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For first time car buyers buying a car can be both exciting and scary. There’re helpful tips though to make the whole process more enjoyable and easier. Stick with a realistic budget and resist the urge to buy a fancy car that you can’t really afford. Put 20% downpayment to lessen your monthly payments and make sure that you can still pay all your other expenses on top of your car monthly payment. Arrange financing prior to going to a dealership and compare online rates with those by local financial institutions. It’s also important to be practical and buy a car that fits your lifestyle and needs.
It’s advisable to look for cars that’re reliable and can be affordably maintained. Visit Cars.com because they provide help for first time buyers and they’re a great resource for making an informed purchase. They also have reviews on the latest cars, multi-car comparisons, and a lot more. Test drive the car you like to see if its performance meet your standards and bring along a trusted mechanic so he can inspect the car. Try as much as you can to negotiate the sale price. Keep your price firmly in mind and skip extras like rust proofing, extended warranty, and fabric protection.