Buying a New Car From a Dealer: 18 Dos and Don'ts

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Use These Car Buying Tips to Make the Process Easy

Purchasing a new car is one of life’s more exciting experiences, but it can be overwhelming and expensive if you don’t follow some simple car-buying rules. Fortunately, there are loads of resources available to help you find the perfect car at an affordable price.

Remember, at its core, buying an automobile is a business transaction, and it is one of the last purchasing experiences that still requires consumers to haggle. The more emotion you keep out of it, the better the final result. Knowing the buying process and how to navigate it is your best path to a smooth buying experience. As in any negotiation, both sides will have some give and take, so knowing where to be firm and where to be flexible is essential.

Before you head to the dealer, explore the following list of dos and don’ts for buying a new car at a dealership.

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