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Top Deals on Summer Sports Cars

2017 FIAT 124 Spider

If you are looking for some serious summer fun, nothing beats taking a new car out on a road trip, especially if that car is a new sports car. You can also find out fast if anything is going to need attention under the bumper-to-bumper warranty. Just be sure to take along some friends, good navigation, and plenty of water. 

Summer Deals for Road Trips

2017 Chevy Trax

If you are planning to hit the road for a family vacation this summer to see more of the country and spend less money on airfare along with less time in line at the airport and more control over what you take with you, you might want to consider shopping for a new car. The first half of the year is coming to a close and 2018 models will be making their way onto lots soon so there are plenty of deals to be had.

Great New Car Deals for Summer

2017 Chevrolet Malibu

Next weekend marks the unofficial start of summer with Memorial Day and that means road trips and hot deals on new cars. With school getting out this is a great time to shop for your graduate or yourself. Everything from entry level cars to high end luxury can be had with great rates on financing and incentives as well. Upgrade your car and enjoy the summer in style.

Spring Deals on New Cars and Trucks

2017 Chevy Silverado 1500

Spring is here and it’s a great time to shop for a new pickup truck or sports car. If you have some home improvement projects ahead they will go a lot more smoothly with a new truck to haul materials with or perhaps you have travel in mind and some toys to tow. There’s also nothing quite like driving on a beautiful sunny day with the top down on your new convertible.

New Car Deals for March Madness

2017 Buick LaCrosse

Basketball isn’t the only thing that heats up in March. Car dealers are anxious to close out first quarter strong and there are a lot of great deals and incentives to be had for those shopping for a new car this month. Whether you are shopping for a small car, crossover, or midsize sedan, there is sure to be a deal to catch your eye.

Car Deals You’ll Love

2016 Chevy Colorado

If you didn’t buy your sweetheart a car for Christmas you probably won’t be out looking for those giant red bows on Valentine’s Day. But that doesn’t mean you can’t find some great deals on a car you’ll love. With all sorts of Presidents’ Day deals available this month, there is sure to be something that will catch your eye.

Here are 6 New Car Deals for Presidents’ Day:

New Year, New Car… or SUV

2017 Acura RDX Luxury Compact SUV

We’re three weeks into the New Year and you probably didn’t wake up Christmas morning to find a new car with a giant bow in your driveway.  If you’re ready to trade in your old car and shop for something bigger there are a lot of great deals this month, especially if you’re looking for a new SUV or crossover.

December Car Deals to Make Santa Jealous

Huge Incentives on the 2016 Buick Encore

Unless you are living under a rock you know that car dealers are making all sorts of deals to sell cars and finish the year strong. You might not be planning to break out the giant red bow and bestow the most amazing gift on a loved one but this is still a great time of year to shop for a new car.

Here are 8 great deals for December New Cars:

New Car Deals to be Thankful For

2016 Ford Fiesta

Thanksgiving is only days away and the holiday car ads are already filling the airwaves with images of SUVs and sports cars driving through the snow for family dinners and Christmas lights. Car dealers are trying to end the year on a high note and Thanksgiving weekend is a great time to shop for something a bit bigger than that 60” TV you’ve had your eye on. Why not head out and find a great deal on a new car to enjoy the holidays with comfort and fuel economy?

Scary Good Car Deals for Halloween

2016 Chevy Silverado 2500HD

Halloween is only 3 weeks away so if you’re going to celebrate you should already be thinking about a costume. You might also want to think about shopping for a new car as the fourth quarter is underway and dealers are making loads of great deals for people looking to pick up a 2016, and in some cases 2017 model car, truck, or SUV. Driving away in a new car is even better than candy.

Lease Deals for Just $199 a Month!

2016 Chevrolet Cruze for $199/month

With school back in session and the holidays only a few months away this is the time of year when most people really think about cutting back on spending to prepare for the rest of the year and try to finish off this year better than last year. Summer is coming to a close this week and you might be looking for a new car but don’t want to break the bank. The good news is there are several new cars available now with lease payments of just $199 a month.

New Car Deals for the Dog Days of Summer

2016 Dodge Charger

With back-to-school sales starting and Labor Day rapidly approaching, summer is almost over. Fall will be here before you know it and 2017 cars have already started making their way into dealerships. This means that now is a great time to shop for a new car.

Here are 6 great new car deals this month:

Great Convertible Deals for July

2016 Audi A3 Cabriolet

With summer in full swing and people taking vacations this is a great time to shop for a convertible so you can drop the top and hit the road with the wind in your hair. Of course they are a bit more in demand now that things have warmed up but you can still find some terrific deals on new cars this month.

