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Frugal Shopper: Flexible Prices, Unexpected Deals On New Cars

Frugal Shopper: Flexible Prices, Unexpected Deals On New Cars

Looking for a good deal on a fuel-efficient hybrid? You’ll probably want to put the 2010 Honda Insight near the top of your list, as it currently has the most flexible price of any model on the market. According to the monthly TrueTrends report, from the pricing intelligence and analysis firm... read more

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2010 Chevrolet Silverado

Silverado, Ranger, Impala Among Best Red, White, And Blue Deals

Over a number of Frugal Shopper posts, we’ve covered all sorts of ways to save money on motoring, and pointed to some of the best new-car deals out there. But now we have... read more July 1, 2010 by  2


 
2010 Volkswagen New Beetle Coupe

Frugal Shopper: Women Prefer Practical, Frugal Cars, Men Don’t?

When it comes time to purchase a car, men look for bold design statements, sexy sheetmetal, and scorching performance while women—well, women want something practical... read more June 11, 2010 by  11


 
winter tire

Frugal Shopper: Energy-Saving Tires Could Save You $100 Per Year

The next time you need a new set of tires, consider this: Energy-saving low-rolling-resistance tires now cost about the same as other tires, and they could save you a lot in... read more June 4, 2010 by  7


 
car sales

Frugal Shopper: Holiday-Weekend Sales Promise Sweeter Deals

If you're not among the 32.1 million Americans planning to travel this holiday weekend, as estimated by the AAA, and you happen to be shopping for a new vehicle, it could be... read more May 28, 2010 by  1


 
Dealer - Sale

Frugal Shopper: Does It Make Sense To Buy A Used Rental Car?

If you're thinking about a late-model used car instead of a new one, the used cars on offer by major rental companies can be tempting. From a price standpoint, you're getting... read more May 21, 2010 by  11


 
2010 Ford Mustang GT Convertible

Frugal Shopper: Deals Sweeten On 2010 Models As 2011s Arrive

As the 2010 model year starts to show hints of winding down and strong incentives continue to sweeten the deal, there are plenty of deep discounts to be had if you know where... read more May 14, 2010 by  0


 
Continental ContiSportContact tire on Cadillac CTS

Frugal Shopper: Tire Prices Will Rise Again This Summer

It's spring, and if you've made it through the winter with a set of all-season radials, it's the right time to get them inspected and measure that tread. If they're getting... read more May 7, 2010 by  0


 
money

Frugal Shopper: P2P Car Sharing Could Save You A Bundle

Economic woes have got you thinking about whether you need that second or third vehicle at all? What about borrowing a car from the neighbor whose vehicle is parked nearly... read more April 23, 2010 by  2


 
2010 Chevrolet Cobalt

Frugal Shopper: In With The 2011 Models, Up With The 2010 Deals

The most discounted 2010 models during March were the Chevrolet Cobalt, Hyundai Sonata, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Jeep Commander, and Chevrolet Malibu, according to sales... read more April 16, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Toyota Corolla

Frugal Shopper: For Cost-Conscious Commuters, Sedans Make Sense

We've recently reported that there are a lot of deals to be had on new vehicles this season—especially on SUVs and trucks. But the flip side is that the costs of vehicle... read more April 9, 2010 by  9


 
2010 Nissan Armada

Frugal Shopper: Trucks And SUVs Still Deeply Discounted

Just a few years ago, full-size trucks and body-on-frame sport-utility vehicles were the vehicles you weren't going to get a great deal on. These popular vehicles were among... read more April 2, 2010 by  2


 
2008 Mercedes-Benz ML550

Frugal Shopper: Pricey Parts Can Push Ownership Costs Upward

The Yugo sure doesn't have a reputation for reliability or durability. But they sure are cheap to repair. Meanwhile, for several Mercedes-Benz AMG models, the cost of parts... read more March 26, 2010 by  1


 
2009 Nissan Versa 5dr HB Auto S Front Exterior View

Frugal Shopper: Five Most Miserly Models

Run all the numbers for overall ownership costs—including depreciation, insurance, repairs, maintenance, and the like—and you'll almost always find that holding on to... read more March 19, 2010 by  10


 
2010 Nissan Altima Hybrid

Frugal Shopper: The Ten Most Discounted Hybrid Models

If you're considering one of many hybrid models but think that there are no deals to be had on green vehicles, now would be the time to think again—and potentially head out... read more March 12, 2010 by  1


 
Car Dealer

Frugal Shopper: What Time, Day, Month Is Best For Deals?

If you're thinking of heading out to the dealership to close the deal this weekend—especially if it's Friday—you might want to hold off. And Saturday? Well, it depends... read more March 5, 2010 by  2


 
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