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How to Buy a New Car

Are you looking for a new car that fits all your needs in Watertown? Searching for a new car is an exciting time, but it can also be frustrating for several reasons. Maybe you’ve had poor customer service at dealerships or the car-buying process is overwhelming, and you don’t know where to begin. Unfortunately, many Brookings drivers find the whole experience distasteful. Luckily, Brookings Auto Mall create this guide on how to buy a new car. Learn more about when to buy a new car and be sure to check out our new vehicle specials.

When to Buy a New Car

Buying a new car is a serious financial decision. Don’t know where to start? Here are some tips on deciding when to buy a new car:

  1. Your car is always in the shop for expensive repairs, impacting both your wallet and your time.
  2. You feel unsafe driving your car. The last thing you want is to get in an accident, so if you’ve ever questioned your car’s safety, it’s time for a new car.
  3. You’re starting a family and need a vehicle with more passenger and cargo space in Brookings.
  4. If your current car is failing emissions tests, paying it to comply can be costly, and opting for a newer model may save you money in the long run.

How to Find Your Ideal New Car

Okay, so you’ve decided now is the right time to buy a new car, but what’s next? Now, you need to decide how much you can afford to pay in monthly car payments, and once you set your budget, stick to it. Overwhelmed? Our finance center can help you find a budget and payment plan that works as well as walk you through insurance options like gap insurance and liability insurance for a safe driving in Mitchell. Below is a step-by-step guide on next steps on how to buy a new car:

  1. Narrow your search by considering your driving habits, cargo space requirements, and desired technology and safety features. Start there to find models that meet your needs.
  2. Pick your top three models and compare them to find your top choices’ safety ratings, reliability, lifespan, etc. If you have the time, take a test drive in each model to learn how they handle.
  3. After you’ve decided on your ideal car, do a local search to see your dealership options and request price quotes. And always do research to see what other shoppers have paid.

Now it’s time to head to your dealership of choice to purchase your dream car. If you’re leaning more towards a used car, learn what to look for in a used car with Brookings Auto Mall, so you can get the best deal.

Find Your Next New Car at Brookings Auto Mall

Still have questions on how to buy a new car in Brookings? Don’t hesitate to contact us at Brookings Auto Mall! We’re happy to answer any questions about the car buying process, like buying vs. leasing or how to sell your car. After you found your ideal Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram vehicle among our large selection, visit us for a test drive! Looking for a vehicle with exceptional towing capacity? Check out our Sierra 1500 inventory!

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