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August 10, 2016

TrueSavings: Great Savings on Sport Utility Vehicles

TrueSavings-Great_deals_on_SUVs_for_August-AskPatty_car_buying_serviceAugust is a Great Time to Buy a Utility Vehicle!

Back-to-school is just around the corner, and the end of summer is traditionally the best time to buy a new car because dealers are clearing space for incoming models.

Whether you want something large or small, if you’re shopping for a utility vehicle, this edition of True Savings offers something for every SUV shopper’s needs. TrueCar analysis shows potential savings ranging from 15.3% to 19.7% off Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (“MSRP”), while market average pricing on these five crossovers and SUVs demonstrates potential MSRP discounts of as much as $8,050.


2016 Dodge Journey FWD SE Midsize SUV Sport Utility

Need flexible room for people and their stuff? The midsize 2016 Dodge Journey utility vehicle seats five (or seven with an optional third-row seat) while also promising as much as 67.6 cubic feet of cargo space behind the first row. Five-seat models have 39.6 cubic feet of space behind the second row, while seven-seat models have 37 cubic feet of space behind the second row and 10.7 cubic feet behind the third row.

MSRP / Market Average*: $21,990 / $17,650
$ Discount / % Discount: $4,340 / 19.7%
Estimated Monthly Payment**: $211 
Fuel Economy MPG (City / Hwy / Comb):
 19 / 26 / 22.3


2015_LAAS-2016_jeep_grand_cherokee_SRT_night2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4×4 Midsize SUV Sport Utility

The three-row 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4×4 hits the sweet spot of premium on-road performance and legendary Jeep off-road capability while also offering such luxurious options as a dual-pane panoramic sunroof and premium wood and leather interior trim. There’s plenty of room inside for seven passengers and up to 36.3 cubic feet of cargo or up to 68.3 cubic feet with the back seats folded.

MSRP / Market Average*: $32,990 / $27,076
$ Discount / % Discount: $5,914 / 17.9%
Estimated Monthly Payment**: $324
Fuel Economy MPG (City / Hwy / Comb): 17 / 24 / 20.2


2016_Mitsubishi_Outlander_Sport-AskPatty_car_buying_service2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport 2.0 ES 2WD Manual Small SUV Sport Utility

The 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport compact utility vehicle seats five with 21.7 cubic feet of cargo space, or two passengers with 49.5 cubic feet of cargo when the rear seats are folded. Under its hood is a 148-horsepower 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine mated to a standard five-speed manual transmission. An added bonus is the Mitsubishi FUSE Hands-free Link System with Bluetooth technology, USB port, and steering wheel controls.

MSRP / Market Average*: $20,445 / $16,784
$ Discount / % Discount: $3,661 / 17.9%
Estimated Monthly Payment**: $201
Fuel Economy MPG (City / Hwy / Comb): 24 / 30 / 27


2016_Ford_Expedition-TrueCar_Buying2016 Ford Expedition 2WD XLT Large SUV Sport Utility

The 2016 Ford Expedition XLT is the largest SUV in this collection, featuring an impressive 108.3 cubic feet of cargo space behind the first row, 55.0 cubic feet behind the second-row seats, and 18.6 cubic feet of vacation cargo behind all eight passengers. Need more room for your kayak? Then strap it onto the roof rails. Or tow your larger toys with its 6,600-pound maximum tow rating.

MSRP / Market Average*: $46,630 / $38,580
$ Discount / % Discount: $8,050 / 17.3%
Estimated Monthly Payment**: $462
Fuel Economy MPG (City / Hwy / Comb): 16 / 22 / 18.8


2__2016_fiat_500x__action_off_road2016 FIAT 500X FWD Pop Small SUV Sport Utility

The 2016 FIAT 500X offers practical all-road functionality, and a full array of safety, comfort, and convenience features. The smallest utility vehicle on this list, Fiat’s iconic Italian crossover features a 184-horsepower/2.4-liter four-cylinder engine paired with a nine-speed automatic transmission, and an available all-wheel-drive system with a disconnecting rear axle for improved fuel efficiency. Though small, the Pop is versatile; its fold-flat front passenger seat and a 60/40 split-folding rear seat can comfortably accommodate passengers and cargo.

MSRP / Market Average*: $20,995 / $17,783
$ Discount / % Discount: $3,212 / 15.3%
Estimated Monthly Payment**: $213
Fuel Economy MPG (City / Hwy / Comb): 25 / 34 / 29.3

These opportunities for savings are available nationwide and demonstrate potential pricing on new cars based on the possible discount from the Manufacturers Suggested Retail Price (“MSRP”). The Market Average pricing shown above may feature manufacturer’s rebates and special cash incentives, depending on what our data shows to be the greatest opportunities for savings for new car shoppers in the current time period.

Ready to search for a utility vehicle perfect for an end-of-summer family trip?

Visit AskPatty Auto Buying Service, where you can connect with AskPatty Certified Dealers ready to provide upfront savings and a better car-buying experience.

*“Market Average” is based on the national average of recent vehicle transactions, including destination and delivery charges after incentives that are subject to change. This does not include tax, title, licensing, documentation or processing fees, other state and governmental charges and/or fees or any other charges or fees allowed by law. See for details. These TrueSavings deals demonstrate potential savings on new cars based on the possible discount from the Manufacturers Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). 

**Estimated monthly payments are based on a 2.5% APR for 72 months with 20% down on the current market average price, and excludes sales tax and other fees and charges that may vary by region or state. Actual APR may vary based on credit rating, local market conditions, and other factors. These examples are for information purposes only and are not an offer to lend. See dealer/lender for details, including actual available offers.


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