Ahhh. There’s nothing like that new car smell. But the advantages of buying a new vehicle go far beyond that smell and pride of being the first owner.
Here at Bryant Motors, we sell both new and used vehicles. Ultimately, determining whether buying new or used is best for you will depend on your individual circumstances and desires. However, here’s a quick list of the benefits of buying new.
Benefit #1: Latest features and technology
If it’s important for you to have the newest safety and convenience features, a new vehicle is the best way to go.
With constant upgrades in technology, automobile features of yesteryear quickly become outdated. It might have been the latest and greatest for the year it was made, but a CD player might not fit your streaming needs at the moment.
Speaking of the latest and greatest technology…
How would you like to pick and choose exactly which of those latest and greatest features you want in your vehicle?
If that’s something you highly value, then you should consider getting a new car.
Benefit #2: Customized to your liking
In addition to choosing the technology you want, with a new car you can also customize the exterior color, the interior color, decide on leather or cloth seats, and the list goes on. If we don’t have exactly what you want on the lot, it can be special ordered. (Thanks to our one-of-a-kind Concierge Service.)
In comparison, with a used car you’ll almost certainly have to compromise on having everything you want. From mileage to car color, available technology to leather seats, you’ll likely have to choose a few non-negotiables for the vehicle and learn to accept everything else.
Benefit #3: Fewer worries about safety and reliability
Safety and reliability aren’t usually issues when you purchase a new car. For starters, you know that you have the latest safety technology offered by your car’s manufacturer. You also know that this vehicle wouldn’t have made it on the lot to be sold if it hadn’t received all of the checkmarks for top quality.
In addition, with a new car there’s never a question of being fully covered. Most new vehicles come with a factory warranty, giving you complete peace of mind. If something needs to be fixed in those first few years after purchase, your warranty should cover a large portion of the repair cost — if not all of it.
Benefit #4: No secret surprises
In general, less homework needs to be done when purchasing a new car, as opposed to purchasing a used car.
With a used car, you’ll want to check the vehicle’s history report to see if the car has been in any accidents and has been well-maintained. You’ll want to check to see if you’re getting a fair price. You’ll certainly need to do a test drive as you look and listen for anything that doesn’t seem right. In the worst-case scenario, you could end up driving a lemon.
For a new car, on the other hand, there’s no need for the extra investigating or being afraid that the dealer is trying to sneak a problem past you. These cars come straight off the assembly line and are covered by warranty. Simply go for a test drive and decide if it’s the right fit for you. No unwanted surprises.
Benefit #5: Better interest rates
You’ll more than likely pay more for a new car, but your interest rate will probably lower.
The reason for this comes down to the value of the car. Because the new car’s value is higher and the vehicle is in better condition (and less likely to break down), auto lenders typically offer lower interest rates compared to used vehicles.
In summary, buying a new car allows you to have the best of the best available. You won’t have to question the car’s history, reliability, or if safety features are up to standard. Plus, you have the opportunity to customize it to have all the colors and features you want.
To make it an even better buying experience, make sure you partner with a trusted dealership like Bryant Motors in Sedalia, MO. Check out our online inventory of new vehicles and schedule your test drive!