Step 6. Find Cars for Sale

In the past, car shoppers had to visit dealerships to find out what vehicles were in their inventory and if they had the options the shoppers wanted. Now, using the car buying tools on, you can quickly cover more ground and save money. Once you have an idea of what car you want, you can easily see its availability.

Just select a vehicle's make, model and year at the top of the Edmunds home page or any page on Then click on any of the results. If you don't find what you want, select a greater distance to search. You also can filter your search to find cars in a specific color, with different options or Price Promise® offers.

Next, contact the dealer to confirm the car's availability. To get the dealer's contact info, just click on the car photo, the car's name or the dealer's name.

 by , Senior Consumer Advice Editor at