The christening of summer car-shopping season 2019 looms large as Memorial Day weekend approaches, but you? You can’t afford to wait another week. That’s why you’re here reading this: You need a car and you need one fast, but you also need it at the right price. There are ways, despite a slowdown in industrywide incentives, to get a bargain on a new ride, but you have to know where to look — not to mention how to get started. Not sure on either count? Read through the list of links below, where we’ve assembled some quick hits on the basics of buying and getting the most bang for your buck.
What car should I buy? That depends on a lot of factors, and our reviews can help. Check out our recent additions:
Pickup trucks: Ford Super Duty F-250, Jeep Gladiator, Ram 2500/3500, Chevrolet Silverado 1500
SUVs: BMW X5, Mercedes-Benz G550, Kia Telluride, Volkswagen Tiguan, Lincoln Nautilus, Chevrolet Blazer, Honda CR-V
Sedans: Honda Civic, Nissan Maxima, Volkswagen Arteon, Audi A6, Hyundai Elantra
Hybrid: Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid
Performance: Ford Mustang Shelby GT350, Toyota Supra, Acura NSX
Which cars have the best deals right now? Check out our top deals for May. As always, your discounts may vary, so see your dealer for specifics.
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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