Study: Phoenix ranked third most affordable city to buy a car in Arizona

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Are you looking to buy a car in Arizona?

According to a study from, Phoenix is the third most affordable city to purchase a car in Arizona. Overall, Arizona is ranked 17th of 50 states, studies show. Phoenix’s ranking improved one spot from July to August.

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The study also shows that Phoenix consumers will save an average of $292 on a comparable vehicle elsewhere in Arizona. See the top five most affordable cities for comparison below:

1.    Maricopa -- $1,312 below the Arizona average 
2.    Buckeye -- $619 below the Arizona average 
3.    Phoenix -- $292 below the Arizona average 
4.    Surprise -- $290 below the Arizona average 
5.    Tempe -- $282 below the Arizona average 

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Autolist also reveals the Lincoln Navigator as the vehicle with the biggest savings in Phoenix, and the BMW X3 in Arizona in general.

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