Your car is one of the biggest investments you will ever make. And with proper care and maintenance, it can last for many years. Unfortunately, many people treat their cars like they are simply a vehicle for getting from point A to point B. They drive them on bad roads, let them get dirty, and never give them the care they deserve. The result? Their vehicles spend more time in the shop than on the road. The truth is, if you take care of your car, it will take care of you. And not only will it keep you safe on the road, it will also save you money by preventing expensive repairs. Here are four important reasons why an auto safety inspection is so important:
Inspections Reveal Problems Before They Become Major Repair Jobs
Have you ever bought a car without first having it inspected? Chances are, you probably didn’t do it twice. Why? Simply because it’s an embarrassing, horrible experience. And whenever you do something like that, you end up spending way too much money. But, if you do have your car inspected before you buy it, you can avoid this unpleasant scenario. Which means you will be able to get into the car, drive it for a few miles, and then decide whether or not you want to keep the car. In other words, you will be able to test drive the car without having to buy it. This is a big deal! Because, when it comes to buying a car, you should never feel forced into making a purchase. Instead, you should always be given the option of driving the cars being sold to you. In fact, one study found buyers who had their vehicles inspected prior to purchase spent an average of $2,400 less than buyers who didn’t have their vehicle inspected.
Inspections Prevent You From Being Overcharged By Mechanics And Car Dealers
Have you ever purchased a car from a car dealer, only to have it break down shortly after you drive it home? If so, you probably paid way more for the car than it was actually worth. Why? Because the car dealer took advantage of you by inflating the price of the car to cover his cost of repairs. However, if you have your car inspected before you buy it, the inspection will reveal any existing problems, and you will be able to insist on paying a fair and honest price.
Inspections Save You Money By Preventing Common Problems Before They Occur
Let’s say you recently had your car inspected, and the mechanic found a minor problem that required him to perform some extra maintenance. In this case, it might only cost you $20 or $30 to correct the problem. But, because your car was previously inspected, the mechanic will know there is a good chance this is a “common” problem, and he will therefore charge you much less to fix it.
Inspections Let You Know How Well Your Car Is Actually Running So You Can Make An Informed Decision About Whether Or Not To Buy Another Vehicle From The Manufacturer!
Let’s say you have been buying cars from a certain manufacturer for a long time, and you have always purchased vehicles from them with no problems. But now you want to buy another vehicle from them. If they have any of their cars being inspected, you will be able to ask to see the inspection reports, and you will be able to make an informed decision about whether or not to buy the car. In other words, by having the car inspected, you will be able to “test drive” the car without having to buy it.
And did you ever notice how all four of these reasons are very closely related to each other? That’s because they are… all part of the same equation! Which is…
A Well Inspected Car Is A Car You Can Drive For Many Years Without Having To Spend A Lot Of Money On Repairs!
That’s why it is so important to get your car inspected prior to buying it. And that’s also why you need to contact Davies Auto Care and get your car regularly inspected. Contact us now to set up an appointment, or simply talk to us in case you have concerns.