WHY BUY A USED CAR

2014 Toyota Corolla

2014 Toyota Corolla

Buying a car can feel like a daunting task. Perhaps any major purchase can feel as such. When buying a car it’s important to consider whether or new or used car is right for you. Of course, there are pros and cons to buying a car, new or used. Regardless, a car will depreciate in value. You will lose money. It’s an investment that depreciates but unless you live in a big city with great public transportation, it’s a necessary one. Buying a new car can easily seem like the logical choice, but that “new” car depreciates significantly the second you drive it off the lot. It depreciates, depending on the vehicle, up to 47 percent in the first three years. So buying a used car isn’t simply a “cheaper” option, it actually makes more financial sense.

A used car will often have lower insurance rates and depending on the manufacturer, could still be under warranty. As with buying any car, it’s important to do your research and understand the purchase you are making. If your heart is set on a certain car or even buying a new car, take that into account. Being wise with your money is great, but you want to make certain you enjoy the car!

While buying a lightly used car makes the most financial sense, do your research. Have the car checked out. Compare prices. Ask an expert or a knowledgeable friend. Choose what works for you and be happy with your investment. After all, it is an investment you will use on a daily basis for months and years to come.

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ONE PRICE STORE!

Shopping. A word that can conjure up an array of emotions depending on the product in question. Clothes shopping? Count me in! Shoe shopping? Let’s do it! Grocery shopping? Okay, I do have to eat. Car shopping? Well umm..

Evolution Auto in Sanford, Florida

Evolution Auto in Sanford, Florida

The idea of buying a car can be exciting. Driving around some “new to me” wheels is great! It’s like wearing that new dress for the first time. It feels great! You look great! You enjoy all the compliments and excitement. Yet buying a new dress is simple. It requires no negotiating or haggling or financing! It’s straightforward and easy. No pushy sales people. No annoying “add-ons” being thrown at you. No need to put on a front. No need to bring along someone who is good at negotiating. And no fear that they may take advantage of me.

I suppose that train of thought is why we are a “One Price Store”! Buying a car can be stressful enough without having the added annoyance of negotiating a price. In addition, online research becomes much easier. With a simple search you can arm yourself with all the information you need. Knowing we don’t negotiate or surprise with any hidden fees, you can rest easy as you take steps closer to making your decision.

We’ve all experienced those pushy sales people and likely, most of them were encountered in a car dealership. Yet with a one price, no negotiating environment that horrible experience can become a distant memory. As our world becomes smaller, faster, and more informed, it only makes sense that the car buying experience begins evolving as well.