What's the best time of year to buy a car?

"If I can shave at least a few hundred dollars off the purchase price by buying at a certain time of year, I’ll be happy.

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“Thanks to sales quotas and the need to make room for incoming inventory, the period from October to December is the best time to buy a car. January and February can also be a good time to buy, since business usually slows down during the first few months after the holidays. Sales are not typically advertised for these months, though, and it may take a bit of negotiating to get a good deal.
If possible, buyers should generally avoid purchasing a car in the spring and summer months. “
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Johnny Puckett
Answered on Apr 08, 2021
Johnny Puckett is a freelance writer and automotive expert. He has contributed content to a number of some of the largest online publications, aftermarket automotive manufacturers’ sites, and automotive informational sites. His experience in the automotive and information fields informs his writing at Jerry. His automotive interests bleed into his free time, where he enjoys modifying his favorite cars and woodworking.
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