It’s not easy when you have nagging salesmen trying to squeeze every last dime out for their own financial gain.
You can save a great disservice if you fail to negotiate a price lower than what your salesperson first offers. You should not pay for what it says on the advertised price. These prices are high in order to give some money to play around with in order to make a deal.
Bring someone along on your shopping trip. This person can be anyone, a co-worker or a friend.
Ask your friends for tips and recommendations from others. How do they with their current vehicles? Do they have regrets about the one they got isn’t that great? What have they heard about different cars that are out there?
Don’t feel that you necessarily have to only buy from dealerships. You might be shocked to find that the car you want is readily available from a private owner or small lot. You can find a car at a private owner.
Test drive a car before beginning any negotiations. Even if you know what your next car should be and the dealer has it, you need to give it a bit of your time so you can test it. There is nothing that can replace the actual experience of driving the car. You may find that the ride than expected or is just not as smooth as you had expected.
Most salespeople have monthly quotas. Use this against them by shopping for a car toward the end of the month. Salesmen who haven’t yet met their quota are going to want to make one more willing to negotiate. This additional pressure will help give you a little bit more room in your price negotiations.
Rent cars to test it out. This will help you a good idea of what it is like to drive. Go on a long road trip in that car with your family to decide if it fits you well. This is an easy …Continue reading