Trust me, I know. Buying a car can be a "beating"! I remember when Nick and I bought our car and being so worn out I was almost ready to settle for anything with 4 wheels.
There are many tips that can be given for negotiating and shopping around, but here's my number 1 tip: Know the "Kelley Blue Book" value. This will give you a good idea what the car should be selling for. Click here for that site and happy shopping!