When is the best time to buy a new car?

I'm looking to replace my Mazda 6 diesel with a petrol. When is the best time to look for a new car? The new 18-reg is due out in March, so should I wait until after March or will I find a bargain now?

Asked on 8 March 2018 by Peter cafferty

Answered by Honest John
The best time to buy is late October/early November. There may be a glut of cars by the end of March, but nothing like the number in previous years. Diesel values are dropping. Petrol values are rising. So best to get a move on.
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