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Things to look for when you are buying a car
Car buying is not a very easy thing. You need to know several things that you must look for when buying a car. A car buyer must be well prepared before visiting a car showroom. In this article, we will discuss the things that you should keep in mind when buying a car.
• You must know the invoice price: Invoice price of the car is the price that the car dealer pays to the car manufacturer. The suggested retail price of the manufacturer makes way for a hefty profit for the dealer. When you are aware of the invoice price, your dealer cannot fool you. He would provide you with a good deal as he will understand that you mean business. Therefore, do not walk into the showroom without this information.
• Research about the dealers: Conducting a research about the car dealers is a mandatory criterion for car buying. Buying the car from a fair and cooperative dealer would help you to save money. You must look for online reviews of car dealers or take recommendations from people you know. Your friend or relatives, who have recently purchased a car, can tell you honestly whether they are happy with the car and the car dealer.
• Never buy a car on the first visit to the showroom: You should look at the car and test-drive it on the first visit to the showroom. Try to gather as much information as you can about the car and leave the showroom. Be careful about what you say to the salespeople when they ask you about how much you will pay monthly. The amount that you say will be the starting point from which the dealer will start his negotiations.