Choosing Between New and Used Cars

September 13th, 2018 by

Choosing Among the Various New and Used Cars From Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, and Ram

Selecting the right vehicle for your needs can seem overwhelming at first, particularly with all the amazing new and used autos available from Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, and Ram. With a bit of planning and by asking yourself some questions, you can narrow down your options and end up with the ideal vehicle for your needs.

First Decide Between New And Used

The first decision you will have to make is whether you should go with a new or used vehicle. New autos give you the latest features, come with a full warranty, and give you the confidence of knowing that the auto does not have any history of accidents or poor maintenance. Used cars save you money up front and on monthly payments, so you can lower your budget or get more features for your money. Used cars also have less depreciation, making them a good choice from a purely investment standpoint. They also expand your choices since you can select from any vehicle ever made.

Choose Your Body Style

From there, you should take the time to figure out what body style will work best for your needs. Between Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, and Ram, you can pick anything from a sedan to a pickup to an SUV or even a minivan. Think about how you will use the vehicle, including what type of terrain you will be driving over, how many passengers you need to fit inside, how much cargo you will carry, and whether you need to tow a trailer or boat. This is also when you should figure out if it matters if you get a small vehicle or a large one. Consider capabilities, interior spaciousness, efficiency, and price to make that decision.

Know Your Budget

No decision regarding the right vehicle to buy should be made without carefully considering your budget. You should have an idea of how much down payment you can afford as well as for monthly payments. Don’t forget to account for other costs associated with owning a vehicle, such as gas, parking (if applicable), and maintenance.

Think About the Features You Want

Finally, take some time to think about which features you need in a vehicle and which features you want. Do you want a large touch screen for infotainment? Do you need a navigation system? Do you want all the available advanced safety features? Carefully consider everything, so you do not have any regrets after your purchase.

Our Lebanon Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram dealership will gladly help you sort through the various options from the most popular automakers, including both new and used models.

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