How to Buy a New Car

2020 Alfa Romeo Giulia

Are you in the market for a brand new vehicle in the San Leandro area? This should be an exciting time, but many drivers think that the process of shopping for a new car is a stressful experience. That is not the case when you choose to shop with McKevitt Alfa Romeo of Berkeley. We strive to take the hassle out of financing or leasing a brand new car. Buying a car is fun again in the Walnut Creek area.


When to Buy a New Car

Because a new car is a major investment for most Fremont drivers, knowing when to buy a car is important:

  1. Does your vehicle constantly require repairs? If so, you are not just spending money, you are also losing valuable time bringing your vehicle back and forth to the service center. It will likely get to the point where you are spending more to maintain your current vehicle than it would cost to pay for a new car.
  2. Do you feel unsafe on the Dublin roads? If this is the case, you certainly should consider purchasing or leasing a new car for your safety and the safety of other drivers on the road.
  3. If your life situation has changed since you purchased your last vehicle, it could also be time for something new. For example, if you are starting a family, a safe vehicle with plenty of space may now be a better fit.
  4. Is your car failing emissions tests? It can be quite expensive to get your vehicle up to those standards. A new car may be a more affordable option.

Finding the Perfect Vehicle

If you have determined that a new car is in your immediate future, you may be unsure where to begin. Before you get started, you will want to set a budget. When shopping, be sure to stick with the budget you created. Do not get more car than you need. Listed below are a few other tips that can help you find a car you will love for many years to come.

  1. Narrow your search. Consider your driving habits, cargo space requirements, and desired technology, and safety features. This can help to eliminate vehicles that would not be a good fit for you.
  2. Choose your top three models and research them thoroughly. If possible, take each option for a test drive to ensure that the car performs as you want it to and the design of the cabin is ergonomic.
  3. When you have made your decision, start researching the price to make sure you are getting a good deal.
  4. Take into consideration any big upcoming sale weekends or holidays that might come with really good deals, like Black Friday or Presidents Day.

Find the Car of Your Dreams Today

Now that you know a little more about how to buy a new car and when to buy a new car, it’s time to get shopping! Explore the extensive selection of vehicles available right now at McKevitt Alfa Romeo of Berkeley. You can also stop by in person to set up a test drive. Contact us today if you have any questions, and be sure to take a look at our new vehicle specials.

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