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The Ultimate New Car Decision

With all the advertisements for snazzy new cars and low monthly payments, it is increasingly difficult to resist the siren call beckoning us to our local dealership. Without exploring the compulsions that underlie the American need for constant renewal, it is nonetheless apparent that we are a society that likes to drive newer cars. The average American trades cars every three to four years.

Many people use past experience to decide whether to buy or lease a car. But for some, along with the need to change cars comes the need to change how to get that new car.

Leasing and buying are the two most common ways to get a new car. The benefits of each are dependent upon many factors, including the purchaser and the vehicle.

Before you make a decision, use this guide to learn the ins and outs of both methods.

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