Determining the amount of money you will be qualified to borrow before going to car dealer.
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
A number on the dash of a vehicle that tells the cars history.
Vehicle Emission Test
verifies that a vehicle meets the minimum clean-air standards.
the price shown on the tag in the cars window.
high-priced, high-profit dealer services that add little to no value.
a car with substantial defects that the manufacturer has been unable to fix after repeated attempts.
permanently lose its color and shine because of chemical reactions with the air.
a substance that can smooth out surface scratches, scuffs, and stains.
coarse materials that can rub away a surface.
Identify Your Wants and Needs
The first step in the car buying process.
Kelley Blue Book
Source of information in determining a fair price for a vehicle.