Report: Here are the 6 best new car deals right now

As cooler temperatures usher in autumn weather, the leaves aren’t the only thing falling. Prices are dropping on select vehicles right now, making it a perfect time to cash in on some new car deals.

To that end, U.S. News & World Report has just released a listing of the best six cars on the market right now. The vehicles come in at a good price because they either have declined in sales over the past several months or sales growth has been slower than average.

Add in some purchase incentives and agreeable financing terms, and you could drive off in a great set of wheels. Here’s why now is the time to buy:

“As interest rates rise, car companies are cutting back on financing deals,” says Jamie Page Deaton, executive editor of U.S. News Best Cars. “However, manufacturers are using cash-back deals to juice sales of slower selling models that still earn top scores in the U.S. News car rankings. The fact that you don’t need a top-tier credit score to take advantage of these deals is a major benefit.”

Now that you know where the best car deals are, here are money expert Clark Howard’s tips for making a smart purchase.

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