Car Buying Fees

Buying a vehicle can be one of the most important investments you make in a lifetime. Thousands of dollars could be at stake. Research, preparation, and negotiation prowess can give you the best chance at minimizing your fees. A few ideas to consider as part of your preparation

Cash – Cash is King. A higher cash payment usually brings along negotiating power. Especially if you’re buying from a private person. If you’re considering a down payment, read this section to educate yourself on the pros/cons of this method.

Trade – trading in any vehicle may save a lot of hassle from selling it on your own and garner a higher benefit than selling on your own. This may be a stronger point if you are trading in a vehicle you purchased from the same dealer you’re plan to purchase the vehicle. 

Timing – when demand is high, your negotiating leverage goes down. If you have patience there could be a slump in market or other event that could make dealers more desperate. 

Employee Discount – request the employee discount. Think about any discounts your employer may offer. If you work in the automotive business its likely your company has discount arrangements for their employees. 

 

Filing a Complaint against a Car Dealership

The following links are provided for various types of vehicle complaints taken from USA.gov. Initial complaint should be filed with the dealer, lender, or manufacturer. If you don’t get results, you can contact a state or federal government agency.  If your complaint is about:

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