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April, 2010 Archive

Record Incentives & Financing Deals

If you’re looking to save big on a new car or truck, now is likely the best time to buy. Record numbers of new car buyers are getting great deals such as 0% financing on new vehicles. More than 20% of new cars purchased in March were financed at 0%. Current Brands Offering 0% FinancingBuick […]

Are New Cars Really Cheaper Than Used?

Recent reports show that many new cars are actually cheaper than their used counterparts. There are two reasons causing this seemingly illogical change. First, the economic downturn has increased demand for used vehicles. Second, increased competition between manufacturers have improved rebates, incentives and financing options. It makes sense to consider used if you're looking for […]

2010 Lexus GX460 – A Safety Risk?

This Tuesday Consumer Reports urged new car buyers not to purchase the 2010 Lexus GX460. Stating that the Toyota Motor Corporation SUV is a "safety risk" due to it's likelihood to roll over. The nonprofit consumer guide gave the vehicle a "not acceptable" rating, due to sliding when driven in sweeping turns. The sliding could […]

Can Hybrid Cars Really Save You Money?

Low emissions are great, but many new hybrids are so pricey it will take years for you to break even at the pump. A recent San Francisco Chronicle article reviews seven hybrid vehicles to see which will pay for itself in fuel savings the soonest. The results are surprising. Hybrid electric technology is rapidly advancing. […]

Ford’s “Swap Your Ride” Sales Event is Back

This month Ford is bringing back the "Swap Your Ride" campaign and sales event, which it last ran in 2007. The promotion will run from now until the end of May. Customers can trade in any other manufacturer's vehicle. In return they'll get 0% APR financing plus $1,000 cash back. The campaign aims to demonstrate […]

Hummer Clearance Sale – Your Last Chance to Buy?

According to GM Dealers Hummer is shutting down for good. Only 2,200 new Hummers are left in stock throughout the US. To clear-out these last few vehicles Hummer will run an incentive program through the end of April.Buyers can choose between 0% financing for 72 months or cash. $4,000 Off 2010 Hummer H3 & H3T […]