The College Student and Grad Guide to Car Discounts

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Car Discounts for College Students and Grads

School is expensive, and money’s tight for a lot of college students and recent college graduates. One of the most important lessons a student can learn is how to manage money, and it’s always wise to keep an eye out for discounts. College students get tons of perks to help them save money on travel, culture, entertainment, and dining, but it might never have occurred to some students to try to save money on a car, too.

The truth is, a lot of college students can save money on their next car just by shopping around. Student and grad discounts might be buried in the fine print of a new car deal, but they’re worth the time and effort to find. And it doesn’t stop after the car’s been purchased; there are plenty of discounts that will help reduce the overall costs of ownership, too. On a tight budget — whether you’re still in the dorms or setting up your first apartment — these deals and discounts can really make a difference.

This article is an overview about car discounts for college grads. If you're looking for an updated list of car deals for college students and grads from specific brands, click here.

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