Given the choice, it's likely we would buy brand new while when it comes to vehicle shopping. However, this opportunity is not suitable for everybody. Thankfully, because our lifestyles are so unique, we can look into second-hand or pre-loved used cars for more flexibility in our car purchases.
While it’s common for some buyers to be hesitant about buying used cars, there are many benefits of doing so - especially if you go with a Toyota. In good condition, a pre-loved all-original Toyota could save you money without overall sacrificing quality. Let’s take a deeper dive into the advantages of purchasing a used Toyota!
This is, without a doubt, the most obvious and compelling reason to buy a used vehicle. If you're on a tight budget, you might feel like your options are limited. When buying used, your possibilities are practically endless. Used vehicle insurance and registration are also less expensive. It’s not difficult to find a used car with a more luxurious interior, better audio system, and more powerful engine for the same price as a new car.
Did you know that the value of a new car depreciates the instant it leaves the dealership? They may lose up to 30% of their value in the first year. Buying used avoids the first value decline. This is especially beneficial if you plan to sell your vehicle in the future because the market value of used autos is significantly higher. When you're ready to buy a new vehicle, you may sell your used vehicle for close to what you bought for it in 3–5 years. Furthermore, Toyota's legendary build quality ensures that your Toyota RAV4, Camry, Tundra, or Tacoma will survive longer and preserve its value better than the vast majority of other vehicles on the market.
Over time, purchasing and buying used vehicles in good condition can reap many benefits in the long run. After all, they cost less to buy, insure, license, and finance. You can put down a greater deposit, which will result in reduced interest rates and monthly payments. You might even be able to get the same level of security for less money if you buy a used Toyota.
Thankfully the folks here at Nelson Toyota offer a wide range of Toyota Certified Used Vehicles - some of which are under 20K and even 10K! Browse our continuously updated inventory of used vehicles today and stop by our lot to set up a test drive!