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Advice for Teenagers Buying a Car Joplin MO

Teenagers are often socked with high insurance rates, particularily on sporty cars. Best Advice: Check out the insurance rates for the car you want to buy before you buy it.

Carthage Ford Mercury Auto
(417) 358-4037
2920 S Grand Avenue
Carthage, MO
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Dent Shop Inc
(417) 623-8864
818 E 9th St
Joplin, MO
 
Tri-Star Auto
(417) 623-9000
3116 N Lone Elm Ave
Joplin, MO
 
66 Truck & Foreign Salvage
(417) 781-8160
3835 W 7th St
Joplin, MO
 
Ed's Automotive
(417) 624-2600
1841 S. Central City Rd
Joplin, MO
 
Ralph King Body & Frame Inc
(417) 623-7659
2010 W 10th St
Joplin, MO
 
GM Customs
(417) 627-9099
5123 W. 7th
Joplin, MO
 
Touch-Up Shop
(417) 623-3687
902 E 4th St Ste 110
Joplin, MO
 
Car-Mart
(417) 659-8474
3404 E 7TH St
Joplin, MO

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(417) 621-0020
2520 N Rangeline
Joplin, MO
 
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Advice for Teenagers Buying a Car

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My teenage son is buying his first car. What advice can you give a teen buying a new car? What challenges or obstacles do they face?

There are three main challenges for teens when they buy a car:

First, teenagers can be a salesman's delight because they are first-time buyers - which means they are inexperienced at negotiating - which means they usually end up paying more for their new vehicle than most buyers. Best Advice: Take the time to do your research. If possible, get an experienced buyer to help you. And be sure to get a free price quote . That will give you a figure by which to judge other offers you may receive - and it may end up saving you the negotiating hassles altogether.

Second, financing can sometimes be a problem for teens since they usually have no or little credit history. Fortunately, many manufacturers offer "first-time buyers" and "recent grads" financing programs. Ask about these when you visit the dealerships. You can also try applying for financing online.

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