Buying an Automobile: How to Get the Best Deal

Buying an Automobile: How to Get the Best Deal

Features to Look For in a Luxury Automobile

Edna Chapman

If you're in the market for a new luxury car, like a European car, you may have an idea of the features you want, including a nice stereo and GPS system, keyless locks, and so on. However, there are many features that are offered on luxury brands that you may not know are available, and which can make your everyday driving more enjoyable. Note a few of those features here, so you can find the right luxury car for your driving needs.


A nice stereo should include high-quality speakers that bring out the best sound, but note other sound features of a luxury car that make your everyday driving more enjoyable. This can include the car's overall insulation, so that you're protected from outside sound; even the wiper blades should be insulated, so you don't hear them slapping back and forth when it's raining outside. Consider the warning sounds and reminders as well; a buzzing or high-pitched beeping can be very annoying, but a softer beeping or warning can be far less irritating when you haven't put on your seatbelt or have the hazard lights engaged.


You may assume you want a leather interior for your luxury car, but some people today are shying away from leather, as they may prefer products not made from animals. Some luxury cars will have fabric that includes a wool or cotton blended with silk, so it's very soft and comfortable. Memory foam under the seating can also add to your overall comfort, so the car fits your frame in particular.

Vehicle body

The outer body of luxury vehicles are usually made of higher-quality materials that can reduce the vehicle's overall weight, include mixtures of hemp, plastic and other such fibres. This can mean less fuel consumption and better control and handling. These materials and their finishes can also create a more unique look to the vehicle's exterior. Be sure you check on the materials that are available and opt for something lightweight yet unique.

Assistance technology

Assistance technology offered with a luxury vehicle should mean more than just exterior cameras that help you determine the distance between you and a parking barrier or other car; this technology may actually take full control of the steering, acceleration and braking during certain manoeuvres. An acceleration prohibition feature can stop you from moving when the vehicle senses something in its path, or when it can sense oncoming traffic from the left or the right. These features can make driving easier and safer for you overall.


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Buying an Automobile: How to Get the Best Deal

When I bought my first car, I thought I had got a great deal. However, it was only many years later that I realised how naive I had been. I wasn't ripped off, but I didn't know exactly how to negotiate to reduce the price or to get added extras thrown in as part of the bargain. I learnt about how to get a great auto deal from my brother-in-law, Brian who works in the trade. Over the years, he hasn't given me loads of useful advice about what to look out for when looking for a new auto to drive.