Industry analysts: ‘Sweet spot’ for car buyers is now

Detroitnewsby Karl Henkel
The Detroit News
May 30, 2013

The current generation of vehicles is more fuel-efficient than the last. Engines pack a more powerful punch in a smaller package. And car loans can be stretched as long as eight years.

It’s a great time to buy a car, industry analysts say, especially when considering what you’ll get for the money in the not-so-distant future. The next generation of cars and trucks will weigh less, but cost more — and in many cases, lose power and performance.


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