Make a list.
Before you set foot in a dealership, think about what you want in a car. Do you want a sedan or a SUV? Do I want a new car or a used one? Should I buy a car or lease one? What are the essentials? What are some features that you would like, but would be able to live without? How much am I willing to spend? By making a list of these features, it can definitely be helpful to figuring out if the car you like is the right fit for you.
In addition to making a list about the features that you may want, make a list of the models that you might want as well. As you create the list, go online and look at a dealership in your area. The good thing about dealerships nowadays is that they post pictures of car’s interior and exterior — that way you get a good idea of what a car looks like.