Below are resources that may be useful when buying a new vehicle.
Colorado Department of Revenue; Auto Industry Division
The Auto Industry Division of the Colorado Department of Revenue and the Motor Vehicle Dealer Board oversees the licensing and regulation of auto dealerships and salespeople in Colorado.
Click here for the division's Consumer Information page, which includes an overview of Colorado's Lemon Law, tips on car buying, clarification of consumer rights in Colorado and information on filing a complaint.
CADA strongly encourages consumers who have a dispute with a dealership to bring the dispute to the attention of someone at a higher level at the dealership who may have the authority and ability to resolve the situation before a complaint is filed.
Colorado Department of Revenue: Motor Vehicle Division
Click here for general information on motor vehicles.
Vehicle Registration and Renewal
- Click here to learn more about vehicle registration requirements
- Click here to renew your vehicle registration
Automotive Financing - Americans Well-informed on Automobile Retailing Economics (AWARE)
Recognizing the importance of and need for consumer education, automotive industry leaders formed AWARE (Americans Well-informed on Automobile Retailing Economics), a collaborative industry effort to provide consumers with information, tools and other resources to better understand the auto financing system.
Click here to learn more about the vehicle financing process.
Click here for vehicle pricing and automobile shopping resources.
Click on the links below for information on automobile safety, defects, crash ratings and recalls:
- National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
- SaferCar (powered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration)
Hybrids and New Technologies
Click here to learn about new technologies, view hybrid car models and look up tax credits.
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