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August Trends: Best Car Discounts

The TrueCar blog presents the latest info on the best deals and sales trends for all types of vehicles across the nation. Below is their latest figures for the best current discounts in each vehicle category.

The greatest percent below MSRP helps identify the biggest consumer discounts of the month. Below, TrueCar ranks 2011 vehicles with average transaction prices that comprise the greatest percent off the make or model’s average MSRP.

TrueCar Best Discounts August 2011

Top Discounts for 2011 Makes
Rank Make % Below MSRP
1 Ram 15.1%
1 Chevrolet 14.9%
3 Mercedes-Benz 14.8%
4 GMC 13.4%
5 Ford 13.3%

 

Top Discounts for 2011 Models
Rank Make/Model % Below MSRP
1 Chevrolet Impala 25.4%
2 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 23.2%
3 Nissan Titan 21.6%
4 GMC Sierra 1500 21.5%
5 Mitsubishi Galant 20.6%

 

Top Discounts for 2012 Makes
Rank Make % Below MSRP
1 Ford 8.9%
1 Mercedes-Benz 8.8%
3 Acura 8.6%
4 Mazda 8.5%
5 Nissan 8.2%

 

Top Discounts for 2012 Models
Rank Make/Model % Below MSRP
1 Kia Sedona 12.3%
2 Ford Fusion 10.8%
3 Hyundai Genesis 10.5%
4 Ford Mustang 9.5%
5 Nissan Altima 9.4%

 

Top Discounts (by Vehicle Category)
Vehicle Category Model % Below MSRP
Large Car Chevrolet Impala 25.4%
Large Truck Chevrolet Silverado 1500 23.2%
Midsize Car Mitsubishi Galant 20.6%
Luxury Car Cadillac DTS 18.8%
Minivan Volksagen Routan 18.6%
Subcompact Car Chevrolet Aveo 18.5%
Luxury Sport Car Chevrolet Corvette 17.9%
Large SUV Chevrolet Tahoe 17.1%
Luxury SUV Mercedes-Benz GL-Class 16.8%
Small Truck Nissan Frontier 16.6%
Van Chevrolet Express Cargo Van 16.1%
Small SUV Dodge Nitro 15.8%
Midsize SUV Dodge Journey 14.9%
Sport Car Mitsubishi Eclipse 11.7%
Small Car Chevrolet Cruze 9.8%

 

Top Discounts (by Vehicle Category)
Vehicle Category Average % Below MSRP
Large Truck 12.8%
Large SUV 8.7%
Large Car 8.2%
Luxury Car 7.9%
Small SUV 7.8%
Midsize Car 7.4%
Small Truck 6.3%
Van 6.2%
Minivan 6.0%
Midsize SUV 5.9%
Luxury SUV 5.4%
Sport Car 5.0%
Luxury Sport Car 4.9%
Small Car 4.0%
Subcompact Car 2.3%

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