Can you tell a $50,000 car from one that costs half that much? Know whether that used sedan you're thinking of picking up is worth the price on the sticker? Test your knowledge of car prices with this quiz!
Americans bought 17.6 million cars and trucks in 2017, and all that chrome and horsepower didn't come cheap. In fact, the average cost of a new car in the U.S. is just over $35,000, according to CNN. But have you ever wondered how many new car buyers got a good deal, versus how many got totally hosed?
The average person only buys four or five cars in their entire lifetime. That means most people don't get a whole lot of practice at the whole car buying thing, which is a real shame considering the enormous costs involved. Those car dealers that buyers are pitted up against do the car buying dance every day, giving them a huge advantage when it comes to making the deal.
So how do you prepare yourself to purchase a vehicle, and minimize your chances of getting ripped off? Learning what cars are actually worth is a great way to start. After all, when it comes to buying a vehicle, knowledge really is power.
Think you can guess the price range of a vehicle from a single image? Take this quiz to test your car-buying IQ!