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How to Buy a Car

05/20/2022
How to Buy a Car
Here's everything you need to know about how to buy a car, from beginning to end. This article will focus on how to buy a new car, but we also show you where to go to buy a used car.

What New Car Fees Should You Pay?

04/20/2022
What New Car Fees Should You Pay?
What fees should you expect to pay when you buy a new car? This chart from Edmunds shows the most common ones you may encounter.

Can You Return the Car You Just Bought?

04/18/2022
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."

When Is the Best Time to Buy a Car?

04/15/2022
When Is the Best Time to Buy a Car?
The best time of year to buy a car doesn't boil down to just one weekend, month or season. You have lots of opportunities to find great deals and discounts on cars, and we list them here, along with some pros and cons for holiday weekends.

AWD vs 4WD: What's the Difference

04/04/2021
AWD vs 4WD: What's the Difference
What's the difference between all-wheel drive and four-wheel drive? Which is right for you in snow, ice or sand? Edmunds sorts out the confusing terminology, explains how AWD and 4WD work, and lays out the pros and cons. Here's handy information for buying your next car, truck or SUV.

How to Buy a Factory-Ordered New Car

03/02/2022
How to Buy a Factory-Ordered New Car
Why are you letting the local dealer design your next car? Order your next new car exactly the way you want it.

Car Buying Tips for 2022: How to Navigate the Storm

01/19/2022
Car Buying Tips for 2022: How to Navigate the Storm
It's a very different landscape now for the average car buyer, who perhaps hasn't shopped for a new vehicle in years. Here's what you need to know to navigate the current market.

Should You Pay More Than MSRP for a Car?

09/03/2021
Should You Pay More Than MSRP for a Car?
Whenever a hotly anticipated vehicle is released or inventory is low, prices tend to rise since there are more buyers than sellers. Here are a few tips from the Edmunds experts on how to minimize or avoid the added fees.

What Is MSRP? Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price for New Car Buying

09/03/2021
What Is MSRP? Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price for New Car Buying
Here's what you need to know about MSRP, sticker price, invoice, and other car-buying vocabulary basics.



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