How does someone buy a car?

I want to buy a car, but I don't really know where to begin. What do I need to do?

Answer
Buying a new car may seem difficult, but it’s easy if you follow a few key steps!
First, you’ll want to decide how much you can spend on a car and what your budget will be. You’ll also want to consider how much you can afford to pay monthly if you need a car loan.
Once you’ve looked at your finances, look for vehicles that match your budget. Visit various dealerships to determine what your options are and test drive each vehicle.
After finding a vehicle and financing, be sure to look over your contract before signing. Review the terms and conditions and ensure you’re comfortable with the agreement.
Finally, you’ll need car insurance. Most dealerships require car insurance before taking your new car home, so you’ll want to get insurance first. At this stage of the process, using the Jerry app can make the final hurdle quick and easy. Download the app to compare rates from over 50 insurers at the touch of a button.”
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Emily Maracle
Answered on Aug 20, 2021
Emily Maracle is a car insurance specialist living in New York. Originally from the Pacific Northwest, she has a degree in English Literature and a background in customer service. She enjoys cooking, gardening, and living sustainably. In the future, she can't wait to upgrade to a hybrid or electric car.
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