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Car Buying Checklist

Before you buy a car

Follow this checklist to avoid kicking yourself

  1. Compare monthly payments on
    • New
      • 6 year loan
      • 5 year loan
    • One year old
      • 6 year loan
      • 5 year loan
    • Certified Used (often around 3 years old just off lease)
    • Used (older than 3 years but within Uber and Lyft requirements)
    • Compare interest rates at different dealers
    • Compare interest rates for personal loan (myAutoLoan vs RoadLoans)
  2. Insist on the feature you need or love
    • Backup camera
    • Leather or leather like seats
    • Blind spot detection
    • Lane keep assist
    • Pedestrian sensing with automatic braking
    • Premium stereo
    • HD radio
    • Satellite radio
  3. Test drive the car
    • Confirm back seat legroom is good enough
    • Confirm trunk space is good enough
    • Listen for road noise level, especially on freeway
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