You donít really need to be ultimate car geek to figure out ins and outs of savings when buying a new car. You just need some car buying tips, a calculator, a notepad and pen and mental savvy to play cost game with a couple of car dealers.
To set you on road to car that youíve always wanted without burden of high costs, here are some car buying tips guaranteed to lighten your path.
Car buying tip #1: Do your price homework.
In order to get best deal, you have to first determine what fair price is for car that you want and what car costs in various car dealers. Researching for fair price can be a bit tricky as all dealers would have different prices. One way to do this is to log on to websites such as Cars.com, InvoiceDealers.com, CarsDirect.com, AutoWeb, Edmunds.com, Car.com and AutoUSA and see what their prices are. After comparing, you will have a fairly good idea how it costs.
Car buying tip #2: Price is not everything
While price is motor that would keep your car buying running, it is not only thing that you should consider. Most car dealers would have a promo of some sort whether it be a free service, free parts or lower interest rates in financing. Look at this also along with price. One may have lower prices but may not offer same package.
Car buying tip #3: Compare and tell
Having done your price homework, you can now use data to haggle with car dealers. Tell each of them that you are looking at prices of several dealers. Quote some prices to make them believe you. Knowing this, they will give you their lowest possible price and may even offer some good deals just to prevent you from buying your car at their competitor.