How To Prepare For A Car Shopping Excursion Have you decided that it's time to get a new or used car? Are you not sure what you can do to make shopping for one less stressful? You are in the right place if so. Here you'll go over a few of the things you need to think of when you go car shopping, so read along. Before making an offer, learn about the true market value of the car. Oftentimes, dealers will have the car marked up a certain percent over the value so they have some wiggle room. If you know the market value, you can better haggle with them about the price you will pay out the door. Never turn over your trade-in keys to the salesperson before the deal is finalized. Some pushy salespeople will hang onto them in an effort to pressure you into hearing them out, even after you have turned down a deal. Keep the keys in your possession and only hand them over when the deal is done. Have a friend or family member that sells cars come along with you as you search for a new car. Car salesmen can be very aggressive, but if they know that you are with a fellow salesman you will have an easier time getting the deal that you want and deserve. You should apply for a car loan before going to a dealership. Getting a car from a dealership takes a long time because your dealer needs to find you a loan. If you walk in with a loan already, the entire process will be quicker. A great way to tell if the speedometer is correct is to look at the gas and brake pedals if you are in the market for a used car. If someone says the car has 30,000 miles on it, and the gas and brake pedals are worn, it is a good indication the odometer was turned back. Due diligence should be exercised when planning your car budget. It is imperative that you take a full and realistic look at your budget. Not only must you consider a car payment, you must also consider insurance, maintenance and gas for the vehicle. There is nothing worse than having a vehicle that you cannot afford to drive. Take your time when buying a new car and do your homework. Do not be afraid to get up and walk away from a deal. Don't fall in love with a specific car. Just walk away if the numbers the dealer is giving you are not what you want. Always read your contracts! The contract is very important and can cost you a lot of money if you do not pay attention. Once your signature is on the document, it becomes a legal obligation. If you're having difficulties, take a copy of the contract home or have a professional look over it with you. If you can't take the contract home with you, request a copy of it or a purchase agreement that you can read over. Bring a spare set of keys with you to the dealership. When they ask for the keys to your trade in, give them the spare. If a deal is not made, some dealerships will use your car keys to hold you hostage. You want to avoid this, so make sure you have the ability to walk out of the dealership at any time without having to ask for your keys. Bring a spare set of keys with you to the dealership. When they ask for the keys to your trade in, give them the spare. Some dealerships will use your car keys to hold you hostage if a deal is not made. You want to avoid this, so make sure you have the ability to walk out of the dealership at any time without having to ask for your keys. Watch out for dealership advertising fees. These are often tacked on to new car purchases, and you should not have to pay them. Car dealerships have to advertise as part of doing business, and many shoppers who challenge this fee will win. Ask to speak with a manager if your salesman will not remove this fee. Consider skipping the dealership entirely. An auto broker will work with multiple dealerships to find you the best deal on the car you want. You can usually find these online, and the dealerships will pay the fees for their use. This is a good way to comparison shop without having to visit multiple dealerships. Do not fall for the sales pitch that the deal will not be available if you wait until the next day. If not a better one the next day, more times than not, you will be able to walk back into the dealership and get the same price. If you feel that the salesman is pressuring you, walk out the door and come back the next day. Be wary of any dealer who is not willing to give you an extended test drive. Asking for a full afternoon to test out the car is a perfectly reasonable request. You should take your business elsewhere if the dealer refuses and will not accommodate the request. A dealer should understand that and let you get completely comfortable with the car before purchasing, a car is a big purchase and a big commitment. Don't ever buy a car the first day you find it and check it out. Give yourself at least a day to sleep on it and think of anything else you can to help you secure a better deal. Waiting with patience will fare you much better in the long run. When car shopping, do not limit yourself to only new vehicles. There are many good used vehicles that still have a warranty. Used vehicles can generally save you thousands without sacrificing safety and reliability. To get the best deal on used cars do your homework first and know the value of the used car. Once you narrow your list down to a few models, go for a long test drive. Test the cars on literally every surface you plan to drive them on. Take it on the highway, city streets, park it in a crowded mall parking lot, drive it to the school, your work, your home. This is the only way to truly know what it offers. Now you can see that it does not have to be a stressful experience, although the thought of car shopping can make many people cringe. You can do several things to give yourself a more pleasant car-buying experience. 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