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10 Tips for Buying a Car

Updated on December 12, 2017

Car Buying Tips Can Save You Thousands!

Are you looking to buy a new car soon? Before you go to the nearest car dealer, it is advisable that you take time out first to read this article which provides 10 tips for buying a car. Times are tough nowadays because of the recession and for sure you want to get the most value for your money for whatever item you are purchasing.

Buying a car can be a major investment. You would not want your money to go to waste with a car that would be more of a liability than an asset.

These 10 tips for buying a car hopes to provide you a guideline on buying a vehicle that is right for you whether you are buying for a brand new car or a used one. Read this article in entirety so you can avoid the pitfalls of buying a car.

Here are the Negotiation Tips for Buying a Car

Below are the 10 negotiating tips to buying a car:

  1. Take note of the right time to buy a car. In case you are not aware of it, there is a so-called “right time” to buy a car and that is when new models start to come in. This is the period between August and November. If you will shop for a car within this period you can make sure that you will get the newest models.

  2. Be prepared with persuasion techniques of sales agents. Do not feel pressured to buy a car.

  3. Ask agents about unadvertised sales.

  4. The Internet is a good place to shop for cars.

  5. Most prices are negotiable so you be better be prepared to negotiate when you go to a car dealer.

  6. Avoid going to dealers during the weekend because that's the time when most people usually buy cars. Go during the middle of the week instead when agents will be more eager to close a deal.

  7. Go to a car dealer near the end of the month when dealers are trying to meet sales goals.

  8. Bring a car expert with you if you are not that knowledgeable with cars.

  9. Take your time. Remember, a car is a major purchase.

  10. Have fun!

May these 10 tips for buying a car make it easier for you to buy a new vehicle.

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    • onceuponatime66 profile image

      Jackie Paulson 6 years ago from USA IL

      Go to a car dealer near the end of the month when dealers are trying to meet sales goals. This is what I will do and thanks for adding it. You have given me enough information that I will pass it along.

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      funwithtrains 6 years ago from USA

      Hi onceuponatime66, thanks for your comment -- hope this helps you get a great deal!

    • onceuponatime66 profile image

      Jackie Paulson 6 years ago from USA IL

      This came at a great time as I have a teen who gets my hand me down car and I will buy new. Or maybe used. Thanks.

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      MyTrainBrain 7 years ago from Kansas

      I love the 10 tips.. Great job on them

    • funwithtrains profile image

      funwithtrains 8 years ago from USA

      Thanks for visiting, prasetio30!

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      prasetio30 8 years ago from malang-indonesia

      nice tips . thanks for share