Tracey Miles Eng. 101-52/ 06-6-2011 Essay# 4 introduction and topics The Process For Purchasing A Used Car There are many things you should look for when purchasing a used car. In today’s society purchasing a new or used car really does not tell you the condition of the car. I have purchased two used cars in my whole life time. Many people don’t purchase used cars due to maintenance or the loss of money. I personally purchased one of the best used cars in 2004, which was a 2000 Chevrolet Impala.
I was out many days searching for an affordable vehicle just as I thought all hope was gone; the car I was looking for appeared in my home town. You would never imagine a used car fully loaded with a sunroof and a digital TV. So before you put all your hard working money and an expensive vehicle shop around. I guarantee anyone who fails to take this process will lose out on their money. The most difficult step in buying a used car is finding one. When you are out searching for your car make sure you find the car that you truly want due to having to pay for it.
Sometimes it takes driving thirty to sixty miles from your home-town to find the car you want rather new or used. Many people travel out of town to find a good car because the little you know about the business; the better you fell about purchasing the vehicle. Once you have rode to every town you could have impossibly ridden to looking for that particular car and find it that’s a boundless feeling. As soon as you see the car, the first thing come to mind is its time for a test drive. Once you find the car, the most important step afterwards is taking it for a test drive.
As you began to put the key in the ignition, and crank the car up have your ears wide open for any unusual sound. Then put the gear and drive and pulled out the parking lot focusing on the alignment of the vehicle that will let you know if the tires or good. Also check the mileage on the vehicle whatever model you purchase make sure the mileage is not too high for the model. In fact take the vehicle on a back road and drive it to the gas hit the floor that also would prompt any sound that is yet to be known. Once you have taken the car for a test drive, ask the dealer to pull up the carfax which is the most essential problems.
This also is one of the best parts of purchasing a vehicle. Because the carfax has all information in regards to the vehicle, for example, the owners, the maintenance, and other information that is need. When you see the car fax the main thing to focus on is how many owners the car had. Also look very good at the maintenance far as how often it stayed in the shop and how many times an oil changed was did. Being the car is used, ask about warranty coverage, because a car can appear in good condition but have some flaws.
When purchasing a used car at least purchase it with a ninety day warrant or 100,000 miles. My opinion is the 90 day warranty because sometimes you can go over your mileage within the 90 days. Also you never know what problems may occur within that 90 days such as: motor leaks, transmission leaks, and bad brakes. Also you might run across a better deal and want to take the car back for something better so make sure you get your warranty. Last but least, your riding, searching, and hard work has paid off and you can finally purchase an affordable vehicle for cash.