Index
SALES: (812) 299-4505
13350 S US Highway 41, Terre Haute, IN  47802
Contact Information

How To Buy A Cheap Used Car

Buy Cheap Used Cars Here at Terre Haute


Image
Image

How To Buy A Cheap Used Car

 

Are you in the market for a used car near Terre Haute or anywhere else? Maybe you’ve already looked at several car lots near you with no luck in finding anything affordable. With today’s economy, it may feel more difficult than ever to find a car for a reasonable price. Luckily, there is still hope when it comes to finding cheap cars, and you can easily find something affordable if you follow some simple pieces of advice.

At Terre Haute Auto, we want you to be as informed as possible about how to find affordable vehicles. To help inform you, we put together a list of six tips to help you find some options for cheap cars. If you are having trouble finding a used car for cheap, you should take a look at the list below.

1. Calculate A Budget

Whether you’re considering used cars near Terre Haute or anywhere else, the first thing you should establish is how much you are willing to spend on a vehicle. To determine this, you should calculate a budget accommodating your financial situation. Your total budget should also include every factor that comes with buying a vehicle, and this can be seen listed below:

  • Car Cost

  • Registration

  • Initial Fees

  • Taxes

  • Maintenance

  • Insurance

  • Gas

2. Decide On The Vehicles That Most Suit You

After calculating the budget you are willing to work with, the next thing you should do is decide which used cars for sale near you best suit your needs. Ideally, you should determine which type of car you want based on your lifestyle and how you need a vehicle to function. Therefore, if you live near Terre Haute and need to tow something, you should refine your options down to used trucks for sale near Terre Haute.

3. Research Dealerships And Shop Around

Upon refining your car search down to the vehicles that best suit your needs, you should then do some research to find reliable car lots near you. To determine whether or not a dealership is reliable or quality, you should first take a look at their website. A quality dealership’s website should be easy to use, allowing you to search and refine their stock from the comfort of your home. Aside from a good website, a quality dealership should also have a diverse inventory that caters to your needs. Hence, you should find dealerships specializing in the vehicles you want. 

4. Watch For Deals

While researching used car dealerships near you, you should also stay watchful for any discounts or specials that are happening. Many dealerships will have different specials for various holidays and events. The most common specials can be seen listed below:

  • New Car Purchase Deals

  • Trade-In Incentives

  • End Of Year Sales

  • Holiday/Seasonal Deals

  • Low-Interest Deals

  • Cash Back Special

If you visit Terre Haute Auto to browse our large inventory of used cars near Terre Haute, you will notice that we always have active deals and offers.

5. Save For A Down Payment Or Trade-In An Old Car

After finding a reliable dealership and maybe even some deals, it will come time to visit a dealership. Before you visit a car lot near you, however, you should consider saving for a down payment. A down payment could save you a lot of money on auto loan interest rates and initial fees. You should also consider a trade-in, which acts similar to a down payment by reducing interest rates and fees. 

6. Consider A Co-Signer

The final piece of advice to consider, especially when using buy here pay here near Terre Haute or anywhere else, is whether or not you want a co-signer. A co-signer will benefit you in that they will provide the lender with more financial security since their responsibility is to take over any loan payments if payments are missed or the loan defaults. This financial security, in turn, will help you to receive lower interest rates on your loan. With the responsibility that comes with being a co-signer, you should also find someone close to you that you can trust, like a friend or family member.

 

Page  1  2  3
Exterior: 
Blue
Interior: 
Medium Parchment 
Mileage:
190,070
Engine:
8cyl, 4.6L, hp
Cab Type: 
Crew Cab Pickup
Model #: 
W08
VIN:
1FTRW08621KC27906
Stock #:
102261
  
$7,500
DESIRABLE FEATURES: Include 4WD, Alloy Wheels, Adjustable Pedals, Remote EntryThis four wheel drive used 2001 Ford F-150 XLT features a Blue (charcoal Blue) exterior with a Medium Parchment interior and has only 190,070 miles.INTERIOR OPTIONS: Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel, Cloth Seats,...   Read More
Exterior: 
Gray
Interior: 
Charcoal 
Mileage:
171,782
Engine:
8cyl, 5.6L, 317.0hp
Cab Type: 
Crew Cab Pickup
Model #: 
36411
VIN:
1N6AA0EC0BN322063
Stock #:
TR102251TH
  
$13,900
DESIRABLE FEATURES: Include 4WD, Alloy Wheels, Remote EntryThis four wheel drive used 2011 Nissan Titan SV features a Gray (radiant Silver) exterior with a Charcoal interior and has only 171,782 miles.INTERIOR OPTIONS: Sliding Rear Window, Rear Heat / AC, Cloth Seats, Adjustable Lumbar Seat(s),...   Read More
Exterior: 
White
Interior: 
Black/Diesel Gray 
Mileage:
111,607
Engine:
6cyl, 6.7L, 350.0hp
Cab Type: 
Crew Cab Pickup
Model #: 
DJ7L92
VIN:
3C6UR5HL2DG563904
Stock #:
102162
  
