How To Buy a Car

Tips and resources for buying a car. What to know when you purchase your car.

Ready to buy your car? Here are some car shopping links to get your started:
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Buying a Car: Is No-Haggle Pricing Really No Haggle? Many dealers claim to offer no-haggle pricing on their vehicles. But is it really true? We have the answer.
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Buying a Used Car: Can You Get Service Records from a Dealer? Looking for a used car? We examine whether you can call a dealer to learn what maintenance has already been performed.
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Buying a Used Car: Why Does Everyone Recommend Honda and Toyota? Why are your friends counseling you to get a Toyota or Honda when buying a used car? We have some answers.
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Buying a Car: Should You Pay With Cash if You Can? Is it a good idea to buy a car with cash? We answer this commonly asked question.
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Buying a Car: 5 Ways to Get the Best Deal Thinking about buying a car and worried you won't get a great deal? Check out AutoTrader's five ways to get the best ...
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Buying a Used Car: Should You Walk Away from an Extended Warranty? We explain when it's best to choose an extended warranty and when you should just walk away.
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Buying a Car: Should You Buy at the End of the Month? Should you buy your next car at the end of the month? We have the answer.
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Here's How to Become a Car Dealer It's surprising how much effort it takes to get a dealer's license and operate a car lot.
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Buying a Car: Why Should You Care If a Car Was in an Accident and Repaired? Say you're thinking about a car that was previously in an accident. Why does it matter?
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Video | Here's How Much It Cost to Fix the Cheapest DeLorean in the US Summary version: Way too much!
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How Important Is the Test Drive to Car Buyers? A consumer poll tells us just how important test drives are to a vehicle purchase decision.
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How a Last-Minute Windshield Replacement Saved My Trip to Moab I have a newfound appreciation for modern logistics.
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Buying a Used Car: Why Are Some Used Luxury Cars So Cheap to Buy? Used luxury cars are often very cheap to buy, but have you ever wondered why? We have the answer.
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Video | My Car Buying Reality Show Is Finally Coming to Television! A year ago, a film crew followed me around on a 24-car-buying binge. You all can finally see it!
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Car Seat Snafus: Why Parents are Overwhelmed With How to Keep Kids Safe on the Road From car seat research to installation, parents are on information overload when it comes to safety products.
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Buying a New Car: Getting the Most Money for Your Trade-In We've listed a few tips that will help you get the most money for your trade-in when it comes time to buy a new car.
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What's the Oldest Used Car You Should Consider? If you're interested in a used car but unsure how old is too old, you've come to the right place.
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The Art of Switching Car Insurance: 6 Things to Know Switching car insurance entails buying new coverage as well as canceling the old. This is how to do it.
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How to Save Money When Buying a Car Buying a car can involve many hidden costs, but it doesn't have to. Here are five tips for saving money on your next ...
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Here's How Much It Cost to Own My $300 Jeep Cherokee for 1 Year It's certainly not the cheapest Jeep Cherokee in the USA any more -- and I never did any serious offroading.
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Here's How to Properly Photograph a Car Our Chris O'Neill provides some tips on how you can take some decent car pictures without being a professional.
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Buying a New Car: Here Are the Cars Owners Keep the Longest Functionality appears to play a major role in why consumers keep some cars longer than others.
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2018 Toyota Prius Prime: How Does It Compare to the Chevy Volt? A comparison of the 2018 Toyota Prius Prime and the 2018 Chevy Volt.
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Video | Hyundai Ioniq Electric Interior Tour: How Does It Compare to the Ioniq Hybrid? There are more differences between Hyundai Ioniq models than just their powertrains. We look at how the Ioniq ...
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Here's How to Master Driving a Manual Transmission You may already know how to drive a manual. Well, here's how to master it.
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