CARS.COM — It may not be the perfect time to buy a car — any 2017 models left on dealer lots are going to be your best bets, though they're getting harder to find. But sometimes, whether by impulse or necessity, you simply can't wait. If you're in the position to purchase a car this weekend and need some quick reference guides to help get you educated before you buy, check out our list of links below.
What car should I buy? That depends on a lot of factors, but our reviews can help. Check out our recent additions:
Which cars have the best deals right now? Check out our top deals for January. 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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