Car Buying Resources

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Understanding the car buying process

Purchasing a used car

Research and select the best model for your needs

  • www.FuelEconomy.gov: Fuel-saving tips and fuel economy data for new and used vehicles dating back to 1985. Maintained by the Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency
  • Highway Loss Data Institute: Provides data on injuries, theft and collision damage rates for recent models of car, sport utility vehicle and trucks
  • National Highway Safety Administration: Automobile safety information, recalls, child safety seats, and crash test information
  • Consumer Reports Online: An online version of Consumer Reports magazine which provides a variety of helpful consumer information
  • Edmunds: Consumer advice on buying a new or used car, how to trade in your used car, and how to sell your used car
  • Intellichoice: Car reviews and best buy recommendations

* Note: These items include links to external sites. Alaska USA does not control and cannot guarantee the relevance, timeliness, or accuracy of materials provided by other agencies or organizations.