Here are 6 great deals on convertibles this month:

Booming New Car Deals for Independence Day Savings

Powerful 2016 Cadillac ATS

As America gets ready to celebrate Independence Day car dealers are making their own kind of fireworks with incredible incentives and financing offers. Most well qualified buyers should have no trouble finding a 0% APR loan this month, many with terms up to 5 years and longer. Whether you’re looking for a sedan, truck, or SUV, you should be able to find a great deal in time to watch real fireworks through your new sunroof.

Best Deals for Summer Car Savings

2016 All-Electric BMW i3

As summer starts to heat up car manufacturers are increasing incentives after sales dipped slightly in April. Zero percent financing deals are available along with sizable cash back incentives. Next year’s models will start rolling into the dealerships in just a few months, making this a great time to shop for a 2016 car, truck, or SUV.

Here are 7 New Car Deals to Get You Thinking:

Best New Car Deals for April

2016 Hyundai Elantra

If you are getting a nice tax return this year you might want to use it as a down payment on a new car. For the past several years car manufacturers have been making improvements to almost every aspect of driving: convenience, safety, fuel economy, and even aesthetics. If your current ride is a few years old you could be paying more at the pump and missing out on features like voice activated dialing and Bluetooth audio in your car.

Best Car Deals for March

2015 Dodge Dart

As winter comes to an end and the first quarter of 2016 winds down car dealers and manufacturers are looking to finish out March strong and charge into spring with solid sales and nice incentives to get buyers to finally take the last of the 2015 model year vehicles off of their hands. Sharp eyed buyers will be able to get great deals on new cars and the only downside is these models already have a year’s worth of depreciation before you even take them off the lot.

Best Car Deals for February

2016 Jeep Compass

If you’re out shopping for a car this month there’s good news. You have an extra day this year to take advantage of February new car incentives. And of course if you miss the deals this month next month brings March Madness sales and car dealers tie-in with the basketball tournament and prepare for the end of the first financial quarter. With that in mind, here are some great deals for February car shopping.

Great Car Incentives for January

2015 Buick Regal

It’s a new year and that makes it a great time to shop for a new car. Dealers and manufacturers are anxious to keep the ball rolling with year-over-year increases in new car sales and that means financing deals and incentives for new cars this month. Whether you’ve been holding off on buying something new or a new car is on your list of resolutions you should be able to find a great deal this month.

Best New Year New Car Deals

BMW 6 Series

As 2015 comes to a close car dealers are scrambling to meet their month-end and year-end goals so this is a great time to shop for a car. And don’t worry if you can make it out this weekend. Car companies also want to start the year off strong so January is also a great month for finding awesome deals on new cars.

Here are 6 great deals for the “New Year”:

Best Truck Deals for November

2015 Chevy Silverado 1500

As October comes to an end car manufacturers and dealers are looking for a solid November to keep sales moving along and that means great deals to be had. Many dealers are already offering incentives on brand new 2016 model vehicles and there are even better deals available for 2015 year end clearance models.  If you are looking to purchase a new pickup truck for hauling cargo or people this fall, you are in luck as here are 6 great truck deals for November.

7 Luxury Car Deals that Won’t Scare Your Wallet

2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe

Halloween is approaching quickly and after that comes an avalanche of holidays and events along with the annual deluge of car advertising leading many to believe that winter is the best time to buy a new car. In reality there are deals to be found all year long and this month is no exception. Here are seven luxury car deals to have you driving into the holidays in style.

Best Car Deals for September

2015 Kia Sedona

With Labor Day sales getting September started off and dealers anxious to get 2015 cars sold to wrap up the quarter and make room for 2016 models, this is a good time to shop for a new car. Schools are starting and whether you are looking for an SUV or Minivan to haul a lot of people and gear around town or a new sedan, there are plenty of great deals to be had this month.

Here are 7 great new car deals for September:

Hot August Car Deals

2015 Ford Fusion

August is typically a good month to shop for a new car. Dealers are anxious to clear the lots to make room for 2016 models and also to make deals to keep Q3 going strong. This year there are lots of great deals on 2015 cars to choose from, many with zero percent financing for five years or more. This means you can get a new car with a low payment and use your money for other things, like a summer vacation.

Great Car Deals for July

2015 Chevrolet Malibu

July is the start of the 3rd quarter for most companies and that means there are deals to be had as manufacturers and dealers alike get aggressive to keep sales going strong and push towards the end of the year. New 2016 models will be rolling onto lots in less than 2 months and dealers want to start making room for that as well. This is a great time to get a solid deal on a 2015 model car, truck, or SUV.

