Questions to ask when buying a new car

Published On: Jul 30 2014 04:53:36 PM EDT

When buying a new car there are certain questions you should ask the dealer before finalizing your purchase. Take a look at some must-ask questions here.

What additional fees will I be charged? In addition to the price of your car you might incur additional fees. These can include tax, licensing and documentation fees. Ask for a detailed list of all charges to make sure they are legit.

Are there any add-ons on the vehicle? Ask the dealership if they’ve added on any items to the car. According to, at times dealers will add items to the car to boost their profit, as the mark-up on these items can be high.

How many miles are on the car? Even if you are buying a brand new car, chances are it may have some miles on it. These can be from test drives or from driving the car from dealership to dealership.


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