If you’ve never purchased a car before or if you are purchasing a used car for the first time, you may have no idea where to start! Looking for cars for sale New Bern NC can be a difficult task, especially for those who are doing it for the first time. Nationwide recently did a survey among some of their customers regarding their recent or upcoming car buying experience. They created an infographic to showcase the results of their survey.
Provided by Nationwide Bank
The results were very interesting, revealing that many people would give up other things in their lives just to avoid the car buying process entirely! And out of the different parts of buying a car, 38% of the people surveyed found “Negotiating with a dealer” to be the most painful part! Everyone wants to get a reasonably good deal when buying a car and wants to have a pleasant experience at the same time. At Auto Store Group, we want to make sure that happens for you too! For that reason, we have put together this blog with a couple of different resources to make sure that your buying experience is a positive one.
Buying Used Cars for Sale – Where to Start
When purchasing a car, whether used or new, it’s important to know what your needs are. Are you looking to buy a pick-up truck? Car? SUV? Do you have a specific color in mind? These are all questions to ask yourself before you even start looking at the used cars available. Next, it’s important to understand what your budget is. This requires taking a look at your finances and determining not only what you are able to pay but what you are willing to pay for a car. Consumer.gov has created a PDF to make it easier on you to determine your budget (Making a Budget). Once you have determined your budget, you can get pre-approved by a lender before you even start looking at cars for sale New Bern NC. At the Auto Store Group, we offer competitive auto loans in Greenville NC and all of our other locations. By getting pre-approved, you can save yourself a lot of time! Visit our finance site to get pre-approved now.
What to Look for in Cars for Sale
If you are looking at used cars, you may be overwhelmed with the amount of information given to you regarding the car. From mileage to accident reports, it can be difficult to decipher what information to look at. You want to find a car that has been taken care of and is still in good working condition. It is also important to find cars for sale Greenville NC that come with some sort of warranty or protection plan. The last thing you would want is to purchase a car and it breakdown soon after. For that reason, Auto Store Group provides the option to purchase a 12 or 24-month Auto Store protection plan.
Come check out our inventory of used cars for sale Greenville NC or any one of our other 3 locations in New Bern NC, Wilson NC, and Farmville NC. We have people here ready to help you find and finance today, find a location near you!