Here are 5 Deals for July 2015:

Best Car Deals for Graduates in June

2015 Chevrolet Sonic - Great Value
2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat - Monster Muscle

June is always a big month for graduations and of course most graduates dream of getting a new car for graduation but not too many parents actually go out to buy their students a new car.  If you are ready to shop for a new car for your student the good news is that car manufacturers and dealers are offering great incentives this month to sell more cars before the 2016 models start making their way onto lots in the next few months when summer comes to an end.

8 Best New Car and Truck Deals For Under $25K in May

2015 Chevy Colorado

With Memorial Day upon us car dealers are continuing to make great deals to ensure that 2015 sales remain strong. New models are only a few months away now so this is a great time to shop for a great deal on a brand new 2015 car or truck.

Here are eight great deals with prices starting under $25,000.

5 New Luxury Car Deals for April 2015

2015 Buick Enclave

Spring is in full swing and April is generally a slow month for car sales so this is a great time of year to start shopping for a new car. Manufacturers are offering great incentives and you may even be expecting a nice tax refund to help you pay for that new car. Here are 5 upscale deals you should take a look at this month.

Awesome New Car Deals for March Madness

2015 Hyundai Sonata

March madness is here and while you are following your favorite college basketball teams car dealers are busy making great deals on 2015 cars and trucks to move more inventory as spring is finally here and the temperatures start to warm up again. Get ready for spring break and summer road trips with a great deal on a new car or truck and save big money with any of these awesome offers:

5 SUV Deals to Get You Through the Winter Weather

2015 Kia Sportage

Record snowfall over most of the United States has made travel difficult this year with many road closures and even total shutdowns in some cities. Along with lower gas prices this winter weather conditions have made SUVs more popular than they have been in years. Many 2015 SUVs offer all-wheel drive and traction control to make driving on slippery roads safer and right now manufacturers are offering great financing deals with low rates on new 2015 models.

New Year, New Car Deals

2015 Ford Fusion

Just a couple weeks into the New Year car manufacturers are already offering incentives and great deals to keep the tide rolling after a record year of sales in 2014. Dealers are anxious to keep folks buying new cars so deals are strong now and there are lots of choices with 0% APR financing so you can get a new car to start off 2015.

Great Car Deals for the Holidays

2015 Acura ILX Compact Luxury Sedan

With the holidays almost upon us this is a great time of year to shop for good deals on new cars. September is typically the best time to shop but there are always deals to be found and this time of year dealers are trying to clear out their 2014 models to make room for new models.

Great Car Financing Deals for November 2014

2015 Kia K900 Luxury Sedan

Halloween is over and now the holiday advertising will really start to ramp up the intensity. Car companies will be running plenty of ads throughout the end of the year reminding you to make everyone’s dreams come true with a brand new car for Christmas. You certainly don’t have to wait that long to find a good deal either.

Best Fall Deals on 2014 Crossover SUVs

2014 Chevrolet Equinox

The leaves are already changing color in most states and the days are getting shorter. Thanksgiving is just six weeks away and then we’ll all be flooded with car ads for the rest of the year. Fortunately, you don’t have to wait that long to find a great deal on a new car. Car Clearance can match you up with a local dealer to compare prices and find a great deal on whatever car you want to shop for. In addition, many manufacturers still have financing deals and incentives to move the remaining 2014 car models off of their lots.

Hot October Deals on 2014 Cars

2015 Acura RDX - Already on Sale

Fourth quarter is finally here and for many car manufacturers this is the start of the new model year. 0The good news for car shoppers is that while the new 2015 models are steadily filling up car dealers’ lots, manufacturers are keeping incentives high on 2014 models to keep sales strong and some OEM’s even have incentives on 2015 cars to get a jump on the competition and ramp up sales quickly.

Best Luxury Car Deals for September 2014

2014 BMW 740

September is the month when car manufacturers officially push out the next year’s models. This makes dealers very anxious to move out whatever they have on the lots from the current year. That makes this a great time to shop for a 2014 model. Luxury car manufacturers are offering huge incentives this month on 2014 models to make room for 2015 cars.

Here are 5 of the best deals we’ve found for September 2014.

Hot Car Deals for September

2014 Hyundai Sonata

If your summer road trip left your car the worse for wear this could be a great time to shop for a great deal on a new car. Car manufacturers are still offering great incentives to move 2014 models and there are plenty of zero percent financing deals available in September. Whether you’re looking for an affordable car or midsize SUV here are a few of this month’s best deals.

