In India which is the second largest prospering auto market in the world, the used car sector is also growing at a brisk pace. Prime reason is the low price of such cars and with some companies like Maruti Suzuki opening their Pre-owned car outlets across the country, the fearing part that the car would be good or bad? Or is the owner hiding something from me? Such kinds of questions have now faded off with auto giant’s entry into this popular market. Let us checkout why the second hand car deal is better than the new one.
First part is the affordability of the buyer which is considered as the ultimate decider here. The prominent reason for new buyers opting for pre-owned vehicles is their low price. Obviously, if the customer goes to buy a brand new car, it will cost more. The costs of used cars are also slashed when it comes to payment of registration, taxes, etc compared to the new one. In new cars, usually financing is done carrying added load of EMIs every month while in used cars you are burden free.
After the amount section, there is favorite term of Indian people ‘negotiation’ also attached to the used car deal which one cannot expect from the new car dealer. You can always bag the best deal if you are a proficient bargainer.
To enhance your chances of getting a good deal, you need to first do a thorough research. You can search online or ask your friends and colleagues. On Internet, some automobile sites also display the images of the used cars. When you type used car in the search engine many sites will be shown, don’t get confused narrow your research by writing the make or model of the car you are interested in, your budget and then find accordingly.
You can visit a particular dealer which you have finalized for buying the vehicle. Check yourself for any scratches, upholstery damage, dents, etc in the car. Go for a test drive to check the current performance of the vehicle with respect to noise or vibrations, engine sounds, acceleration, braking, air conditioner, mileage, etc.
These exciting details sprints used cars ahead of the new ones.