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Used Car Buying Tips for Alexandria Residents

January 18, 2017  

used car buying tips for AlexandriaCarSmart Now has used car buying tips for Alexandria residents and others. Gently used, low mileage cars are often a good deal. They usually have a lower purchase price than new cars, and buyers will pay less sales tax, less insurance and have lower depreciation on their investment. With all of that said, there are some things to look for when buying a new car.

Buy from a reputable car dealer, such as our establishment. Purchases from individuals sometimes seem attractive, but often entail risks. If you do purchase from an individual, take the seller and the title to a notary and get all the paperwork straight before you pay out any cash. (We do all the heavy lifting in that department when you buy from us, as will any good dealership.) Look at its previous ownership and repair history. If the previous owner has kept up with regular maintenance and repairs, it is more likely that the vehicle will be in serviceable shape. If the dealership doesn’t have this service available, you can enter the vin number or other registration information into a free Carfax account and quickly discover the vehicle’s history. Ask about warranties and have your vehicle checked out by an independent repair person – just to double check. We do our best to be honest about a vehicle’s condition, but even our mechanics have been known to miss a thing or two.

CarSmart Now has used car buying tips for Alexandria residents and others, just call us at (888) 292-8115. Our best tip is that we have thousands of used vehicles that can be searched using our handy online search tool. We do our best to represent them fairly, and our financial department has contact with hundreds of lenders so that you can select your best financial arrangement easily.

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Vaurice was Great ! Got us in and out in no time. Would definitely recommend this place to family.


I came here not sure if I would leave with a vehicle. But everyone was so great careing and showed so much respect that I was was so over well with the care that everyone gave. If I ever have have to get another vehicle I will have come here. I will refer anyone. The best of them all are Sales Rep. Vaurice was my sellsman and he was extremely great along with Ismail and Haceeb. THANK YOU Carsmart.


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Carsmart is the best, they helped me get a vehicle when nobody else would. Vaurice was excellent with assistance, nice attitude. Everybody should come to Carsmart especially for low credit options.


Got my car from here. They were good ppl!


First time getting my car and the experience with them was great! They work great with you to get the car that fits right for you and make sure that it’s something you can afford. Vaurice is nice, professional and knowledgeable about the cars. The entire team is great and make you feel comfortable with speaking to them.