10 Tips for First Time Car Buyers

The thought of knowing your going to buy your first brand new car is exciting just thinking about it.  And with so many options to choose from it can get a bit overwhelming. Use these basic tips to to help you feel confident in your decision. 

10 Tips for First Time Car Buyers

1. Number one thing that is the most important, and that is to make sure the vehicle you choose meets your budget and needs. Make sure to keep things practical. Do the research before making the purchase. You don’t want to later regret it.

2. Research before buying:

  • Whats the gallons per mile?
  • Is it fuel efficient?
  • Will it work for your family?
  • What will repairs cost?
  • Check you options.
  • Does is suit your needs?

3. Establish a budget and stick to it. Make sure you can pay for your new car. Don’t end up in a car you can’t afford. 

4. Decide how you will pay for your new car. Before making the purchase you need to find out how much money will be needed for the down payment. Speak with your finical institution to see what options are available to you.

5. Always ask the seller questions. Make the time to research and make a list of questions you have about the car.

6. Consider your options and be sure to make it clear on the features you want. There are so many options to consider. 

  • How big does the vehicle need to be? How many people will be in your car regularly? 
  • Will it fit in your parking space or garage?
  • Does it have all the safety feature you want?
  • Do you like the entertainment options? 
  • Is it comfortable for long drives?
  • Do you live in an area that gets lots of snow and ice?
  • Will you be going off roading?
  • Does this vehicle suit your pets needs as well?

7. Take a friend or someone along with you that has experience with vehicles. Bringing support along is a great way to make sure to choose the right car and stay on budget. 

8. Don’t forget to take it for a test drive. This will ensure that you like the feel, the way it handles and so on. Make sure you are comfortable with your purchase before you make it. Be sure to test drive several cars. 

9. Always negotiate with the car dealership. This is a great way to find a price that works for both of you. Buying a new car can be so much fun. So be sure to enjoy the experience and find a ride you love!

10. Head on over to Kim’s No Bull and find your perfect car today! 

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