Things to Look For In a Family-Friendly Vehicle

February 28th, 2017 by

There comes a time in every family’s life when they realize that they are going to need a different vehicle. Whether your family is growing or you’re just ready to upgrade to a different vehicle, you want to make sure you’re getting the perfect vehicle for you and your loved ones. Freedom Honda is here to help you make the best decision about a vehicle. If you’re getting ready to go car shopping, here are some questions you should ask yourself before signing on the dotted line.

“What does it do that my current vehicle does not?” Take a moment to reflect on what your current vehicle isn’t doing to make you happy. Is it too small? Not enough storage space? Not enough power? Make a list of the things that frustrate you. Likewise, make notes of what you love about your current vehicle and can’t see yourself living without. These lists will help you see the specific things you should be looking for in your next vehicle, ensuring it works for your lifestyle.

“Is it reliable?” With any purchase, you want to make sure that it will last. Buying a vehicle is no exception. Do your research online or reach out to friends and ask them if they’ve had any issues with their vehicles. Chances are, your friends that drive Hondas will have nothing but great things to say about their vehicles. You can’t go wrong with a legendarily-reliable Honda!

“Is there room to grow?” Whether you plan on having more children, adopting a furry friend, or driving you or your kids’ friends around, it’s never a bad idea to think about how to utilize space in your vehicle. It’s always better to be prepared, and having a car with room for whatever the future brings your way is always a smart plan.

“What’s the MFG? Insurance Costs?” When buying a vehicle, it can be easy to just focus on the purchase price. While that is certainly important, thinking about the cost of owning the vehicle over the years needs to also be considered. Getting a vehicle that gets good gas mileage will help keep money in your family’s wallet, no matter what gas prices are. Your insurance costs will vary vehicle to vehicle, so be sure to have your insurance agent’s number with you when shopping. They can provide you with a quick quote so you have an idea how your monthly budget will be impacted.

What’s the best way to know that your next vehicle is family-friendly? Buy a Honda! We might be a bit biased, but we think Honda creates several amazing, family-friendly vehicles that are perfect for all of your needs. But don’t just take our word for it – Kelley Blue Book recently named several Hondas as top family-friendly vehicles. As always, the team here at Freedom Honda is here to help you! As one of the leading Honda dealers in Colorado Springs, we’re here to help our customers make the best decision possible about a vehicle. Give us a call or stop by today to see how we can help you!

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