After spending the first few weeks of 2012 compiling and analyzing our 2011 new car buying data – one fact has become glaringly obvious: women are more practical car buyers than men. While the average new car offer for a man is around $31,911, women typically seek cars and options that land them at a $28,306 price range. However, the two sexes save about the same. Men usually get 10.3% off MSRP and women get around 10.2% off MSRP. Continue reading
So not only have we proven that car prices are starting to stablize, especially if you’re looking for a Nissan, but the CarWoo! Marketplace has also demonstrated an interesting tidbit about human psychology. CarWoo! data, obtained from their online MarketPlace for new car buyers and sellers, reveals that after peaking during July, the rigor of negotiation appears to be lessening as new car prices begin to return to first quarter 2011 levels. Continue reading
Hey new car buyers, try these stats on for size. According to the CarWoo! Marketplace, rices for new car buyers improved 7% in July over June. The top brands? Nissan and Ford remained the discount leaders offering 10.38% and 8.38% discounts off MSRP respectively. Continue reading
While Japanese cars, specifically Hondas and Toyotas, remain popular, their prices remain near all time highs. Continue reading
Maybe it’s spring fever, or preparation for summer road trips, but many Americans welcomed an addition to their family in May in the form of a brand new minivan. In fact, according to data from the CarWoo! marketplace, minivan sales doubled in May, up from 3.64% in April to 7.35% of all new vehicle purchases. Continue reading
After studying the results, it seems that SUV owners are similar to their minivan brethren in that they prefer vehicles that would not change color were they driven through the first ten minutes of The Wizard of Oz (ie – they like riding around in black and white and every shade in between). In fact, a crazy 67% of new SUV buyers choose black, silver, gray or white.
Last week we released a post revealing the most popular color requests for sports cars in the CarWoo! Marketplace. It turns out that many more sports car buyers are fans of the sleek and sexy, and non-light absorbing black than any other color. But do minivan buyers reflect the same trend? Not so much. Continue reading
What’s that? Corvette reviews on your desktop? Performing hand stretches to prepare for the manual transmission? Stocking up on hairspray for the windblown post-convertible doo? You’re getting a sports car aren’t you? And wait, lemme guess. Hold on…I’m reading your mind right now. Your car is going to be in black! Continue reading