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How to Buy a New Car

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Deciding when to buy a new car is influenced by various factors, including the changing needs of your family and the age and health of your vehicle. If you’re spending more time at your local Tinley Park service shop then you do on the road, then you’re better off investing in a new car rather than pouring money into your old model. Changes in circumstances can also affect when to buy a new car, such as needing more room for a new baby. 

The best way to learn how to buy a new car is by starting to look at models in the Orland Park area that fit your specifications. Minivans such as the Chrysler Pacifica are good for growing families while Jeep offers several SUV models that are fun to drive and have enough seating for most families. Learn how to buy a new car below to shop smarter for a new or used . 

When to Buy a New Car

If any of the following statements apply to your situation, it might be time to trade-in your old vehicle for a new :

  1. You’re constantly visiting your local Orland Park auto shop for costly repairs that are lightening your wallet. You feel like you spend more time fixing your car than you do driving it. 
  2. You don’t feel safe driving your car and constantly worry that you’ll get stranded on the side of the road in Mokena. 
  3. You recently married, and your old car is ill-suited to your new life. Consider buying a compact SUV for your new family. 
  4. If your car is failing emissions tests, it’ll be costlier to get it fixed then buying a new car. 

How to Find Your Ideal New Car

Finding a new car that suits your budget and your lifestyle can feel like a momentous task, but our payment calculator will help narrow down your options. Follow the steps below to get started: 

  1. Narrow down your search by deciding on what features and performance capabilities are most important to you. 
  2. Choose three models that suit your needs and budget, then research and compare their vehicle specs. 
  3. Once you’ve decided on a model, compare pricing around Orland Park and consider opting for a used model to save on financing.
  4. If you’re buying a new car, take advantage of Bettenhausen Automotive sales such as Black Friday, Labor Day, or Fourth of July sale. 

Once you’ve chosen a model, contact our finance department to discuss buying vs. leasing and other payment options. 

Explore Our New Cars for Sale at Bettenhausen Automotive

Now that you understand the new car buying process explore alternative car buying options like used and certified pre-owned models. Explore our inventory online then schedule a test drive in Orland Park. 

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