Shipping a new vehicle is stressful a lot of people. It can be overwhelming since there are many different cars and financing options to consider. This article can give you some great advice when it comes to transporting a car.
Before you leave to dispatch a car, you have to know certain things about what you need. How much can you afford to spend? How many passengers do you need to drive around? What is the type of gas mileage you’ll need? A sports car or sedan? List all your wants, and take it with you so that you never forget them.
Always negotiate down the sticker fee. If you don’t do this, then you are literally throwing money out the window. Don’t ever pay sticker fee a vehicle. They are inflated with the idea of negotiation taking place.
Get a third-party mechanic involved in your analysis of the car. If your representative does not want to do this, turn around and go somewhere else. You need a mechanic to give you an objective opinion about the car’s condition and check for damages, submersion in water or other problems some agencies try to hide.
You do not need to pay the full sticker fee for your next car. The agent does not expect anyone to pay the sticker fee. If you aren’t comfortable negotiating, bring someone who is. Know what the fair selling rate is before you go so you have some idea of what you want to pay.
Bring a friend with you to ship your car. This person can provide another perspective, which can help you make the best decision. You may want to bring a friend, parent or partner.
You should now know how to make car shipping less stressful. Implement what you’ve learned here, and you’ll get through the process unscathed. You will be better prepared to send a car this way.