Maximizing truck value

Maximizing Truck value

What to buy?

Resale is in cahoots with quality

Merging the worst

Used vehicle giants

Up to zillions off

Interest rates grow  

The box size

Transmission and resale

Engine, bigger is usually better

4×4 = $x$ Keeps on giving

Know exactly what you need before you look

Finance is a bigger factor now

Used trucks compared to new

Carfax always

Check for Flood vehicles

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Odds and ends review

Odds and ends review

  1. Tires at the manufacturer or the auto dealer
  2. Michelin
  3. Assertive is a key, not aggressive
  4. Car hacking
  5. Follow a hacking plan
  6. In person please
  7. Trade shopping
  8. Enough quotes?
  9. Not your friends
  10. Fee or no fee?
  11. Your name is enough
  12. Payment calculator
  13. Always Car-fax or Auto-check, flood check, dealer repair order

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F&I Purpose

F&I purpose

Dealer F&I profits rage to a $1700 average

The peaks are $3500

Payment packing is getting worse

Autonomous may not be possible right now

What to do with F&I

No to everything can be as bad as yes

Geographic add-ons help resale

OEM add-ons

Dealers use add-ons

Prepaid maintenance

Life and A&H

Motorcycle add-ons

Truck add-ons

Always the factories Extended warranty

You can shop all of it before you buy

Plan and price add-ons before you get to the dealership

 

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Getting yours ready

Getting yours ready

  1. Off lease means look thoroughly
  2. Out of warranty? Try anyway
  3. Selling it any method
  4. Know why you are selling
  5. What you should verify and know
  6. Trade wise
  7. Retailing pays
  8. Trade or not to trade
  9. Preparation is the same
  10. Know what you are trading
  11. Deal first, trade second
  12. Research it all
  13. Getting it ready pays off
  14. Four or five times what you spend
  15. No matter what you are trading
  16. What you owe versus trade
  17. Resale value is a big part

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Cedit scores, Off lease and Price labels

Credit scores, Off lease and Price labels

What the pricing label mean

Getting your credit score

Buying long distance

You can do it

Off lease or rental

Maintenance could be lacking

Check it thoroughly

Get the right info

What’s a deal?

Labels

Monroney matters

Watch out for double Monroney

What the label can tell you

Comparing your diligence

Additional Information

Addendum label types

Buyers guide

Used labels for equipment only

MSRP for proper comparison

OTD is all that counts

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Repos, Rebates and Flood vehicles

Repos, Rebates and Flood vehicles

They can take it without warning

No damage allowed in most states

Get it back quick, maybe

You will get your stuff

Rebate vs finance

Have a payment calculator

Check every time

Resale is still king

Left over for a reason

They are everywhere

Avoiding a flood unit

Beware of location

Areas to identify

Don’t be price blind

Large auto groups as well

Luxury vehicles are included

Electric is out

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If you are in a rush

Whirlwind buying

Super cruise and drowsy

675 7to 725

If you don’t care

Buyer beware when rushing

Diligence in a hurry

Phone and Internet

A one-price store?

One day

Be assertive, not aggressive

Aftermarket exceptions

What slows you down?

Something is better than nothing

The basics of the basic

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Financing any situation

Financing any situation

Dealer fee lawsuit

Dealer fee is just more profit

Write to congress

credit sources. 

Beacon scores and how they relate  

More down payment can help

What’s the quality?

Buy here pay here

Churning

Laws that help

What states should do

Secondary finance sources are better then BHPH

Get some testimonials!

You can shop!

 After you shop banks, see what the dealer can do

Average credit can get a better call by shopping

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Email questions and buying a motorcycle

Motorcycle diligence

OTD question

Prior damage

Why 36 month leases?

Motorcycle buying

Some things just can’t be skipped

Quotes.

Motorcycles are the same, except

Price can very even more

Insurance can be huge

Where matters

Tire dates are paramount

New or used?

Extended warranties even more

Resale is still king

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First time financing

First time financing

Magazine ratings are more about brand

Electric is your decision

More risk, more rate

Know your budget

Know your basic needs

Finance first, buy and negotiate second

Financing has many sources

Referral letters will help

Cosigner is king

Improve the risk

Use the cash for a low price used

Buy here pay here but last

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