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Why Some People Shy Away from Buying a Used Car


You might have noticed that many people are not too eager to buy used cars. After all, it can be pretty hard to tell if the vehicle is in good condition and has been adequately maintained. This makes sense for most folks, as they don't want to purchase a pre-owned car that runs them into the ground with frequent maintenance and repair requirements. 

This blog post lists and clears some common reasons why many people are hesitant to purchase a pre-owned car. 

  1. Little to No Warranty  

Many used cars don't come with a warranty, especially vehicles purchased from private owners. This means that you will need to spend on troubleshooting and maintenance costs if something goes wrong with your car. 

However, purchasing a pre-owned car from reliable dealerships like Sutherland Nissan of Orlando can give you peace of mind because they offer an extended warranty. 

  1. Poor Fuel Efficiency 

After years of use and depending upon its maintenance, a vehicle's fuel efficiency can drop significantly. If you want a fuel-efficient car, purchasing a used car may not be the best option. 

Buying a new car means that you get more for your money in terms of performance and efficiency. The old saying 'you get what you pay for’ rings true when purchasing used vehicles because it's challenging to obtain one at its optimal level due to wear and tear from years of use. 

However, this does not hold for well-maintained pre-owned vehicles. Vehicles that are well looked after deliver an efficient performance even after years of use. You can always take a pre-owned car out for a test drive to determine its fuel efficiency and whether its performance suits your needs or not. 

  1. Old-Technology

Many users hesitate to purchase used vehicles as they feel the technology is outdated and not worth the price. This may be true for some cars, but plenty of older vehicles come equipped with modern technologies such as built-in navigation systems, which you will find in many recent model cars.

  1. Less Safe to Drive 

This is another reason why many people hesitate to buy used cars. However, this is not always true. Plenty of pre-owned vehicles come with safety features such as traction and stability control systems that help keep the vehicle under control when driving on slippery roads.

Professional dealerships offering pre-owned cars ensure that the vehicles they put up for sale are tested and safe. The same cannot be said about private car owners, though! Regardless of where you purchase your vehicle from, you need to ensure that the car is safe and secure to drive by carrying out a detailed inspection. 

If you’re thinking of buying pre-owned cars in Winter Park, FL, then Sutherland Nissan of Orlando is the right choice for you. Explore our used-car portfolio and purchase well-maintained vehicles that fit your needs the best.

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