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8 Best Cars to Buy for Spring

U.S. News & World Report - Cars Logo By Matt Rand of U.S. News & World Report - Cars | Slide 1 of 10: In car buying, timing can be everything. Demand and pricing vary month to month, and so do the special finance and lease incentives offered by automakers. The best cars and SUVs on the market are often in high demand, which means good deals are hard to find. However, even the best cars go through a sales slump now and then, and that’s when savvy shoppers hit the market.Using industry sales data, we’ve identified highly ranked cars and SUVs that haven’t been selling well recently. Slow demand means you’ll have a good chance of negotiating a lower price than usual at the dealership. Sluggish demand can also incentivize manufacturers to offer budget-friendly financing deals and lease deals, which can help your bottom line.Just because these vehicles are in a sales slump doesn’t mean they fall short in terms of quality. In fact, they all have very good scores in U.S. News new car rankings, and a few have even earned awards in the past year. So if you’re looking for strong value in a great new car this May, this list is the perfect place to start your search.Keep in mind that our scores are constantly updated as new expert reviews and data become available. Therefore, the U.S. News scores listed here may differ slightly from the ones listed on our rankings page.Check with your local dealership for more details on all of the deals described here, as some of the details may diverge slightly from what is available in your area.

Low Demand, Great Deals, High Quality: A Perfect Mix for Car Buyers

In car buying, timing can be everything. Demand and pricing vary month to month, and so do the special finance and lease incentives offered by automakers. The best cars and SUVs on the market are often in high demand, which means good deals are hard to find. However, even the best cars go through a sales slump now and then, and that’s when savvy shoppers hit the market.

Using industry sales data, we’ve identified highly ranked cars and SUVs that haven’t been selling well recently. Slow demand means you’ll have a good chance of negotiating a lower price than usual at the dealership. Sluggish demand can also incentivize manufacturers to offer budget-friendly financing deals and lease deals, which can help your bottom line.

Just because these vehicles are in a sales slump doesn’t mean they fall short in terms of quality. In fact, they all have very good scores in U.S. News new car rankings, and a few have even earned awards in the past year. So if you’re looking for strong value in a great new car this May, this list is the perfect place to start your search.

Keep in mind that our scores are constantly updated as new expert reviews and data become available. Therefore, the U.S. News scores listed here may differ slightly from the ones listed on our rankings page.

Check with your local dealership for more details on all of the deals described here, as some of the details may diverge slightly from what is available in your area.

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