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Tips for Buying Your First  Car

Buying your first car is such an important milestone. We’re thrilled that you’re considering Walsh Honda to help you achieve it. We have a wide selection of new Hondas and quality used vehicles for you to choose from and will work diligently to get you behind the wheel of a car you’ll love for years to come. While buying your first car is exciting, it can also feel overwhelming. We’re here to help make it smooth and enjoyable. Here are some tips for buying your first car.

Evaluate Your Needs


It can be easy to get caught up in buying a pretty new vehicle, but it’s important to consider the little things you’ll need in a vehicle. If you have a long commute, don’t forget gas mileage. If you expect to be traveling or moving around a lot, you might want some cargo space. All of these things might not be as much fun to think about, but you’ll be grateful you did!

Set a Reasonable Budget


The finance team here at Walsh Honda can help you with this. You want to be honest about what you can afford so that your new vehicle doesn’t become a drain on your pocketbook. Apply for credit online to see what you qualify for and take a long look at all of your expenses to see where the car fits in, including gas, repairs, and maintenance. You can also shop by payment right here on our website.

Take the Test Drive Seriously


Test driving vehicles can be fun, but it’s also vitally important to how happy you’ll be in your vehicle. When you test drive your car, pay close attention to how safe and comfortable you feel in it. Ask our sales team a lot of questions to be sure that you won’t be left wondering if there was a better vehicle for you. We are happy to let you test drive as many vehicles as you’d like to make your decision.

Walsh Honda is proud to be a part of the Macon community, and we can’t wait to help you find your first car. Stop by our lot today or call (478) 803-4465 to get started.