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When buying a car, it’s important to buy the safest, highest quality and most reliable
vehicle for your money. The following Web sites provide information you need to
shop confidently and land a good deal.
- Edmunds Car Buying Guide
offers a bevy of consumer information, including how-to guides, pricing for new
and used vehicles and model reviews.
- Kelley Blue Book is a user-friendly
site featuring decision guides, quality ratings and the chance to conduct a side-by-side
- Consumer Reports provides
an independent critique of most new and used vehicles on price, safety, reliability,
and maintenance. Also get information on buying versus leasing.
- The National Highway Traffic
Safety Administration offers the latest crash test results, recalls and tips
about buying a safe car.
*UW Credit Union does not endorse any Web site listed.
When you’re ready to shop, get preapproved online so you know how
much you have to spend.
Don’t Be Fooled
Don’t be fooled by the 0% financing offers from dealerships. These offers usually
entail restrictions that can lead to higher payments, shorter terms and hidden fees.
What’s more, only car-buyers with the highest credit scores are eligible. By taking
the dealer rebate and getting a loan through UW Credit Union, you finance a smaller
amount and still get a great rate. For details, read our
0% Rate vs. Cash Rebate article.
On the Move
When you’re ready to buy,
apply for a low-rate, flexible term auto loan. We offer the same
rates on new and used vehicles! With automatic transfers, monthly payments
are virtually effortless.
*APR is Annual Percentage Rate. Rates subject to change.