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This Week in Car Buying


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  1. Jeep brings back two special editions.
  2. Mitsubishi’s “small batch” test drives.
  3. Buyers dealing with affordability.

Kelley Blue Book’s Senior Managing Editor Matt DeLorenzo writes This Week in Car Buying, a weekly column on KBB.com. In this week’s news, Matt tells us about Jeep offering two special editions of the 2020 Jeep Wrangler, one a returning package that will be offered for the first time on this latest JL generation of the off-roader. he covers the Mitsubishi program it calls a Small Batch Drive Experience, which is a cross between individual test drives at the dealership and large-scale ride-and-drive programs. He also explains that Ford Credit is exiting its pilot program for subscription services by selling the assets of the program called Canvas to Fair. Rising new vehicle transaction prices are a concern to both the lending community and buyers alike, according to Matt, but Experian Automotive says consumers are finding ways to cope with these higher prices, whether it means taking longer loans or opting for a used vehicle instead of a new one.

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