Top 10 tips for first-time car buyers

POSTED: 3:53 PM Jan 23 2012   UPDATED: 5:09 PM 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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"The first-time purchase doesn't need to be your be-all/end-all acquisition, but you should still pay attention to your want list, as this isn't a process you need to repeat every 18 months. Better to stretch a bit for those things in a car that satisfy you, than to be hit over the head -- and pocketbook -- with buyer's remorse before you've emptied the first tank of gas."

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