New or used, cars are big-ticket items. Four new 60-second videos from the Federal Trade Commission can help buyers shop with confidence. The mobile-friendly videos, in English and Spanish, offer important information for every stage of the car-buying process.
- Spotting Deceptive Car Ads warns that some car ads promise low payments, no interest, or zero down, but may come with a catch. Researching a dealer’s reputation before visiting the dealership can help consumers steer clear of problems.
- Buying a Used Car covers using online research, the Buyers Guide, a vehicle history report, and an independent inspection to be sure consumers know what they are buying before they buy.
- Financing a Car encourages consumers to shop for financing before shopping for a car.
- Understanding Car Add-ons talks about price-hiking products that dealers may offer.