The Great Internet Used Car Buying Myth
There's no doubt about it. There are plenty of used cars online that you can buy. And, you can even get a great bargain on some of them.
While consumers are spending more time online hunting down the perfect vehicle, it's easy to think that the best place to buy your next used truck or car is on the internet.
After all, shopping online is easy and convenient. You can do it from your desk at work or at home in your pj's. What's more, internet car shopping allows you to browse comfortably without any sales pressure.
But the web is not the end all and be all for buying a vehicle.
How to Use the Net to Buy Your Next Used Car or Truck
The internet is a starting point in the car buying process. It's the place to go to do your research, check reviews, and make inquiries.
But when you're ready to buy, it's better to put down the mouse and head to the dealership or private vendor to see what you're buying.
Look closely at the condition of the vehicle and take it for a test drive. You may decide after closer inspection, it isn't what you want.
But we think there's an even better way to buy a used car.
Combining the Best of Both Worlds: Online and Offline Shopping
The best way to buy a vehicle using the internet combines both online shopping with real world shopping.
Then you schedule a time to pick up your vehicle. But the beauty of this program is, you are under no obligation to buy the vehicle until you decide to sign for it.
When you come into the dealership, if the vehicle isn't what you were looking for, you don't have to buy it.
Better yet, you may find an unadvertised special, or car deals that have not yet been posted to our website, or vehicle offers that were removed to make room for other cars.
The point is, it makes the whole car buying process easier, and it saves you time. When you can reserve the car or truck online, then set up a time to go see it, you can reduce the worry that someone else may buy the car before you see it.
We encourage you to use the internet as a tool. Make it work for you!
From Used Car Buying to Used Car Financing
Finding the vehicle you want is half the battle. The other half is financing. While the internet may be able to help you find a few lenders, it's not the best source for finding the right used car financing for you.
That's where our dealership can cut through the red tape and find the right terms for your budget. And if you've had credit problems in the past, our bad credit auto loan financing program, Second Chance Credit, is excellent for those actively rebuilding their credit.
We'll help you find a lender that won't charge you outrageous interest so that you can build equity.
Make the internet your ally to get the ball rolling for finding a good used vehicle. Then get off line and make a beeline to the dealership!
If you're looking for a quality used car, truck, or SUV that comes with a limited warranty, stop in to see us at Joe Bowman Auto Plaza. We've been helping people like you for 60+ years.