23 Jun, 2024

There Are New Car Deals to Be Had This Memorial Day

  • For the past few years, new-car prices have obviously been climbing, so it’s nice to learn that there are some traditional Memorial Day deals out there this year.
  • With the pandemic fading away and the related supply-chain problems sorting themselves out, we’re back to perks like low financing offers and factory discounts.
  • The best deals available knock around 10 percent off the price of the car but don’t expect that kind of sale on everything on the lot.

For years, Memorial Day has been in the rotation for holidays that often come with deals at local car dealerships. It’s the start of summer, after all, and that means hitting the open road to experience construction and traffic jams in new places. After years of a pandemic and related supply-chain problems, there’s reason to wonder if new-car shoppers can expect exceptional discounts on a new set of wheels this weekend.

The good news for buyers is that there are a few signs that things are getting back to normal. How normal? A joint forecast from JD Power and LMC Automotive projects that new-vehicle retail sales for May 2023 will be 9.6 percent higher than May 2022, with almost 1.1 million sales

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