It’s no secret that buying a car is an expensive endeavor. The average new car costs more than $34,000, while used cars are often just as pricey due to the high demand. However, it’s possible to find cheap cars if you’re willing to put some work into your search. In this guide we’ll discuss how to find a good deal on any budget, from compact sedans all the way up to SUVs and trucks!
Decide what you want in a car.
Before you start shopping for a used car, it’s important that you know what kind of vehicle will best suit your needs. If you’re only going to be driving around town and need something small, then buying an SUV might not be the best choice. Likewise, if your commute involves highway miles every day and gas prices are skyrocketing (as they have been recently), then a fuel-efficient hybrid may make more sense than a gas guzzler with poor mileage.
A good rule of thumb is to decide on one basic type of vehicle before looking at specific models within that grouping–such as “I want an SUV” or “I want an economy car.” Once this decision has been made, go ahead and do some research into different makes and models within those categories so that when it comes time for shopping there aren’t any surprises waiting for us in terms of price tags or features offered by each model we consider buying
Consider your budget.
- Be realistic about your budget.
- Don’t overspend.
- Don’t go into debt.
This is a common mistake for people who are buying their first car, but it’s also something that can happen to anybody at any time in life–you get excited about a new purchase and forget how much money you have to spend on it! … Continue reading >>>>