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Car Facts to Review Before Buying a Used Car

Top 10 Tips & Car Facts to Review Before Buying a Used Car

Buying a used car is a great way to stretch your dollar, but ... you'll want to learn these used car facts BEFORE you shop.Thinking about buying a used car? Used Car Buying Checklist

1. Be an educated consumer.

Determine what you want and need, make a list, and prioritize your items.

Establish a budget and determine the class of vehicles that fit it.

Narrow selection by makes and models and learn all you can about them.

Research dealerships and sellers.

Know the fair market value and vehicle history of any vehicle you're considering.

Obtain Vehicle Identification Numbers (VINs) and research cars online; obtain vehicle history reports.

Take test-drives and make sure to have cars checked by a mechanic.

ASK QUESTIONS, and consider all loan options.

If you feel hesitant, walk away. There's always another deal.

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