TrueCar.com Provides Daily Car Deals for Consumers in December Daily Deals Highlighted on TrueCar Blog Through Rest of the Year

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar.com, the authority on new car pricing, trends and forecasts, has revealed its forecast for the best days in December to buy a car.  According to the forecast, New Years Eve will be the best day of the month to buy, yet the top ten days are separated by less than a percentage in potential discounts.

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"The last few month of new cars sales have been strong relative to this year and this could be a December to remember as manufacturers are looking to end the year off on a strong note," said Jesse Toprak, VP of Industry Trends and Insights for TrueCar.com.  "There will be plenty of deals as dealers are looking to hit their quotas, but consumers need to have researched and prepared before hitting the dealership lots."

Top 10 Days in December to Buy


Day

Potential
Discount from
MSRP

12/31/2010

8.2%

12/30/2010

8.1%

12/29/2010

7.9%

12/21/2010

7.8%

12/28/2010

7.7%

12/17/2010

7.7%

12/18/2010

7.6%

12/22/2010

7.5%

12/9/2010

7.3%

12/23/2010

7.3%




With December typically one of the best months to purchase a new vehicle, TrueCar.com is providing consumers with daily deals on cars throughout the month on the TrueCar Blog called 31 Days of Cool Cars and Hot Savings. The deals are national, but vary in nature, from buying, leasing and financing deals to compact cars, SUVs and luxury vehicles.

Example deals from 31 Days of Cool Cars and Hot Savings include:


Year/Make/Model

MSRP

Net
Price*

Percent
Discount

2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

$21,845

$16,674

24%

2011 Mitsubishi Endeavor

$29,079

$23,226

20%


*Net price is the average national transaction price of a vehicle after incentives



Consumers can also identify the best deals using TrueCar.com's new Best Local Price tool, providing shoppers the Lowest Certified Price, a "no-haggle" upfront price from participating dealers.

For more information on the best day to buy a vehicle and the 31 days of Cool Cars and Hot Savings, please visit the TrueCar Blog.

About TrueCar

TrueCar is the authority in new car prices.  We show car buyers and car dealers how much people actually paid for a particular car in a specific local area.  With TrueCar pricing, both new car buyers and new car dealers can know at any time what is considered a good or great price on a new car. Consumers no longer need to walk into a dealership partially informed and fully suspicious – using TrueCar they walk in knowing the price of a fair deal. Dealers benefit by TrueCar's real-time, unbiased information about marketplace pricing, helping them price cars for increased sales, and ultimately gaining market share over other dealers.  Our innovative new car pricing service is offered free of charge on our website at www.truecar.com, on our mobile site at mobile.truecar.com, and via syndication of our tools and pricing data to leading automotive research sites throughout the web.  

About TrueCar Data

TrueCar obtains data directly from numerous sources including automotive dealers, technology companies, data aggregators, and analytics companies within the automotive space.   We also acquire vehicle configuration data, customer and dealer incentives data, financing and loan data, vehicle registration and insurance data, and much, much more.  TrueCar is insatiable about data with our goal to find 100% of all purchase transactions, even if that means finding the same transaction multiple times from multiple sources within the car-buying ecosystem.  Our data is among the most timely and comprehensive in the industry, as we are able to process most car sales within a week of the actual sales date, and have a substantial fraction on the site within 48 hours of the actual sale.  TrueCar believes the greater our informational accuracy, the greater benefit we provide to both dealers and consumers.

Disclaimer

This press release and the information contained herein is for noncommercial use on "as-is, as available" basis and may be used for informational purposes only.  TrueCar makes no representations or warranties, express or implied, with respect to the information contained in this press release and the results of the use of such information, including but not limited to implied warranty of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement.  The information contained in this press release may include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors.  Neither TrueCar nor any of its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates or respective partners, officers, or directors, employees or agents shall be held liable for any damages, whether direct, incidental, indirect, special or consequential, including without limitation lost revenues or lost profits, arising from or in connection with your use or reliance on the information presented in this press release.

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SOURCE TrueCar.com



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