$29,900
This four wheel drive 2013 Ram 2500 Tradesman features a White (bright White) exterior with a Black/diesel Gray interior and has only 111,607 miles.INTERIOR OPTIONS: Pass-Through Rear Seat, Air Conditioning, Vinyl Interior, Adjustable Steering Wheel, Bench Seat (Split), Bench Seat, Tilt Steering...   Read More
Exterior: 
Red
Interior: 
Dark Slate/Medium Graystone 
Mileage:
66,667
Engine:
8cyl, 5.7L, 390.0hp
Cab Type: 
Crew Cab Pickup
Model #: 
DS6L98
VIN:
1C6RD7KT5CS206040
Stock #:
102106
  
$24,900
This four wheel drive 2012 Ram 1500 ST features a Deep Cherry Red Crystal Pearl exterior with a Dark Slate/medium Graystone interior and has only 66,667 miles.INTERIOR OPTIONS: Bench Seat (Split), Vinyl Interior, Air Conditioning, Adjustable Steering Wheel, Tilt Steering Wheel, Bench...   Read More
Exterior: 
Gray
Interior: 
Jet Black 
Mileage:
104,203
Engine:
8cyl, 5.3L, 355.0hp
Cab Type: 
Extended Cab Pickup
Model #: 
CK15753
VIN:
1GCVKREC4JZ167871
Stock #:
101878
  
$33,900
DESIRABLE FEATURES: Include 4WD, Alloy Wheels, Rear Camera, Bluetooth, Remote Entry, Sirius XMThis four wheel drive 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT features a Graphite Metallic exterior with a Jet Black interior and has only 104,203 miles.INTERIOR OPTIONS: Adjustable Lumbar Seat(s), Leather...   Read More
Exterior: 
Black
Interior: 
Light Titanium/Dark Titanium 
Mileage:
162,983
Engine:
8cyl, 5.3L, 315.0hp
Cab Type: 
Crew Cab Pickup
Model #: 
CK10543
VIN:
3GCPKSE70DG289392
Stock #:
102198
  
$21,900
DESIRABLE FEATURES: Include 4WD, Remote Entry, Sirius XMThis four wheel drive used 2013 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT features a Black (black) exterior with a Light Titanium/dark Titanium interior and has only 162,983 miles.INTERIOR OPTIONS: Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel, Adjustable Lumbar...   Read More
Exterior: 
Gray
Interior: 
Dark Titanium/Light Titanium 
Mileage:
145,374
Engine:
8cyl, 5.3L, 315.0hp
Cab Type: 
Extended Cab Pickup
Model #: 
TC10753
VIN:
2GTEC290991139475
Stock #:
101945
  
$15,900
This rear wheel drive 2009 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE features a Gray (steel Gray Metallic) exterior with a Dark Titanium/light Titanium interior and has only 145,374 miles.INTERIOR OPTIONS: Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel, Cloth Seats, Adjustable Lumbar Seat(s), Bench Seat (Split), Adjustable Steering...   Read More
Exterior: 
White
Interior: 
Diesel Gray/Black 
Mileage:
146,653
Engine:
8cyl, 5.7L, 395.0hp
Cab Type: 
Crew Cab Pickup
Model #: 
DS6L41
VIN:
1C6RR7FT8ES275626
Stock #:
102213
  
$19,900
This four wheel drive 2014 Ram 1500 Tradesman features a Bright White Clearcoat exterior with a Diesel Gray/black interior and has only 146,653 miles.INTERIOR OPTIONS: Bench Seat (Split), Vinyl Interior, Adjustable Steering Wheel, Air Conditioning, Bench Seat, Tilt Steering WheelTECHNOLOGY...   Read More
Exterior: 
Black
Interior: 
Black 
Mileage:
106,729
Engine:
6cyl, 3.5L, 365.0hp
Cab Type: 
Crew Cab Pickup
Model #: 
W1E
VIN:
1FTFW1ET0EKF96692
Stock #:
102221
  
$29,900
DESIRABLE FEATURES: Include 4WD, Alloy Wheels, Running Boards, Bluetooth, Sirius XM, Remote EntryThis four wheel drive 2014 Ford F-150 FX4 features a Tuxedo Black Metallic exterior with a Black interior and has only 106,729 miles.INTERIOR OPTIONS: Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel, Cloth Seats,...   Read More
Exterior: 
Silver
Interior: 
Black 
Mileage:
102,888
Engine:
8cyl, 5.7L, 395.0hp
Cab Type: 
Crew Cab Pickup
Model #: 
DS6X98
VIN:
1C6RR7YT0HS749974
Stock #:
102190
  
$34,900
DESIRABLE FEATURES: Include 4WD, Htd Seats, Alloy Wheels, Bluetooth, Htd Wheel, Remote Start, Remote Entry, Sirius XM, Auto Climate ControlThis four wheel drive 2017 Ram 1500 Rebel features a Bright Silver Metallic Clearcoat exterior with a Black interior and has only 102,888 miles.INTERIOR...   Read More
Page  1  2  3
View ArticlesSave ThisPrint ThisTell A Friend