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first-time car buyer buys quality used car

Buying a car for the first time can be a nerve-wracking experience. At The Auto Connection, we make it easy (just listen to what some of our 30,000+ satisfied customers have to say). But don’t let buying a quality used car get the best of you—avoid these 3 common mistakes first-time car buyers make.

Mistake #1: Thinking “New is Better”

Not only do new cars cost more, they also quickly depreciate in value. Used cars have already gone through depreciation, which means you save money on the car and also on your insurance. You can save thousands of dollars by buying a used car.

Mistake #2: Buying a Used Car Based Solely on Look and Feel

Used cars are a great deal. They save you money, but that’s no reason to presume all used cars are created equal. That’s why at The Auto Connection we offer a free CarFax report on each and every one of our vehicles so you can know the complete history of all of our quality used cars. It’s all part of our Best Friend Guarantee, which includes:

  • 2-year warranty
  • 48-hour no hassle return policy
  • Oil changes for 3 years
  • State inspections for 3 years
  • Free Carfax report on all vehicles

Mistake #3: Allowing yourself to be Pressured

We’ve all dealt with a pushy car salesman. There’s nothing worse, right? At The Auto Connection, we believe in a hassle-free buying experience. We’ve got over 300 quality used cars to choose from and we want you to find the one that’s right for you. Don’t let the other guys pressure you—come to The Auto Connection where your first-time car buying experience will be a breeze.

Stop by The Auto Connection today and find your perfect quality used car. Our Virginia locations include Danville, Norfolk, Newport News and Richmond. Get the approval process started from home with our easy online application.