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Used Cars - Deals That Save Money

Apr 5, 2008
If your in the market to buy a used car you can save money. You could save thousands of dollars on a used vehicle. Always do your research on the model and make of car to make sure you purchase a reliable car.

Most people when looking for a used car they often start at a used car dealers lot. Used car dealer prices are usually higher and often the car has been through a safty check and complete tuneup and inspection. A reputable dealer is not going to want to sell you a lemon or problem car.

When you buy a used car for sale from a private party you can find good deals often below book value. It is to your advantage to know a vehicles value before you negotiate of buy it. You will find plenty of guides or books out there that will give you an idea of a vehicle value based on make, model, year and mileage.

Finding a used car at a fair price is great but you can often negotiate a cheaper price by offer 25% below asking price. Sellers often will come down in price but if they are already at a low book price or have a desirable hard to find vehicle at a high resale value they may not lower the price at all but by pointing out a few defects such as paint or class chips or worn items such as dash carpet and upholstery they drop the price some.

If you shop for a used car loan or personal loan always get several quotes before you make a purchase. Check you local banks and your insurance agent to see if there are any special deals available on loans. By shopping loans you could save hundreds sometimes thousands of dollars over the term of the loan. know you loan options because less reputable dealers may take advantage of people who have failed to do their homework on shopping for loans. In some instances a reputable dealer can save you money by offering a better loan deal than the loan quotes you have already received.

Often people looking for used cars start by searching the local classifieds online or used dealer car lots. Don't ignore the best deals often found at online car auctions or locally at public car auctions. Most car auctions require payment and to take delivery same day and many dealers will be competing because the deals are truly that good.

Knowing the cars your interested it would be wise to have your insurance agent to give you a quote. Some cars carry higher insurance costs and this could cost you more on the operating cost of your used car significantly especially if your a young risky driver with a less than perfect driving record. Consider researching all vehicle related costs with a used car before making buying a used car.
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