Thinking about buying a new car? The Reference Department has many resources to help you out. Whether you want to learn more about a new car, find safety ratings, or locate reliable reviews, these should get you started:
- ConsumerReports.org - Find the latest reviews on each make and model, new or used. All you need to access this resource is your library card number and PIN.
- Safercar.gov - How did the car you like do in crash test ratings? Learn more about safety here.
- The Car Book - This annual guide will fill you in on all the details of any car you’re interested in - from repair costs and warranty ratings to safety features and insurance costs.
If you aren’t sure what your old car is worth, and want to know what to trade it in for, check out these resources, or contact the Reference Department, and we’ll check for you: