Going to a company to ship a car can be intimidating and fun. The only way you can make wise decisions is to do some research beforehand. Keep looking for what you need, and follow the the advice presented here for information that can aid you in your quest.
What do you want out of your new car? Have you taken a good look at your budget? How many passengers will be in the car? What are you looking for in gas mileage? Do you need four or two doors? Make note of everything you are interested in and carry the list around with you.
Ask to have the car looked at by your personal mechanic before you shipping it from a agent. If the seller or representative declines, take your business elsewhere. To the untrained eye, it’s almost impossible to determine whether a vehicle has been damaged in a flood, wreck or fire. A mechanic can identify these and other issues before you agree to dispatch the car.
When transporting a vehicle from a private seller, make sure a mechanic does an inspection first. If the owner balks at this, it may not be wise to proceed with the quote. You never know what horrors lie beneath the hood. Investing in a car isn‘t worth it when it’s a lemon.
You do not need to pay the full sticker rate for your next car. The sticker fee is not what the broker expects to get for the car. If you can’t negotiate, bring in a skilled friend. Before you set foot on the lot, research the vehicle to determine what constitutes a fair fee.
Shipping a car can be fun but stressful. You really can get a good car and enjoy the process if you learn a few pointers ahead of time. Remember what you have learned here, and you’ll be well on the way to securing the vehicle you really want.