Buy Your Dream Car On A Budget

We know that each and every one of you has got a dream car that you would love to buy. But, maybe it is just out of your price range. Or, it could be way, way out of your price range. Either way, you should not give up on your dream of owning one because we are here to tell you, that dream can come true. Whether you want a Porsche or a classic Mercedes, it can be yours. We are going to show you how with some simple tips.

1) Do The Research

The internet is a massive, sprawling complex of opportunities. We guarantee no matter what your dream car is, someone online is selling it. They might even be selling it for a price that you could afford. The point is if you want a particular vehicle like a Cadillac, you have to use the resources available to you. Have a search on a car site like . Your dream may not be as far-fetched as you first imagined.

  2) Reach The Floor

Congratulations, you have found your dream car, but it is just a tad above your price range. This could be a couple of hundred or a couple thousand dollars from affordable. But there is a simple way of dealing with this. You haggle. First, we do not want you to get the wrong idea. This is not a secret of the trade we are teaching you. Anyone selling a car will expect a little bit of a haggle, you just need to know how to do it effectively. Do not act as though you have found your dream car, instead play it cool. Point out any flaws the car may have, particularly if you are buying from a private seller. You have to get the price down to the floor and the way to do this is with a little patience and some cunning. Beware, though, dealers, in particular, are experts at only selling cars at the price they want.

3) Buy Used

Your dream car new is around twenty-thirty thousand dollars. But, used it could be a lot less than that. In fact, you can probably find it on sale for half or even a third of the price. The only issue with buying a car used is that you have to be aware of the problems it could have. Learn the signs of a car that has been through the paces. For instance, if the car looks old but the mileage is low it may have been faked. Do not buy a used car without checking it thoroughly for problems.

4) Buy A Wreck

Unless, of course, you have a brilliant knowledge of how cars work and how to fix them up. If that is the case, you can buy a wreck at a budget price. Cars with serious issues or damage sell as low as one hundred dollars, even if it is a highly sought after model. You just have to make sure that you can fix it without spending a fortune.

The key thing to remember is to keep searching for your dream vehicle and do not settle. You can find it and, as we have shown you, there are ways of paying for it.

Emily Muelford
Emily is a British writer whose love of car culture is augmented by a fascination with both the European and American automotive markets. Her perspective is uniquely fish and chips.