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Buying A Car

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Buying a car

When you're ready to buy a car, we have everything you need to make the process easy, understandable, and affordable. Whether it’s helping you find your first car, or applying for a car loan, we’re here to help you every step of the way.

Shopping for your car

The first step is to determine how much you can afford. Use our financial calculators to estimate costs and determine what your monthly payments will be based on your down payment. You can even evaluate the real cost of driving; even after your down payment and monthly payments, it costs money to maintain a car.
 
Big or small, new or used, or maybe even green?
Next, decide what type of car you want. Before you get too far into your wish list, visit Kelley Blue Book to research new and used car prices. Figure out what cars meet your needs as well as your budget. Are you looking for a commuter-friendly ride or a rugged vehicle? Do you want a new or used car? Do you need to transport a set of drums for band practice, or do you need to fit into a tight parking spot every day at work? Decide what features are most important to you and what can you would be willing to sacrifice for price. Once you get a sense of what you want, refine your search and look for the best prices. Visit our Preferred Dealerships for a selection of thousands of cars, featuring nearly every make and model.

Secure financing

Before you visit a dealership, it can be beneficial to get pre-approved so that you walk in with more negotiating power. Complete your auto loan application online when it's most convenient for you, and we'll make it our priority to get you in the driver's seat as soon as possible.