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5 Ways To Find The Perfect Used Car For Sale

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5 Ways To Find The Perfect Used Car For Sale

Whether you’re trying to find a used car for sale for the first time or you haven’t purchased a car in many years, knowing where to begin when buying a car can be hard to understand. With so many options to choose from at car lots near you, it can be challenging to determine which vehicle is perfect for you. Fortunately, a little research and planning can go a long way in helping you to feel more confident during the car buying process.

We at USA-1 understand the stress that can come with buying a car, and we are experts in tailoring the car buying experience to anyone’s needs. Therefore, we have compiled a list of five ways to find the perfect car for you.

1. Calculate A BudgetAny time you are considering a used car for sale, the first thing you will need to understand is how much you can afford. You should set a budget based on your financial situation to estimate this. Typically, a monthly car payment shouldn’t exceed fifteen percent of your monthly income.

Aside from this, you should factor every expense associated with buying a car into your budget, such as initial fees, taxes, cost, insurance, and registration. Once you have done this, you will then be able to refine your search down to solely vehicles within your price range.

2. Consider The Type Of Vehicle For YouWhile browsing a car lot near you, it is likely that you will notice the many different types of vehicles for sale. Your choice will depend on your lifestyle and what exactly you need out of a vehicle. These different types of vehicles can be seen listed below.

  • Used sedans for sale near you: great for commuting and general transportation
  • Used SUVs for sale near you: capable of off-roading, more seating and cargo space
  • Used trucks for sale near you: perfect for towing and carrying heavy loads, work vehicle
  • Used minivans for sale near you: best for transporting many passengers, suitable for road trips

3. Research Models And Dealerships

Once you have decided on the type of vehicle that is right for you, it is now time to do some online research. You should start by researching vehicle models within your specific type. Depending on your needs, you should choose the cars that most interest you. Aside from this, you can also browse online reviews and safety ratings of specific models, selecting the top-rated vehicles. Ideally, you should make a list of the used cars for sale that most interest you.

Upon deciding on the vehicle models you like, you can then begin doing some dealership research in your local area. If you are in Elkhart, you might search for “used cars in Elkhart.” This search should bring up several dealerships in the results, and it is up to you to decide which dealerships are best for you. An excellent way to find reliable dealerships is by looking at their websites. They should have an inventory that fits your interests, and they should also have an easy-to-use website, allowing you to browse and refine their inventory from the comfort of your home.

4. Set Up A Test Drive

After making a list of vehicles and choosing a reliable car lot near you, the most important factor of your car buying experience is next. This factor is your test drive, and ideally, you should first call a dealership to schedule a test drive. This will help the dealer to prepare for your visit, along with affording you dedicated time at a dealership. During your test drive, you will be able to get a feel for each vehicle on your list, taking note of the pros and cons of all of them. If you are near Elkhart and in the market for a car, don’t hesitate to contact USA-1’s Elkhart used car dealer about a test drive when you’re ready.

5. Compare And Contrast Cars

Suppose you come to USA-1 to test drive some of our Elkhart used cars. Once you complete the test drive, you will be able to compare and contrast every vehicle based on the notes you took. You should be able to come to a solid conclusion on which vehicle is best for you. Even if you don’t come to a conclusion, you should still have patience and give yourself some time to consider each option.

