Ah, the car, a toy older teenagers and adults love to buy and play around with for hours on end. This is really all they are. You can trick yourself into thinking you are buying a new car for a practical purchase like transportation. But we know you have been searching for the latest sports cars online. There is nothing practical about those and it is just basic human desire to want one of the best models on the market. The problem is that sometimes your budget simply does not allow this type of frivolous purchase. Until now, because we have got the top five ways you can make buying a car more affordable.
If you have a car in mind, that is a little above your pay grade then your best option to buy the same car secondhand. You will find some of the best models for under ten grand if you know where to look. We are talking about those dream sports cars that you think would be heaven to drive. However, that said, we do advise you are cautious when searching the used car market because the reason for lower prices could be that there are serious issues with the vehicle. Do the checks and be sensible. If someone is selling a Nissan GTR for under twenty grand, chances are it is going to need a lot of expensive repairs.
Or, you could just get the exact car you wanted by getting a loan on the money to pay for it. We suggest if you take this option, you compare low interest car loans online until you find the best deal. A low interest deal is important because it may take you a while to pay back the money you borrowed to pay for the vehicle.
Of course, you can always buy new and just fiddle with the price a little until it suits your wallet. Talking to a dealer is the easiest way to do this because they want to make a sale and are willing to make compromises to get it. But they will ask you to make compromises as well so be sure you are getting a good deal. Haggling is easy and dealers expect it. The best way to haggle is to know your stuff when it comes to the car you are buying or take someone with you that does. There is a petrolhead in every family so this will not be a hard person to find. Then you just point out the flaws of the vehicle you are thinking about and hint indirectly, that you could be persuaded to make the purchase.
This is option is only recommended if your fixed interest is cars. What this means is that you know everything there is to know about fixing and repairing the car you choose to buy. If you do, feel free to buy a fantastic car at a ridiculously low price and set about repairing it yourself. This can be done without making a loss, if you are confident in working under the hood. Do not try this if you have no experience or knowledge of car repairs because you will have to pay for someone to fix it for you and that will cost a fortune.
Now you know how to buy your dream car all you need to do is remember to stay safe on the roads.
After more than 40 years as a marketing and advertising professional, Bob has made the transition from traditional to new media, providing companies with marketing consultation for the 21st century. He also writes extensive Web content on dozens of industries, including the automotive market, as well as social media, mobile marketing and many other technology topics.
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