Buying a New Ride This Weekend But Not Sure What to Know? We Can Help
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CARS.COM — If you're past the point of waiting around for a new sports car or you're finished with saving up for a very special SUV (or whatever they're calling it) and you're ready to shop now — this weekend, no more excuses, it's out to the lots — but you're lost on the basics of car buying, we can help. Below is an assembled list of links for you to peruse before you take to the dealers; check them out before you head out so you can position yourself for the best deal on your new ride.
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What car should I buy? That depends on a lot of factors, but our reviews can help. Check out our recent additions:
Pickup trucks: Ram 1500
SUVs: Ford Expedtion, Infiniti QX50, Audi SQ5, Lincoln Navigator, Toyota Sequoia, BMW X2, Jeep Cherokee, Ford Edge, Mercedes-Benz G-Class, Land Rover Range Rover Velar
Sedans: Mercedes-Benz E400, Subaru WRX STI, Honda Accord, Rolls-Royce Phantom VIII, Kia Forte, Toyota Avalon, Volkswagen Jetta, Infiniti Q50
Hatchbacks: Hyundai Veloster, Audi A7, Kia Rio
Sports cars: Ford Mustang Bullitt, Ford Mustang
Which cars have the best deals right now? Check out our top deals for February. As always, your discounts may vary, so check with your dealer for specifics.
Should I buy new or used? Read up on the pros and cons of each. If you go used, review our used-car buyers' checklist and consider whether you want a certified pre-owned car.
How much can I afford? Read our primer. Then use our Price Comparison Tool while you shop to find what's right for you.
Should I finance, lease or pay cash? That depends, but this might help you decide.
How do I get the best lease rate? Bone up on common lease terminology, plus our tips.
How do I get the best financing rate? Our game plan lays out some advice. While you're at it, here's what you need to know about auto loans and what you'll need to get one.
Anything I shouldn't do when I'm at the dealer? Yep. Avoid these pitfalls.
Should I get an extended warranty? That depends. Here's what you need to know.
How do I sell or trade in my old car? Learn how to prep your car before you sell it to a dealer, how to trade it in and how to deal with taxes and other considerations. If you still owe money on your old car, read this. Finally, if you want to sell it private party, here's how to create the picture-perfect ad and how to seal the deal.
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