Every week, TrueCar showcases the best deals you can find on new cars and new SUVs today. This week, three luxury sedans, a sports car, and a practical five-door hatchback make the Top 5 list. Read on to learn more about how much you can save.
Acura TL–Average Savings: $3014
The Acura TL is a solid choice for midsize luxury sedan buyers, but many consumers are probably having trouble seeing past the restyled front-end. TrueCar reports the base model of the pre-refresh 2011 TL is selling for an average price of $32,882 here in California. On average, the price for a new 2011 Acura TL is $3014 below the manufacturer’s sticker price. The TL has EPA-rated mileage as high as 18/26 mpg city/highway. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety gave the Acura TL a Good rating for the front and side impact crash tests, and the 2011 TL comes equipped with side airbags, front and rear head curtain airbags and front seat-mounted torso airbags. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration gave the 2010 model year TL five stars in every category.
Nissan 370Z Convertible—Average Savings: $4258
If you’re looking for an affordable sports car, the Nissan 370Z is a good choice. Possessing a strong V-6 engine mated to a six-speed manual transmission with 332 horsepower, the 370Z is a fun-to-drive sports car. Two seats, rear-wheel drive, big tires and rims, and a lightweight body is everything the sports car enthusiast would want. The average savings for this model is $4258 this week. It is expected to get 18-19 mpg in the city and 25-26 mpg on the highway. The 370Z has not earned any ratings from the IIHS and NHTSA over the past two years.
Volvo S80—Average Savings: $4552
Staying true to its roots, the 2011 Volvo S80 has extraordinary safety features and is a reasonable alternative to an attention-grabbing luxury sedan. This year’s model loses the V-8 AWD model but soothe six-cylinder model gains more power. The 2011 Volvo S80 is available in 3.2 and T6 AWD trim levels. Truecar.com suggests that if you paid $4552 below the MSRP, you might be leaving the lot with a good deal. This year, the IIHS named the 2011 Volvo S80 a Top Safety Pick.
Chevrolet HHR—Average Savings: $3043
It would be easy to mistake the Chevrolet HHR for another hatchback, but where it does distinguish itself is its fuel economy. The 2011 HHR is expected to get as high as 22/32 mpg city/highway. This week, the base model is being sold for an average $4028 below the manufacturer’s sticker price. This year’s model spells the end of the line for the sport SS trim and, aside from a few minor changes the exterior remains unchanged. The IIHS gave the HHR its highest rating of Good for the front crash test and an Acceptable rating for the side impact test.
Infiniti M56—Average Savings: $5460
The 2011 M56 does not disappoint. This luxury sedan packs a punch worthy of making every competitor in its class take notice. A 5.6-liter 420-horsepower V-8 puts the M56 at the head of the class. The M56 was named a 2011 Top Safety Pick by the IIHS, earning Good ratings in every category.
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