With the press days of the 2018 New York International Auto Show now behind us, the 2017-18 stateside auto-show season has officially wrapped up. If a new car caught your eye over the last six months — or if you were waiting for an old one to linger on lots that little bit longer in hopes of a price drop — and you're thinking it's time to buy, don't go into negotiations unprepared. Below is a quick list of links to help you get started before you ever leave home.
What car should I buy? That depends on a lot of factors, but our reviews can help. Check out our recent additions:
Fuel sippers: Nissan Leaf
Which cars have the best deals right now? Check out our top deals for March. As always, your discounts may vary, so check with your dealer for specifics.
Should I finance, lease or pay cash? That depends, but this might help you decide.
Anything I shouldn't do when I'm at the dealer? Yep. Avoid these pitfalls.
Should I get an extended warranty? That depends. Here's what you need to know.
How do I sell or trade in my old car? Learn how to prep your car before you sell it to a dealer, how to trade it in and how to deal with taxes and other considerations. If you still owe money on your old car, read this. Finally, if you want to sell it private party, here's how to create the picture-perfect ad and how to seal the deal.
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