Many people find shopping for and buying a car to be a stressful experience. The more you know ahead of time, the easier it is to shop for a car. Take heed of the pointers that follow to begin understanding the process.
When you go car shopping, you must know what you need before you leave the house. How much money are you willing to spend? What is the passenger capacity you will need? What kind of gas mileage do you want? Do you want a two-door car or a four-door car? Jot down all the things you want, and take the list along so you are not likely to forget any.
Go into the dealership with a bottom line price in mind. The salesman might try to focus on the monthly payments or financing terms, but your goal should be to get the price you want on the car you want. You can always negotiate the financing terms later, or even finance with your own bank outside of the dealership. Continue reading