Is It Better To Buy A Used Truck Or A New Truck?


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Is It Better To Buy A Used Truck Or A New Truck?

Are you considering a truck for sale near you? If so, you may be having trouble deciding whether you should buy a new or used truck for sale. This is a common dilemma among truck buyers, as there are pros and cons to both new and used trucks. The right truck for you will depend on your overall preferences. With this being said, we at R&B Car Company would like to assist you with your decision by providing a list below that describes the advantages and disadvantages associated with new and used trucks.

New Truck:

New trucks for sale near you probably look incredible. With the newest technology and capabilities, new trucks are extremely appealing. The pros and cons of new trucks can be seen below.

Pros:

1. Guaranteed Reliability And Long Lifespan

Upon purchasing a new truck for sale near you, you will be the first one to put mileage on it. Thus, it has a full lifespan guaranteed as long as you maintain it properly. Conversely, with used trucks for sale, you have to worry about past use and maintenance.

2. Good Warranties And Low-Interest Financing

Adding on to the reliability mentioned above, amazing warranties help to guarantee the life of a new vehicle for a set amount of time or mileage. Aside from warranties, new vehicles also typically offer low-interest financing, with many deals on loan interest rates.

Cons:

1. Immediate Cost Depreciation

Suppose you find the perfect new diesel truck for sale, and you decide to purchase it. As soon as you drive this truck off the lot, it will begin to lose value rapidly since itís no longer new. In fact, most new vehicles lose up to 60% of their value over five years. Hence, there really is no return on investment when purchasing a new vehicle.

2. High Insurance Rates, Fees, And Taxes

Compared to the interest rates, fees, and taxes on used pickup trucks for sale, new trucks cost exponentially more. These high costs are due to the high cost of new vehicles, which translates to insurance rates because of the high cost of new parts.

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Used Truck:

Used trucks for sale are generally more popular than new trucks for many reasons. If you look below, you can see what makes used trucks so popular.

Pros:1. Affordability And Little Cost Depreciation

The most significant reason to consider a used truck near you is the affordability and low cost depreciation. Compared to new vehicles, used vehicles are much cheaper, and you can even find many different models with equal features to new vehicles. Along with low prices, used vehicles tend to lose their value much more slowly than new vehicles, as most of the cost depreciation has already occurred. For an example of the low prices associated with used cars, you can visit us in person or online at R&B Car Companyís used car dealer in South Bend, Indiana.2. Low Insurance Rates, Fees, And Taxes

Compounding the affordability of used cars, the insurance rates, fees, and taxes for used vehicles are much cheaper than new vehicles. As opposed to new vehicles, the cheaper and more accessible parts of used vehicles make for cheaper costs all around.Cons:

1. Lifespan Not Guaranteed

One of the disadvantages associated with buying a used vehicle is that there is no lifespan guaranteed. Of course, vehicle history reports help to indicate how a vehicle has been previously maintained, and warranties can help to guarantee a set amount of time or mileage. Still, though, you are always taking a chance when buying a used car.

2. More Maintenance Requirements

Due to the fact that used trucks are equipped with older components, they may require increased maintenance and repairs compared to new trucks. Fortunately, repairs arenít typically costly for used trucks, and most newer used trucks wonít require much more maintenance than brand-new trucks.

