Edmunds.com Publishes Online Guide for First-Time Car Buyers
SANTA MONICA, Calif. — September 26, 2011 — Edmunds.com, the premier online resource for automotive information, has published a free online guide for first-time new car buyers. The guide, which is available at http://www.edmunds.com/car-buying/first-time-new-car-buyer-guide.html, takes consumers step-by-step through the car buying process, from identifying the right car through closing the deal.
"Many people see car buying as a maze, complete with dead ends and obstacles all along the way," said Carroll Lachnit, features editor at Edmunds.com. "Using expert advice and insider knowledge, our guide will show them that the car buying process can be a lot easier than they might think."
The first-time new-car buyer guide aggregates stories from Edmunds.com's distinguished staff of consumer advice writers and editors. The content is organized into nine steps that walk buyers through a smooth but comprehensive sales process. Along the way, buyers will learn tips about:
- How much they can afford
- The pitfalls and solutions of financing
- Test-driving a new car
- Selling or trading an old car
- The secrets of professional negotiators
Car shoppers can get started on finding their next new cars by visting Edmunds.com's free car buying guide at http://www.edmunds.com/car-buying/first-time-new-car-buyer-guide.html.
Once car buyers finally become car owners, they will benefit from Edmunds.com's expertise at maintaining vehicles at http://www.edmunds.com/car-maintenance/.
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Edmunds.com Inc. publishes Web sites that empower, engage and educate automotive consumers, enthusiasts and insiders. Edmunds.com, the premier online resource for automotive information, launched in 1995 as the first automotive information Web site and hosts the most established automotive community online. Its mobile site, accessible from any smartphone at www.edmunds.com, makes car pricing and other research tools available for car shoppers at dealerships and otherwise on the go. InsideLine.com is the most-read automotive enthusiast Web site. Its mobile site, accessible from any smartphone at www.insideline.com, features the wireless Web's highest quality car photos and videos. AutoObserver.com provides insightful automotive industry commentary and analysis. Edmunds.com Inc. is headquartered in Santa Monica, California, and maintains a satellite office in suburban Detroit. Follow Edmunds.com on Twitter@edmunds and fan Edmunds.com on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/edmunds.