Real U Guide to Buying Your First Car (Real U) The Real U Guide to Buying Your First Car is packed with advice for first-time buyers, steering them through the tricky process of choosing a decent used car or finding an affordable new one, arranging financing, deciding about optional equipment, shopping around for the best deal in auto insurance, and more.
Whether you’re 16 years old or 26, buying your first car should be a thrill and an experience that you’ll remember for many years to come. But what if you can’t afford the car of your dreams? Or you face soaring interest rates? Or find yourself signing a contract full of hidden charges? This guide has all the right answers, including tips on:
How to sniff out a lemon
Sales pitches to avoid
Why you want to stay out of a car dealership’s back room
The truth about leasing
The pros and cons of buying new or used
Don’t get burned on the first big purchase you make. Find out how to get the best financing, how to avoid the latest scams tactics, whether to buy extended warranties, how to negotiate the best price, and more. Includes a quiz every first time buyer should take: “Are You a Savvy Buyer or a Sucker?”