Buying, Selling, or Leasing a Vehicle

Buying a New Car

May I change a seller's preprinted contract?

Yes, if the seller agrees. If you do change terms, cross out the unwanted language, and write or type in the substitute terms. Both you and an authorized dealer representative should initial the changes. Handwritten or typed changes to both copies of a printed contract overrule printed terms.

>>What information should an automobile ad include?
>>What are “bait and switch” ads?
>>What if the ad omits details?
>>Must a car contract be in writing?
>>Which terms should the contract include?
>>How should I evaluate the contract?
>>May I change a seller's preprinted contract?
>>May I cancel the contract even after I sign it?
>>What happens to my deposit if I cancel the contract?
>>What if I want to add something after I sign the contract?

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