Save in August with these Labor Day Car Deals

2014 Buick Enclave

Next week marks the unofficial end of summer with Labor Weekend. Car makers and dealers are offering loads of special incentives to close out the month on a high note and head towards fall continuing the brisk pace of 2014 car sales.

Affordable, Safe Used Cars for New, Young Drivers

2005 Acura RL - Safe & Affordable

A recent survey by the IIHS indicates that 83% of parents buy used cars for their teens to drive as their first vehicles. The survey also determined that a lot of teens drive small or subcompact cars that don’t offer enough crash protection. Other inexpensive used cars tend to be older vehicles lacking modern safety features like electronic stability control, side air bags, backup cameras, and more.

Best New SUV Deals for August 2014

2014 Buick Encore

We’re halfway through summer and as people start getting back from vacation and getting into the routines of fall, August is a great month to shop for a new car, SUV, or truck. Most manufacturers are offering great lease deals, financing specials, and incentives to bring shoppers into dealerships and move inventory. If you are shopping for a new SUV this month here are several great deals to consider:

7 Passenger Car Deals for July

2014 Cadillac CTS Coupe

New car sales have remained strong throughout the first half of this year. Consumer spending appears to be heading up and car manufacturers continue to offer incentives to keep the car buyers coming. New 2015 models are starting to trickle in and dealers are anxious to make deals to move more 2014 cars in the meantime.

6 Affordable Car Deals for July 2014

2014 Ford Fiesta Hatchback

For the first time in several years gas prices aren’t rising at a rampant pace to beat last year’s pain at the pump. That actually makes it an even better time to shop for an affordable car as demand isn’t quite as high as it would be if gas were at $5.00 a gallon like everyone has predicted each year.

Five Hot Truck and SUV Deals for July

2014 Chevy Silverado 1500 Double Cab

Summer is a busy time for singles and families taking time off of work to travel, move, and start home improvement projects. In many of these cases you will need a vehicle with cargo space to haul luggage, supplies, or even furniture. If you are considering shopping for a new truck or SUV this month there are several deals that will make your decision a bit easier.

Sports Car Deals for Summer Driving Fun

2014 Dodge Challenger with Shaker Hood

July is a great month to shop for a new car. It’s the start of the third quarter and dealers will want to start the second half of the year off strong to continue the growth they’ve seen so far this year. If you are thinking about shopping for a new sports car there are a lot of deals available this month on some great selling sports coupes.

7 Best Ford Deals for June 2014

2014 Ford Expedition

As the end of the first half of 2014 approaches car dealers everywhere are making deals to move vehicles off of the lots and make room for the 2015 models that will be arriving within the next few months. That makes this a great time to search for a great deal on the new car of your dreams. With all of the recall troubles GM has been facing, Ford has stepped up the incentives to move potential buyers to their brand.

USAA’s Top 10 Car Values for 2014

2014 Chevrolet Spark - USAA Top Value Coupe

If you are shopping for a new car this summer you may already have a favorite in mind and CarClearance.com can help you find the best deals from local dealerships on that model. If you are just starting your search you might be interested in seeing which cars are rated as “best buys” by industry experts. Auto insurer USAA compared hundreds of new cars and narrowed the list down to 10 winners for different categories.

Best New Car Lease Deals for Father’s Day

2014 Acura TL

Father’s Day is here and if you want to get your dad the very best gift possible, get him a new car. Or if you want to treat yourself for all of the hard work you put in day in and day out for your family, get a new car for yourself. This is a great time to get an awesome deal on a new car lease with the end of June marking the end of the second quarter, manufacturers and dealers are anxious to move more vehicles and have some great purchase and lease deals available.

Best New SUV Deals for Summer Road Trips

2014 GMC Terrain

The official start of summer is only 2 weeks away and businesses generally start to slow down for the summer as people start to take vacations and get away. Many people will be packing up the car and hitting the roads this summer to get away and see the country. If your current car isn’t up to par and you want to get there in comfort and style, you might be interested in a new small SUV.

6 New Car Deals Under $20K for June 2014

2014 Chevy Cruze

Summer is almost here and many high school and college graduates will be anxious to enjoy their newfound freedoms with a new car. While you can certainly find great deals on used cars in any price range a new car will have less maintenance issues for the next several years and many come fully loaded with the latest safety and entertainment technologies.

New American Car Deals for Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer with barbecues, beach days, and graduations along with paying respect for military sacrifices.  Like all holidays that fall at the end of the month, car dealers are anxious to make deals to finish up the month so if you have a long weekend ahead, this is a great time to go shopping for a new car.

