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6 Key Questions to Ask When Financing a Used Car
Financing a used car or truck is something nearly everyone does at least once in their life. At Dye Autos, we’ve been providing financing for customers in Denver and the surrounding areas for many years. It’s still difficult for many customers to navigate the waters of auto loans and we work hard to make the process easier.
A little knowledge goes a long way.
It’s a good idea to prepare yourself from the outset so you’ll know exactly what to expect before you make this financial commitment.
The fundamentals of financing a used car or truck are:
- Type of vehicle you want
- Determine down payment amount
- Monthly payment and terms
- Get Pre-Approved
We wrote in more detail about these fundamentals in our post here: “Answers to Your 6 Biggest Used Car Financing Questions.”
When you’ve got your fundamentals figured out, your next step is to make the actual transaction – go to the dealership and drive home in your dream car.
When you’re at the dealership financing a used car, salespeople and managers do their best to answer every question and they’re required by law to give you important disclosures. But why not bring with you a list of the 6 key questions you should ask?
All of it boils down to this: How much am I paying for the car? Get the answers to this six-pack of questions before you say yes to the financing.
6 key questions to ask when financing a used car or truck
What is the …
Precise (down to the penny) price I’m paying for the vehicle?
Total amount (be exact) being financed?
Amount I’m paying for the credit (finance charge)?
Annual percentage rate (APR) I’m paying?
Exact amount of each payment?
Total number of payments?
The Golden Rule of Financing a Used Car
Uncertainty is not your friend, especially when you’re financing a used car or truck. The decisions you make will have a lasting effect on your life for many years to come…so choose wisely.
At Dye Autos, we pride ourselves on being transparent and responsive to your needs. We walk our customers through every step of their car or truck purchase and we’re happy to help you.
Call us today with any question you have, even if you’re not in the market to buy right now: (303) 286-1665.