7 Ways to Make the Most of Your Test Drive

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In 2015, the average price of a new car reached almost $34,000. Even used car shoppers can expect to pay around $19,000 (on average) for their next car or truck. With this much money on the line, it's important to make sure you bring home the best vehicle to fit your needs. But many car shoppers are ignoring one of the most important steps of car buying: taking a test drive. According to a J.D. Power study, one third of all car shoppers don't comparison shop from behind the wheel, driving only one vehicle before they buy. And 16 percent skip the test drive altogether.

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