SHELBY GT 350 Member
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: Central Massachusetts
There is no easy answer to that question - "it depends" on the deals that you can get at the time you are ready to buy, and whether you are willing to take a little risk to save some money.
"Conventional wisdom" says it is always better to buy a good late model used car because the big depreciation hit has already been taken. I have read this a thousand times if I've read it once . . . and every time I need to buy a "new" (to me) car, I always look for a good used one first.
But -- I end up buying new at least half the time. Especially toward the end of the model year, sometimes the deals you can get on new put the price so close to used that (for me) it's worth the small premium to buy new. And sometimes you can get extended zero percent financing on top of a good price, if you buy new.
Sorry we can't make it easier for you; but you really need to look at the deals that are available, compare them, and decide. And if you are not happy with what you find today, then wait . . . something better always comes along eventually.
| 2010 GT coupe | Daily Driver with some Steeda and GT500 take-off stuff for the occasional track day