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I am a very practical person, so when I look for a new vehicle I look for functionality. Of course it has to be cute and fit my personality. It is important that you will enjoy what you are driving, although a few times I have had vehicles that I really did not like.
My first car out of high school was a cute, new to me, Ford Mustang. I loved that car and totally enjoyed driving it for many years. After I was married the car was still great! Keep in mind it was only a 2 door so as soon as my first baby came along it was no longer practical. Getting the carseat and baby into the backseat, was nearly impossible. Time for a practical change.
It is very important to find a car that fits your needs, not just the style and color. There are many options on cars and trucks to look at. Here are a few ideas to consider when choosing a vehicle.
- How many people will you be transporting on a regular basis?
- How many of these people are children and will require a carseat. This is a great link for carseat safety tips.
- What type of roads will you be driving on. Will it be all highway miles or will there be some backroads and dirt roads. What is the weather mostly like where you live? Will there be hard winter driving that requires 4-wheel drive.
- Are you looking to a buy used or new vehicle?
- Know what your price range is and stick to it. Don’t be talked into something out of your budget.
- Know what the price ranges are on a vehicle before you get there. With the help of Cars.com make an informed decision, know the value while you look.
These are just a few things to consider while choosing the type of vehicle you would like to buy. Cars.com can make your car buying experience a little bit sweeter. Happy car shopping.
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