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Some Car Dealers Have Finally Figured Out How To Sell Used Cars Online

Even when even vintage milk can be bought online, you might as well try and lock down a good Cyber Monday deal on a car. And while a few dealerships have made the effort to make buying a used car online easy, far too many still have inaccurate listings or are generally uncooperative. Read more… Continue […]

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You Can Finally Get A Great Deal On A Honda Civic Si

The Civic Si may not garner the headlines like its Type R stablemate does, but it’s still a compelling value. While some dealers subjected this car to Type R pricing strategies, such price-padding in long in this generation Si’s past. The model year changeover means you can start to score some deals.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Here’s What You Need To Know About Negotiating Car Accessories And Add-Ons

Most new cars are sold with a few extras, and most of the time these are functional items like floor mats and roof racks. Did you know that sometimes you can save some money on these items depending on how they are added to the price of the car? Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Here’s How Understanding Regional Discounts Can Save You Money On Your Next Car

You already know that car shopping outside of your area can give you more leverage for negotiations, but may not know that dealers in specific regions will sometimes get extra money to move inventory. Finding these extra discounts isn’t always easy, but the extra work can pay off.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Here’s How Understanding Regional Discounts Can Save You Money On Your Next Car

You already know that car shopping outside of your area can give you more leverage for negotiations, but may not know that dealers in specific regions will sometimes get extra money to move inventory. Finding these extra discounts isn’t always easy, but the extra work can pay off.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Here’s What ‘Call For Price’ On A Dealer’s Website Really Means

One of the most frustrating aspects of shopping for a car online can often be boiled down to three words: “call for price.” It seems simple enough; call the dealership and they’ll tell you how much it costs. But the subtext to this command will give you a pretty big clue as to whether or […]

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Watch Out For Dealerships That Cater To Customers Who Don’t Care About Money

It must be nice to roll into a car dealership, point to something cool and say “I’ll take that one,” without any care about cost. It’s a luxury many of us don’t have. I’ve found that some luxury car dealers may get a little too use to this devil-may-care attitude. They work with so many […]

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Check Out The Absolutely Insane Interest On This Exotic Car Lease

You would assume that dealers selling high-end cars would be less inclined to try to take advantage of folks on that level because they understand it’s bad for business. This bonkers lease, though, goes to show that even wealthy buyers have to run the math.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Here’s The Problem With Those ‘No Haggle’ Dealerships

One of the most frustrating aspects of buying a car from a dealer is the back and forth about the price. Some dealers have responded to this by offering upfront, “no haggle” prices. And while this seemingly streamlines the process and makes (some) buyers happy, in practice, it’s a little bit more complicated. Read more… […]

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Buyers Are Getting Massive Discounts On The Acura NSX

The economics of supply and demand mean that some cars can command serious markups while others are subject to awesome discounts. One of the latest examples: If you are shopping for a Civic Type R, good luck! But if you have the cash for an Acura NSX, I have better news for you.Read more… Continue […]

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Buyers Are Getting Massive Discounts On The Acura NSX

The economics of supply and demand mean that some cars can command serious markups while others are subject to awesome discounts. One of the latest examples: If you are shopping for a Civic Type R, good luck! But if you have the cash for an Acura NSX, I have better news for you.Read more… Continue […]

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Car Dealer Pulls Ads Because NFL Won’t Ensure Players ‘Stand And Respect America’

Steve Kalafer, the owner of Flemington Car and Truck Country in central New Jersey, says that he will be pulling all of his dealership’s TV ads from NFL broadcasts for the rest of the season. Kalafer is mad that the NFL isn’t doing more to force its players to stand for the national anthem, because […]

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Kia Will Have A Hard Time Selling The Stinger GT Unless It Fixes Its Antiquated Dealerships

Kia has now officially taken a serious shot at the usual European sports sedans with the Stinger GT. According to the reviews, the new Stinger is pretty impressive, but to truly make a dent in luxury market, Kia needs to look beyond the cars and fix their dealerships, which, for the most part, are, shall […]

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Just Because A Dealer Says They Will Order You A Car From The Factory Doesn’t Mean They Can

There is something special about ordering a car from the factory just the way you want it. Many dealers will offer to order anything the customer wants that the dealership doesn’t have in stock. But some orders are easier than others, and not every dealer can get the car you desire.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Your Most Appalling And Bleak Stories Of Working At Car Dealerships

When I asked you yesterday why turnover in car sales was so high, I wasn’t quite prepared for the response. Hundreds of you weighed in with stories that were by turns thoughtful and, occasionally, very bleak. There’s a LOT of booze in car sales, it turns out, and enough pressure to make Glengarry Glen Ross […]

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Your Most Appalling And Bleak Stories Of Working At Car Dealerships

When I asked you yesterday why turnover in car sales was so high, I wasn’t quite prepared for the response. Hundreds of you weighed in with stories that were by turns thoughtful and, occasionally, very bleak. There’s a LOT of booze in car sales, it turns out, and enough pressure to make Glengarry Glen Ross […]

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Watch Out For These Three Warning Signs Of A Shady Used Car Dealer

Buying a used car can be a little trickier than purchasing a new one. When it comes to used cars there are numerous pitfalls to watch out for—persistent mechanical issues, weird smells, questionable choices on the radio’s presets—but where you buy the car shouldn’t be one of them. If you are looking for a pre-owned…Read […]

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