Pre Owned Buyers Checklist

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Pre Owned Buyers Checklist 2017-05-19T17:48:56+00:00
  • Decide which make and model you want
  • Research asking price with Kelley Blue Book
  • Find out how much it would cost to finance vehicle
  • Find out how much it would cost to insure vehicle
  • Research prospective vehicle history using online and printed resources
  • Set daytime appointment
  • Before test drive, check undercarriage, engine and body for rust or damage
  • Check interior for cleanliness, comfort and size
  • Inspect tires for wear
  • Check oil for proper level and color
  • Check coolant and radiator for leaks or corrosion
  • Drive on highway to gauge acceleration and handling
  • Test brakes
  • Test steering and alignment
  • Practice parking for maneuverability and sight lines
  • After test drive, inspect engine for leaks, odors or smoke
  • Request and review service records, receipts and title
  • Have specialist or mechanic inspect your vehicle selection
  • Purchase an extended service plan from your dealer