My family and I were happy that we were able to take this new baby home this afternoon. My dear husband was shopping for cars since the Silverado truck broke down on his way home three weeks ago. His stress and worry levels were very high that he’s not sleeping good. My father-in-law was helping him on car shopping in Tyler, too. In fact, we visited a car dealership in Tyler a week ago and looked at particular car models, recent Hyundai Sonata and Elantra models, that my husband was interested in. Although we saw nice looking ones, the listed prices were still high.
While surfing auto dealerships online, my dear husband found a couple Hyundai cars and he visited the dealer’s three days ago. But this pre-owned Hyundai Elantra 2014 Sport in Huffines in Plano got his attention. The listed priced was a bit high but he was watching it. The price was reduced the other day. Then this morning, it’s price was reduced again. Huffines wanted to get it out of their lot. 🙂 Anyway, we all went to Plano because my husband wants me to drive it around and make sure that I fit right on the driver’s seat because I sit on a pillow whenever I drive the Toyota Scion. Gladly I fit perfectly for the Hyundai Elantra Sport has an electric seat adjustments which, I think, is a very big advantage for this car model.
Alright, so we got a good deal. Huffines is our bank’s preferred car dealer so the transaction didn’t take more than two hours. And, we got to take our new car home.
Have you got a dream car? One that you’d give anything to own? Sadly, it isn’t going to appear in the driveway in the near future without a lot of work and commitment from you. But all it takes is a little planning and a lot of willpower on your part and you can start working towards the amazing day you get to take that beautiful machine home. Here’s how.
Get Your Finances in Order
First things first, you’re going to need to be able to pay for the car. If you don’t have many savings of your own, you still have a few options. One is to open a high-interest bank account and slowly but surely add to it while the account accumulates interest on itself. That, of course, relies on you essentially forgetting that your savings are there outside of any deposits you make. The other is to consider taking out a loan. There are plenty of places, like DreamLoans, that specialize in vehicle finance and will even look after those with bad credit histories. Do your homework, find out who offers the best services and the best interest rates, and don’t be afraid to negotiate – you may actually be able to haggle your way to a sweeter deal.
Research the Vehicle
It’s one thing to dream about owning a ‘67 Chevy Impala. It’s quite another to actually own one. You should know what the going rate for your dream vehicle is, especially if it’s second hand. You should also know how much its on-road costs are going to set you back and you should be well aware of how easy and affordable it is to get parts should anything wear out or break down. This is especially true of older vehicles; as cars get older, parts begin to break down and disappear, which means the ones that still exist become more expensive the rarer they get. You should know if the car has any design quirks or safety concerns that are out of the ordinary. You should know it all – right down to what its fuel consumption is like. With all the details on hand, you might discover your dream car is not quite as heavenly as you first thought.
Discipline Is Key
Both of the above points come back to discipline and exercising a lot of willpower. If you’re going to save up for the car yourself, you’ll need to stop yourself from spending any of your funds on things you don’t need. If you plan to go through finance, you need to commit to paying the amount back on time. And if you do get the car of your dreams, you have to commit to owning and maintaining that car.
These are the three biggest things to remember when thinking about how to get the car of your dreams. It’s as much about being a crafty consumer as it is about being an automotive dreamer. If you have the willpower, the drive and the right approach to your personal finances, you’ll be behind the wheel of your dream machine in no time at all. What’s your dream car?
I don’t have a car for 24 hours. It has come to the time when we need to bring my Toyota Scion 2009 to a nearest Toyota dealer for a recall service. Currently, two recall services should be accomplished for my car at no charge to me.
My car is scheduled for service today. Hopefully everything will be done today so we won’t be coming back. The head technician called and recommended some extra services because they’re due. Of course, there is an extra charge for that, too.
It is very important to always pay attention to your vehicles maintenance schedules. This way, you are aware when a specific maintenance is due to prevent major vehicle problems from occurring. In addition, you can take your vehicle to an auto service that is cheaper and dependable.
As per recall matters, be in the know of the recalls that concerns your vehicles. These are for your own safety and for the longevity of your vehicles. Your vehicle companies will send you a communication regarding the recalls and you are required to respond as soon as possible.
Road travel is easier and safer if our vehicles are well-maintained and serviced in accordance with the Laws.