True Car recently released its list of Steals on Wheels, highlighting the best deals on new cars in July
According to the latest list, the Ford Edge claimed the No. 1 spot, with a 16.1 percent savings off the MSRP, which equates to $4,591 off the market price of $28,595. The Ford Edge has a 2.0L 4-cylinder engine and gets 21 city mpg and 30 highway mpg.
"July is an ideal time to shop for a new car because it offers a great selection of vehicles before model-year-end clearance sales start depleting available choices at the dealers' lots," said Jesse Toprak, senior analyst for TrueCar. "If you're especially picky about the color or particular configuration of your new car, this would be a great time to go kick the tires and still get some of the best deals of the year 2013 model-year vehicles."
While the Edge took the top spot, a large truck claimed the No. 2 spot. The 2013 Ram 1500 Outdoorsman is a top deal in July. According to TrueCar.com, the savings on a Ram 1500 Outdoorsman is 11.6 percent on the MSRP, which equals nearly $4,330.
Trucks have been the fastest-selling sector of the automotive industry this year, so after this report, more shoppers will recognize the value in the Ram 1500 Outdoorsman. Those making a purchase should add a little extra protection to their truck by equipping it with Husky Liners® mud guards.
Ram 1500 named All-Star
The 2013 Ram 1500 has received a number of awards this year, and the latest was from Automobile Magazine. Expert editors at the magazine named the 1500 an All-Star, marking the third time in the last four years it has received the designation.
"The Automobile Magazine All-Star award puts the 2013 Ram 1500 on top of other half-ton trucks in the market," said Reid Bigland, president and CEO – Ram Truck Brand, Chrysler Group LLC. "This prestigious award doesn't just focus on new trucks but all current model trucks and we're proud to accept the honor."
The 1500 gives shoppers a choice between a 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 engine or the award-winning Pentastar V-6. Furthermore, the 2013 model comes with new technologies and features, which company officials say don't sacrifice on performance. Best of all, the truck gets best-in-class fuel efficiency at 25 miles to the gallon.