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Whether you’re in the market for a new car or a used car, Globe Drive’s car buying guides will help you make an informed purchase. This guide will be periodically updated.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Buying New

Buying Used

Starting out

A new car will have the very latest technology available on the market. A used car will be significantly less costly to buy. Which decision is right for you?


A prospective buyer surveys a row of 2020 pickup trucks at a Ram dealership on Dec. 27, 2020, in Littleton, Colo.

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Buying a new vehicle

Unless you’re a masochist or independently wealthy, buying a car can be a stressful experience. Signing on the dotted line may not be as big a commitment as marriage, but a typical buyer will live with the choice they make for a long time. Here are four main issues to consider and think through before your vehicle purchase

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A shopper inspects cars on a dealership lot in Paris on Oct. 10, 2015.

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Buying a used vehicle

There are hundreds of thousands of used cars for sale right now in this country, and they run the gamut from good to bad to very, very ugly. The good news is that you don’t have to be a car person to figure out the answer, though it may take you time and research. Once you’ve decided to buy a used car, here are three main issues to ask and think through.

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Shopping for a new car? Check out the new Globe Drive Build and Price Tool to see the latest discounts, rebates and rates on new cars, trucks and SUVs. Click here to get your price.

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