Car Prices Blogs - March, 2011

17% Growth in Car Sales from 2009 to 2010

March 28th, 2011

As economy slowly stabilizes, so do auto sales. Nationwide vehicle sales grew by 17% when compared to 2009.

Big car manufacturers such as Nissan, Honda and Ford doubled their digits in last year’s sales. Most of these sales correspond to fuel efficient, smaller cars, due to gas prices risen.

A much better looking economy provided clients with the confidence to visit showrooms again and leave with a new car. Besides the car sales, new jobs also increased, and only in March, 216,000 new jobs were given by different companies.

Car manufacturers also started a very aggressive and smart campaign on car rebates and incentives, customer were specially interested in truck rebates , one of America’s favorites. Hence, truck sales were not that affected when it comes to large cars and how much gas they spend.

Comparing Top Five Cars Leading in Fuel Economy

March 14th, 2011

As gas prices scale up, we thought it might come in handy listing out top- five-list of vehicles leading in fuel economy. All cars are under the price of $30.000, do at least 30 miles per gallon and offer quality and safety features.

Top Models are:

  • 2011 Chevrolet Aveo
  • 2011 GMC Terrain
  • 2011 Kia Soul
  • 2011 Nissan Sentra
  • 2011 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen

The list counts with two sedans, one SUV, a crossover and a wagon, proving that not only subcompacts offer fuel efficiency.

With gas prices expected to hit the $4.50 this spring, customers are in urgent need of good options. Take the time to study your best options and feel free to compare internet car prices when you visit us at CompetingCarPrices.Com

Ford on Top of Fuel Efficient Car Sales

March 7th, 2011

The rise in gas prices is once again a big concern amongst car users and potential new car buyers, therefore more buyers are choosing smaller and more fuel efficient vehicles.

Ford, has been reporting a big increase in general car sales, but for February they are reporting a great increase of 23% only in fuel efficient cars, specially the Ford Fiesta, Fusion and the Focus.

Ford Fiesta Review

Ford Fiesta is currently ranked #1 out of 33 Most Affordable Small Cars. It has great reviews on quality and most users empathize on the fact that its cabin is really comfortable for a small car. They also describe the experience of driving a Fiesta as fun.

The Fiesta is equipped with heated seats, it has airbags for the driver’s knees but most importantly, it allows you to safe money on gas as if you were driving a hybrid car. As for mileage it can drive up to 30 miles in the city and up to 37 miles on the highway per gallon. Almost as many miles as any hybrid for much less money.

  • MSRP: $13,320 – $17,120
  • Invoice: $12,886 – $16,458

The Fiesta is sometimes compared to Mazda3 and the Mini Cooper, but remains the cheapest one of those three according to car prices in USA.


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