Exterior: 
Silver
Interior: 
Black Interior 
Mileage:
67,639
Engine:
6cyl, 3.6L, 292.0hp
Model #: 
LXCH48
VIN:
2C3CCAAGXCH126800
Stock #:
126800
Internet Price:  
$14,900
Looking for the Best Buy Here Pay Here Solution in Elkhart ? Then Stock# 126800 a 2012 Chrysler 300 4dr Sdn V6 RWD is ready to go with only 67,639 Miles, along with a Bright Silver Metallic Exterior and a Black Interior Fabric Interior.Some of the 300 more desirable features include Remote Engine...   Read More
Exterior: 
Black
Interior: 
Black Leather
Mileage:
31,260
Engine:
4cyl, 2.0L, 255.0hp
Model #: 
H5322
VIN:
KNAE25LA0J6017524
Stock #:
017524
Internet Price:  
$26,900
USA-1 Auto Sales Elkhart Is a Premiere Buy Here Pay Here Dealership! Let's take a look at Stock# 017524 a 2018 Kia Stinger Premium RWD is ready to go with only 31,260 Miles along with a Aurora Black Exterior and a Black Leather Interior.Some of the Stinger more desirable features include Keyless...   Read More
Exterior: 
Silver
Interior: 
Charcoal Black Leather
Mileage:
35,584
Engine:
6cyl, 3.5L, 288.0hp
Model #: 
P2J
VIN:
1FAHP2J81KG116046
Stock #:
116046
Internet Price:  
$24,900
Looking for the Best Buy Here Pay Here Solution in Elkhart ? Then Stock# 116046 a 2019 Ford Taurus Limited AWD is ready to go with only 35,584 Miles, along with a Ingot Silver Metallic Exterior and a Charcoal Black Leather Interior.Some of the Taurus more desirable features include Accident...   Read More
Exterior: 
Green
Interior: 
Jet Black 
Mileage:
80,431
Engine:
4cyl, 1.4L, 138.0hp
Model #: 
1PX69
VIN:
1G1PC5SB4F7119941
Stock #:
119941
Internet Price:  
$9,995
In Need of Dealer Direct Financing in Elkhart ? Then Stock# 119941 a 2015 Chevrolet Cruze 4dr Sdn Auto 1LT FWD is ready to go with only 80,431 Miles, along with a Rainforest Green Metallic Exterior and a Jet Black Fabric Interior.Some of the Cruze more desirable features include Voice Command...   Read More
Exterior: 
Gray
Interior: 
Dark Atmosphere/ Medium Ash Gr 
Mileage:
27,077
Engine:
4cyl, 1.5L, 160.0hp
Model #: 
1ZC69
VIN:
1G1ZB5STXKF130298
Stock #:
130298
Internet Price:  
$18,900
USA-1 Auto Sales Elkhart Is a Premiere Buy Here Pay Here Dealership! Let's take a look at Stock# 130298 a 2019 Chevrolet Malibu 4dr Sdn LS w/1LS FWD is ready to go with only 27,077 Miles along with a Shadow Gray Metallic Exterior and a Dark Atmosphere/ Medium Ash Gr Fabric Interior.Some of the...   Read More
Exterior: 
Red
Interior: 
Jet Black 
Mileage:
61,459
Engine:
4cyl, 2.0L, 275.0hp
Model #: 
1AG37
VIN:
1G1FB1RXXH0182899
Stock #:
182899
Internet Price:  
$22,900
Looking for the Best Buy Here Pay Here Solution in Elkhart ? Then Stock# 182899 a 2017 Chevrolet Camaro 2dr Cpe 1LT RWD is ready to go with only 61,459 Miles, along with a Red Hot Exterior and a Jet Black Fabric Interior.Some of the Camaro more desirable features include Onboard Hands-Free...   Read More
Exterior: 
White
Interior: 
Jet Black 
Mileage:
35,510
Engine:
8cyl, 6.2L, 455.0hp
Cab Type: 
2dr Car
Model #: 
1AJ67
VIN:
1G1FF3D7XJ0139404
Stock #:
139404
Internet Price:  
$36,900
