Buying the first car is one of the most exciting moments in life, but also one of the most responsible, if you do not want to be disappointed in the acquisition.
Often inexperienced drivers make their choice only on personal preferences, friend's advice, persuasion of the seller, thereby making a big mistake.
First of all, evaluate your financialstate. If you buy a car for cash, consider spending for registration, insurance and maintenance. If you buy a used car, postpone a large amount - in a new car you will first have to invest, and then - to operate. Very responsive to the choice in case the car is bought on credit. In the coming years, until the term of the loan comes to an end, the car should not disappoint.
On the one hand, many advise newcomersBuy used cars - the old car does not mind knocking, it's easier and cheaper to keep. But a used car can deliver a lot of problems in the form of frequent breakdowns, and the initial investment (oil change, filters, repairs of small faults) will make themselves felt. The new car is more reliable than the traveled one, and from the very beginning will teach the inexperienced driver to take a cautious approach.
When choosing a brand and model, proceed fromPurpose of the car, its dimensions, engine power and fuel consumption. Read reviews on the model, ask about the cost of repairs and spare parts, evaluate the equipment, compare prices.
Choosing a specific model of the car, notGive in to the impulse to buy something else. After all, the initial choice was made on the basis of a thoughtful decision, analysis of information, and a thoughtless purchase is likely to disappoint. Take an interest in discounts and promotions in car dealerships - they will help save some money.
Buying a car
When buying a used car carefullyBe interested in its technical condition. Take with you a reliable person who will be able to assess the degree of "killed" cars. Be sure to visit the technical center and make a diagnosis. Experts with the help of equipment will fully check the machine, identify all the hidden defects, call the cost of repairs.
Carefully study the documents, do not be lazyTo draw up a competent contract of sale with indication of the seller's passport data. If you suddenly find defects, which the seller "forgot" - this is an excuse to either refuse to buy or demand to reduce the price.
In the car showroom, such precautions will beAre superfluous. But still do not lose vigilance: carefully inspect the machine from the outside and from the inside. The body must not have scratches and other defects in the paintwork. Discs and bottoms should not show any signs of rust. Seats should be wrapped with cellophane, and the speedometer readings should not exceed 50 km. Take a test drive. The motor, gearbox, steering and brakes should work without the slightest censure, nothing should be rattled in the cabin.