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Founded in 1966, Edmunds began with the mission of providing pricing guides to assist people with buying new and used automobiles. Today, the company has grown into one of the biggest automotive knowledge centers with a website that reaches millions of consumers every month. Edmunds has expanded to include three websites in addition to Edmunds.com: Carspace.com, InsideLine.com and AutoObserver.com. Between these four web addresses, Edmunds provides reviews, discussion forums and advice on everything related to buying, driving and selling an automobile.

Headquartered in Santa Monica, Calif., Edmunds’ official website is a free online resource that provides comprehensive information on everything automotive for users. From researching car insurance options to helping consumers looking to trade in their old cars, Edmunds helps its online readers make informed decisions on all types of vehicle financing questions.

Auto insurance advice and quotes from Edmunds

Edmunds helps consumers compare auto insurance costs with an easy quote comparison tool, and the site also offers helpful tips on lowering premiums and understanding different kinds of coverage.

Understanding a car’s real value with Edmunds

Rather than attempt to sell, buy or trade in a car without knowledge of a fair market price, Edmunds uses its proprietary True Market Value and True Cost to Own tools, which take into account everything from a vehicle’s mileage and condition to its maintenance and depreciation costs to give an estimate of a car’s actual value.

Edmunds auto loan guidance

The Edmunds website also helps users understand auto loan terms, calculate monthly payment expectations and plan for what kind of car a consumer can buy or lease based on their financial situations.

The Edmunds corporate headquarters are located at:

1620 26 th Street, Suite 400 South

Santa Monica, CA 90404

To reach the Edmunds office, consumers can call (310)309-6300.

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