Why buying a used car is a good idea

Buyers who are in the market for a new vehicle usually wonder if it would be smarter to decision to buy a new car, or if they should purchase a used car instead. While there are many benefits to buying a new car, there are also a few reasons why buying a used car may make more sense. In order to help you decide which decision is right for you, here are a few popular reasons why many consumers are choosing to buy a pre-owned vehicle instead of buying a brand-new car.


1. Getting Unique Automotive Features

Getting Unique Automotive Features


Every year, car manufacturers unveil new and exciting features that it has put on their vehicles. Some of these features will continue to be on the next year's model, and other features, especially when it comes to style and design, will eventually become discontinued. Just because these features are discontinued does not mean that they are not popular. If you would like to have a car that possesses these unique features, the only way to do it is by purchasing a used vehicle.


2. A Wide Range of Variety

A Wide Range of Variety


There are hundreds of new cars to choose from every year. However, there are thousands of used cars that are being put back onto the market every year. If you would like a wider variety to choose from, consider purchasing a pre-owned vehicle. No matter if you are wanting a muscle car, a family vehicle, or something in between, you are sure to find just what you are looking for whenever you have more choices to choose from.


3. Get all of the Advantage of Purchasing a New Car without the High Price tag

Get all of the Advant


It is no secret that when you purchase a new car, the value depreciates almost immediately. In fact, it is estimated that a new vehicle's value will depreciate roughly 30 percent in the first year. This means that if you buy a pre-owned vehicle that is only one to two years old, you could get all of the great features that a modern vehicle comes with, while only paying a fraction of the cost. Many manufacturers also make their warranties transferable, which means that when you purchase the used vehicle, you can still use the warranty that comes with it until it expires.


4. Certified Pre-Owned Protection

Certified Pre-Owned Protection


If you are purchasing a used vehicle that does not come with the original manufacturer's warranty, then it may be a good idea to look into a Certified Pre-Owned vehicle. Certified cars go through rigorous inspections to ensure that every component on the vehicle is working properly. Vehicles that are in the CPO program also usually come with a dealership warranty that covers many of the same components that a manufacturer's warranty will come with.


There are several advantages to buying a used vehicle. At Myers Barrhaven Hyundai, we have a large selection of used and certified pre-owned vehicles to choose from. If you would like to learn more about our used inventory, please feel free to contact us today.