Can you buy a car on Sunday?

I know many dealerships are notoriously closed on Sundays. It’s a day of rest for many, but it’s also usually my only day off. That’s why it would be the best day for me to go buy a vehicle. Can you buy a car on Sunday anywhere?

Liz Jenson · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
Actually, it is illegal in some states to buy a car on Sunday—or sell one, for that matter. States with bans or restrictions on Sunday
car buying
  1. Colorado
  2. Iowa
  3. Illinois
  4. Indiana
  5. Louisiana
  6. Maine
  7. ​​Mississippi
  8. Missouri
  9. Minnesota
  10. New Jersey
  11. Oklahoma
  12. Pennsylvania
  13. Nevada
  14. Texas
  15. North Dakota
  16. Wisconsin
  17. Michigan
  18. Maryland
  19. Rhode Island
  20. Utah
Even if you live in one of these 20 states that ban or restrict car buying on Sundays, you could still order a car online and have it delivered to your house. You could also buy a vehicle from a private seller.
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