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Questions to Ask When Buying a Car for the First Time in Manchester, TN

First-time car buyer? If you are, then congratulations! You're about to make a pretty big investment, perhaps one of the biggest in your life, but don't let that scare you! Your vehicle is an important part of your life, and you'll probably spend a fair amount of time in it. Here at John Roberts Toyota, we want to keep all car buyers informed about vehicle ownership, so continue reading to learn what types of questions to ask both yourself and our dealership when buying a car for the very first time.

Why do I need the car?

An important question to ask yourself is why you need a vehicle. Maybe you've recently landed a new job and need it to commute to work – a car that gets great gas mileage would be a good consideration. Or if you're a college student, features like a sunroof might be more important to you than gas mileage. Whatever your reason for needing a car, make sure you know what you want before you blindly look for a vehicle.

What are my must-haves?

Before taking a look at any car, you should ask yourself what your must-haves are. If you live in a big city and need to parallel park frequently, perhaps a rearview camera is a necessity. Or if you have a family or are possibly raising a family in the near future, extra space and a safe-reliable vehicle might be a good option.

How much can I afford?

Set your budget and be realistic. Look at your finances and decide how much you can truly afford before heading to the dealership.

May I see a copy of the car's history report?

If you have decided that buying a used vehicle is more your speed, make sure to always ask about the accident history of the car. Ideally, the dealer will provide you with both the CARFAX report and an AutoCheck report so you will know about a potentially bad issue that the car may have.

If you have any questions about buying a car or need assistance in finding a vehicle that is right for you, please feel free to contact us directly or stop by our dealership at 2610 Hillsboro Blvd Manchester, TN 37355. We look forward to serving customers from Murfreesboro, Shelbyville and Middle Tennessee.