It's very hard to beat the deals on Savage rifles. It really depends on what you want to do with the rifle as to which one you should get. They sell rifles for different purposes from hunting to plinking to varmint shooting to target shooting. If I wanted a hunting rifle I'd be looking at something like this
. I know this one is a .243 but they make a .223 version. I nearly bought a .243 about a year ago but I ended up buying something else since I already had a hunting rifle. Again a lot of it depends on what you want to do. I know you said wood but I'd strongly consider their Weather Warrior line of rifles. They have synthetic stocks and stainless metal and they stand up to all sorts of bad weather especially in salt water country. But you might live 500 miles from any salt water and have no plans to get out in bad weather for any reason. But you get the idea. They have a rifle for a lot of different purposes.
I personally have a 12 LRPV in .223 which is a varmint rifle. I wouldn't want to carry it around hunting though. It weighs 11.5 lbs. without the scope. But it sure is accurate out to long distances.