Not everyone can afford a new vehicle fresh off the factory line, especially if they're on a strict budget. That being said, many people in Malden are more willing to accept a used vehicle if it meets their standards. It's essential to take a used vehicle for a test drive to see if it meets your needs. Here are some tips about test-driving a used vehicle!

Get a Feeling of the Handling

Depending on how used a vehicle is, you should always look at how well a car performs steering, braking, and how it drives overall. Given how open the roads are around Matthews, it's much easier to determine how well a vehicle works while in an open environment if you're given the option to go for a test drive. It's also best to test drive your car on a somewhat populated road to determine how effectively it turns or responds to your control.

Be on the Lookout for the Mileage

The higher the mileage, the more repairs become necessary over your ownership period. If anything, this applies to any used vehicle, regardless of the brand or model that is sought after. Lower mileage means you have a longer time to use the vehicle and that it will need fewer repairs. Our on-site service team near Kennett inspects each pre-owned sedan, truck, or SUV to ensure it's ready for many years of driving.

Visit Bayird Ford to Learn More

If you would like to learn more about test driving a used vehicle, we encourage you to visit our dealership near New Madrid to pick out your favorite model. You can take a test drive on the highways, city streets, and back roads to ensure the vehicle meets your needs. We look forward to working with you soon at our dealership in Malden!

Categories: Pre-Owned Inventory