Incentives

What Are the Best New-Car Deals for April 2017?

By Kelsey Mays on Tue Apr 11 05:30:48 GMT-06:00 2017


CARS.COM — Folks, we have good news and bad news. Here's the bad: April isn't the best month to go car shopping. Over the past three years, National Pecan Month (yes, really) ranked among the three leanest months of the… Read More

What Are the Best New-Car Deals for April 2017?

By Kelsey Mays on Tue Apr 11 05:30:48 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Folks, we have good news and bad news. Here's the bad: April isn't the best month to go car shopping. Over the past three years, National Pecan Month (yes, really) ranked among the three leanest months of the… Read More

What You Need to Know Before Car Shopping Today

By Kelsey Mays on Sat Mar 18 05:00:08 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Going car shopping this weekend? With March Madness in full swing, you may have the dealership all to yourself — though it might also come with a sour spouse who'd rather be parked in front of the TV. (Hey,… Read More

What Are the Best New-Car Deals for March 2017?

By Kelsey Mays on Mon Mar 13 05:30:30 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — March hasn't seen the incentives sizzle of late-summer months in recent years, but it's seen an early-year bloom — if slight — in deals for the past five years in a row, according to Autodata Corp. Incentives have crept ever… Read More

What Are the Best New-Car Deals for February?

By Kelsey Mays on Mon Feb 13 06:30:02 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — New-car sales might have retreated last month, but it wasn't for lack of incentives; they averaged $3,475 per car in January, up 16.1 percent ($483) from January 2016, according to Autodata Corp. Overall incentives have now increased year… Read More

What Are the Best New-Car Deals for January?

By Kelsey Mays on Thu Jan 19 06:30:57 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — For car shoppers, January is a tricky month. New-car sales are low, but so are the discounts. In fact, incentives have bottomed out every January since 2013, according to Autodata Corp. But there's hope in 2017 — most… Read More

New-Car Deals: December 2016

By Kelsey Mays on Wed Dec 14 09:30:24 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Ready to put that holiday bonus to good use? (Make sure it's really coming, Griswold.) December can be a good time to shop as automakers look to end the year strong. Indeed, new-car incentives have returned from early-autumn… Read More

Hyundai Targets VW Diesel Owners With Incentives

By Fred Meier on Wed Nov 23 06:30:00 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Hyundai hopes to pick over the bones of Volkswagen's dead diesels in the wake of final court approval for the VW 2.0-liter diesel buyback settlement. The brand has rolled out a friends-and-family program targeting VW owners and lessees dumping their… Read More

New-Car Deals: October 2016

By Kelsey Mays on Fri Oct 14 08:00:39 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — For deal-seeking shoppers, October may be a bit of a head-scratcher. Amid the fall colors and pumpkin-flavored everything, you'd think the month would signal steep discounts as dealers clear the outgoing model-year inventory and ramp up for the… Read More

Understanding Factory-to-Dealer Incentives

By Cars.com Staff on Fri Sep 02 03:31:09 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Customer incentives are easy to comprehend: They involve cash-back rebates, low-interest financing offers or other perks that are offered directly to buyers. Dealer incentives don't work in the same way, but they can still lower a car's negotiated… Read More

Things to Consider When Buying a Car

By Cars.com Staff on Fri Sep 02 00:58:24 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — While price is an important consideration when you buy a car, it's not the only issue. Think about the overall cost of the car while you own it. Get a glimpse of what a specific vehicle might cost… Read More