The auto industry enjoyed another record-breaking year in 2016, but dealers expect a drop in sales this year, perhaps boosting prospective car buyers’ negotiating power. In that case, you might be wondering whether now is a good time to buy.
The market says yes, but the decision ultimately rests on widely ranging factors — from your monthly disposable income to the type of vehicle you’re eyeing to whether you should buy or lease. The data provided in this report, along with our panel discussion featuring top industry experts, will help you make those decisions. This information is based on a detailed analysis of financing offers from a diverse group of 158 lenders. Scroll down for the complete results.