Knowing Your Purpose of Buying A Car

by Nasrul Hanis

in Tips

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The first thing to consider when buying a car is knowing your exact purpose of buying it. When you know and understand your purpose of buying a car, it will be easier for you to plan what type of car you want to buy, how much budget that you have to spend and other things related to it.

Having a purpose is essential as from purpose of buying you get sort of imaginations what your dream car looks like – a first step of getting the right car. Believe it or not, some people buy car without any purpose and I personally don’t know what are their intention because for me without purpose, you never get to your dream car and never satisfy with it.

Here are some of the common purposes of buying car:

  • Personal use
  • Business/Commercial
  • Investment
  • Gift
  • Tournament (Decoration/Racing)

After knowing your purpose of buying a car, the next step is to know what is the characteristics of the car that you want to find. The characteristics of course must be viewed based on the purpose that you had determined before.

You have to look at various characteristics such as:

  • Model
  • Price
  • Size
  • Age
  • Accident history
  • Durability

Keep in mind that these characteristics will help you to spend you budget wisely or you might got the wrong choice. Here are some advantages of knowing your purpose of buying car:

  • You know which car to buy
  • Easier to choose and get assist from the dealer
  • You spend your money wisely – you know your budget
  • You satisfy with your choice
  • You get suitable offer

When buying, don’t forget to test drive the car and when you like a car and get an offer from the dealer, take a day to think wisely before you buy and proceed to the next deal.

Yes, know and understand your purpose of buying at the first step of getting a car.

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Bruce May 18, 2010 at 3:01 am

Excellent post. I think your blog is off to a great start, I look forward to seeing new content as you add it. I believe the best point you made is near the end – think about the purchase after you’ve test driven it. Sleeping on a decision is a wise thing to do, considering a transaction of that scope. Definitely don’t rush into a vehicle purchase, always take a day or two to consider whether the purchase really is the right one for you.

Also, if the price on the vehicle seems too good to be true, more often than not there is something wrong with the vehicle that the seller is not telling you. Don’t let them rush you into a decision. Always fully investigate the vehicle with the VIN# and view a full report before even considering a purchase.

Overall this is a great blog post to get you started in the right direction.

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fishing organizations May 18, 2010 at 10:19 pm

Thanks for this article. Those are questions anyone who is considering buying a car should ask themselves. By doing so, you can save yourself not only a lot of money, but also a lot of aggravation.

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Rey May 20, 2010 at 12:11 am

Nice one! you really give those important and utilization in using or buying a car. But do get rush in buying cars guys it might be disappoint, good at first but in the long run it’s does you nothing.

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Marcus Paris May 21, 2010 at 4:02 am

I’m a hopeless and as a result I sometimes buy cars that are completely useless and impractical in real life but , hey, you have to have a passion right?

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r4i card August 24, 2011 at 9:46 am

Nowadays many people buy a car just because other people have a car. This is not wise!

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R4 August 31, 2011 at 4:27 pm

good post.
really learn a lot.
I think our family need a meeting to discuss this issue. Hope everyone can satisfy with the new car.

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R4i September 6, 2011 at 10:51 am

Great Post!
Wow, I should think twice before buying a card.

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Carte R4i September 9, 2011 at 2:40 pm

That’s the point!
I’m not going to buy a car recently, but my families always ask me to buy one.
Feel sad.

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R4 DS September 14, 2011 at 10:42 am

I would like to choose a car I want before I can afford one. It makes me work harder in order to get a car I really want. 😀

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