Buying a new car or truck is a big decision that comes along with excitement, happiness, and sometimes a few nerves. However, buying a new car shouldn’t make you nervous. To make the buying process easier, we have rounded up tips that you will find to be very helpful in your decision making.
The best place to start is knowing what you need your new vehicle for. Are you buying a new vehicle for better gas mileage for long morning commutes to work, weekend drives through the hill country, heavy duty work, farming, or maybe you just have the need for speed? Discussing the need for your vehicle will help your sales associate show you which ones will best fit your needs. They can identify trucks with hauling capability, cars with excellent gas mileage, or the fastest sports cars.
The next step in your buying process is research. At Henna, our website has an outstanding online showroom that will allow you to look at new Chevrolet vehicles and read their specifications so you can cross-compare the cars or trucks you have picked out initially. If there are specific features you need for your purchase, you can check out the cars or trucks that will fit your needs.
Once you have narrowed down your online search and picked out a few vehicles worthy of your purchase, start to plan your trade-in strategy and financing. If you are planning on trading in your vehicle, you can often use the trade-in value as a down payment. This will largely depend on the condition of your vehicle and whether or not the dealership can buy your car. It never hurts to clean your car thoroughly before you have the dealership inspect in for your trade-in value. You can also pre-qualify for an auto loan with our online form. Even if you have already secured a loan from your bank, you can still apply for a no-obligation car loan with us to see if we can find you a lower interest rate.
The final step in purchasing your new vehicle is to come in for a test drive. This is the best part about car shopping! It’s always a great idea to take the car or truck out that you want to purchase for a test to make sure it feels right to you. You’ll also be able to see how the car or truck looks in person and check out color options and upgrades that might be of interest.
We will gladly help you through any part of the buying process from research, to financing, to test drive and more. Stop by our Chevrolet dealership and talk to our outstanding and informative sales associates. We are conveniently located in Austin, TX right off of IH-35 and carry the best selection of Chevrolet cars, trucks, and SUVs.