- There is absolutely no doubt about it. Having a car is more or less like a necessity in today’s society. You have to move from point A to point B for one or the other reason which more often than not, is always something to do with work or school. In short, you have to use a car for really important reasons. It therefore does not come as a surprise that buying a car is one of those processes one must think of critically. A slight oversight can easily mean you either get ripped off or you end up driving something that has to be fixed by a mechanic every weekend. Here’s how to avoid such situations.
Always trust your mechanic
- Take your mechanic with you to the car dealership you wish or rather intend to buying a car if you have bad credit. Trust his opinion not because he is better than you in car matters but because he can easily identify a glitch and warn you about it on time. You may have to pay him for such kind of services but don’t you worry. That is one sure way of ending up with a good car.
- Test drive
- This may seem too obvious but it isn’t. It so happens that one can be so impressed by a car and forget or ignore to test drive. This mostly happens to first time car owners. Some actually fear to request for a test drive. This can mean two things – you will not know how the car can pick up speed and secondly, you may be duped by the car’s aesthetic appeal. That boils down to being ripped off.
- Previous ownership
- This applies to second hand car buyers. Find out who owned the car previously. Find out too how they maintained it and whether or not they have all the necessary documentation.