It kills me how some people buy cars.
A few years ago, an elderly family friend in Florida decided she should trade in her car, even though there was nothing wrong with it. She paid the full sticker price for a new version of the same car, and I can’t even imagine what she got for a trade-in on that low mileage, perfectly maintained sedan.
Please don’t do that.
Here are few other things to consider before you buy a new car:
Don’t impulse buy
First things first - do you really need a new car? If your current vehicle still suits your needs and is in good working condition, consider this question carefully. Don’t be swayed by that new car next door or those high-octane ads on TV. Remember, professional driver, closed course. You're not going to be driving in the surf or salomning solo down B.C.'s Sea to Sky highway.
But if you do buy....
Get the car you need, not the one you’re fantasizing about. If you live in a condo in the city, or in an urban area with little in the way of parking,Read More »from Seven things to avoid when buying a new car