I use this project after studying the factors that go into purchasing your first car, including cost, interest, new vs. used, loans, etc. This project also provides all the internet links that I have pre-approved for my students to use while doing this project. This provides structure to lead students to be successful in their research.
The activities I do to study these factors is also for sale as "The True Cost of Cars" at my TpT store. To view these Click Here
I usually upload this to google classroom and students edit the powerpoint to create their final project. Then we take a day to share our findings and project as a class.
Students really enjoy searching for real cars they could purchase and having the freedom to make important decisions on what they value when purchasing a car.