Lakewood Ford - Used CPO - FAQs Buying Used


For many, shopping for a new car can seem like a complicated and confusing endeavor. At Lakewood Ford in Lakewood, WA, though, we make it easier than you ever imagined to get behind the wheel of your dream car. Here are the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about buying a used car. Stop in to see us, learn more about the Ford lineup, and go for a test drive today.


What are the benefits of buying used?

There are a lot of benefits to buying a used car. When you buy used, it’s often possible to get more for less. That is, you can find a model from a previous year with features that would cost you considerably more if you bought the current model year. You also have a huge variety of options when you buy used, so it’s easy to find a vehicle with the perfect combination of features, condition, and price that’s just right for you.


Why buy from a dealer?

While it’s possible to find a used car for sale from an alternative third-party seller, buying from a dealer comes with additional peace of mind that you just can’t get elsewhere. When you buy from a dealer, you can drive with confidence knowing that there are no hidden problems that you’ll discover after leaving the lot.


How do I get started?

A good way to start narrowing down your search for a used car is by making a list of your vehicle wants and needs. Knowing what you absolutely must have in a vehicle will weed out a lot of options; while having an idea of the features you would like will help guide you in the right direction. After this, it’s helpful to look into your credit score and to set a realistic budget. Having a budget in mind beforehand will help you save time negotiating at the time of buying and will give you an idea of what kind of financing options you should look into.


Do you have any additional questions? Then stop by Lakewood Ford and ask away!

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