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Buying Your First Car?

What an exciting time!

Finally the freedom to drive where you want, when you want.  

Everyone remembers their first car as a milestone in their life. We will help you make sure you have the best experience ever!

Buying your first car must be approached with careful preparation. Follow these tips to help you find a suitable and safe car that fits your wants, needs and your budget.

1. Consider Your Lifestyle

Consider your daily activities when choosing your first car. Do you need a fuel-efficient car for your commute to work? Or lots of backseat space to hold the kids?

2. Make a Budget

The price of the car isn’t the only cost you need to consider. Think about fuel, insurance, parking, and maintenance. Determine a budget and consider payment options that work for you: are you paying [...]

With a little planning and thinking through a few options, you’ll be ready to make a much better decision. Start with a Budget

Decide how much you can afford to pay upfront and what are comfortable monthly payments. Once you know your budget you can narrow your options based on what is affordable. Here is an online financing calculator to help you work through a few options: http://drivetimeontario.ca/financing/

New or Used?

A used vehicle is clearly a more affordable choice and becomes even more desirable once you realize that every “new” car essentially becomes “used” the moment you drive it off the lot.

Private Sale or Dealership?

Dealerships usually offer better peace of mind for some when buying a used vehicle. They have access to a wider range of inventory and dealers like Drivetimeontario.ca service the cars we sell. This is ideal.

Research Your Purchase

Check online and ask around for some recent reviews [...]

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