USA-1 Auto Sales Elkhart Is a Premiere Buy Here Pay Here Dealership! Let's take a look at Stock# 139404 a 2018 Chevrolet Camaro 2dr Conv 1SS RWD is ready to go with only 35,510 Miles along with a Summit White Exterior and a Jet Black Fabric Interior.Some of the Camaro more desirable features...   Read More
Exterior: 
Red
Interior: 
Charcoal 
Mileage:
34,726
Engine:
4cyl, 2.5L, 182.0hp
Model #: 
13519
VIN:
1N4BL4DV3KC108519
Stock #:
108519
Internet Price:  
$19,900
USA-1 Auto Sales Elkhart Is a Premiere Buy Here Pay Here Dealership! Let's take a look at Stock# 108519 a 2019 Nissan Altima 2.5 SV Sedan FWD is ready to go with only 34,726 Miles along with a Scarlet Ember Tintcoat Exterior and a Charcoal Fabric Interior.Some of the Altima more desirable features...   Read More
Exterior: 
Black
Interior: 
Ebony 
Mileage:
29,478
Engine:
4cyl, 2.0L, 245.0hp
Model #: 
P0T
VIN:
3FA6P0T93KR271465
Stock #:
271465
Internet Price:  
$22,900
USA-1 Auto Sales Elkhart Is a Premiere Buy Here Pay Here Dealership! Let's take a look at Stock# 271465 a 2019 Ford Fusion SE AWD is ready to go with only 29,478 Miles along with a Agate Black Exterior and a Ebony Fabric Interior.Some of the Fusion more desirable features include Power...   Read More
Exterior: 
Red
Interior: 
Black 
Mileage:
44,922
Engine:
6cyl, 3.6L, 305.0hp
Model #: 
LADH22
VIN:
2C3CDZAG4JH246536
Stock #:
246536
Internet Price:  
$24,900
Looking for the Best Buy Here Pay Here Solution in Elkhart ? Then Stock# 246536 a 2018 Dodge Challenger SXT RWD is ready to go with only 44,922 Miles, along with a Octane Red Pearlcoat Exterior and a Black Fabric Interior.Some of the Challenger more desirable features include U-connect Infotainment...   Read More
Exterior: 
Gray
Interior: 
Charcoal 
Mileage:
59,089
Engine:
4cyl, 1.8L, 130.0hp
Model #: 
12014
VIN:
3N1AB7AP5EL679571
Stock #:
679571
Internet Price:  
$10,900
USA-1 Auto Sales Elkhart Is a Premiere Buy Here Pay Here Dealership! Let's take a look at Stock# 679571 a 2014 Nissan Sentra 4dr Sdn I4 CVT S FWD is ready to go with only 59,089 Miles along with a Magnetic Gray Exterior and a Charcoal Fabric Interior.Some of the Sentra more desirable features...   Read More
Exterior: 
Other
Mileage:
44,829
Engine:
4cyl, 1.5L, 181.0hp
Model #: 
P0H
VIN:
3FA6P0HD5KR112749
Stock #:
112749
Internet Price:  
$17,900
In Need of Dealer Direct Financing in Elkhart.Some of the Fusion more desirable features include Rear Parking Aid, Turbocharged Engine, Rain Sensing Windshield Wipers, Automatic Climate Control, Back-Up Sensors, Blind Spot Monitoring, Power Windows, Satellite Radio, Back-Up Camera, Remote Engine...   Read More
Exterior: 
Red
Interior: 
Black 
Mileage:
40,526
Engine:
4cyl, 1.8L, 132.0hp
Model #: 
1864
VIN:
5YFBURHEXKP906148
Stock #:
906148
Internet Price:  
$17,900
In Need of Dealer Direct Financing in Elkhart ? Then Stock# 906148 a 2019 Toyota Corolla SE is ready to go with only 40,526 Miles, along with a Barcelona Red Metallic Exterior and a Black Fabric Interior.Some of the Corolla more desirable features include Lane Departure Warning, Paddle Shifters,...   Read More
Exterior: 
Black
Interior: 
Charcoal 
Mileage:
48,905
Engine:
4cyl, 1.8L, 124.0hp
Model #: 
12019
VIN:
3N1AB7AP8KY248110
Stock #:
248110
Internet Price:  
$14,900
