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Check Out These Steps for Buying Pre-Owned

When it comes time to get behind the wheel of a new vehicle, you’re faced with two options: you can either buy a brand new vehicle or you can purchase a pre-owned car. If you’re leaning towards a pre-owned vehicle, check out these steps to make the buying process as easy as possible:

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Step one of the pre-owned buying process is determining your budget. In order to do so, take a look at how much money you earn in a month. Then, find out how much money you have left over once all of your bills are paid. Use this number to determine how much you can afford in monthly payments on a pre-owned vehicle. Don’t forget to also consider costs like gas, repairs, maintenance, and insurance.

Step two of the used car buying process is determining what you need in a vehicle. Do you need a minivan for driving your family around or are you more in search of an eco-friendly compact sedan? Figure out what makes the most sense for your lifestyle before heading to the lot.

Now that you know how much you can spend on a vehicle and what kind of vehicle you need, you’re ready to start looking. A great way to start your search is by looking online. At Luxury Automotive Club, you can browse our inventory online to see what we have to offer. Once you see something you like, give us a call to arrange for a test drive.

When it comes time to test drive vehicles, pay attention to the vehicle’s performance abilities. Test the car’s ability to brake, accelerate, and shift gears. Also pay attention to what you’re looking for in a vehicle. Check the upholstery, sound system, air conditioning, and infotainment features to make sure they meet your satisfaction.

To get started with the pre-owned car buying process, get in touch with us. You can contact Luxury Automotive Club by phone at 718-737-7626 today!