When looking for a used car, one of the best places to look is used car dealerships. They carry a wide variety of vehicles in different types of colors, sizes and prices. Another great place to look is used car auctions. There are auctions that are now available to people that are not car dealers. Great deals can be found at these places because a person can actually bid for a vehicle and take it home that day. When using this option, it may be good to bring a mechanic along that knows how to check to see if a vehicle is in good working order.