Advice and Overviews on Car Buying


Buy a Car the Web Way

When buying or leasing a car, impulse is your enemy. Given the financial commitment required to buy a car, a purchase not shown proper consideration could leave you regretting your decision for a long time. Luckily, the Web's resources are perfect for getting you the information you need and moving that perfect car from the showroom floor to behind your garage door. For a Spanish-language version of the Guide, click here.

Advice and Overviews on Car Buying

Online or off, your success when buying a car depends greatly on your preparation. Good research can impact whether you choose the right car, how effectively you negotiate the car's price, your decision to lease or buy, the interest rate secured on your car loan, and much more. On the Web you'll find consumer car buying guides, with tips and advice from industry experts, that are designed to keep you informed and get you poised for a smart purchase. The following resources are a must for all new car buyers.

Dulcinea's Insight

  • Listed in the Picks below are two primary types of resources: there are buyer's guides that take the form of step-by-step walkthroughs (this article from The Motley Fool is a good example), and there are Web sites serving as general portals of car buying advice and information (such as Insider Car Secrets).
  • In addition to using online resources, it can be helpful to speak with friends and family who have recently bought cars. Anyone who has been through the process is a potential source of advice and information about your local car market.

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