Ways to Make the MOST of Your Test Drive

Ways to Make the MOST of Your Test Drive

Buying a new car is an important decision that you shouldn’t take lightly. This is a vehicle that you will spend a lot of time in, that will take you and your family where you need to go, which is why you need to make sure that the car feels right for you while driving it. 

For this exact reason, a test driving a car is a critical step you should never miss before choosing your next vehicle. Here are the best ways to make the most of your test drive. 

Understand the purpose of a test drive.

  • Many customers think a test drive is only a quality check. This misunderstanding leads to you paying attention to all the wrong things during your test drive, which isn’t much use. Test driving a vehicle is to help you decide if the car is the right fit for you and your family. Today, brand new purchases will be of good quality, and many see this as a green light and think they do not require a new car test drive. 

Get a good feel before you drive the car.

  • Before you take the car out for a test drive, make sure you get a good feel. For instance, see how easy it is to get in and out of the car. Is there enough room for the driver and passengers inside? Is the placement of controls easily accessible and convenient for you? Would you be comfortable driving the car daily? Answering these questions will help you have an improved test drive experience.  

Make sure you test all the features.

  • The vehicle will probably come with all kinds of features, such as an infotainment system, Bluetooth, backup camera, smartphone integration systems, and more. While you're test-driving a new car, make sure you test all these features to see that you're comfortable using them and that they work the way you expect them to.

Drive on familiar grounds 

  • Finally, remember to drive on familiar grounds because you need to know for certain that the car will work for you whether you're commuting down the street, on a highway, or in a parking lot. 

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Source: Nissan