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Automotive Shopping Guide To Car Buying & Leasing

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Auto Shopping Basics

> How to buy your car
> Buy or lease
> Financing options
> Car buying services
> Car insurance

Choosing the Right Car for you

> What's right car for you?
> What to consider
> Is a hybrid car right for me?
> What can you afford?
> Selecting a type of your car
> Gas mileage
> Options
> Warranties
> Extended warranties

How To Research

> Shopping for the best deal
> How to choose a dealership
> Check your credit report and score
> Right value of the car

Used Cars

> Pros and cons of buying used cars
> Where to shop for used cars
> Buying a used car online
> Kelly blue book and other price guides
> What to look for when buying used
> How to study a car model's reliability
> How to find a reliable used car
> Used cars to avoid
> Lemon laws
> How to check vehicle history

Understanding Car Prices

> Understand how dealerships make money
> Factory Invoice Price
> Rebates
> Sticker price
> Dealer markup
> Dealer's front-end profits
> Dealer's back-end profits
> Dealer hold-backs
> Rebates or low rate financing: which should you choose?
> What's your target price?


> How does a leasing work
> Understanding the real cost of leasing
> When leasing is right for you
> When leasing is bad for you
> How leasing price is determined
> How to get the right price for leasing
> Leasing terms and conditions
> What happens when the lease ends
> Can I end the lease early?

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Shopping Strategies

> When to buy
> Secure the financing before going to dealership
> Reading the ad correctly
> Test driving
> How to get the best deal
> Inspection before taking delivery
> New car lemon laws

Negotiation Skills

> Get prepared before going to a dealership
> Shop around
> Don't buy in a hurry
> Don't negotiate price with a sticker price
> Know the sales tactics and don't fall victim.
> Don't mention your trade-in until last moment; or sell it separately
> Read the statement carefully before signing

Online Auto Buying

> Pros and cons of online buying
> How to buy a new car online
> How to buy a used car online
> Buying a car on ebay
> Bidding techniques
> Safety tips


> Financing options
> How much down payment is required?
> Credit score and interest rates
> How to negotiate better finance rates and terms?
> Dealer financing
> Monthly payments

Latest News

March 28, 2015
Are These The Best Used Cars You Can Buy Today For Less Than $25K?

Article from CarBuzz: According to Consumer Reports they are. You know that guy and perhaps it’s you. They’re the ones who religiously only buy used cars. They outright refuse to buy new for a number of reasons. And perhaps their reasoning is correct. After all, it’s shocking just how much new cars depreciate in value [...]

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Ford doubles capacity in India with new plants

Article from Detroit Free Press: By Alisa Priddle, Detroit Free Press 11:04 p.m. EDT March 25, 2015 The Ford Figo Aspire will be the first vehicle produced at the new plant. The Figo has single-handedly created awareness of the Ford brand.(Photo: Ford) Story Highlights New facility can build 240,000 vehicles and 270,000 engines in India [...]

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March 27, 2015
India’s Mahindra said to be in talks to buy car designer Pininfarina

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March 26, 2015
New Chevy Malibu tasked with meeting GM’s aggressive sales goals

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Self-driving cars may be the future but consumers don’t buy it

Article from ZDNet: Summary:Divided American consumers might accept automated cars are on the way, but whether they want one or not is a separate issue. Telefonica In the US, many consumers believe autonomous cars are the future of transport, but between lazy driving, the rich and The Jetsons, there is a lack of appeal in [...]

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