After you spend the money to get a new vehicle, you still have other immediate costs: insurance and DMV registration. Depending on the car you get, these costs can end up being hundreds of dollars. There are some simple things to consider when buying a car to reduce these costs later.
Consider Older Vehicles
If you're already buying used and you are torn between a model that is nine years old or ten years old, it's always better to choose the slightly older car if the other specs (like mileage and fuel economy) remain similar.
Brand-name truck equipment and parts are expensive; there is no getting around that fact. However, they are quality parts. They also provide several benefits, including the following.
Brand-Name Parts Keep Everything "Original"
If you want to keep your truck as "original" as possible for decades to come, then brand-name parts are the way to go. You can get replacement parts for practically everything that came with your truck when you bought it off the lot from the dealership.