The Web can help you find a great new or used car.
(NUI) - Shopping for a new or used car is not like shopping for a television set. A car is much more expensive, and people rely on their cars for far more than they do their televisions.
Because of this, knowledge is an imperative when purchasing a new or used car. There are so many things you need to know about the vehicle you're considering spending thousands of dollars on.
If it's a new car, the first thing to do is read the consumer magazines to find the best car for your needs. After you have a car in mind, check to see if your local dealership has the best price. What kinds of options are being offered? Does the dealership offer a good service place?
And, if you're buying a used car, the most important thing you need to know is the car's history. Was it ever in an accident? Has its structure ever been compromised? Is the car really worth what the seller is selling it for? What do prior drivers say about it?
All of this information can be overwhelming even to the seasoned car buyer. For the first time car buyer, all of the research and numbers are downright daunting, leading most people to throw up their arms and say, "Where do I start?"
Fortunately, the Internet is available to make car buying easier. GeoWheels.com, part of the GeoPortals family of user-friendly Web sites, is the answer to what every experienced or inexperienced car buyer is looking for.
GeoWheels has all of the pertinent information you need to make an intelligent decision. For example, from GeoWheels you can link to the Kelly Blue Book site. There you can see exactly what the used car you want to buy is really worth - no matter what the dealer or seller says.
Through GeoWheels, you can get to Edmunds.com, which offers great new and used car buying tips as well as other information on their 'Comprehensive Guide to Buying and Selling' page. Edmunds.com also has the Carfax Vehicle History Report, which will give you a detailed history of any used car you're looking to buy. You can also check out Invoicedealers.com for instant, immediate pricing on new cars.
Then once you have a new car, you can log back onto GeoWheels' sister sites, GeoTraffic.com and GeoMapping.com to find out the best way to get where you want to go.