Chrysler 200 Tops List of Best Deals in November, According to TrueCar's "Steals on Wheels" Report shares the vehicles that consumers are saving the most off the MSRP

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chrysler 200, with a 23.0% savings off MSRP, currently tops the list of the best deals on new vehicles, according to TrueCar.com, an authority on new car pricing information, trends and forecasting. Published monthly, TrueCar's "Steals on Wheels" analyzes recent transaction prices and identifies opportunities for consumer savings.

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Consumers can save an average of $5,412 off the simplified 2013 Chrysler 200 Sedan Touring (MSRP $23,560), which has a market average transaction price of $18,148. This model's 173-horsepower 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine is rated at 21 city MPG and 31 highway MPG, with a combined rating of 25.5 MPG.

The second highest savings at 16.4% is the 2013 Ford F-150 SuperCab 4X2 6-1/2' Box STX (MSRP $30,125). Consumers can save an average of $4,943 off MSRP for a market average transaction price of $25,182. This pickup gets 17 city MPG, 23 highway MPG and 19.8 combined MPG.

"Seasonality is affecting the utility, luxury and sports car segments this November," said Jesse Toprak, senior analyst for TrueCar. "Dealers are offering attractive incentives on pickups and SUVs as winter nears, and the sports and luxury manufacturers are looking to stay competitive as the demand for these vehicles starts to decline due to colder weather."

Below is a snapshot of the best deals (compared to MSRP) on new vehicles in November 2013:

Year/Make/Model/Trim

Segment

MSRP

Market Average

$ Savings / % Savings

Est. Monthly Payment*

City / Hwy / Comb MPG

2013 Chrysler 200 Sedan Touring

Midsize Car

$23,560

$18,148

$5,412 / 23.0%

$261

21 / 31 / 25.5

2013 Ford F-150 SuperCab 4X2 6-1/2' Box STX

Large Truck

$30,125

$25,182

$4,943 / 16.4%

$362

17 / 23 / 19.8

2014 Jeep Compass Latitude 4X4

Small SUV

$25,290

$22,789

$2,501 / 9.9%

$328

21 / 27 / 23.9

2014 Chrysler Town & Country Limited

Minivan

$42,590

$38,424

$4,166 / 9.8%

$552

17 / 25/ 20.6

2013 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible 3LT

Luxury Sport Car

$64,285

$58,024

$6,261 / 9.7%

$834

16 / 26 / 20.3

2013 Acura TL Special Edition

Luxury Car

$38,300

$34,657

$3,643 / 9.5%

$498

20 / 29 / 24.1

2013 Volkswagen Touareg V6 Executive

Midsize SUV

$56,550

$51,286

$5,264 / 9.3%

$737

17 / 23 / 19.8

2014 Ford Explorer 4WD 4dr Sport

Midsize SUV

$41,675

$37,809

$3,866 / 9.3%

$543

16 / 22 / 18.8

2013 Honda Pilot Touring 2WD

Midsize SUV

$40,500

$36,856

$3,644 / 9.0%

$530

18 / 25 / 21.3

2013 Kia Optima LX

Midsize Car

$22,150

$20,175

$1,975 / 8.9%

$290

24 / 35 / 29.0

*Estimated monthly payments are based on a 3% APR for 60 months with 20% down on the current market average price, and excludes sales tax and other fees and charges that may vary by region or state. Actual APR may be subject to credit approval and other factors. These examples are for information purposes only, and are not an offer to lend. See dealer/lender for details, including actual available offers.

"Market Average" is based on the national average of recent vehicle transactions, including destination and delivery charges after incentives that are subject to change. This does not include tax, title, licensing, documentation or processing fees, other state and governmental charges and/or fees or any other charges or fees allowed by law.

Below are the best leasing and finance deals currently available, according to TrueCar:

Lease:
2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class: $419/month for 36 months with $4,613 down, 10,000 miles/year, Exp: 12/2/13
2013 Hyundai Santa Fe: $299/month for 36 months with $3,199 down, 12,000 miles/year, Exp: 12/2/13
2014 Cadillac ATS: $299/month for 36 months with $3,299 down, 10,000 miles/year, Exp: 1/2/14
2014 BMW 3-series: $279/month for 36 months with $3,754 down, 10,000 miles/year, Exp: 12/2/13
2014 Subaru Forester: $239/month for 36 months with $1,939 down, Exp: 12,000 miles/year, Exp: 12/2/13
2013 Nissan Murano: $229/month for 39 months with $2,999 down, 12,000 miles/year, Exp: 1/2/14

Finance:
2013 Nissan Pathfinder: 0% financing for 36 months or $1,500 cash back, Exp: 1/2/14
2014 GMC Sierra 1500: 3.9% financing for 60 months or $1,000 customer cash, Exp: 12/2/13
2013 Mazda CX-9: 0% financing for 60 months plus $1,250 APR bonus cash or $3,000 customer cash, Exp: 12/2/13
2013 Buick Regal: 0% financing for 60 months or $1,000 total cash, Exp: 1/2/14
2013 Hyundai Sonata: 0% financing for 60 months or up to $2,000 retail bonus cash, Exp: 12/2/13

Deals are limited to inventory on hand. A TrueCar Certified Dealer must confirm that actual inventory, including preferred options and colors, is in stock. All deals posted by TrueCar are available nationwide and demonstrate potential new car savings off MSRP, which can include manufacturer's rebates or cash incentives. Incentive and purchasing programs are subject to change by region and should be confirmed with the dealer.

About TrueCar, Inc. 
TrueCar, Inc., headquartered in Santa Monica, Calif., with offices in Santa Barbara, Calif., San Francisco, Calif., and Austin, Texas, is an automotive pricing information and analysis company that creates a better buying experience for dealers and consumers.  As an online publisher of unbiased new and used car transaction data, TrueCar.com provides price reports that empower dealers and consumers to agree on the parameters of a fair deal by supplying a transparent, simple understanding of what others recently paid for similarly-equipped new cars in their geographic area.  TrueCar also owns ALG, the benchmark for vehicle value information to the automotive industry and has been forecasting residual values for nearly 50 years in both the U.S. and Canadian markets.

TrueCar is a data-driven company that sources, compiles, and analyzes car-buying information unlike anybody in the industry.  This is why, since its founding in 2005, TrueCar dealer partners have sold more than 900,000 vehicles across the country.  Its national network of more than 6,600 Certified Dealers is committed to provide no-hassle pricing for some of the country's largest membership and service organizations, including American Express, AAA, USAA and Consumer Reports that collectively represent more than one million monthly in-market customers.

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SOURCE TrueCar.com



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