There are a few extra things to keep in mind when you are shopping for a used vehicle. Make sure to check these things first when you are considering a pre-owned Alfa Romeo car or SUV from Helfman Alfa Romeo of Sugar Land.
The Vehicle Reviews
Whenever you are car-shopping, research is an important part of the process. When you are considering a pre-owned vehicle, you have the advantage of reading real reviews from real drivers. You can see what other people think of the vehicle, how it performs, and if it has any common issues.
The Vehicle History Report
When you are shopping for pre-owned Alfa Romeo cars and SUVs on our site, you’ll see many of the vehicles include a free CARFAX® vehicle history report, which includes useful data like:
- Accident data
- Service history
- Type of use
- Ownership history
The Cosmetic Condition of the Vehicle
If the vehicle has good reviews and a clean history, next you want to check it out in person. You can tell a lot about a vehicle by simply looking at its cosmetic condition. Ask yourself the following questions when inspecting the vehicle:
- Does it have excessive wear?
- Is it clean?
- Will it need replacement parts (tires, windshield wipers, etc.) soon?
- Does it have any leaks?
How it Performs
Finally, you want to take a test drive, which is arguably the most important step. Do you notice anything unusual about the performance? Is the car making odd sounds?
You also want to make sure that the vehicle meets all of your needs. Does it have enough space? Does it have the performance you want?
Still have questions? We’re happy to help! Reach out to our Alfa Romeo dealership in Houston, TX today!