Alex Bernstein

Senior Pricing Analyst

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Alex Bernstein is the Senior Pricing Analyst for CarsDirect.com. Each month he studies immense volumes of pricing and incentives data in search of trends that are useful to car shoppers. In the process, he often breaks industry news stories -- his analyses and insights have been featured on websites such as Automotive News, The Detroit News, Autoblog, The Truth About Cars and The Car Connection.

Recent Contributions by Alex

  • Best New Car Deals for Labor Day 2015

    Aug 28, 2015

    Labor Day offers a great opportunity to score some of the best deals of the year on outgoing 2015 models. However, with inventory beginning to sell down, the window of

  • Best New Car Lease Deals: August 2015

    Aug 28, 2015

    Summer may be ending soon but August is heating up with some of the best lease deals of the year. Automakers are trying their hardest to clear inventory to make

  • 2016 Chevrolet Camaro Priced Up to $3,995 Higher Than Outgoing Model

    Aug 27, 2015

    With the redesigned 2016 Chevrolet Camaro due to go on sale this Fall, GM is hoping to unleash a vastly superior car compared to its predecessor. However, the new car

  • What are Regional Advertising Fees?

    Aug 21, 2015

    When it comes to evaluating new car prices, so-called Advertising Fees can add up to hundreds of dollars worth of unanticipated cost. Also referred to as a marketing assessment, the

  • What are Dealer Cash Incentives?

    Aug 20, 2015

    Although it continues to be a taboo subject in the car-buying world, dealer cash can play an important role in new car prices with certain car brands. Unlike traditional incentives,

  • Dodge Increases Hellcat Pricing Up to $4,200 for 2016

    Aug 19, 2015

    Looking to drive the most powerful production muscle car ever? Unfortunately, the price of entry just went up. Bulletins issued by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) reveal prices for the heavily

  • Best Green Car Deals: August 2015

    Aug 14, 2015

    Whether you’re looking for a more efficient means of transport or a way to minimize your environmental impact, there are some outstanding green car deals worth considering in August.

  • Best New Car Deals: August 2015

    Aug 12, 2015

    August is shaping up to be a great time to buy with some of the best new car deals of the year. With brand-new 2016 models arriving this Fall,

  • Is There Really a $1,000 Discount on the Tesla Model S?

    Jul 30, 2015

    Tesla is making waves with an unusual viral marketing campaign offering $1,000 referral discounts on the Model S. The offers are an effort to generate interest without advertising like traditional

  • Lexus Discontinues IS 250, Announces Successors

    Jul 24, 2015

    Earlier today, Lexus announced some important changes to the IS lineup of luxury sedans for the 2016 model year. While the overall design will carry over, a turbo powerplant and