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June 8, 2022

Avoid the Pangs of Regret as You Drive Off in Your New Set of Wheels

When it comes to buying a new car, the last thing you’d want is to drive off in your new set of wheels with pangs of regret. Although mistakes are inevitable in life, many of them are avoidable. Since a vehicle may be the second biggest purchase that you’ll ever make next to your home, you’d want to steer clear of the common car-buying mistakes people make.


What Are the Biggest Car-Buying Mistakes to Avoid?

Don’t be that person who buys a new car on impulse and ends up paying too much for the wrong one. To help you snag the right vehicle, Veteran Car Donations has compiled these common car-buying mistakes you should keep in mind:

  1. Forgoing research

Setting your feet on the showroom floor to see what’s available for the first time is like showing up with a target on your back. Before you head down to the dealership you need to have a good idea of the model you’re looking to purchase.

For this reason, it’s best to do some research on what’s out there. Decide on the vehicle you want and the features you need while sticking to your budget. The last thing you’d want is to get talked into buying an expensive vehicle that you don’t even like. 

  1. Not shopping around

When it comes to car-shopping, casting a narrow net is never a good idea. Once you’ve decided on the type of vehicle you want to buy, be sure to check out at least three local dealerships that sell it. If you can’t visit some dealerships in person, visit their websites and ask for quotes.

  1. Skipping out on the test drive

Buying a car without taking it out for a test drive is like buying new clothes without first trying them on. If you want to make sure that the vehicle is what you expected it to be, you wouldn’t want to skip one of the crucial parts of the car-buying process. A test drive allows you to get a feel for how the entire package comes together and avoid surprises after you’ve bought it.


Are You Looking to Dispose of an Unwanted Vehicle?

If an old and unwanted vehicle is taking up space in your garage, consider donating it to us at Veteran Car Donations. We will use your charitable contribution to provide much-needed assistance to veterans in your community who are grappling with serious life issues such as homelessness, chronic unemployment. disabilities, and illnesses, including mental health issues.

Our team will sell your auto donation through an auction and hand over the proceeds to our veteran-focused, IRS-certified 501(c)3 charity partners. These reputable nonprofit organizations use the funding we give them to provide deserving vets with free healthcare, housing assistance, financial aid, family support, psychotherapy services, educational scholarships, employment opportunities, and many other benefits.

In exchange for your kindness, we’ll pick up your vehicle for free no matter where it’s parked or stored in the country. You can also expect us to promptly send to you by mail your vehicle’s 100% tax-deductible sales receipt so you can use it to claim a top tax deduction in the next tax-filing season.

However, the best thing about donating a vehicle to us is the priceless joy you’ll feel, knowing that you’ll be giving the struggling veterans in your community the chance to have a better life.

We take nearly all types of vehicles regardless of their age, mileage, or condition.

You may head over to our FAQs page to get more information about Veteran Car Donations, including our quick and convenient donation process. If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to call us anytime through our toll-free hotline at 877-594-5822 or you may send us a message here.


Use Your Unwanted Vehicle to Help Our Hurting Heroes Today!

Don’t miss this opportunity to extend a helping hand to our nation’s hurting heroes. If you’re ready to kick-start your donation process, call Veteran Car Donations at 877-594-5822 or fill out our secure online donation form now!

Veteran Car Donations operates in all 50 states.

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