Buying and owning an automobile for most all of us, is a life-long experience. The purchase cost, especially for a new car, may be second only to a home purchase or college tuition in size. Buying a used car is fraught with it’s own set of hidden pitfalls. And whether new or used, auto ownership will involve maintenance & repair questions, warranty issues, and eventually questions about trade-in value.
This is our third in a series on purchasing owning and automobile. Click on the articles below to view the first two. Content for all articles is taken from the FTC Consumer Information web site, Buying and Owning a Car. Future articles will cover Service Contracts, Renting a Car, Repair & Maintenance, and Purchase vs. Lease.