It's a well known fact that a car's value depreciates sharply the moment you drive out of the dealership. While some depreciation is inevitable, it is possible to minimise your losses by following a few tried-and-tested strategies. Here's how to get the highest possible price when it comes time to sell your used car.
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Entering a car lot is a bit like that scene in Behind Enemy Lines when Jude Law blunders into a booby-trapped minefield. In short, you're going to get badly burned. (Germans might also shoot at you, although that's pretty rare.)
Fortunately, it's possibly to drive out of the dealership in a new car without blowing up your wallet in the process. Here are ten expert tips to ensure you get the best deal.
Aside from a house, buying a new car is probably the most expensive investment you will ever make. It therefore pays to do plenty of research so you can get the best deal possible. This infographic contains a useful array of car buying tips that take you through every step of the process - from planning your budget and arranging a loan to trading in your current car and avoiding tricks in the contract.
If you're going to buy a car, be prepared to haggle. And some strategies work better than others. In a recent survey, Consumer Reports summarised the negotiation methods that work best for getting a better deal on a used car