Buying a Car


Buying a New Car

What to know before shopping for a new car.


Buying a Used Car

How to find and buy a good used car.


Leasing a Car

Leases are a long-term rental. Learn if leasing is right for you.


California Car Buyer's Bill of Rights

This California law applies when you buy a car from a licensed dealer.


The Lemon Law

If your new car cannot be repaired, you may be entitled to a replacement or a refund.


Service Contracts and Extended Warranties

Some offer good protection at a fair price. Others have conditions and exclusions that make them almost worthless.


Co-signing for a Car

If you co-sign for a car, you must pay if the other person doesn’t.


Canceling A Contract

You can’t always cancel a contract, but many contracts can be canceled within certain time limits.