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Buying a vehicle can be a confusing, yet exciting time for first time car buyers. People will be trying to sell you a variety of different things throughout the process. From budgeting, to possible signs that there may be a problem with your car, I’ve put together this list which I hope you will find useful.
Think about exactly what you can afford, which will make the process a lot smoother. Doing a bit of maths will make it a little easier for you. Be sensible and realistic when it comes to your budget, by considering important things such as running costs.
Buying brand new or used
Although it may seem so tempting to buy a car fresh from the production line, you are likely to save a fair amount of money by buying a used car. Any first time car buyers should also consider their needs, as there are so many makes, models and types to choose from.
Servicing and repairs
By looking after our car, we can keep it like new – for as long as possible. You can also budget for when your car will need a service. It’s awful when you are driving along and start to hear some strange noises coming from your car. Important things which are not to be ignored include, but are not limited to, grinding or squeaking from the brakes, excessive fumes coming from your exhaust or issues with the battery such as a clicking noise or struggling to start your car. If you experience any of these problems, you can do some research online for nearby or local mechanics, such as in Wakefield at Ossett Tyre House.
Taking a car on a test drive does not mean you are tied to buying the car. If you are planning to buy online, it’s recommended you take the car for a test drive first. I hope my tips are helpful to any first time car buyers. Good luck buying your first car!
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I'm Louise, a 28 year old blogger living in York. I'm a freelance blogger and Teaching Assistant. This is my corner of the internet, in which I cover topics such as mental health, travel, fashion, lifestyle and so much more!
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