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25 Sneaky Car Dealership Tricks To Avoid at All Costs

By Andrew Lisa of GOBankingRates | Slide 1 of 26: Car dealers have a bad reputation as shady hustlers who exist only to fast-talk suckers out of their money. The truth is, many are scrupulous business people who trade on their reputations and work hard to cultivate relationships with long-term customers. Explore: GOBankingRates' Best Savings Accounts 2023See: 3 Ways Smart People Save Money When Filing Their TaxesAlso: 10 Things To Stop Buying in 2023 But buying a car can be confusing and overwhelming, and plenty of dealers earn their bad reps by leveraging that confusion to their advantage.

Car dealers have a bad reputation as shady hustlers who exist only to fast-talk suckers out of their money. The truth is, many are scrupulous business people who trade on their reputations and work hard to cultivate relationships with long-term customers.

Explore: GOBankingRates' Best Savings Accounts 2023
See: 3 Ways Smart People Save Money When Filing Their Taxes
Also: 10 Things To Stop Buying in 2023

But buying a car can be confusing and overwhelming, and plenty of dealers earn their bad reps by leveraging that confusion to their advantage.

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