Why Women and Minorities Need to be Careful When Buying a Car
In some cases, women and african-american shoppers were quoted prices up to 40% higher than their white male counterparts.
Dealers assume that women and minorities aren't as well-informed about the car buying process and that they are less likely to comparison shop other dealers.
Obviously, there's a lot of stereotyping going on at dealerships and the only way to counteract this is to be an informed consumer.
Make sure to read through our tips and articles and get a good idea of how to arm yourself against these types of dealer tactics
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- Gregg Fidan
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About: Gregg Fidan
Gregg Fidan + is the founder of RealCarTips. After being ripped off on his first car purchase, he devoted several years to figuring out the best ways to avoid scams and negotiate the best car deals. He has written hundreds of articles on the subject of car buying and taught thousands of car shoppers how to get the best deals.