Finding what you want at used trucks Surrey dealerships If you are shopping for your next truck, be prepared to spend a lot of time reading reviews and making lists. These days there are so many vehicles at the used trucks Surrey dealerships that it takes effort not to get distracted from what you want and need by something else. Owning and driving a truck is a very different experience from owning and driving an SUV or crossover vehicle. While there are more of the latter at the used trucks Surrey dealerships these days, it doesn’t mean that a great price on a SUV is going to get you what you need. Here are three tips to make sure that you get what you want at any of the used trucks Surrey dealerships. Hint #1 – Know why you want a truck Many people don’t understand why an SUV or crossover won’t work as well for you as a truck. They assume that unless you are towing a camper or loading up wood for a living, the truck bed isn’t really important. You need to make a list of all the reasons why you need a truck. Include everything from the type of weight you move, to towing needs, to driving terrain habits. You also need to be honest about whether or not you just prefer the look of a truck to an SUV. That is a very valid determination of whether or not a truck is necessary in your life. When you have a list of why you want a truck and need one in your life, you will be better able to keep the sales person at the used trucks Surrey dealership on track with what they show you. Hint #2 – Know what you need in options There are trucks that are considered workaday vehicles, no frills, and designed to take abuse. Then there are trucks that are designed to keep you in touch with the world and allow you additional working and organization space while also being a workhorse. Lastly, there are trucks that are trucks just for the appeal of the style, but they have all the bells and whistles of any luxury crossover. The type of option package you tell the used trucks Surrey salesperson should let them know which of these types of trucks you need. Knowledge of the trim packages available for the truck you want is essential. The trim packages are where the car manufacturer allows you to customize things like the suspension, steering, and braking power. Hint #3 – Find out what you can afford It pays to spend some time using the online auto payment calculator tools to get an idea of what you can really afford in a truck. You can figure out what the different terms and rates for varying down payments will mean to you in a monthly premium. You can also look up the trade-in value of your current vehicle to help you figure out what your actual down payment will be. As soon as you know why you want a truck, what you need in a truck, and what you can afford within your own budget, head down to Coquitlam Chrysler to take a look at our used trucks Surrey available for sale.