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Watch Out For Fake Car Deals This Presidents’ Day Weekend

Since 2018 is predicted to be a slower year for car sales, dealers are pulling out all the stops to get you into the showroom. Presidents’ weekend is usually a big time for car buying, but some of these so-called deals don’t really offer the yuuuge savings you would expect.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Listen To A Dealer Tell A Customer His Faulty 2017 Ford Truck Wasn’t Designed To Exceed 65 MPH

A Colorado man recently took his new Ford F-250—which had a violent front-end shake on the highway—to a dealer, only to be told that the truck was “not designed to go over 65 mph.” It’s a ridiculous and untrue claim in what is just a baffling audio recording. Just listen to this nonsense.Read more… Continue […]

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Just Because You’re Bad At Math Doesn’t Necessarily Mean The Dealer Is Ripping You Off

The mathematical skills of the American population are, for the most part, pretty poor. Dealerships and lenders will often use this as an opportunity to take advantage of people, but sometimes the opposite happens when someone with bad math skills walks away from a good deal because they don’t understand how the…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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A Dealership In Colorado Is Asking $176,000 For A Dodge Demon They Don’t Even Have

Well, we all knew this was coming. Despite Dodge’s best efforts to mitigate the bonkers markups on its insanely hyped Dodge SRT Challenger Demon, there was bound to be at least a few stores that would attempt to make huge profits on this rare muscle car.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Reminder: Dealers Don’t Actually Give You ‘Free’ Gifts With Your Car Purchase

For those of you out car shopping this holiday season, you will likely see some dealers advertising some “free” giveaways with your car purchase. These things could include a TV, some oil changes, or even a free vacation. I hate to be the one to break this to you, but none of this stuff is […]

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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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