Stay focused and organized with the NewCars.com Car Buying Checklist. Keep track of everything you need to know when buying your new car.
Get your current car's trade-in value with our Black Book widget.
Check your credit report & score to know if you qualify for lower-interest financing.
Check with your bank or credit union for their best loan rates so you can compare them with the dealer's best rate.
Calculate the monthly payment you can afford — 20% of your monthly income is a good starting point.
Figure out how much cash you can put into a down payment — remember, the larger the down payment, the lower your monthly payments will be.
Use our Affordability Calculator to determine the price range of new car you can afford, based on all of the above data.
Explore the vehicles in your price range using our fun and interactive Car Chooser.
Search our Rebate Center to discover available rebates or financing and leasing deals on the cars you like.
Check whether you'll save more money with a rebate or low finance offer using our Cash Back vs. Low APR Calculator.
Once you have settled on a car or two, go for a test drive to make sure they're right for you. But remember, DO NOT start negotiating yet.
Get dealers to compete for your business by requesting free Internet Price Quotes. Often, you can complete your negotiations from the comfort of your home without even stepping onto a lot.
Visit the dealership, sign the papers, and drive home in your new car!