Is the best time to buy a new car still the end of the month?

We're told we can negotiate a better deal on a new car towards the 'end of the month' when a salesman is keen, if not even desperate, to hit his/her target. But to do so successfully we must know when the month ends - is it - necessarily the end of the calendar month. How can we find out so we are in the best possible negotiating position?

Asked on 7 January 2019 by Patrick Powell

Answered by Honest John
The cars in question would have to not only be sold but also registered by the end of the calendar month. A dealer can usually first time register them by a direct connection with the DVLA.
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