Ford Focus is No. 1 Among the Best Deals Available in March, According to TrueCar

Car buying site reveals top five models with highest percentage savings off MSRP

Mar 11, 2014, 15:41 ET from TrueCar

SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ford Focus Sedan SE, with a 16.7% 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.

"The next 30 days is a fantastic time to buy a vehicle.  Inventories continue to be at levels we haven't seen in the last five years," said TrueCar Executive Vice President Larry Dominique. "There is a short-term window for consumers to take advantage of this opportunity." 

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




Market Average

$ Savings / % Savings

Est. Monthly Payment*

City / Hwy / Comb MPG

2014 Ford Focus Sedan SE

Small Car



$3,158/ 16.7%



2014 Nissan Titan Crew Cab 4x2, SV Long Bed

Large Truck



$4,806/ 13.6%



2014 Jeep Compass Sport 4x2




$2,640 / 13.3%



2014 Hyundai Sonata SE




$2,927/ 11.7%



2014 Acura TL, 2WD with Advanced Package

Luxury Car



$4,258/ 9.9%



*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":

2014 Chrysler 300 RWD: $279/month for 24 months, $2,999 down, 10,000 miles/year, Exp: 3/31/14

2014 Fiat 500 POP: $239/month for 36 months, $1,499 down, 12,000 miles/year, Exp: 3/31/14

2014 Acura ILX 5-Speed Auto: $270/month for 35 months, $0 down, 10,000 miles/year, Exp: 3/31/14

2014 Nissan Rouge SV AWD: $239/month for 36 months with $2,599 down, 12,000 miles/year, Exp: 3/31/14

2014 Mercedes-Benz E350 Sport Sedan: $579/month for 27 months, $4,873 down, 22,500 miles, Exp: 3/31/14

2014 BMW 5-Series: $1,500 consumer cash, Exp: 3/31/14

2014 GMC Acadia: 0.0% financing for 60 months, Exp: 3/31/14

2014 Honda Accord: 1.9% financing for 60 months and $500 dealer cash, Exp: 3/31/14

2014 Volkswagen CC: 0.9% financing for 48 months and $1500 dealer cash, Exp: 3/31/14

2014 Mazda CX-9: 0.0% financing for 60 month or $1,500 dealer cash, Exp: 3/31/14

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.

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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 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.