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Buying or selling a car can be a tedious experience. Articles in this section touch on car buying and financing, insurance, warranties, VINs, and the Kelly Blue Book.

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How NHTSA Ratings Work

Whether you're buying a new car from a dealership or shopping for a bargain on a used car lot, it's a good idea to find out if the car you're interested in is truly safe. The NHTSA can help.


5 Extended Warranty Tips

5 Extended Warranty Tips

These 5 extended warranty tips help you decide whether to purchase an extended warranty for your car. Read our list of 5 extended warranty tips. See more »

10 Car Shopping Tips

 10 Car Shopping Tips

Knowing what you want -- or need -- before you start making the rounds of dealerships can save both time and money. See more »

How Car Insurance Works

 How Car Insurance Works

Car insurance shopping can be an intimidating task. Learn about the various types of car insurance and how to find the best car insurance rates. See more »

How Car Financing Works

How Car Financing Works

Car financing allows car buyers to take out loans when buying a new car. Learn about car financing, negotiating a car loan and getting the best rates. See more »

How Selling a Car Works

 How Selling a Car Works

Selling a car requires market research and vehicle preparation. Find out the steps involved in selling a car and how to avoid car selling scams. See more »

How to Buy a Car

 How to Buy a Car

Buying a car can seem like a daunting task. Learn about car financing, used cars, new cars, dealer scams and other information you will need before buying a car. See more »