Here’s What to Look for When Test Driving a Car

November 1st, 2017 by

2018 Jeep

Taking a car for a test drive is the first step toward determining whether it’s the right fit for you and your automotive needs. You should pay close attention to any damage, features, and specs of interest. Read on to learn more about some of the key factors you should consider when test driving a car and the warning signs to look out for in the event that the car isn’t a good fit for you.

This advice applies to both new car test drives and used car test drives, so don’t be afraid to consider these points when you’re looking at either type of vehicle.

The Good and the Bad

Before you even step foot on the lot, make sure you have in mind the exact features package you desire. If you test drive a car that does not have the specs you’re interested in, then the test drive will have been a waste. Make sure to do your homework!

Your test drive checklist should include:

  • Examining the car for damage, rust, and missing pieces
  • Ensuring that you know its fuel economy
  • Making sure it has the exact features you want, whether that’s lane keep assist or Bluetooth compatibility with your smart devices.

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