$1000 Conquest Lease Credit available on New 2024 EV Models Click here for full details

Getting a Used Car

getting a used car

The Preferred Way to Buy a Pre-Owned Car, Truck, or SUV

Getting a used car, truck, or SUV is perhaps the perfect way to get the max value when you buy a vehicle. The other owners have already dealt with the fact of depreciation, letting you pay far less than when it was new. Buying a used vehicle frequently allows buyers to get a nicer trim level of the vehicle they desire. Yet, there might be some skepticism when it comes to getting a pre-owned car. Pre-owned cars could have underlying repairs coming, scheduled maintenance intervals may be due, and it might not have any manufacturer warranty leftover. Also, loan rates can be lower on new vehicle purchases. So, it’s important to have a plan to decide the car you require, what you can afford, and to locate a trustworthy dealer to buy your next car from.

Purchase from a Reputable Dealership

Buy from a Reliable Dealer

The best deal doesn’t always come with the cheapest price. Buy-Here-Pay-Here dealers might not have the equipment to service all used vehicles. Buy from an established dealer that’s not going to vanish when something breaks. Read recent reviews and learn how problems are handled and if other shoppers had positive experiences at the dealership. Buying from a reputable dealership lets you purchase your vehicle with confidence.

Realize How Much You Can Afford To Spend

Decide How Much You Can Afford

For many of us, our finances take precedence over what we want. To make sure you can get the most car for your money, decide what you want to spend before you search for cars. You need funds for a down payment, how much money are you ready to part with? Find a loan calculator to find your sweet spot of a payment. Even better, get pre-approved for financing BEFORE you come test drive the car of your dreams. You’ll already have an idea of the payment cost and it should save you time in the end.

Do Your Research

Research Which Car You Want

Narrow down your search by deciding the vehicle you need. If you have a large family you may want a minivan or SUV, if you are single, then maybe you pick the sports car. Figuring out what you need is the beginning, because now you must find that vehicle for sale, in the color you like, without a lot of miles, and in good shape. It’s not quite as easy as buying a new car, but with our selection of used cars we’ll have what you want.

BMW online car buying Santa Fe  NM

What’s the Value of Your Car?

Do NOT miss the opportunity to trade in your ride. Your old vehicle may be worth some cash and may even be enough to provide you a sizable down payment on your next car. A trade-in combined with a down payment will allow you to get a better deal. We will take almost any car on trade, even if you owe more than it’s worth. Call one of our staff to set up an exclusive evaluation of your car.

Santa Fe BMW 35.632199, -106.023286.