USA-1 Auto Sales Elkhart Is a Premiere Buy Here Pay Here Dealership! Let's take a look at Stock# 248110 a 2019 Nissan Sentra S CVT FWD is ready to go with only 48,905 Miles along with a Super Black Exterior and a Charcoal Fabric Interior.Some of the Sentra more desirable features include Keyless...   Read More
Exterior: 
Gray
Interior: 
Black 
Mileage:
58,963
Engine:
8cyl, 5.7L, 375.0hp
Model #: 
LADP22
VIN:
2C3CDZBT7GH284721
Stock #:
284721
Internet Price:  
$28,900
Looking for the Best Buy Here Pay Here Solution in Elkhart ? Then Stock# 284721 a 2016 Dodge Challenger 2dr Cpe R/T RWD is ready to go with only 58,963 Miles, along with a Maximum Steel Metallic Clearcoat Exterior and a Black Fabric Interior.Some of the Challenger more desirable features include...   Read More
Exterior: 
Gray
Interior: 
Black Leather
Mileage:
19,161
Engine:
6cyl, 3.6L, 292.0hp
Model #: 
LXCS48
VIN:
2C3CCAEG1JH314015
Stock #:
314015
Internet Price:  
$24,900
In Need of Dealer Direct Financing in Elkhart ? Then Stock# 314015 a 2018 Chrysler 300 Limited RWD is ready to go with only 19,161 Miles, along with a Maximum Steel Metallic Clearcoat Exterior and a Black Leather Interior.Some of the 300 more desirable features include Fog Lights, Steering Wheel...   Read More
Exterior: 
Black
Interior: 
Charcoal 
Mileage:
26,285
Engine:
4cyl, 1.8L, 124.0hp
Model #: 
12219
VIN:
3N1AB7AP9KY355084
Stock #:
355084
Internet Price:  
$15,900
USA-1 Auto Sales Elkhart Is a Premiere Buy Here Pay Here Dealership! Let's take a look at Stock# 355084 a 2019 Nissan Sentra SR CVT FWD is ready to go with only 26,285 Miles along with a Super Black Exterior and a Charcoal Fabric Interior.Some of the Sentra more desirable features include Steering...   Read More
Exterior: 
Silver
Interior: 
Gray 
Mileage:
26,422
Engine:
4cyl, 2.0L, 147.0hp
Model #: 
47422F45
VIN:
5NPD84LFXJH219148
Stock #:
219148
Internet Price:  
$15,900
Looking for the Best Buy Here Pay Here Solution in Elkhart ? Then Stock# 219148 a 2018 Hyundai Elantra Value Edition 2.0L Auto (Alabama) FWD is ready to go with only 26,422 Miles, along with a Symphony Silver Exterior and a Gray Fabric Interior.Some of the Elantra more desirable features include...   Read More
Exterior: 
Purple
Interior: 
Beige 
Mileage:
34,644
Engine:
4cyl, 2.4L, 185.0hp
Model #: 
53222
VIN:
5XXGT4L32JG202034
Stock #:
202034
Internet Price:  
$15,900
USA-1 Auto Sales Goshen Is a Premiere Buy Here Pay Here Dealership! Let's take a look at Stock# 202034 a 2018 Kia Optima LX Auto FWD is ready to go with only 34,644 Miles along with a Sangria Exterior and a Beige Fabric Interior.Some of the Optima more desirable features include Rear Parking Aid,...   Read More
Exterior: 
White
Interior: 
Ebony 
Mileage:
69,282
Engine:
6 Cylinder, 3.5L
Model #: 
1WB19
VIN:
2G1WB58K281197186
Stock #:
197186
Internet Price:  
$10,900
an On-Star System so you can get help when you need it, Keyless Entry, and Voice Command Features. an included Anti-Theft System to deter car thieves and vandals, Multi-Information Display, and Steering Wheel Cruise Controls. an Auxiliary Audio Input, an MP3 Player / Dock, and an Auxiliary Power...   Read More
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