There are a lot of stories around about the best time to buy a car. Some of these stories are true, but most fit into the category of urban myth. Some of the ones that aren’t true, or at least don’t have any actual research to back them up, are:
Myth # 1: The best time to buy a car is in the afternoon when the salesperson is sleepy.
Myth # 2: You will get a better deal on a car on a rainy day.
Myth # 3: There are better days of the week to buy because the dealership is slower on those days.
While there is ongoing speculation about the above myths, there are some things about timing your car purchase which we know to be true. They are:
Tax Time = Bad for Buyers