Even if you have the financing to purchase your next car brand new, you should consider buying used instead. Used cars offer several benefits over new vehicles.
Pricing Is Better
This one is obvious, but also one of the most important benefits. Even if you do have the financing for a new car, why spend the money if you don’t have to? Purchasing a used vehicle can save you thousands of dollars. In many cases, you can find used cars that don’t have any flaws, especially if you choose to go the route of buying a certified pre-owned vehicle.
You Have More Variety
When you go to a new car dealership, you won’t have as much variety to choose from because you’ll only see the most current models. Newer doesn’t always mean better. Sometimes vehicles undergo redesigns that remove desirable features. When you choose to go to a dealership for used cars instead, you’ll have the option of choosing from a wider variety of makes and models, which could include finding something with a great feature you can’t find in a new car.
When you purchase a new car, it loses much of its value as soon as you drive it off the lot. Who wants to spend a thousand bucks just to pull into traffic, right? When you purchase from a used car dealership, you don’t need to worry about the depreciation rate. Used vehicles lose value at a much slower rate. In many cases, you will be able to get most of what you paid back for it should you choose to sell. You won’t be able to do that if you sell a car you purchased new.
If you do decide to purchase a used vehicle, do so from a reputable dealership like ours and aim to find something certified. Always test drive and look at a car’s history before handing over your money.