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Want to Buy a Car This Easter Weekend? Read This

Sunday marks the culmination of 40 days (and nights!) of Lenten sacrifice as Easter finally arrives, and if your idea of Lent has been saving money in anticipation of a new car, we’re here to help you let loose like a kid with a basket full of Cadbury eggs. Check out our list of links below for shopping advice on how to spend smart when it comes time to put down the dosh, plus you can read our most recent reviews of cars, pickup trucks and SUVs that are new to lots.

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What car should I buy? That depends on a lot of factors, and our reviews can help. Check out our recent additions: 

Which cars have the best deals right now? Check out our top deals for April. As always, your discounts may vary, so see your dealer for specifics.

Should I buy new or used? Read up on the pros and cons of each. If you go used, review our used-car buyers’ checklist and consider whether you want a certified pre-owned car.

How much can I afford? Read our primer. Then use our Price Comparison Tool while you shop to find what’s right for you.

Should I finance, lease or pay cash? That depends, but this might help you decide. How do I get the best lease rate? Bone up on common lease terminology, plus our tips.

How do I get the best financing rate? Our game plan lays out some advice. While you’re at it, here’s what you need to know about auto loans and what you’ll need to get one.

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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