Top 9 Deals on Convertibles for Top Down Fun in the Sun

2014 MINI Cooper Convertible

Summer is right around the corner and spring is the perfect time to shop for a new convertible. On sunny days there’s nothing better than driving with the top down and the wind in your hair and modern convertibles are so well built that the ride is quiet and dry even on rainy days with the top up. These 9 new convertibles all have incentives or special financing this month so you can be driving under the open air right away.

May New Car Deals with 0% Financing

2014 Buick Enclave

April was a good month for car dealers as the weather warmed up and people started coming out from their winter “hibernation”.  Manufacturers are clearly anxious to keep that trend up and are offering some great deals to keep people shopping for cars in May.

5 New Car Deals for Late April 2014

2014 Dodge Charger - Spring Incentives

April is coming to a close and you still have time to pick up a great deal on a new car. The biggest savings will come from 2013 models but those are getting harder to find as we’re nearly through one third of 2014 already. Fortunately, Cars.com has a listing of the top 10 cars ranked by the cash-back incentives by percentage off of MSRP.

Best Buy Deals on New Luxury Cars

2014 Acura ILX - Great Deals in April

The weather is getting warmer and with the end of the month approaching this is a great time to shop for a new car. We’ve already showcased some of the awesome deals on “green cars” this month.

April New Car Deals from Honda, Lexus, and Nissan

Save in April on the 2014 Honda Accord

After a hard winter car dealers are looking to kick off the 2nd quarter of 2014 strong so there are plenty of deals to be found if you are shopping for a new car. Some manufacturers are offering rebates and incentives and many are offering low interest financing. Here are some of the best new car deals from the leading import brands:

Honda Deals

Earth Month Deals on "Green" Machines

2014 Ford Focus Electric

Despite Earth Month starting out on April Fools Day taking steps to support the environment is no joke. Coinciding with Earth Month activities comes news that The U.S. EPA has awarded General Motors with the 2014 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award. Since 2010, GM has reduced carbon intensity in the U.S. by 11 percent.

Zero Percent Financing on New Cars for Spring 2014

2014 Ford Edge - 0% Financing in April 2014

Spring is officially here and with the new season it’s time to get rid of the old and start fresh with new stuff. If your spring cleaning plans include trading in your old car and shopping for a new car we’ve found some nice deals for you. Several car companies are offering zero percent financing to make your choice even easier. Some even include long-term financing up to 72 months with no interest.

Lease a New Car for $199 a Month in March

2014 Kia Optima $199/month lease

When you’re shopping for a great deal on a new car you’ll see a lot of ads for rebates, low financing and other incentives and all sorts of low monthly payments for new car leases. With all of the hype it pays to do the math and determine what the total cost of the lease will be for any given car. Fortunately the folks at Edmunds.com have put together a list of 31 lease deals for $199 a month along with the initial payment required and calculations for the cost per mile for each car.

Car Clearance Deals for Mid March

NEW 2014 FIAT 500L 4-Door

The NCAA tournament is about to start beginning the period known as “March Madness”. Spring is almost here and new car dealers are ready to make some deals to get people to come out of their warm homes before the thaw. Here are 7 great deals you should take a look at before March goes “out like a lamb”.

Most Fuel Efficient All-Wheel-Drive SUVs

2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid

Refineries have already started preparing to make the switch from winter blend to summer blend gasoline for cleaner burning fuel during the heavy demand summer months. Traditionally the refineries shut down for maintenance during the changeover and the price of gas begins to climb as we head into peak driving season.

6 Hot New Car Deals for March

2014 BMW X5

March is here and that means spring should be only a few weeks away; despite the groundhog’s prediction. This year is off to a bit of a slow start so if you can still find them you should be able to get amazing deals on new car purchases or new car leases for 2013 vehicles. Dealers are also offering great purchase incentives on new 2014 models and especially so on SUVs and crossovers.

End of the Month Lease Deals for February

2014 Chevrolet Impala

Winter storms are still in force this month and car dealers are still anxious to make deals with the cold weather keeping shoppers inside and slowing down sales after a year of strong comebacks for most manufacturers. If you are looking for anything from a minivan to a sports coupe, there is sure to be a deal for you. With tax season approaching you might be thinking about leasing to take advantages of some tax benefits for next year’s returns.

Red Hot Deals on Red Cars for Valentine’s Day

2014 BMW 435i Coupe
2014 Cadillac ATS
2014 Chevrolet Camaro SS
2014 Dodge Challenger R/T
2014 Mercedes-Benz SLK250

Valentine’s Day is only 2 days away and while most people are out buying flowers or trying to book restaurant reservations you can be a real hero to yourself or your sweetheart by buying a new car. Here are 5 cars that all are available with either purchase incentives or lease deals and all of these cars look awesome in red.

