If you have ever experienced the whole car buying process, you know that it can potentially be full of stress, headaches, and possibly overwhelming options. Where do you begin to sort out the possibilities? In this fun and insightful article, our very own Woody’s Automotive Sales Advisers were asked for their very best tips and advice for buying a car. Let’s take a look at what our expert sales advisers had to say. Do Your Research!
As a collective whole, our entire team agreed that doing your research before heading into the dealership, you can avoid a lot of wasted time and lost effort. It may sound daunting with such a plethora of options online, but by searching for vehicle reviews, vehicle walk-around videos and other vehicle stats, you have a better chance of knowing whether or not to proceed with that interest.
It may sound elementary, however having a realistic grasp on your own financial situationcan and will drastically effect the decisions you make. Before stepping foot on the next dealerships lot, make sure you have fully reviewed your debts and income and know what you are able to afford. Will you be trading in your old vehicle? What is it worth? Will you be placing a down payment down? What length of term are you willing to pay your loan? Don’t forget about the other expenses that play a huge role in purchasing a vehicle. Expenses such as tax and insurance may change and cause further stress if you have not prepared for it.
[Needs Vs. Wants]
As difficult as it is sometimes, as adults there inevitably comes a time when we must make the decision of need vs. want. Is it wise to buy a sports car when your growing family needs more room to haul their sports equipment and schoolbooks? Or is a sport utility the best choice for your business, or would a truck better suit your needs? By understanding why you are looking for vehicle can really help narrow the playing field of choices.
Communication is Key!
At Woody’s, our sales advisers are here to help you find what you want, at a price you want. They are extremely knowledgeable, hard-working and ready and willing to help anyone who is interested in buying a vehicle. In order to receive the most customized and individual attention, our advisors recommend setting up an appointment. This ensures that they are ready to show you the vehicle as soon as you arrive. Not only does it save you time, but it saves you TIME! Yes, it’s a good thing! Who has all day to test drive and sit and wait for papers to process and everything else!!
Buying a vehicle can be an exciting time! Enjoy the opportunity to try new Brands and styles. Sometimes you may not know that you want an SUV until you drive one! Come into the dealership with a plan, do your research, make sure you are purchase within your budget and you’ll be sure to not only enjoy the car buying process, but also enjoying driving it well into the future.
So I hope that this advice from our trusted Sales Team has helped give some guidance to help you sort through the endless options. Woody’s Automotive in Chillicothe has over 1000 vehicles in stock on our over 10 acre Mega-Lot. To make searching easier, you can check out all of our vehicles on our website, watch video tours, fill out a credit application and rest assured knowing the price you see on the website is the FINAL price! We have NO FEES and do not hassle or negotiate. We make the car buying process very simple and straightforward. Check us out at wowwoodys.com today!