Buying a new or used car is a major purchase with major amounts of money leaving your pocket. Arm yourself with all the information you can when buying a new or used car.
I’d like to tell you about the program they have at Cars.com. It’s an easy way for anyone to access a massive database of new and used cars for sale nationwide, plus tips and tools for car owners.
Cars.com graded many popular models during the Car Seat Check. Read automobile Reviews. The editorial team tests, reviews and photographs more than 200 cars every year, creating independent and unbiased coverage of the automotive landscape, focusing on consumer advice, trends and analysis.
There are Lessons for first time Buyers to help first-time car owners avoid the classic mistakes.
Multicar Comparison: Which Compact Sedan Has the Most Safety Features? What do you get for $23,000? and other quick compare features. The new 2017 American-Made Index is more comprehensive than ever, so customers are more knowledgeable about what makes an American made car when it comes to their purchase.
Here are some additional tips:
· There are some classic techniques that car salespeople use to get you to sign the dotted line on a sales contract. Car salespeople are probably the most persuasive type of salespeople that you will come across. It is very tempting to give into their hype.
· Don’t be afraid to say “No.”
· If there is ONE thing you don’t like about a car – don’t buy it. That one thing will bug you down the road as you make those expensive car payments and the car-honeymoon has worn off. Often, people find the need to purchase another car than keep mending the current one, because of their poor decision making when purchasing the existing one.
· Don’t give the salesperson a feel for what you like and don’t like. Don’t get too personal with the salesperson. Keep focused on buying a car and try to avoid the small talk with the salesperson.
· Check your credit report and correct any errors that may be there. It will help to get your loan approved faster.
· Educate yourself before going to the car lot. Cars.com has a wealth of information resources for buying new/used cars.