Choose the Dream Car in a Right Way

By: carazoo.com

There are so many questions popping in your head when one is looking for a car. With so many brands and makers it is really difficult to choose from. We are not even sure if the car will be best suited for our needs.
It is always better to have an online research about the cars before you go to a dealer. There is plenty of information on every car that will help you choose the right one for you assesses your requirements and the budget allocated for it. Take a step by step approach before arriving at the decision.

Some of the basic questions to be asked are:
1) What car is best suited for you?
2) Should it be a diesel or petrol car?
3) What is your budget?
4) Additional costs involved.
5) Zeroing in on the right dealer?
6) Go for a test drive.
7) Close the deal.

The first and foremost thing before buying a car is know what kind of a car you are looking for. Like is it to carry your family around or is it for you to speed down the roads. Are you looking for just basic car features are you love to exhibit luxury? Also calculate your requirements if it is for traveling in urban areas or for long journeys.

It would not be right if you buy a hi-speed car for as little as 20 kms journey. It would also not be suitable to buy a big car where small car could easily serve the purpose.

1) What car is best suited for you?
Do you want to feel the fresh interiors of a new car or want an economical old car? New cars owners' buyers can choose the optional features like transmission, interior decor, the variant, the color of the car and accessories. Old car buyers have no such choice and any accessory will have to be purchased from the open market. The advantage is that you can get a sedan for a compact car price or you can get a SUV for a sedan price.
With a used car you can get accustomed to being behind the wheel and negotiating the traffic.

2) A petrol or diesel car?
Choosing whether the car should run on petrol or diesel is one of the toughest choices. The difference is in fuel injector. While a petrol car is costlier and emission is low and so is mileage. Diesel is cheaper, but emission is high. Re-affirm your priorities to select the fuel for your car.

3) Suits your budget?
Allocating a budget for the car, will be the deciding factor. The compact cars, hatchbacks and wagons are at the lower end while Sedans, SUV's are in the middle and luxurious makes are at the top. Deciding on the budget will also help zero in on the automaker.

4) Additional costs involved
Calculate the overhead costs involved apart the dealer price. Your list of accessories should not inflate the budget. Further, the other costs involved are: taxes and duties, registration charges, RTO clearance, pollution control certificate and other papers. This will be a few thousand rupees more than the actual cost of the car. Calculate it before deciding n the budget.

5) Choosing right dealer.
Choosing the right dealer will help you get the best deal for the best price. Most reputed dealers ensure customer certification. Dealers also offer you special warranty. Be careful about being conned into buying a second hand car as new. Some of these second hand cars sellers could be selling stolen cars which could make you fall in trouble

6) Test drive
Go for a test drive before you settle for a make and variant. This will give you a feel of the car interiors and performance. If satisfied clinch a deal, if not tell the dealer that you would like another test ride before taking a decision.

7) Close the deal and sign the papers
Signing the papers will be the last step in owning a car. Get all the papers in order. Get an insurance cover. Most dealers help in getting insurance cover for the new car. Drive out a new car from the showroom. Those buying used cars can take home a bigger car for smaller price.

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