothing but bs. You can't time when exactly they'll have to meet their quota, what internal incentives they have and etc. Read through askcarsales subreddit for more insight.
Most of them can give you same deal today as on 4th of July sale. So don't wait for that special time and get the car whenever you need to.
- Twitter 🧜♀️。What type of car are you considering?
At this point anything other than all electric will be obsolete in 5 years and be on an accelerated depreciation curve.
- It depends on the car brand, inventory level, and current incentive. Usually, you would get good discount in end of summer before the next year model becomes available.
- The new models usually arrive at dealers' lot around September. So, July and August should be good time for shopping last year models. But, it still depends on models and brands. Some automakers give "kickback" (discount) to a dealer if it helps move new inventory a few months after taking the delivery. If the cars stay on the lot too long, the kickback might expire. I think you should be able to find good deals starting now. Also, there is some sort of recession sentiment going on. The dealers should be willing to negotiate. Nobody wants to hold a large inventory without buyers.Jun 26 1
- Another way to look at it is that the margin for new cars is relatively low. The pricing is pretty transparent. You won't get a bad deal unless you are going after hot selling cars. Even Tesla lowers the price now.
Don't buy extended warranty, anti-rust treatment, or any dealer add-on service. They are not worth it.
- Samsung chajimogomoreTruecar has gone downhill ever since the national dealer association went after them several years ago, and now it has become similar to other referral services where you will get spammed by dealers on deals they don’t want to give you over writing or email.
You might as well contact dealers directly and literally tell them the configuration of the car you want and tell them give you a quote and compare.
As others have said, end of month and end of quarters are the best time to get the best deal
- Uber 2muchblindFor new cars: End of the year is the best time. Dealerships are trying to get rid of inventory to make room for the new years’ models.
Also regarding the quota comment: Not necessarily true.
Certain manufacturers offer kickbacks to dealerships if they can meet a monthly (or quarterly) quota of a certain type of car sold. But the public won’t know exactly on what date that incentive ends. That’s why dealers will randomly offer crazy good discounts — because they’re in a rush to meet that quota before it expires.
These are called dealer incentives and only dealerships know about them (not public knowledge). Lots of different types of them, actually. If you have any friends who work at dealerships, they’d know.
- Mentor Graphics byKu66Month of August. Btw, use Truecar to find best price. If you’re in SoCal try dealerships in Riverside county.