Best End-of-the-Year Car Deals
CR can help you drive off with significant savings this holiday season
As the end of the year approaches, great car deals are available now. New car shoppers will see significant rebates and more wiggle room in negotiations as automakers and dealers try to clear showrooms and reach 2020 sales goals.
In the final hours of the year, dealerships may be especially motivated to negotiate in order to reach monthly and annual sales targets, which are typically rewarded by the automaker. Armed with all the information available on our model pages, you can definitely get a great deal now.
All nationwide incentives featured here are good until Jan. 4, 2021. The vehicles are listed in order of percentage of potential savings off the sticker price. Similar discounts can be found on other versions in addition to those spotlighted.
And there are likely to be regional deals that outshine these national offerings. They can be found through our Build & Buy Car Buying Service.
Detailed pricing information and complete ratings are available on all current vehicles from their respective model pages, linked below.
Shop CR's Car Buying Service From Home
The Consumer Reports Build & Buy Car Buying Service is evolving to face the challenges during the pandemic. Our service allows you to access a nationwide network of more than 16,000 dealers to provide up-front pricing information and a certificate to receive guaranteed savings off the manufacturer’s suggested retail price.
A growing number of dealerships in the network are part of a Buy From Home program, which allows buyers to complete the buying process without going to a dealership. Participating dealerships take you through the paperwork remotely and deliver a sanitized vehicle right to your home, all at a fair price. Those dealers have a special banner on the site that says “Buy from Home: Have your vehicle delivered to you and complete your paperwork at home.”
Chevrolet Bolt: 16% Off
Chevrolet Equinox: 16% Off
Toyota Avalon: 15% Off
Buick Encore: 15% Off
Toyota Corolla: 14% Off
Kia Sportage: 14% Off
Hyundai Kona: 13% Off
Dodge Charger: 12% Off
Kia Stinger: 12% Off
Nissan Altima: 12% Off
Tips for Buying a New Car
There are a lot of things to consider when buying a new car. On the “Consumer 101” TV show, Consumer Reports expert Kelly Funkhouser explains to host Jack Rico what to look for before taking a test drive.