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* Brought too much debt with you from your previous car that you couldn't afford a new car purchase?
* Expected to find a 0% finance deal on a new vehicle, but had trouble finding one?
* Made the decision to buy used since new vehicles were too expensive?
If any of these situations apply to you, a reporter would like to talk to you about it. Please reach out to [email protected] by Wednesday, October 17, 2018 telling us a little about your experience, and the Edmunds PR team may connect you with the journalist.
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Thoughts, experiences with buying a new car from a dealer in a town you don't live in
I will be buying a new car between summer 2014 and December 2014. I see one of the first pieces of advice is to contact multiple dealers, researching prices, deals, etc. So the Montana town I live in has 1 Toyota dealer, 1 Chevy dealer, 1 ford dealer (and so on) and the next town 100 miles away has the same, 200 miles again the same. So as I'm researching prices I notice not until 500 miles away in Salt Lake City Utah the prices for the car I'm interested in are MUCH better ($2000 cheaper), there's many Toyota, Chevy ford, Chrysler etc dealerships here competing for sales. I imaging Denver, Seattle or any large city will be the same. So my question is what type of risk (if any) am I taking if i buy a new car more than 500 miles from where I live? Anything worse than I won't get to use some free oil change and car wash perks?