Autos: buying

How to Test Drive a Used Car

Monday  19:11,   13 march 2017
usnews

Buying a car is an exciting prospect, but there are a lot of steps to follow, and to protect your wallet, you don’t want to take shortcuts on any of them. Buying a car is an exciting prospect, but there are a lot of steps to follow, and to[...]

10 Ways to Save When Your Teen Starts Driving

Wednesday  18:31,   01 march 2017
moneytalksnews

Adding a teen to your car insurance policy is sure to boost your rates. But here are some good ways to keep those premiums lower.If your teen has turned 16, you’re probably nervous — both about the prospect of your child getting behind the wheel and [...]

Not Getting a Car Inspected Before Buying It Is a Huge Mistake

Friday  23:06,   17 february 2017
roadandtrack

Don't trust the[...]

How to Buy a Car on Craigslist Without Getting Scammed

Friday  22:50,   17 february 2017
popularmechanics

The seedy behavior you need to watch out for when buying a car online.Here are some tips that keep your internet car-buying dreams from being run off the[...]

How Do They Come Up With Used Car Prices?

Friday  03:06,   10 february 2017
usnews

Pricing is one of the great mysteries of the used car world. How are they set? What’s the difference in the terms you hear – Blue Book, retail, trade-in, or wholesale? There are lots of factors involved, but it comes down to this: The[...]

What Are Current Auto Loan Rates?

Wednesday  22:05,   01 february 2017
usnews

It has been all over the news, interest rates are going up. But what does that mean for car shoppers? Do you need to look at less expensive cars, or run out and buy one today to avoid the rise? Truth is, there’s no need to panic. Though it appears[...]

Maybe You Shouldn't Actually Buy That New Blue Car

Wednesday  00:05,   18 january 2017
roadandtrack

Turns out, there's a strong correlation between car color and value.Recently, consumer protection attorney and R&T contributor Steve Lehto looked over the results of a new AutoList study that compared car color and selling price, and the[...]

7 Good Reasons to Shop for Car Insurance in 2017

Monday  22:05,   16 january 2017
credit

Car insurance is meant to provide protection from a large financial burden in the event of a crash, but how do you avoid paying too much for coverage? "Shop around for car insurance" may be an insurance cliché, but it's still the best[...]

Car History Report: Which One Is Right for You?

Tuesday  21:06,   10 january 2017
usnews

You may think you’re ready to buy a used car, but have you checked its past? You may think you’re ready to buy a used car, but have you checked its[...]

10 Places With the Highest Rates of Car Theft in the US

Thursday  00:50,   05 january 2017
usnews

Living in these metro areas may require more work to give you peace of mind about your car's security.The U.S. News Best Places Data Drill Down, separate from our overall rankings, is a regular series that sheds light on multiple data points to[...]

Car Salesman Confidential: What You Need to Bring

Friday  22:20,   23 december 2016
motortrend

The Trade-In Would Be Good. Oh, And Your Downpayment. Definitely That.One Saturday a young couple drove all the way from a little town to buy a new car. We went through the whole process, from the meet 'n' greet to the needs analysis to the test[...]

Upside Down Car Loan? Consider Leasing

Tuesday  20:05,   20 december 2016
usnews

Bad financial habits (or bad luck) can put any consumer in a rut that’s hard to break out of. And it’s easy to find yourself in a situation where you owe more on your car than it’s worth. If you need a new car, but are so financially stuck that you[...]

Buying An "As-Is" Used Car Is About to Be Less Confusing

Thursday  21:10,   15 december 2016
roadandtrack

An important change to the buyer's guide.As anyone who has ever car shopped in the U.S. knows, "Buyer's Guides" are affixed to the windows of cars sitting on car lots. The Buyer's Guide explicitly points out whether the car comes "AS-IS NO[...]

Best Black Friday Car Deals for 2016

Wednesday  20:24,   14 december 2016
consumerreports.org

The airwaves are abuzz with door-busting Black Friday deals on the latest gizmos and gadgets, but if you're looking for colossal savings, check out the offers at your local car dealerships. ConsuThe airwaves are abuzz with door-busting Black[...]

Car Salesman Confidential: 7 Tips for the First-Time Buyer

Wednesday  20:23,   14 december 2016
motortrend

Overnight Prep Does Not Make For A Successful First PurchaseEverybody remembers their first[...]