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The Ford Fiesta (SE Model) costs 3.4% less this year.

While buyers are, on average, paying 3% more for new vehicles this year than last, a few categories are going for less. Those are the ones at the extremes, according to

Thank the oil industry for deals on three-row SUVs: With fuel prices remaining high, consumers are looking for cars that get more miles to the gallon. At the same time, fuel prices aren't outrageous enough to motivate buyers to squeeze themselves into subcompact cars for a slight savings at the pump.

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BMW ×5
Average paid 2013: $57,883; Change from 2012: -3.9%

Best deal on a big family SUV

Mazda CX-9 (FWD Grand Touring)
Average paid 2013: $33,699; Change from 2012: -2.3%

Best deal on a small car

Ford Fiesta (SE Model)
Average paid 2013: $15,782; Change from 2012: -3.4%

  @peterdrives - Last updated May 22 2013 04:35 PM ET
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