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Why Buy A Used Car?
Buying a new vehicle is a big investment, and it’s important to get it right the first time out. For years, there has been a stigma that buying a used car is something of a crapshoot, but it might come as a surprise that buying a used car might actually be the smarter choice for many customers.
One of the biggest reasons for this is increased reliability. As new vehicles are introduced with improved safety technology, used vehicles last longer and are less problematic than they were even 10 years ago. According to Consumer Reports, used vehicles from the 2009 model year are one-third less likely to experience problems than models from 2002, and that reliability is only improving as the science behind automobiles continues to improve.
Another aspect of purchasing used vehicles that should reassure shoppers is the prevalence of certified pre-owned vehicles. Inspection standards are more rigorous than ever, and in order for CPO vehicles to meet their standards, they must pass 128-point inspections with flying colors. CPO vehicles also have the added benefit of secondary warranty protection, meaning you’ll have fewer worries in the watches of the night.
Not the least of all reasons to buy used is the significant savings you’ll see. Used vehicles cost significantly less than new model year versions, even in cases where there are only marginal changes in standard features. By shopping smart and buying used, you can get a car that’s practically as good as the newest thing on the market and only pay about two-thirds of the MSRP.