Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

NOT 2 FAST, NOT 2 FURIOUS.(Final)

Byline: A.J. Chavez, St. Pius X High School Class of 2003 For the Journal

Check out these 10 tips before you buy those sweet wheels

Been kicking any tires lately? If your summer plans include buying a used car, don't get taken for a ride. Follow these 10 tips and -- except for the payment -- you should have an easier ride. When it comes to car buying, what you don't know can hurt you. Do a little homework -- yeah, we know, it's summer -- to save yourself time, money and hassle. Some careful perusing of the Internet by a carless would-be shopper and a chat with Jason Lantrip, a dealership technician at University Volkswagen, produced these tips:

1. Know whether the car you'll be buying comes with a warranty. …

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