Ever wonder how you get matched up with a salesperson at the dealership? It is one of the most asked questions. It really depends on how you first contact the dealership - Did you walk in? Did you call ahead? Did you go online and fill out a form? We look at how different dealerships handle these situations.Read More
Maybe you had a friend or co-worker tell you they just bought a new car using a car buying service, a car buying concierge or an auto broker, and you’re wondering - should I do that next time?
These services help customers avoid the worst part of buying a new car -- dealing with salespeople and dealerships. You simply call the company, let them know what you want, and they handle the rest.Read More
Car dealers have confusing advertisements, and their lease ads are the most confusing. We take 3 real advertisements and explain exactly how much you would have to give the dealer in each ad and exactly how much your lease payment would be.Read More
Sonic Automotive Inc.'s Q4 profit grew 21% over 2015's 4th quarter. The growth came mostly from gains in F&I gross profit and service/parts operations. More and more dealers are relying on F&I gross profit to boost their bottom line.Read More
GAP Insurance is a insurance product sold by dealerships in their F&I offices. It designed to protect you in case you total your car, and you owe more than the value of the vehicle.
We go thru scenarios where GAP insurance would be more or less important.Read More
Ever hear about someone leasing a new car and wonder, should I lease my next car? We provide a list of the pro's and con's of leasing a new car.Read More