The winter is generally a tough time for auto retailers everywhere, it's cold, nasty and just down right not good weather for buying a car or truck or suv in most areas of the US.
February was one of those months for auto retailers, not good. So, you're gain is that with the sales being sort of stagnant and the new model year looming just about six months away, you could stand to make a better deal because of it.
Here's a good article from Forbes.com that explains how a bad February for retailers can become a great March for the consumer.
If you were like me when I was just getting my driver's license, I just couldn't wait to buy any affordable car to drive around in. Times have changed though, and now it's more like a car being a mirror of who you are, according to a J.D. Power survey.
Forget about spunk, a lot of us were just worried about how much money we had to plunk down in order to drive a car, but that's become more costly over the years too. Anyway, this is an interesting story in the USA Today explains more about these young people driving vehicles that are 'extensions of their personalities.'