Shopping for a Used Vehicle
The choices are endless when purchasing a car. The checklist that factors in when deciding can be challenging. Buying from a used lot can be completely different experience than buying new. However, the benefits are that used cars are usually affordable. Whether or not you’re a first-time buyer, the first rule of thumb should be research! What exactly are you looking for?
To help you out, this step-by-step will guide you through buying a vehicle before stepping foot into our dealership.
These tips will ensure you understand the process and get you a competitive price on the vehicle you’ve been looking for!
What does your budget look like?
Used cars might need a little more attention than your typical new car. It is important to account for registration fees, monthly insurance costs, and any future maintenance and repairs. Factoring the extra fees into your budget will increase the chances of making a quality purchase.
To begin the search with a guideline on future payments, view our payment calculator.
Do you have a game plan?
What cars fit your lifestyle? Having a list of 3-4 cars you might be interested in will help narrow your vehicle selection. At Ashland Ford Chrysler, we understand everyone has a unique lifestyle and different budgets set aside.
We recommend considering more than one make and model. If you aren’t sure what you’re looking for, take time and browse our inventory! To find the car you want, you can filter your search by many factors. We have a wide selection of cars, SUVs, trucks, and more.
Asking the Right Questions
So, you’ve found what you’ve been looking for, now what? It’s time to dig a little deeper and find out the history of the vehicle. Our experts are here to answer any questions you may have.
A few questions to consider may be:
- How long of a test drive can I take?
- Where was the vehicle purchased from?
- Can I view the car certification?
- Does the vehicle come with a warranty?
We are here to provide you with the best pre-owned vehicles. When you buy a used car from us, you will find each vehicle has been through thorough inspections.
Advantages of Buying from Us
Our staff is here to give you the individual attention you need to find the satisfaction with your new purchase. Let us show you how you benefit from all of this by calling 715-682-8400 or stopping by our lot in Ashland!