Things To Consider While Buying Car

Feb 24 09:58 2012 Gagan Modi Print This Article

Are you planning on buying a new or a used car? If yes, then here are few things that you must consider in order to buy the best suited car for your needs. Some of these are basics but yet the most powerful factors that influence the purchase decision.

With changing times,Guest Posting cars have evolved as necessity more than a luxury. Most of the middle- class families today own a new or an used car. There are many things that one needs to consider before selecting any particular car model car. First one needs to decide if they want to buy a brand new car or an used car. This decision should be based on your budget, economic viability of the purchase and the needs of the family. New cars may cost more however they have better market value in terms of resale. Used cars on other hand may continue to serve you well, provided you take care of regular maintenance. Size of the car also depends on your family. A small family can easily be accommodated in a hatch back or a sedan whereas bigger families may need to opt for SUV's.

Next thing to consider is the ease of  car finance options. New cars are easily financed with zero percent financing fees whereas used cars may be levied on moderate amount of financing fees. One must consider the maximum budget available and shop around for different finance options. One must take into account the driving patterns and family needs while deciding the model of the car even if its from second hand cars. Diesel cars prove to be cost efficient for long driving bouts. Petrol cars are preferred in terms of maintenance costs. The best way to select petrol or diesel variant is by calculating the equated monthly installments plus the monthly running costs. If you are planning to buy an used car, then it is best to check the availability of spare parts and service centers for that particular make in your city. Some manufacturers tend to withdraw their operations from selected cities owing to low sales. Buying used cars from such manufacturers may cause you stress in the long run. Another thing to consider is the age of the car. It is recommended that you buy an used car which is not more than five years old. Anything beyond five years would require additional maintenance.  

One must also consider safety options available with the car. Safety systems like air bags and anti lock-braking systems may cost you an extra amount however they are definitely worth the investment. Once one has selected the car model, it is time to choose the buying source. It is recommended that one buys the new or used car from authorized dealerships only. This will help you in long run. Last but not the least; do not forget to shop around for best price before making the purchase. 

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Gagan Modi
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Gagan lives in New Delhi, India. Gagan is running web-portal to assist user to buy second hand cars and sell used car through his online exchange platform.

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