Has car shopping overwhelmed you? If so, you certainly aren’t alone. However, it’s likely that some sound advice on the matter could have assisted you. Use these tips and ideas to take the pain out of buying a new or used vehicle.

Be sure that you know what type of car you’re looking for and some specifics, such as price, before you leave to go car shopping. How much do you have to spend? How many passengers will be in the car? Is MPG important? Do you want a sportier car or a family vehicle? Write down the features you want to avoid forgetting any.

If you don’t attempt to negotiate, you’ll end up spending more than you have to. Don’t ever pay sticker price for a vehicle. Dealers increase the price in order to have wiggle room with the customer; use this to your advantage.

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