How To Buy a New Car

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Whether you’re a first-time buyer or it’s been some time since you’ve purchased a new vehicle, you may need some assistance. Fortunately, we’re here to help and go over some important things to keep in mind when you’re ready to opt for a new ride.

Whether you’re wondering about the specific steps to purchase a new vehicle or you have any other concerns during the process, our finance experts have you covered. Before you make the trip from Omaha to our dealership, learn when to buy a new car and other important things about purchasing a new vehicle today with the finance professionals at Edwards Chevrolet Buick GMC!

When To Buy a New Car

One of the most important things to consider before you begin shopping is learning when to buy a new car. Purchasing a new vehicle is a big decision so there are likely some deciding factors you’ll want to keep in mind before you make a final choice. If you’re noticing any of the following, it might be a good idea to purchase a new vehicle:

  • Large Repair Bills: If your current vehicle regularly needs major repairs and keeps leaving you stranded in Bellevue, it may be time to consider upgrading. Over time, it might be more cost-effective to have a new vehicle that doesn’t need any work than to keep the one you have and regularly fix it.
  • Unsafe: Your safety and the safety of others around you are important. If your vehicle is unfit to drive on Papillion roads, it’s probably not worth it to keep and put you and others in danger.
  • Growing Family: From furry friends to having your own children, your family may be growing, and upgrading to a more spacious vehicle is likely a smart idea.

How To Buy a New Car – The Search

If upgrading to a new vehicle is right for your lifestyle, then you’re probably wondering about the next steps. This is one of the most exciting parts about buying a new vehicle and it’s the search. You get to test drive different models and find the right one for your needs. Here’s what to consider in your search for a new car:

  • Lifestyle: Consider what you’ll be using your vehicle for. Will you be driving a lot? Or, maybe you need a ton of room for carpools? Whatever the case may be, consider the lifestyle you have and begin narrowing down your search.
  • Research: Do your research to find out the overall cost of a vehicle, including insurance, and predicted maintenance. It’s also a good idea to look into real-world reviews and safety ratings as well to find out what experts and real-world owners are saying about the vehicles you’re interested in.
  • Events: Look into any upcoming events that are coming up. Most dealerships like ours will have special sales events that can help you enjoy even more savings when it’s time to purchase a new vehicle.

How To Buy a New Car – Financing

After finding the right vehicle, you’ll want to look into the financing options to buy a new vehicle. This step is stressful for some shoppers, but we promise we’re here to make the experience as simple as possible. Let’s take a look at some of the things to keep in mind when financing a new vehicle:

  • Sales Tax: When purchasing a new vehicle, you’ll have to pay a sales tax so keep that in mind when you’re trying to stay within budget.
  • Interest Rate: Your interest rate can also affect your monthly car payment. In most cases, a better credit score will result in a lower interest rate.
  • Trade-In Value: If you’ve got a vehicle you can trade in, you’ll get to apply that trade-in value directly to your new vehicle loan if it has positive equity.

We Can Help You Find Your Dream Car at Edwards Chevrolet Buick GMC!

If you’re ready to take the next steps in finding your dream car, give us a visit today in Council Bluffs. You can also reach out to us online if you have any questions or concerns!

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