Top 10 tips for first-time car buyers

Posted: 4:53 PM EST Jan 23, 2012   Updated: 6:09 PM EST Jan 23, 2012

If you're shopping for your first car, here are a few tips from Kelley Blue Book on what to buy, how to buy it and where to buy it.

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"We know, the above advice makes buying a car seem like an ordeal, but even those with no interest or passion in a car or truck can -- if the process is given half a chance -- be stimulated by the sheer variety of options available, and the genuine creativity that goes in to today's automotive menu."


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