'Buying a car is a big financial commitment and it's easy to be overwhelmed by the choices on offer. Having a resource at your fingertips can help you make the right decision. Whether it's a sedan, a hatch or an SUV you're interested in, before you shop around consult ASIC's MoneySmart Cars app' explains V8 Supercar driver Craig Lowndes.

It's the perfect tool to assist with your research so the car you buy meets your need', said Craig.