'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.

Buying a car is not always easy but considering these tips may help your next purchase run smoothly.

Save Thousands the Next Time you Buy a New Car?

Timing is Everything when it comes to purchasing your new car.

By being in the right place at the right time you could save thousands.

And if you're financing your vehicle, the impact of the saving can be even greater.

Read more to reap the rewards. 


Go Green with Envy. Australians are slowly realising that the best way to avoid queuing up at a petrol station is to go green. It wasn't that long ago that the fuel efficient cars were seen as the bastion of inner city hippies. However, in recent times, public sentiment has changed and with that comes a greater awareness of the availability of environmentally friendly, fuel efficient or low emission vehicles. Here's some of what is on offer in 2018.