5 Things You Should Consider Before Buying a Car

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The heaviest holiday traffic is on! As hundreds of families head out to reach party venues and holiday destinations, having a reliable car could make all the difference. A blessing, really. Whether you're planning on buying a second hand or brand new, it’s ideal to do a bit of homework before buying one.

That being said, I'm sharing a few things that you should consider before buying a car;

1. Do your research, watch videos and read car reviews online.

Car investment comes with some risks, therefore it is important to learn as much as possible about your desired car prior to purchase. You can check the website, Cars.com which is a great resource of information to help you in choosing the best car at the best price. You can research new car models by checking their videos and reviews, plus you can browse listings, dealers or get advice too.

 2. Visit your nearest dealer and test drive the unit.

Check the power, performance, safety features, mileage and durability of the car. Make sure it's fuel-efficient, because gas consumption is something you have to consider as well.

3. Consider your budget.

Make sure you buy a car you can afford.  Be realistic and don't forget to check the warranties,  comprehensive policy, and other car insurance deals.

4. If you're planning to buy a used or second-hand car, determine the vehicle's reliability, condition and value.

Have it checked by a reliable mechanic, for final inspection. It'll help you negotiate a fair price and avoid expensive repairs after the purchase.

5. Make sure you have a garage or parking space before purchasing one.

Cars parked in the side streets and curb side contribute to traffic congestion in the metropolis.  Seriously, the streets are slowly becoming parking lots, causing quarrels and inconvenience. I'm sure you don't want them adding up on your troubles, right? :)

I really hope these tips are helpful. What are the things you consider most in buying a car? Please let me know in the comments below.


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  2. very very grateful to know about your amazing thoughts, reviews and giveaways, i really like the tips you have shared one could follow before buying a car, thanks for sharing with us,


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