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Should I Buy A New Or Used Truck?


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Should I Buy A New Or Used Truck?

Are you in search of a new or used truck for sale? Perhaps you just got a job that requires a truck. Or maybe you need to tow something. No matter your needs, if you are in the market for a truck, you are probably wondering whether you should buy a new or used truck. There are pros and cons for both, and your decision will depend on your needs and wants from a truck.

With all of this being said, we at Terre Haute Auto are very knowledgeable about all types of trucks. Because of this, we have put together a list of pros and cons of new and used trucks for you to read before you decide to visit a car lot near you.

New Trucks:

Most car lots near you, including Terre Haute Auto, will carry a variety of new and used trucks. There are a few reasons why you should consider a new truck below, and there can be a lot of benefits to owning a new truck.

Pros:

1. Less Problems/ Reliable

A significant benefit of new trucks is that they are reliable. Because they are new, there will be fewer problems that typically only occur in older trucks. Therefore, you will be able to save more money on costly repairs.

2. Warranty

If you buy a new truck for sale near Terre Haute or anywhere else, a big perk that comes with new trucks is a warranty. With a warranty, there will be several things covered on a truck for a set amount of time. With this being said, you should ensure that you get a good grasp of any warranties being offered and what they cover.

Cons:

1. Loses Value Quickly

As soon as you drive off the car lot near you with your new dream truck, it will begin to lose value rapidly. Because of this, you start losing money on your new truck as soon as you buy it.

2. Costs More To Maintain

Another disadvantage of buying a new truck is that the new components are much more expensive than the used components. Because of this, maintenance and repairs on a new truck will cost a lot more than a used truck.

Used Trucks:

There are a lot of benefits that come with finding a used truck for sale; however, there are also a few disadvantages. Below, you can take a look at why you should consider a used truck.

Pros:

1. Great Value And Less Depreciation

Compared to new trucks, used trucks for sale tend to depreciate in value much slower. Hence, there is a lot more value behind used trucks, and you won’t lose as much money with your purchase. Used trucks are also typically well priced.

At Terre Haute Auto’s Terre Haute car dealer, we always have incredible deals on our inventory of used trucks. We also offer buy here pay here near Terre Haute, Indiana, making your car shopping easy by handling everything financially in-house at the dealership.

2. Lower Insurance Rates

If you decide on a used truck at a used car dealership, you will have to get your insurance set up at some point. Upon buying a used truck and looking at your insurance, you will be surprised by the low insurance rates. Overall, used trucks set themselves apart from new trucks with their incredible insurance costs.

Cons:

1. Less Reliable Than New

A disadvantage of owning a used truck is that it may be less reliable than a new truck. You may have to get it repaired and maintained often; however, the frequency for how often you need servicing or repairs will vary from truck to truck.

2. Less Modern Technology

Another disadvantage of used trucks is that some trucks have less modern technology. Despite this, you can still find used trucks with modern technology and safety features you would see in new trucks.

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