Surprises can be wonderful at the right time and place, such as with an unexpected birthday gift or a raise at work. But when it comes to a new car, surprises are not what you’re looking for. Surprise leaks, damage, or accident histories can transform a solid buy into a reliability nightmare.
To avoid encountering the wrong kind of surprises, consider these key factors when shopping for your new car:
It’s not just high mileage you have to watch out for; it’s also specific mileage. Every car has regular service intervals, and some require extensive and often expensive work at some mileage milestones.