Money: Steal These Wheels

When the leaves start falling, so do car prices, but you'd better act fast

If you've been thinking of buying a new set of wheels, now's the time. Carmakers' incentives have never been greater. According to CNW Marketing Research, they totaled an average $4,200 a car in August. Dealers are adding $1,000 to $1,500 in the form of added options, better trade-ins and even cash. September deals are approaching $5,000 a car.

September is always the best time to buy, according to CNW's Art Spinella. That's because manufacturers and dealers are moving out last year's models to make room for the new ones. You can get particularly good deals if you're willing to snag a...

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