Buying a car is like no other shopping experience. The choices
seem to be endless. The price you see on the sticker isn't the
price you pay -- you must negotiate. You can lease or buy, new or
used. A trade-in is often involved. And most people have to
navigate another separate transaction, financing the deal.
This lesson will help you with all these questions. For a quick
overview, click on "Top 10 things to know"
at the upper left. Or work your way through "The details" sections
for more information on the topics in this lesson (calculators and
other interactive features are marked with a
"Take the test"
is a quiz that checks what you've learned and offers suggestions
for further study.
Top 10 things