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Top 3 used car tips

Posted on Monday, July 9, 2012 at 5:14:17 PM

When you are in the market for a new vehicle, there are considerations to keep in mind. A car is a financial commitment and you may rely on that mode of transportation to get you to work, school and retail stores.

Use your auto financing to purchase a reliable ride this summer. Here are three tips to consider when buying a used car:

1. Determine your needs. Carefully constructing a list of the features you need or want in a vehicle will help you figure out whether a sedan, SUV or truck is the best transportation option.

2. Set a price range. Avoid buyers’ remorse by sitting down and creating a budget of all your expenses and income to determine what you can spend on a car. This consideration should take into account all annual maintenance and insurance costs as well as the financing payment.

3. Create a vehicle list. Before you take a drive to the local auto dealerships, make sure to craft a list of cars you want to check out based on consumer reports and significant features.ADNFCR-16001052-ID-800814550-ADNFCR