Used Car Buying Tips from CARS 1. Either save your money and pay cash or join a local credit union and establish credit

2. Find the best cars in your price range

3. Decide what make, model and year of car is the best deal for you

4. Check online sites or local newspapers

5. Choose a car offered for sale by the owner

6. Check out the vehicle history

7. Inspect the car closely yourself

8. Have the car inspected by a reliable, trustworthy mechanic BEFORE you agree to buy

9. Check for safety recalls

10. AFTER the car checks out OK and the mechanic confirms that it’s safe to drive

11. Negotiate a fair deal

12. Complete the sale