There are many reasons to consider a used car, whether you’re tackling your daily commute or driving the kids to school. Here at Scott Lot, we carry a wide variety of pre-owned models that will help you to save big while still meeting your everyday driving needs, and we make it easy to pick out the perfect vehicle every time. Here are five signs that you’ve found a suitable pre-owned model.

1.     It’s Within Your Budget

Pre-owned vehicles are much less expensive than brand-new cars, but you still want to find a vehicle that fits your specific budget. When a pre-owned model falls within your price range, it’s easier to take the car home.

2.     It Has a Good History

You always want to look at a pre-owned vehicle’s history before buying. Cars with fewer owners, little to no accident damage, and comprehensive service histories will always be your best bets.

3.     It Has Limited Mileage

It’s also a good idea to look at the vehicle’s mileage. While there are many ways to maintain a high-mileage car, higher mileage does mean more replacements and repair costs. The perfect fit pre-owned model will likely have lower mileage.

4.     It’s In Good Condition

When inspecting the pre-owned model, you want to look for signs of damage, particularly rust or corrosion. If there is no indication of rust, the tires are in good condition, and all the tech features work right, you may have found the perfect match.

5.     You Like It

Of course, a lot depends on how you feel behind the wheel. If you like how the vehicle handles, enjoy its features, and feel good in the driver’s seat, that’s an important factor to keep in mind.

Finding the right used car for your needs here at Scott Lot is easy. Test out essential parts and systems, get used car financing, and more at our dealership.