Hot Deals on 2-Seaters for Valentine’s Day

2014 BMW Z4 Roadster

Valentine’s Day is next week and while everyone else is out buying jewelry and flowers why not kick it up a notch and get your Valentine (or yourself) a sporty new roadster? There are plenty of new models to choose from this year. Two seats make it easier to get close.

February 2014 New Car Deals for the Long Winter

2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Today is Groundhog Day and we will officially have 6 more weeks of winter because Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow this morning in Pennsylvania and went back into his hole. Winter can be a good time to go new car shopping because when people stay home due to the cold dealers tend to be more eager to make deals for the folks that do make it to the lot.

Top Green Cars for January 2104

2014 Acura ILX Hybrid
2014 Chevrolet Volt
2014 Ford C-Max
2014 Mazda CX-5
2014 Toyota Prius

Perhaps one of your New Year’s Resolutions was to be more “green” in 2014. If you’ve increased recycling, changed light bulbs and started conserving water but are looking for ways to save even more, maybe you are thinking about buying a more fuel efficient car.

January 2014 New Car Incentives

2014 Chevy Camaro

The New Year is in full swing now and most of the country is starting to get a little, albeit slight, relief from the throws of the “polar vortex”.  If you’ve been holding onto an older car and want to start looking for a new one this year there are some good deals available this month with cash-back and 0% financing available on a number of 2014 new cars.

Here are 8 new car deals for January 2014.

7 Best New Cars for Winter 2014

2014 Audi Allroad AWD Wagon

This year started off cold with the Polar Vortex gripping much of the U.S. in freezing temperatures, wind, snow, and ice.  The best advice under these conditions is to just stay home and leave the car in the garage. Sometimes that just isn’t possible and you need to have a car that can get you safely to your destination.

8 Used Car Deals for January 2014

2012 BMW Z4

If the new year has you looking for a great deal on a used car you will either be looking for a used car from a private party or a Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) car from a dealer.

Last Minute Car Incentives 2013

2013 Volkswagen Tiguan

Less than a week remains in 2013, which means if you want to take advantage of year-end clearance deals to get a great price on a new car you better hurry up and get to a dealership. There are a lot of incentives available for car shoppers and many of them expire on January 2, which is Thursday of next week.

Top New Car Deals for December 2013

2014 Honda Accord

With less than a week until Christmas and only 10 days left in the year time is running out for those still hoping to buy a new car this year. Dealers are really rolling up their sleeves to make some great deals in order to meet year-end goals and reduce inventories heading into the New Year.

Car Shopping - 8 Great Deals for the Holidays

2014 GMC Acadia

Christmas is almost here and time is running out on 2013. End-of-year car clearances are going strong and this is a great month for dealer incentives to entice people shopping for new cars to finally pull the trigger and make a purchase.

Best New Car Deals for Year-End

2013 Jaguar XJ

With the onslaught of car advertising on television before the holidays you would think that everyone must be out buying cars this time of year. Even if you aren’t planning to put a set of car keys under the Christmas tree this is a good time to shop for a new car for yourself or your family.

Best Black Friday New Car Deals

2013 Nissan Maxima

Shoppers looking for bargains on Black Friday can save a lot more money shopping for a car than standing in line for a deal on a television or iPad. November is almost over and so is 2013 so car dealers are really pushing to move cars this weekend. You’ll also avoid the crowds and parking hassles at the mall.

Minivan Deals for Holiday Shoppers

2013 Chrysler Town and Country

With the end of the year approaching car dealers are busy cutting deals better than any advertised “Black Friday” television door-buster. If your family has grown or you just have a lot of stuff to drive around you might be looking for a great deal on a new minivan.

Great Car Deals in Time for Thanksgiving

2013 Chevy Avalanche

Holiday shopping is right around the corner and this is a great time for those who are trying to find a great car deal. There are still a few great deals out there for 2013 model clearance vehicles and manufacturers looking to finish the year strong are offering great incentives on new models.

7 Hot Deals for November Car Shoppers

2013 Dodge Charger

The year is coming to a close and many people looking to find a great deal on a new car to finish out the year with will be very happy with some of the latest deals for this month, The best deals will be on the 2013 models but supplies are starting to become limited with the 2014s coming in so you need to get to the dealer quickly or

Consumer Reports Names Top Scoring Cars for 2013

BMW 135i - Top Scoring Car

Ever since Consumer Reports named the Tesla Model S the “Best Car They’ve Ever Tested”, car buyers have wondered how they can get a top scoring car without spending $90,000 and up to get a Tesla of their own.  Thankfully, just ahead of the “

5 Fall Specials on Midsize SUVs & Crossovers

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Fall is in full swing and that means camping trips, hunting season, and of course, road trips to visit with family. A midsize SUV is a great choice for anyone that needs both passenger space and room for gear or bringing home new furniture for those fall home improvement projects.

