Multiple car quotes comparison
For this article, we partnered with Find The Best Car Price.com for their expertise on how to buy a new car at the best possible price. Unlike used cars, new cars are the same no matter where you buy them. As long as you compare the same trim and options, the only difference between dealerships should be the price of the car.
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So why not do some comparison shopping and see which dealer will offer you the best price?
In fact, if you negotiate with multiple dealers at once, you can systematically reduce the price of a new car to get the best possible deal.
When you’re ready to start the buying process, email multiple car dealers and ask them to compete with each other. You won’t have to buy a car online, but you can settle on a low price before going to the dealership to sign paperwork and pay for your car.
Email negotiation can be broken down into four simple steps to buying a new car:
Get free car price quotes.
AutoTempest provides a free new car quotes tool to quickly and easily request quotes from up to five dealers near you. Enter the car you’re looking for and choose from the list of dealerships. (We recommend choosing the maximum five, since the more competing quotes, the better for you.) The dealers you choose will email you with offers, usually within 24 hours.
Ask car dealers to get specific.
Many of the responses you receive from car dealers will be vague. But that doesn’t matter because all you really want is a salesperson contact from each dealership. Once you know who to talk to, send an email asking for a clear car price quote. (To get you started, try this email template from our partner, FindTheBestCarPrice.com.) Be sure to ask them to include ALL applicable fees, taxes, levies, charges, etc. That allows you to compare apples to apples, and may be helpful when it comes time to close the deal too.