how to find the right car for you

A car is a major investment, so you’ll want to ensure you get the perfect model for your needs. Whether you need a family run-around or you want something that can do 0-60mph in record time, there are endless options to choose from. While it might be tempting to go for the largest engine or fastest speeds, there are other things that it’s worth taking into account. To help you find the right car for you, take a look at these top tips now:

Budget

If you’ve won the lottery recently than you might be torn between a Ferrari and Lamborghini but, for most of us, budgetary constraints are going to put these two out of the equation. Before you start looking for a new motor, be sure to consider your budget carefully.

It’s easy to be swayed when you see a car you fall in love but with overstretching your budget may mean it’s a struggle to run or maintain your new car. By working out what you can afford and how you’re going to finance your new purchase, you’ll have a clearer idea of what your options are.

Vehicle History

Sure, checking out a vehicle’s history isn’t one of the most exciting aspects of buying a new car but it’s certainly one of the most important. With a swift search on Car Check, you can confirm that the vehicle you’re looking at hasn’t been involved in any accidents and that you’re definitely buying it from the legal owner. Too many people have bought new cars only for them to be seized or uninsurable, so checking out the vehicle’s history is always an essential task before parting with your cash.

Colour

The colour of your new car might not be the most important feature but, let’s be honest, it is a determining factor when you’re buying a new motor. If you want to turn heads, then a bright red or yellow is probably going to be your best bet. Alternatively, jet black can make any model look a little sportier. Of course, black cars are notoriously difficult to keep clean, so bear this in mind when you’re choosing a car or considering a respray.

Insurance Costs

When you’re buying a new car, it’s easy to assume that the cost of the vehicle will be the most expensive aspect. Depending on the make and model, however, your insurance costs could be even higher than the purchase price. Before you strike a deal, run an insurance comparison to check to see how much you can expect to pay. Although there are ways you can reduce the cost of car insurance, you’ll want to ensure you can insure your vehicle and enjoy driving it straight away.

When to Buy Your Next Car

Once you’ve decided to buy another vehicle, it’s tempting to get out there and find one straight away. Of course, rushing into a purchase often means you’re left disappointed. By taking your time, creating a list of essential features and test driving a few different models, you can be confident that you’ll find the perfect car for you.

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