Ram 1500 is No. 1 Among the Best Deals Available in February, According to TrueCar Car buying site reveals top five models with highest percentage savings off MSRP

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ram 1500 Big Horn, with a 15.2% savings off MSRP, currently tops the list of the best deals on new vehicles, according to TrueCar, the negotiation-free car buying platform. Published monthly, "TrueDeals" analyzes recent transaction prices and identifies opportunities for consumer savings.

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"Automakers are likely to be more aggressive with incentives on popular models, trying to entice consumers even in the midst of the polar vortex," said TrueCar Executive Vice President Larry Dominique. "Consumers willing to brave extreme weather conditions will be the beneficiaries of swelling dealer inventories."

Below is a snapshot of the best deals (compared to MSRP) on new vehicles in February 2014:

Year/Make/Model/Trim

Segment

MSRP

Market Average

$ Savings /
% Savings

Est. Monthly Payment*

City / Hwy / Comb MPG

2014 Ram 1500, Big Horn, Crew Cab 4X2 Short Bed

Large Truck

$37,145

$31,504

$5,641/
15.2%

$452.87

18/25/21.3

2014 Cadillac ATS, 2.0L I4 RWD Performance

Luxury Car

$43,020

$37,904

$5,116/
11.9%

$544.87

21/31/25.5

2014 Ford Fusion S FWD

Sedan

$22,795

$20,214

$2,581/
11.3%

$290.58

22/34/27.3

2014 Nissan Juke SV AWD Automatic

SUV

$24,550

$21,910

$2,640/
10.8%

$314.96

25/30/27.5

2014 Toyota Prius Two

Small Car

$25,010

$23,119

$1,891/
7.6%

$332.33

51/48/49.3


* 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 lease and finance deals currently available, according to "TrueDeals":

Lease:
2014 Fiat 500L: $199/month for 36 months, $2,699 down, 12,000 miles/year, Exp: 3/3/14
2014 Honda CR-V: $219/month for 36 months, $2,499 down, 12,000 miles/year, Exp: 3/3/14
2014 Volkswagen Jetta: $149/month for 36 months, $2,349 down, 36,000 miles, Exp: 3/3/14
2014 Toyota Tacoma 4X2 DoubleCab: $289/month for 36 months with $999 down, 12,000 miles/year, Exp: 3/3/14
2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class Coupe: $329/month for 36 months, $3,623 down, 30,000 miles, Exp: 2/28/14

Finance:
2014 Toyota Camry: 0% financing for 60 months or $2,500 consumer cash, Exp: 3/3/14
2014 Kia Forte: 0% financing for 60 months or $2,000 consumer cash, Exp: 3/3/14
2014 Nissan Murano: 0% financing for 60 months, Exp: 2/28/14
2014 Ford Explorer: 0% financing for 48 months, Exp: 3/31/14
2014 Acura TL: 0.9% financing for 60 month, Exp: 3/3/14

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.

For more information about TrueCar, please visit www.truecar.com, follow @TrueCar on Twitter or become a fan of TrueCar on Facebook and Google+.

About TrueCar

TrueCar is the negotiation-free car buying platform. TrueCar empowers car buyers by giving them transparent insight into what others actually paid, upfront pricing information, and a network of trusted TrueCar Certified Dealers who provide guaranteed savings certificates and seamlessly complete the car purchase. The reality is buying a car is painful and buyers fear they are going to overpay. TrueCar's transparent upfront pricing information and guaranteed savings certificate make the car buying process simple so buyers never overpay. TrueCar's mission is to prove that truth and transparency is a more profitable way of doing business -- starting with automotive. Its national network of more than 7,000 TrueCar Certified Dealers is committed to providing negotiation-free savings for some of the country's largest membership and service organizations, including AARP, American Express, AAA, USAA and Consumer Reports. Note: Not all program features are available in all states. Go to www.truecar.com for program details. TrueCar is a privately held company headquartered in Santa Monica, Calif., with offices in Santa Barbara, Calif., San Francisco, Calif., and Austin, Texas.

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