Now, your research is done and you're ready to find a dealership that has the exact car for you. The Internet continues to help; at AutoTrader.com, you can search for the dealership closest to you and use a dynamic mapping system to print out a map when you're ready to go. Additionally, you can search for dealers by services important to you, such as financing options, whether the dealership has a service center, and loaner car availability.
Finally, make sure to take all your homework with you so you can refer to it while you shop. Print detailed vehicle brochures and valuations of your trade-in that include a third party's estimate of your vehicle's worth. You'll have more confidence in the list price and in what you'll accept for your current car knowing this information. To learn about these and other car-shopping resources and to become an educated car shopper, visit www.AutoTrader.com.