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Edmunds.com Directs Car Shoppers to "Black Friday" Deals
SANTA MONICA, Calif. — (November 24, 2009) — Deals abound for car shoppers this "Black Friday" and throughout Thanksgiving weekend, according to Edmunds.com, the premier online resource for automotive information.
Edmunds.com regularly lists the True Market Value® Deals of the Month. This month's selections include:
- 2010 Acura TSX
- 2009 Chrysler Town and Country Limited
- 2009 Dodge Ram 1500
- 2010 Ford Edge
- 2010 Hyundai Sonata GLS
- 2009 Mercedes-Benz SLK Convertible
- 2009 Nissan Altima 2.5S Coupe
- 2009 smart fortwo passion cabriolet
- 2009 Volkswagen Routan
- 2010 Volvo XC70
Edmunds.com has determined that nearly 100 new cars now cost less than (or nearly the same as) their one-year old used counterparts. Included in the list are:
- 2009 BMW 328i
- 2009 Cadillac CTS
- 2009 Chevrolet Corvette
- 2009 Ford Expedition EL Eddie Bauer
- 2009 Honda Civic Hybrid
- 2009 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara
- 2009 Lexus GS 450h
- 2009 Mazda CX-9 Sport
- 2009 Mini Cooper Convertible
- 2009 Toyota RAV4
The complete list of vehicles, their typical monthly payments and their savings compared to the used car purchase are displayed at http://www.edmunds.com/industry-car-news/new-vs-used-car-buying.html.
Edmunds.com also allows site visitors to check whether the prices of new cars of interest are expected to go up or down. The True Market Value® "Predicted Price Trends" list suggests that prices on most vehicles will continue to fall after Black Friday weekend.
"Dealers are determined to clear out their old inventory, so there is a lot of room for negotiation on all 2009 models," recommended Edmunds.com Senior Consumer Advice Editor Philip Reed. "But anyone looking for a bargain should be exploring their choices now, since the inventory will keep getting more limited as time passes."
Consumers can check their local dealer inventory T http://www.edmunds.com/popupinfo/aboutnewcarinventory.html without having to go from store to store.
About Edmunds Inc. (http://www.edmunds.com/about/)
Edmunds Inc. publishes four Web sites that empower, engage and educate automotive consumers, enthusiasts and insiders. Edmunds.com, the premier online resource for automotive consumer information, launched in 1995 as the first automotive information Web site. Its most popular feature, the Edmunds.com True Market Value®, is relied upon by millions of people seeking current transaction prices for new and used vehicles. Edmunds.com was named "Best Car Research Site" by Forbes ASAP, has been selected by consumers as the "Most Useful Web Site" according to every J.D. Power and Associates New Autoshopper.com Study(SM), was ranked first in the Survey of Car-Shopping Web Sites by The Wall Street Journal and was rated "#1" in Keynote's study of third-party automotive Web sites. Inside Line launched in 2005 and is the most-read automotive enthusiast Web site. CarSpace launched in 2006 and is an automotive social networking Web site and home to the oldest and most established automotive community. AutoObserver.com launched in 2007 and provides insightful automotive industry commentary and analysis. Edmunds Inc. is headquartered in Santa Monica, California, and maintains a satellite office in suburban Detroit.