How to Choose the Right Used Car for You

Buying a good reliable used car has never been easy, and it’s even more difficult with so many makes and models on the market today. With cars, trucks, minivans, SUVs and crossovers for sale all over Waynesboro, PA and Hagerstown, MD, the selection is almost endless! You want a vehicle that’s reliable, economical, and performs as well as possible to meet your needs and the needs of your family. At The Right Car Greencastle, we want to help you make an informed decision by offering some helpful tips on choosing the right used car for you.

  • Learn the Market Value – This is the first thing you should do so you’ll have an idea if it’s a good deal. You’ll need to know things like the car’s make, model, odometer reading, condition and any accessories or options it may have. You can get the value from sites like Kelley Blue Book.
  • Know What You Need – The best way to get the best bang for your buck and the right used car is to know what you need in terms of size, passenger space, fuel economy, cargo capacity, safety features, technology features, and accessories. You don’t want to pay for things you don’t need or won’t use while traveling around the greater Chambersburg, PA area.
  • Know Your Budget – Know the maximum amount that you can spend on a used car before shopping. If you’re getting a loan, visit your bank to learn how much you can borrow. They can also give you an idea of what type of payments you’ll be looking at. Don’t forget to get a quote on car insurance.
  • Inspect the Car – Make sure you thoroughly inspect the car both inside and outside. Pay attention to odd smells or odors. Look under the hood. If possible, bring along someone who is knowledgeable about cars.

We offer a full selection of good used cars. When you’re ready to take the plunge, stop at our dealership near Mechanicsburg and Fayetteville, PA and allow us to arrange a test drive. Getting behind the wheel often makes it easier to know what you want.

Categories: Pre-Owned Inventory