Car Buying Tips & Advice

Tips and advice that you need to know before buying your next car, truck or SUV.

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Ask for the Out-the-Door Cost When Buying a Car
An out-the-door cost quote will reveal any hidden fees or extras in the contract, and it's better to learn about them before a deal is final. Here's how to get an out-the-door cost preview.

Can You Return the Car You Just Bought?
If you have buyer's remorse, can you unwind your purchase of a new car? The answers to that question are "no" and "maybe."

Biggest October Discounts
Looking for savings on new cars, trucks and SUVs? We searched our data to figure out which new models offer the biggest current discounts on dealer lots.

Top Deals for Labor Day 2020
We've rounded up a selection of hot deals for Labor Day 2020. With 2021 models are starting to trickle in, the deals are better than ever on new 2020 cars, trucks and SUVs.

Guide for First-Time Car Buyers
If you've never bought a car before, there's a lot you need to know. Let Edmunds be your guide as we walk you through the process of becoming a first-time car buyer, from identifying the right vehicle to finding the right deal.

What Is the Best Site to Sell a Car?
You have more options than ever when it comes to selling your vehicle in today's market. Here is a guide for each method and some of the best sites to get cash for your used car.

Are You Buying Trouble if You Buy a Rental Car?
Potential benefits of buying from rental car companies include competitive prices and ease of shopping.

Online Car Shopping During Social Distancing
How do you buy a car - a traditionally time-intensive exercise requiring extensive personal interaction - in the age of COVID-19 and social distancing? We have a number of online shopping resources that make it easier than ever to research, view inventory, and even initiate a sale from the safety of your own home.

How to Trade In a Car
Follow our tips on how to trade in a car and you can get the most money.


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