Are you in the market for a new car? Although you might be tempted to head to that brand-name dealership and test drive this year's latest model, you might be better off buying a car with a little more experience. Here are three reasons you should buy a used car, and why you won't regret your decision later:
1: You Can Act As the Critic Instead of the Cheerleader
If you buy a brand new car, you might revel in those updated features.
Your car relies on the fuel injection system to supply the fuel required to keep the engine running. Each injector is constructed from components including springs, coils, nozzles and more. If any of these pieces fails, it could render the injector useless. When an injector fails, you'll have to replace it. Luckily, you can do the job yourself if you have a bit of mechanical aptitude. Here's a look at what you need to know to get started.
Over the course of the past several months, your tires have allowed you to drive tens of thousands of miles and commute on a daily basis. Due to the deep tread remaining on your tires, you may think your car tires will last you at least a few more years. However, if your tires develop dry rot, then they'll become unsafe to use—even if they still have the majority of their tread.