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Used Cars – Cincinnati, OH

Some consumers seemingly focus in on new car options and fail to see how the used alternatives can benefit them. There are a variety of reasons that confirm why these individuals should be opting for a pre-owned vehicle over a new vehicle. Besides the obvious financial advantages, there are a number of additional reasons why prospective buyers should be eyeing used cars. Plus, if you do opt for these pre-owned offerings, you can expect a top-notch buying experience when you head into McCluskey.

If you’re on a budget and seeking the optimal buying experience, there’s no better choice than pursuing a used car from McCluskey. Continue reading to find out why!

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Why Used Cars?

Everyone dreams of driving around town in their brand-new vehicle. However, there are a variety of reasons why consumers should ultimately opt for their used counterparts. There are a number of financial incentives that accompany this route, especially for those with a limited budget. Plus, considering the quality and integrity of dealerships nowadays, consumers won’t have to worry about the car’s reliability. Ultimately, it might be more beneficial to opt for a used car than a new car.

Financial Benefits

 

This is fairly predictable, but pursuing a used vehicle instead of a new vehicle is obviously accompanied by its fair share of financial incentives. For starters, pre-owned vehicles are naturally priced lower than their newer counterparts. Vicariously, the monthly payments, insurance payments, and interest payments will also be reduced if you pursue this route.

Furthermore, for those on a budget, pursuing a used vehicle might be a golden opportunity for you to acquire all of the specific amenities that you’ve been seeking. For instance, it may be too expensive for you to include, say, a sunroof or infotainment center into your new ride. However, if these technologies are included in a used version of your targeted vehicle, you surely won’t have to pay as much.

Speaking of lower monthly payments, opting for a used vehicle is an excellent way to improve your struggling credit. If you find that it's particularly hard to secure financing for the car of your dreams, it’s better to avoid the impending interest rates (which can occasionally approach 20-percent). Instead, by opting for a used car, you’ll be more prepared to complete your transactions in a timely manner… and these payments will ultimately play a role in improving your overall credit score.

Protections

Back in the day, there was plenty of risks that accompanied pursuing a used car. For starters, these dealerships might be selling vehicles with lackluster mechanics. Customers would ultimately be stuck with a lemon, and the accompanying agreement would mean that they have few protections in this scenario. If these individuals found themselves with a doomed car, they’d have to take the financial hit and pursue a replacement. Furthermore, there weren’t many resources that customers could rely on as they were gauging the value of a targeted used car. As a result, the dealerships would often be able to secure a ludicrous deal.

Fortunately, dealerships are now more than willing to provide their customers with some protections on their used cars. Often times, these buyers will find that their vehicle is accompanied by a dealership-issued warranty, and they may also offer free maintenance. That way, in the event that you do run into issues, you’ll know that the seller has your back. Plus, consumers can use resources like Kelley Blue Book to understand how much their targeted car is going for, assuring that they would opt for a bad deal.

 

Inventory

Nowadays, you’re likely to find a dealership stocked with a number of new and used cars. However, you’ll ultimately have more options when you pursue a pre-owned vehicle instead of a brand-new ride. We already addressed the financial advantages that accompany this route, and we noted that customers could have the opportunity to opt for the vehicle of their dreams (albeit with several thousand miles on the odometer).

However, there are now dealerships that focus solely on used cars, and their vast inventory means you’ll surely find the proper fit sitting on their lot. Some consumers may assume that they’re maximizing their options by pursuing a new vehicle. However, you’ll surely have plenty of choices if you ultimately decide to opt for a pre-owned ride.

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