With the new car registration season nearly upon us, many people’s thoughts turn to buying a new car. Immediately, however, the old question that many have wrestled with each year comes to the fore again – With so many cars for sale, should you purchase a new or used car. The benefits of buying a new car rather than a second hand model are pretty obvious. Obviously, the the plus side is that you can decide on the car you desire, complete with a spec that meets your requirements exactly. You can have the colour you want with the interior you want and all the bells and whistles that your budget will allow.
Buying a new car also means that it will come with a three year parts and labour for total peace-of-mind. The vast majority of manufacturers cover their new cars for a minimum of 3 years and also include roadside assistance for the same period with one of the major breakdown companies like the RAC or AA A few make it seem like their own breakdown package, but most are actually using one of the larger operators.The car dealers have changed immensely over recent years and much of it to the that favour the car buyer.
The cost of new cars in the UK have fallen in real terms due mainly to added competition from Internet car providers and changes in the rules governing supply of vehicles to dealerships and other outlets. New car offers have never been better! Motorists are also in a much stronger bargaining stance relative to the purchase of a new car than they used to be. Consequently, by shopping around, a savvy buyer will be able to get the best new car deals out there. The government’s Scrappage scheme seems to have galvanised the new car market and a lot of car dealers are now advertising new cars at massively reduced prices in order to be competitive. How times have changed.
These are the benefits of purchasing a new car and at this time of year the manufacturers make it an even more tempting proposition.