The best place to buy a car in Toronto depends largely on the time commitment you want to put towards finding your next vehicle. Generally, the more convenient the method, the more it will cost. An important distinction that must be made is that across the board, vehicle quality is about the same.
The Smart Buyer
The best place to buy a car for a smart buyer would likely be the private seller market. Individuals looking to sell their car are less likely to know the true value of their vehicle. However, in this market proper research and mechanic inspection is critical.
If you find yourself in this category, we advise you to browse through the articles on this site and educate yourself on the process and procedure of buying a car.
The Safe Buyer
The best place to buy a car for a safe buyer would likely be at a dealership. Dealerships offer financing and warranty, both of which are safe options in ensuring that you future remains friendly. Since anyone can be a dealer, you have to be very careful and perform the same precautions you would if you were purchasing from a private seller. This means a vehicle inspection and paperwork analysis.
The added benefit is that warranty gives you some comfort, but be wary that warranties are also difficult to claim.
We cover these points in detail on our definitive guide to buying a used car in Ontario. Here are the links to the relevant sections below:
- 1 Ways To Buy Used Cars
- 1.1 Private Sale
- 1.2 Used Car Dealership
- 1.3 Lease Buyout
- 1.4 Public and Private Car Auction
- 1.5 Repossessed and Goverment Vehicles