Kelley Blue Book's Top 10 Car Deals for October

2013 Ford Escape

Fall is generally a great time to go car shopping with models from next year starting to make their way onto dealer lots and dealers making terrific deals to close out this year. 2013 is no different with loads of incentives and great deals available for those shopping for a new car. The best deals right now are on the 2013 models. The editors at Kelley Blue Book have put together a complete list of the top 10 deals for October, 2013. Here are the top 5 deals:

Acura Incentives for Fall

2013 Acura MDX

This has been a solid year for Acura with double digit gains in year over year sales for several months including a 17 month run of monthly records for the RDX. 2014 models are finally hitting dealerships this month and Acura is expecting these strong sales to continue. "With the all-new 2014 MDX luxury SUV hitting the sweet spot for upscale family shoppers, Acura is well positioned heading into the fall selling season," said Jeff Conrad, vice president of Acura sales.

GM Offers Big Incentives for October

2013 Buick Enclave

By all measures General Motors is having a great year in 2013.  For the month of October GM is offering sales incentives in the form of customer cash or low APR financing for qualified buyers. While you can’t combine the two programs in many cases vehicles are offered at zero percent. The best deals are on 2013 models but there are a few new 2014 models with incentives for purchase.

4 Heavy Duty Trucks for Hauling

GMC Sierra 2500HD Denali

If your plans for fall include hauling a trailer or boat or even just loads of building materials you might be in the market for a heavy duty truck. “Heavy Duty” covers all pickups with a gross vehicle weight rating between 8,501 pounds and 10,000 pounds. Heavy duty trucks also qualify for section 179 tax deductions when purchased for business use (with at least 50% business usage).

Best Entry Level Sedans under $20K

Honda Fit best small car under $20K

If you are car shopping for a new driver or need an affordable car for commuting just to get from point A to point B, you might enjoy U.S. News & World Report’s rankings of the best small cars for under $20,000. They put together a list of the top 39 cars in the small car category, with base prices starting below $20K although you can nearly always pay more if you desire.

2013 Car Clearance Deals for September

2013 Chevy Impala

August was a huge month for new car sales this year and manufacturers are seeking to keep that trend going with great deals and incentives for September to finish out 3rd quarter strong and close out the 2013 models to make room for the newest models. As you shop new cars this month, you’ll find great car deals to save you money on your next car.

New Car Deals for Labor Day – Don’t Delay

Save on the Ford Focus

September is here and Fall is only a few weeks away. Soon nights will be getting longer and for most people in the U.S. cooler temperatures will come as a relief. Car dealers are already bringing in the 2014 models and making deals to clear out the 2013 inventory.

TRUECar Labor Day Specials – “Steals on Wheels”

2013 Nissan Titan

As Labor Day approaches and 2013 charges ahead towards football season, fall, fourth quarter, and the holidays, this is a good time to consider buying a new car.

10 Best Summer Clearance Car Deals

2013 Jaguar XJ

With kids across the country starting the annual back to school ritual and fall just around the corner this is one of the best times of year to shop for a new car.

Best Car Deals for August

Acura ILX

Best Car Deals for August

Summer vacations are coming to an end and the holidays are still several months away. Now is a perfect time to shop for a new car to cruise into fall. The 2014 models are making their way into dealerships and more deals are available as dealers try to clear out their inventories to make room. 

Here are some of the best buys and leases for this month:

5 Tips for Getting More Value on your Trade-In

Toyota FJ Cruiser

If you’re shopping for a new car you might be trying to decide what to do with whatever you have now. There are really only four options to consider.

Gas Prices Rising for the Summer

2013 Mazda CX-5

July marks the peak of the summer driving season and the national average price for a gallon of regular gasoline is $3.67, up from $3.55 just one week ago, according to the AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report. A month ago, the price of gas averaged $3.60 per gallon nationwide.

Best Deals on Convertibles for Summer

Chrysler 200 Convertible

Summertime brings warm weather, longer days, and time to get out and enjoy life. Even daily commutes can be more enjoyable if you’re driving a convertible.

2013 J.D. Power Initial Quality Awards

2013 Porsche Boxster

The J.D. Power Initial Quality Study, tracks customer satisfaction in the first 90 days of ownership. This study has become the industry benchmark for new-vehicle quality. Now in its 27th year, the study was redesigned for 2013 to better measure problems related to new technologies and features now being offered and allow for more detailed feedback from new-vehicle owners.

