Farnoosh Torabi lays out some helpful tips to keep in mind while buying a new car.
FARNOOSH TORABI: We all love getting a new car and driving it home for the first time. But not everybody loves all that you have to go through before leaving the dealership. Here are some things to keep in mind when you shop for a car.
Go to several dealerships in different parts of town. Vehicle prices can be different based on their location. If you avoid the more expensive neighborhoods when car shopping, you might save some money in the end.
Bring a friend or two with you for a test drive. That’s how you can make sure the car is comfortable for all passengers. And they can be a source of support when you start to negotiate.
Finally, do your homework when it comes to car insurance. Different cars will have different rates. So call ahead or go online to get insurance quotes on the model you have in mind.
Another important factor is the safety rating of your car, which you should always consider before you choose a model. Other things that can affect your insurance rates are your age, ZIP code, how far you drive to work, and even your marital status.
I’m Farnoosh Torabi. And now you know.
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