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Always Test Drive Before Buying From Any Car Dealer in Alexandria

January 5, 2021  

Always Test Drive Before Buying From Any Car Dealer in Alexandria

When making a major purchase, such as a car, you want to know that you will be happy with it. Returning a car is not like taking back a pair of jeans that do not fit right. Test driving the vehicle you are considering is always a good idea. A good car dealer in Alexandria is going to encourage you to test drive their vehicles. At CarSmart, we want you to be 100% satisfied with your pre-owned vehicle purchase. Here are some tips to think about before test driving any car.

Looks Are Not Enough

You may love how a car looks and think that it is the one for you. The reviews may even be great, but you have no idea how it handles until you actually drive it. Performance and handling likes and dislikes are unique to each person. When you take a car out for a test drive, consider the following:

  • Driver Position – Do you have enough room to drive comfortably? How are the head clearance and legroom? Can the seat be adjusted easily? Are you able to reach the pedals properly?
  • Entering & Exiting – Can you get into and out of the car without difficulty?
  • Acceleration – When driving, does the car shift gears smoothly? How does the vehicle handle hills and accelerating quickly?
  • Brakes – How sensitive are the brakes? Are you comfortable with the braking power?

Ask Questions

Our friendly staff at CarSmart is always happy to answer any questions you may have about a vehicle. You should feel free to ask questions about financing, car features, or any other area you are not sure about. When shopping with us, make sure you ask about any current incentives we have running. For a professional car dealer in Alexandria, contact CarSmart at (888) 292-8115.

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