It may feel like you just had your kiddo riding in the backseat with the hope that they would stay entertained during a car ride. Now, you are looking at purchasing a safe and reliable vehicle for your teenager. Where do you start? What features do you need? How much is this going to cost you? You want to make sure you cover all of the bases. No need to worry, we are here to help you every step of the way.
5 Tips To Start Thinking About
Think about how much you want to spend on a vehicle. Are you putting any cash down? Are you going to be financing and making monthly payments? You can also get pre-approved before so you have a better idea of what you can afford, before you even come to the dealership. You can get pre-approved here!
Whether you are buying new or used, there is plenty of research out there that can help you come up with a pros and cons list for the vehicles that you are looking at.
Most importantly, you want to make sure that your teen is safe while on the road. Nowadays you can find vehicles that offer a variety of safety features that you may want. While a lot of safety features are becoming standard on new vehicles, if you are looking at used vehicles, you will have to double check. To see an overview of some of the basic safety features visit our Safety Features blogpost.
When it comes to pre-owned vehicles, no two are alike. Being flexible is important for both you and your teen. Find out what things are a must and what things are not as important. We have over 2,500 used vehicles to choose from at McGrath, so we are sure to find the perfect vehicle for you and your teen.
Take Them For A Spin
Make sure you teen feels comfortable and confident enough behind the wheel. We are happy to let you look at variety of vehicles and have you take them on a test drive!