Buying a Car

20 Steps To Successful Car Buying

 Article Index: Step 1: The Buying Process Step 2: Which Car Do I Want? What Car Do I Need? Step 3: How Much Can I Afford? Step 4: Using Internet Resources Step 5: New or Used? Step 6: Financing Options Step 7: Leasing Explained Step 8: Locating a Good Vehicle Step 9: Dealing With Dealers Step 10: Taking the Test Drive Step 11: Final Vehicle Selection Step 12: Mechanic's Inspection...

Key components to keep your car in good running condition if not buying new ones

With job layoffs mounting, people struggling to stay in their homes and just a general worry over what’s going to happen next, buying a brand new vehicle is simply not an option for many. In turn, local garages and dealerships are seeing an increase in vehicle owners servicing their older, high-mileage vehicles and just coming in when absolutely necessary to fix glaring problems. It definitely...

Top Ten Safest Vehicles

Chosen by the editors of SmartMotorist.com Large Luxury Cars Mercedes-Benz S-Class BMW 7-Series Audi A8 Lexus LS400/LS430 Cadillac Deville Cadillac Seville Acura 3.5 RL Lincoln Town Car Lincoln Continental Infiniti Q45   Medium Luxury Cars Volvo S80 BMW 5-Series Mercedes-Benz E-Class Audi A6 Lexus GS300/GS400 Saab 9-5 Lexus ES300 Infiniti I30 Lincoln LS Jaguar S-Series Small Luxury Cars...

How To Buy A Car? An Overview.

Congratulations on taking the crucial first step in acquiring your new or used wheels! We offer personal recommendations, based on a combined 50 years of experience both inside and outside the retail auto industry. When you're ready to buy, we'll point you in the right direction, whether you decide on buying privately, using a private auto broker or consultant, going through an...

Top eight auto brand for the 2009 model year

It has been a wild and crazy year in the automotive industry and not all of it for the good. Spiking gas prices in particular, driven by the fear that there is no end in sight, have some buyers panicking to get out of gas-thirsty vehicles before they go broke driving them and end up with no resale value. The upside is that there s plenty of growth in the auto biz outside of the traditional sport...