There's a big safety benefit to buying the newest car you can afford. When you buy a new car, you're ensuring you're getting a car that's up to the most recent safety standards in both crash testing and in safety technology. A new car compared to a used car from even five years ago can have big safety advantages with things like more airbags, a more rigid construction, and more advanced technology like a backup camera which is now mandatory on every new car sold in the U.S.
When you take delivery, either at home or at the dealership, have the salesperson walk around the vehicle with you. Check that there are no scratches, dents or dings. Make sure you get the owner's manual, a spare key and the original window sticker. The window sticker shows you the price and a list of your vehicle's features, which is useful later when you sell or trade in. Most dealers include a full tank of gas and a detail with your new vehicle, so ensure you receive those. Now is also the time to ask any last-minute questions you may have about the vehicle. Ask the salesperson anything you want to know, from how to pair your phone to how to use all the latest advanced safety features.
Once you find the car you want, you'll want to move fast so it isn't sold out from under you. So it's a good idea to get your financing set up before you begin searching for your car. If you're paying cash, there is little to do except make sure you have the funds available to withdraw cash or get a cashier's check when it's time to do the deal. If you're paying all cash for a used car from a private party, consider doing the deal in a public place.
To determine our top picks, we started by comparing 17 popular online car buying sites and narrowing the list down to only the sites that offer a wide selection of vehicles at different price points. We also considered average reviews and ratings from verified consumers on ConsumerAffairs, only including car buying sites that had at least 14 5-star reviews in the past 12 months. Finally, we excluded any companies that don’t provide financing and customer service that’s available at least five days a week.
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Buying a used car is one of the smartest financial decisions you can make. You pay less for the automobile and avoid the depreciation that new-car buyers face the moment the vehicle rolls off the dealer's lot. Buying used has a number of other advantages as well. You will pay less for registration and insurance. Also, the margin for a discount may be greater when you buy a pre-owned automobile. And if you purchase the vehicle from a private party, you will likely get an even better price than you would at a dealership.

The Acura MDX is, according its maker, the most successful 7-passenger luxury SUV in history. Now, the 2022 Acura MDX is about to arrive, improving on its predecessor in terms of power, performance, technology, and safety. It looks more upscale inside and out, too, and in top specification will offer a 25-speaker high-end audio system. A 3.5-liter V-6 will be standard, with a twin-turbocharged V-6 in the racy Type S model.
CarFax is well known for providing comprehensive vehicle history reports that detail all previous damage and ownership history. It works with over 28,000 dealerships nationwide to sell a variety of used cars. You can sign up for alerts on recalls and necessary maintenance reminders to make sure your car is in tip-top shape. The accompanying mobile app receives strong reviews from users.
One of the last American muscle coupes on the market, the Dodge Challenger provides performance enthusiasts with classic styling, impressive performance, and modern amenities. It's not as nimble as the [Ford Mustang](/ford/mustang/) and is less iconic than the [Chevrolet Camaro](/chevrolet/camaro/), but it remains one of the most unique performance cars on the road today.

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A certified pre-owned or CPO car has been inspected to meet minimum quality standards and typically includes some type of warranty. While dealers and third parties certify cars, the gold standard is an automaker-certified vehicle that provides a factory-backed warranty, often extending the original coverage. Vehicles must be in excellent condition and have low miles and wear to be certified, which is why off-lease vehicles feed many CPO programs.

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The long-awaited 2022 GMC Hummer EV electric pickup truck finally broke cover, and it looks fantastic, as it should for its price. It arrives first in Edition 1 specification with 1,000 horsepower and 11,500 lb.-ft. of torque, and a battery delivering 350 miles of range. Future versions will start as low as $79,995, but will have less equipment and capability. 

One of the last American muscle coupes on the market, the Dodge Challenger provides performance enthusiasts with classic styling, impressive performance, and modern amenities. It's not as nimble as the [Ford Mustang](/ford/mustang/) and is less iconic than the [Chevrolet Camaro](/chevrolet/camaro/), but it remains one of the most unique performance cars on the road today.
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