How to Buy a New Car

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Are you in the market for a new car near New Albany? If you had a bad car dealership experience in the past, you might be dreading when to buy a new car. Our team at Toyota of Louisville will walk you through how to buy a new car stress-free and get you back on the road to Elizabethtown in no time.

 Whether you’re new to the car buying process or a veteran, we make it easy to gain financing more affordably with our new car finance specials and lease deals. Learn more about buying a new or used car at Toyota of Louisville below.

When to Buy a New Car

When to buy a new car and how to buy a new car go hand-in-hand. It may be hard to say goodbye to your trusted current model, but eventually, you’ll need to trade in your vehicle for a new model. If you need more space for a growing family or you spend more time in a service center, then you do on the streets of Lexington, its time to start looking for a new car. 

  1. You’re paying more for costly repairs than you would on financing a new Toyota. 
  2. You’re constantly breaking down, or you feel unsafe when driving. 
  3. Everyone grows up, and a car that served you well in college may need replacing. 
  4. If your vehicle fails emissions tests, it may be time to budget for a new car. 

How to Find Your Ideal New Car

Once you’ve decided when to buy a new car, the next step is how to buy a new car for the best price. You don’t have to be a master negotiator to get a good deal on a new car. Consider the following when starting your car search:

  1. Consider your driving habits and needs. How many seats do you need? What performance capabilities appeal to you? Do you want an SUV, or would you prefer a sedan? Once you know what you want, you can narrow down your search, making it easier to find the right car for you. 
  2. Choose three favorite 2020 models and research their performance capabilities and how they compare to each other. Toyota of Louisville makes it easy to conduct research and compare models, like the Toyota Camry vs. Nissan Altima or Corolla vs. Honda Civic
  3. When you’ve settled on a model, shop around Lexington for a dealership in your price range. If a new model doesn’t fit your budget, consider our certified pre-owned vehicles. 
  4. If you can wait for when to buy a new car, do so during holiday events like the fourth of July sales, Labor Day, Memorial Day, or Black Friday. 
  5. Weigh the benefits of buying vs. leasing. Making this decision in advance will influence which models you can afford. 

Discover How to Buy a New Car at Toyota of Louisville

Considering when to buy a new car? Our new vehicle specials make financing a new car easier on your wallet. Unsure what you can afford? Our payment calculator can help you settle on a budget. Visit our lot or browse our inventory online to find a model that suits your lifestyle. Apply for financing online for pre-approval.

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