Your Next Vehicle Purchase: Getting More Than A Good Deal

June 13, 2010

This is an incredible age we live in. The world is changing at breakneck speed, alarming some while exciting others. The good news for car buyers is that amid the turmoil and change are more tools than ever for making a great deal on your next car.

Yes, I’m talking about the Internet and the vast array of websites available to help you research and shop for your next car. The Internet can help you decide which vehicle to buy, based on:

  • information on different makes and models  
  • the best new and used vehicle prices
  • realistic trade-in values
  • and so on 

But remember that the very thing that works to your advantage with the Internet--its diversity--makes it more difficult to find exactly the right tools for your vehicle search. There’s just so much information out there.

The good news is that is here to help you get more than a good deal on your next vehicle purchase. How? I’ll help narrow down and distill the information that is available online so it makes sense. I’ll also try to make sure that the tools you need are at your fingertips.

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We haven’t even gotten to other crucial information you’ll need when shopping for your next vehicle. Get help to:

Find the car you want--Compare benefits and features, read reviews, including from other owners, and where to get that information online.

Know when you’re paying too much--Where to find the dealer invoice cost for the car you want to buy. Most important: discover what other buyers in your area are actually paying for the same vehicle.

Save money--What are the best dealer incentives available right now? This includes hidden incentives your dealer may not be required to pass along to you.

Leases--How do leases work? Are they right for your situation? What are the best lease deals available now?

Financing--How does it work? What are my options? How can I lower my financing costs?

Trades--How does the trade-in process work? What do I need to do before I talk to the dealer? How do I trade in my car and get all that’s coming to me?

Questions?--Do you have a burning question about the car buying process? Send an email through this website with your question and add “Ask James” to the subject line. Get straight answers from an industry insider! I’ll post the most informative questions and answers so everyone can benefit.

And so much more--We’ll go with the flow. As new consumer issues arise, they’ll get priority treatment here at

Tomorrow: a further look at how will help you get more than a good deal in your next vehicle purchase. 

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