Back to top
  Try Smart Search An intelligent search tool to help you find the info you're looking for. Try it now
< Start Over Welcome to Smart Search Quickly locate tools, tips, resources, insurance information and more. Smart Search For example: car insurance tips or common claims Popular Searches


When to Buy a New Car

Are you deciding when to buy a new car? This calculator helps you to determine the right time to buy. How long you should hold onto your car before selling it generally depends on the numbers of years you have owned or will keep the car, and your yearly vehicle expenses (repairs, insurance, and licensing). Other factors are the vehicle's current and future depreciation, its book value, and how much you owe on the vehicle. Included in the analysis is the interest earned from investing the difference in your monthly payments. If you do not feel safe in your car, or it will cost more for repairs than it is worth, it may be time to purchase a new one.

A suburban home.

Quality Auto Coverage Starts Here.

When you drive with quality coverage, you drive with peace of mind. Allstate auto insurance can help you stay protected for wherever the road takes you.

Get a quote Find an agent
This content is for informational purposes only and may not be applicable to all situations.

Coverage subject to terms, conditions, and availability. Policy issuance is subject to qualifications. Allstate Insurance Company, Allstate Indemnity Company, Allstate Fire and Casualty Insurance Company, Allstate Property and Casualty Insurance Company, Northbrook, IL. © 2018 Allstate Insurance Company, Northbrook, IL.
";
ECC Monitor: OK