Car Buying

Car Buying

54 million members depend on AAA to help with their automotive needs.

Family with a new car at the car dealershipMembers trust that AAA road service professionals and service centers will treat them fairly and professionally. AAA has a strong commitment to educating our members and the general public and providing materials and resources to meet their automotive needs.

Buying a car?

We rank “family friendly vehicles and provide free guides that include crash-test ratings and safety features on most new cars, trucks, sport utility vehicles and vans.

Need maintenance and repairs?

There are more than 7,700 authorized AAA repair centers.

AAA is also protecting consumers by discouraging moves by manufacturers to monopolize key vehicle data and thereby take away consumer’s choice to have their vehicles repaired where they want.

During National Car Care Month in October, AAA distributes information on vehicle maintenance practices, hosts free diagnostic clinics and offers special promotions in cooperation with local business partners. For more information, contact your local AAA club.

Want to save on gas?

AAA monitors national daily fuel prices and provides fuel-efficient driving tips and tools to help you determine how much it costs to drive your car.

Downloads
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What to Do When Your Vehicle Breaks Down

Handy tips and advice from AAA on what to do should your vehicle break down roadside. Download »

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AAA Guide to Auto Repair

This guide will add to your understanding of modern vehicles, offer tips on communicating with repair shops, explain the benefits of written estimates, explore the qualifications of technicians, and help you choose an auto repair facility you can trust. Download »