Car Innovations Becoming More Affordable

2013 Dodge Ram 1500

Car-shopping web site Edmunds.com reported yesterday that many expected “innovations of the future” are already available and they are being offered to consumers in increasingly more affordable car models and trim levels.

Best Car Deals for July 2013

2013 Nissan Altima

2013 has been a good year for car dealers, with sales making a very strong comeback even as manufacturers have tried to hold the line on keeping incentives down to improve residual values for th

Most American Cars by Category

American Muscle - Chevy Camaro

Edmunds.com ranks top “American” cars for Independence Day. With Independence Day upon us and half of 2013 already in the history books, car shopping website Edmunds.com has put together a list of the most American cars for shoppers looking to Buy American. The list is based on each vehicle’s percentage of U.S. and Canadian Content.

Top Cars for Teens

Mitsubishi Lancer GTS

If you are shopping for a new or used car for your new driver this summer you might want to check out this list of the “best cars for teens” from CarInsurance.com.  They compared cars across several categories and also compared the cost to insure an 18 year old driver on his or her own policy to come up with

GM Offering Big Incentives on Chevy Volt

2013 Chevy Volt

With gas prices rising and the electric car market becoming increasingly competitive, General Motors is offering huge incentives to sell more Chevy Volts. The Volt is a mid-size, plug-in car that can go nearly 40 miles on a charge, but also has a gasoline engine to provide power for longer drives and has a miles per gallon equivalent of 98.

GM Offering Free Maintenance On All Cars

2014 Chevy Malibu

GM is offering free routine maintenance on most 2014 vehicles through GMC, Chevrolet, and Buick dealers. GM vehicle owners will receive an oil and filter change, four-wheel tire rotation, and a 27-point vehicle inspection based on the vehicle owner’s manual maintenance schedule and oil life monitoring system recommendations.

Summer Road Trip Tips

Fuel efficient Toyota Highlander

Summer is almost here and for a lot of people that means road trips. Whether you’re planning to pile a bunch of friends into your car, truck, or SUV to hit the road for a summer adventure or taking your family on a vacation here are some planning tips to help ensure a smooth drive.

Best Car Deals for Memorial Day

Memorial Day Deals on Vehicles like Chevy Silverado

In honor of Memorial Day Consumer Reports has put together a list of the “Best new car deals on American cars for Memorial Day 2013” featuring models offering at

Carfax Tips for Car Buying Season

Used Ford Mustand

According to Vehicle History Report company Carfax, more than half of all used cars sold are purchased between May and September, making summertime the optimum time to research, plan, and search for the right vehicle. Researching car values online will help you negotiate with the fair market value in mind for the car you want.

Nissan Lowers Prices to Grab Market Share

Nissan Armada

If you’re looking for a new car for summer or something for your graduate to drive you might start seeing Nissan pop up in online searches more often.  That’s because the company is aggressively cutting prices to be more competitive with the intention of grabbing a bigger share of the market.

March 2013 Car Price Alert! New Car Prices On The Rise & Industry Incentives Down

TrueCar, one of the industry leaders in tracking and monitoring new car pricing activity, announced today that February 2013 showed an increase in new car transaction prices AND a decrease in new car incentives.  For the average car buyer, this means that prices are going up and discounts are going down.  

Best New Car Deals For Presidents Day 2013

With President's Day right around the corner, what better to celebrate than finding a way to save some Benjamins? :)  When it comes to finding a great new car deal this February, the good folks over at Edmunds.com and Consumer Reports have done some analysis to help buyers identify those cars and trucks that have high incentives on them as dealers try to make the most of the President's Day Weekend Car Deals.

On both lists, the 2013 Nissan Maxima is high on the charts as the car with the highest discounts available right now vs. MSRP. 

April 2012 - Top 10 Best Car Deals

With spring time in full gear, car manufacturers and car dealers are offering up some great car rebates and incentives on new and certified pre owned vehicles.  Here is the CarClearance.com Top 10 Car Deals for April 2012...

CarClearance.com Launches To Help Consumers Find The Best Local Deals

Welcome to CarClearance.com! We’re very happy that you’re here and we look forward to helping you with your car buying research and purchase. Our goal with this website is to help you find the best deals on new cars.

We know what it’s like to wade through website after website researching the latest models and offers. In fact, it is because of this experience that we decided to create this website. The new car buying process should not be one filled with dread or uncertainty - in fact it should be the opposite - exciting and confidence-building.

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