Infographic: Best Time to Buy a Car

Infographic: Best Time to Buy a Car

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MONEYIf you’re in the market for a new car, you’ll be happy to hear that August is the best time to make your purchase. I bet you thought it was December. Surprisingly, you can get the best deals right now.

So there’s no need to wait until the end of the year to snag a good price. You’ll be shopping in your flip flops and cute tank top instead of a down puffer coat and furry boots.

Research by TrueCar shows that August car and truck prices over the past five years have averaged $29,296. That’s $169 lower than any other month.

Take a look at this infographic by Truecar to see the best day of the week to make your car purchase.