Shopping for a new or used car can be exciting – but don’t let that new car smell fool you into buying a lemon. Before you even test drive a vehicle, there are some major signs of a car’s condition that you can do on the lot with a simple visual inspection. Watch this video to learn how to inspect a car’s tires, shocks, fluids and more.
Keep in mind that you will still need to have your car inspected by a professional mechanic before purchasing. Check out this comprehensive used car inspection checklist – you can even print it and take it with you to the dealership.