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2010 saw some pretty interesting and attractive car deals being offered, and it looks like this trend will continue into 2011. And while it is safe to say that most likely there will be more than five car deals to occur in 2011. The ones listed below look to be among the best that will be offered.
1. Deals on leftover 2010 models will continue to be available, or will be offered, at least for the first few months of the New Year. The selection may be somewhat limited, but when you think about it, some people tend to become less picky as the deals become better.
You can expect this to occur more within American car dealerships than with foreign ones, so remember that when you are considering whether or not a lease is right for you.
3. Certain foreign car manufacturers as well as certain domestic ones will continue to offer some of the more attractive deals. If you take the time to do a little research, you can discover for yourself which car companies these are and will be.
Once you find that out, you can start making some price comparisons as well as concentrate on features and accessories that are offered by automakers on both sides of the “pond.”
4. Hybrids will most likely come into their own during 2011. A word of caution is in order here, though. Even though this may sound like a good thing on the surface, especially where the environment is concerned, the increase in popularity will most likely mean that there won’t be that many deals available, at least not any time soon.
Still, if you are considering purchasing a hybrid, 2011 may be the best time to do it as the new models will be rolling off the assembly line, each one different from the others in its own special way. One wonders what 2012 has in store.
5. Easier financing. In some instances, credit restrictions will be lessened, and this could very well happen in the field of car financing. So it may actually be possible to get financing for a new car in 2011, whereas this was not an option in recent years.
If you think this may apply to you, you might want to go ahead and start getting some preliminary price quotes on the model you are considering. This way you will not only have an idea of if you are eligible but also of how much you are eligible for. All these listed deals as well as any others that may occur are all good in their own way, but they still don’t replace being a savvy shopper. Continue to make good comparisons, using online resources and other information sources, while keeping these and other deals in mind.