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How can I save the most money when buying a car?

When you need to get a used car for sale, but you can't spend a ton of cash, your options can seem limited. Savvy drivers know that USA-1 is the ideal place to find and finance affordable Elkhart used cars. We understand that buying a car for sale in Elkhart is a major expense, and we're here to help you find an outstanding deal. Before you visit the USA-1 campus to browse our used trucks for sale, let's cover some helpful wisdom to save on your next vehicle. With the help of our expert team, saving money on a used car for sale will be easy. 

 

What should your score be to buy a car?

It's no secret that lenders extend the most favorable offers to "well-qualified candidates". What score do you need to obtain auto financing? 

If you're applying for an auto loan at a new car dealership, the standards will be higher. Investopedia suggests that your credit score should be over 660 to qualify for a conventional auto loan.

When you apply for financing at a buy here, pay here car lot, like USA-1, a low credit score won't hold you back. Our used car dealer in Elkhart has plenty of experience sourcing loans for low-credit applicants. Whether you have great credit, terrible credit, or no credit, we'll help you get into a safe and reliable Elkhart used car.

 

How do I save money when I buy a used car?

Now that you know how USA-1 can help low-credit/no-credit drivers obtain financing, how can you save money on your purchase? Our Elkhart used cars are priced competitively, but that's not the only way to save at USA-1!

  • Keep an open mind. By exploring used cars for sale beyond the most popular models, you can often find fantastic deals. Look for cars for sale in Elkhart with similar features to the best-selling models in the class of your interest.
  • Consider choosing an older model. If you can live without state-of-the-art tech features, buying an older used car will help you save a healthy chunk of change.
  • Check out base models for even more savings. Maybe that top-trim used truck for sale isn't in your budget, but the entry model could be within your price range. These used vehicles include fewer features, but you'll enjoy major savings.
  • Explore high-mileage models. All of the vehicles at our used car dealer in Elkhart are in great shape and reliable to drive. If you opt for a higher-mileage used car for sale, you'll save even more cash.

 

Find cheap used cars in Elkhart at USA-1!

When you're ready to get serious about your next Elkhart used car, USA-1 is here to serve. Stop by our buy here, pay here car lot to get a better look at our current inventory today!

 

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