Saturday, May 1, 2010

Used Car Tips That Save You Money

Used Car Tips That Save You Money

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These used car tips save you money! These tips are a must know to anyone who is looking to buy a used car. Here we will examine some used car buying tips that could save you thousands of dollars off your when buying a car.

Ok so, the real deal with buying used cars is to make sure you aren't getting scammed or that your really paying for what the seller says it's worth. Many times have I heard people say that all the car lights work and then when I want to check it out... more than one light isn't working. Here I'm going to share with you some of the tips I've learned from my experiences, but don't limit yourself to these. Ask people you know for more tips because you never know who has had to deal with buying a used car.takaful ikhlas

 When going to buy a used car you would want to get a copy of your credit report and make sure you know what your credit score is. We all know that APR and interests rates are all figured off of our credit scores. Since this is a known fact when buying a used car the salesmen will try to low ball your credit score to get you to pay more for the used car.takaful ikhlas

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Once you get to the dealership you should have in mind what you are looking for and what you can afford. Don't not let the salesmen tell you what you want or tell you that you need to upgrade for the extra accessories. This is another way they can put extra money in their pocket. They are not concerned about what you want or need. Don't let them talk you into something you have no desire to buy because in the end you are the one that is going to have to live with the decision.

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Those are just some of buy used car tips. I'm pretty sure you can find a lot more, but I think these are must-haves on your check list when buying a used car. You should be very careful because you don't want to issue a used car loan and then the car turned out to be a piece of junk, right?
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Buy Used Car Tips - Learn from Other People's Experiences

Buy Used Car Tips - Learn from 

Other People's Experiences

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Buying a used car isn't as nearly as fun as buying a new car, we all know that. I've been through three buy used car experiences up to now. The goods news is that I learned how to negotiate better and even a little bit about cars. The bad news is... I wish I had known the buy used car tips I know now before.
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  1. Leasing a car will lose you money -- There are very few scenarios where leasing a car makes sense.  however, car salesman will try and persuade you to lease a car with low monthly payments.  Do not fall for this trick.takaful ikhlas

  2. Don't pay the doc fee -- If they tell you that you must pay the doc fee, wait until the very end when you're about to sign, and then tell them that you want them to take off the fee or you will walk!  Be prepared to walk!

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Buying a Car Tips

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Don't be afraid to haggle.  I have few buying a car tips that will help you to gain the upper hand when you go to purchase your next car.  Car dealerships want to take your money and you do NOT have to give it all away!  Buy a car on YOUR terms. 

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- Make sure all the lights work
- Get the engine checked out by a trusted mechanic
- Look for oil leaks
- Turn off the radio and lower the windows while test driving it for peculiar noises

- If you can, drive uphill with the air condition turned on to the max
- Push the accelerator fast and hard to see if the car responds well
- Make a hard break to test the breaks
- Check for torn-up seats
- Test the speakers and radio, as well as antenna reception (I once bought a used car that had the antenna but didn't have a cable to connect to the radio - of course I found out about that later!)
.- Check the trunk and see if all the tools are there, as well as the spare tire
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But there are many other tricks up their sleeves. Some car buyers are so afraid of haggling that they will go to "no-haggle" car lots and lose thousands and thousands of dollars buying ridiculously over-priced cars!

What you must remember is that used and new car managers and salesman are constantly coming up with more ways to get more money out of you.

In this struggling economy, they are selling less cars and are desperate. But this means that they are going to try and get the most out of every single customer! Be sure, that right now car lots are pulling out every trick in the book to get you in a new car at a price you shouldn't be paying.

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