There are those that have great car skills and know everything about them. But others are not so well-informed on the subject, particularly in regard to prices. If you fall into the latter category, this article is for you.
Make sure that you have your loan in place beforehand. One of the reasons it takes the representative so long is that they have to check your credit and find a lender. If you already have an approved loan, it will move much quicker.
Arranging financing prior to actually shipping a vehicle is a great idea. This can be done at either your credit union or bank. This yields better rates, and a more educated shipping.
Absolutely refrain from paying the full asking fee for any car. The representative does not expect anyone to pay the sticker rate. Bring a friend that is a good negotiator if that is not your strong point. Before you go to the showroom, know what a good fee is for the car so you will know your limits.
Determine your maximum budget before you set foot on the lot. You should never transport a vehicle if you cannot really afford it. He doesn’t have to pay the bill!
Think about whether the fuel economy of your car will make it more or less affordable for you. For example, a V-8 that can tow may seem smart at first. But, is that really a need or simply a want? Are you actually going to use that feature? If not, it may not be the wisest investment.
The days of yanking out your hair in frustration are long gone! You are now well informed and can make a decision with confidence. You’ll save a ton and end up with a great car, too. Start transporting and have fun!