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Exterior: 
White
Mileage:
159,576
VIN:
1FT8W3BTXDEB83748
Stock #:
35005
Original:
$36,955
Down Payment Match or Trade In Min:
-$3,500
Sale Price:  
$33,455
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Exterior: 
Blue
Mileage:
170,854
VIN:
1FT7W2BT2GEA77031
Stock #:
35004
Original:
$36,425
Down Payment Match or Trade In Min:
-$3,500
Sale Price:  
$32,925
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CarFax
Exterior: 
Silver
Mileage:
33,964
VIN:
1FT7W2B61JEC00545
Stock #:
35003
Original:
$47,300
Down Payment Match or Trade In Min:
-$3,500
Internet Price:  
$43,800
$696.92 / month*
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CarFax
Exterior: 
Gray
Mileage:
119,232
VIN:
1FT8W3DT2KEG61364
Stock #:
35002
Original:
$52,455
Down Payment Match or Trade In Min:
-$3,500
Internet Price:  
$48,955
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CarFax
Exterior: 
Black
Mileage:
76,905
VIN:
1GTU9FED4LZ338006
Stock #:
35001
Original:
$52,380
Down Payment Match or Trade In Min:
-$3,500
Sale Price:  
$48,880
$777.75 / month*
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CarFax
Exterior: 
Black
Mileage:
112,155
VIN:
1GTU9FED6KZ406868
Stock #:
34999
Original:
$43,300
Down Payment Match or Trade In Min:
-$3,500
Internet Price:  
$39,800
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CarFax
Exterior: 
White
Mileage:
93,175
Model #: 
TK25743
VIN:
1GT12UEG3GF241960
Stock #:
34994
Original:
$42,455
Down Payment Match or Trade In Min:
-$3,500
Internet Price:  
$38,955
$619.83 / month*
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CarFax
Exterior: 
Black
Mileage:
43,404
VIN:
1FTEW1E57KFA46858
Stock #:
34992
Original:
$54,855
Down Payment Match or Trade In Min:
-$3,500
Internet Price:  
$51,355
$817.13 / month*
Here at R&B Car Company Warsaw, we make the necessary repairs to our vehicles before putting them on the lot. We strive to give you a great valued car, truck, or SUV and take the guessing out of the equation on your next used car purchase.DEALER CONTACT INFO: Call R&B Car Company Warsaw today at...   Read More
CarFax
Exterior: 
White
Mileage:
65,968
VIN:
1FTEW1EFXGFD46054
Stock #:
34989
Original:
$36,955
Down Payment Match or Trade In Min:
-$3,500
Internet Price:  
$33,455
$532.32 / month*
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CarFax
Exterior: 
Black
Mileage:
58,967
VIN:
1GCUYEET8LZ187529
Stock #:
34988
Original:
$42,955
Down Payment Match or Trade In Min:
-$3,500
Internet Price:  
$39,455
$627.78 / month*
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CarFax
Exterior: 
White
Mileage:
94,374
VIN:
1FT7W2BT6HEE88515
Stock #:
34987
Original:
$57,380
Down Payment Match or Trade In Min:
-$3,500
Sale Price:  
$53,880
$857.30 / month*
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CarFax
Exterior: 
White
Mileage:
77,818
VIN:
1FTFW1E55JKD75374
Stock #:
34984
Original:
$38,380
Down Payment Match or Trade In Min:
-$3,500
Internet Price:  
$34,880
$554.99 / month*
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CarFax
Exterior: 
White
Mileage:
9,627
VIN:
1GT49PEY9NF256933
Stock #:
34981
Original:
$75,211
Down Payment Match or Trade In Min:
-$3,500
Internet Price:  
$71,711
$1,141.02 / month*
Here at R&B Car Company South Bend, we make the necessary repairs to our vehicles before putting them on the lot. We strive to give you a great valued car, truck, or SUV and take the guessing out of the equation on your next used car purchase at our South Bend, IN dealership.DEALER CONTACT INFO:...   Read More
CarFax
Exterior: 
Black
Mileage:
79,834
VIN:
1FTEW1E50JFA37479
Stock #:
34963
Original:
$38,955
Down Payment Match or Trade In Min:
-$3,500
Internet Price:  
$35,455
$564.14 / month*
Here at R&B Car Company Warsaw, we make the necessary repairs to our vehicles before putting them on the lot. We strive to give you a great valued car, truck, or SUV and take the guessing out of the equation on your next used car purchase.DEALER CONTACT INFO: Call R&B Car Company Warsaw today at...   Read More
CarFax
Exterior: 
Black
Mileage:
94,833
VIN:
1GTP9EED6KZ337297
Stock #:
34962
Original:
$43,380
Down Payment Match or Trade In Min:
-$3,500
Sale Price:  
$39,880
$634.55 / month*
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CarFax
Exterior: 
Gray
Mileage:
80,565
VIN:
1C6RR7TT5JS142949
Stock #:
34956
Original:
$33,480
Down Payment Match or Trade In Min:
-$3,500
Internet Price:  
$29,980
$477.02 / month*
Here at R&B Car Company South Bend, we make the necessary repairs to our vehicles before putting them on the lot. We strive to give you a great valued car, truck, or SUV and take the guessing out of the equation on your next used car purchase at our South Bend, IN dealership.DEALER CONTACT INFO:...   Read More
CarFax
Exterior: 
Gray
Mileage:
47,139
VIN:
1FT8W3DT2LEE39800
Stock #:
34940
Original:
$67,380
Down Payment Match or Trade In Min:
-$3,500
Sale Price:  
$63,880
$1,016.42 / month*
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Ram 1500 Sport

CarFax
Used, 2016 Ram 1500 Sport, Red, 34939-1
This Used 2016 Ram 1500, has the following DESIRABLE FEATURES: 4X4, ANDROID AUTO, APPLE CARPLAY, HTD ST. WHEEL, WIFI HOTSPOT, HTD SEATS, ALLOY-WHEELS, VOICE CONTROLS, BLUETOOTH, SIRIUS XM, DUAL-ZONE CLIMATE, AUX PORT.TECHNOLOGY FEATURES: This used 2016 Ram 1500 truck for sale near South Bend...   Read More
CarFax
Exterior: 
Red
Mileage:
117,692
VIN:
1GTP9EEL8LZ295465
Stock #:
34937
Original:
$45,855
Down Payment Match or Trade In Min:
-$3,500
Internet Price:  
$42,355
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CarFax
Exterior: 
White
Mileage:
82,613
Model #: 
CK25743
VIN:
1GC1KTEY9KF277096
Stock #:
34660A
Original:
$54,311
Down Payment Match or Trade In Min:
-$3,500
Internet Price:  
$50,811
$808.47 / month*
This Used 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD, has the following DESIRABLE FEATURES: DIESEL, LEATHER, 4X4, HTD SEATS, REMOTE START, WIFI HOTSPOT, BLUETOOTH, BACKUP CAM, VOICE CONTROLS, TOW PKG, SIRIUS XM, DUAL-ZONE CLIMATE, AUX PORT.TECHNOLOGY FEATURES: This used 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD truck...   Read More
CarFax
Exterior: 
Black
Mileage:
84,176
VIN:
1FTFX1EF0EFA33738
Stock #:
34927
Original:
$28,380
Down Payment Match or Trade In Min:
-$3,500
Internet Price:  
$24,880
$395.88 / month*
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CarFax
Exterior: 
Black
Mileage:
108,310
VIN:
1FTFW1ET0EKG13927
Stock #:
34926
Original:
$29,380
Down Payment Match or Trade In Min:
-$3,500
Internet Price:  
$25,880
Here at R&B Car Company South Bend, we make the necessary repairs to our vehicles before putting them on the lot. We strive to give you a great valued car, truck, or SUV and take the guessing out of the equation on your next used car purchase at our South Bend, IN dealership.DEALER CONTACT INFO:...   Read More
Exterior: 
Red
Interior: 
Black Leather
Mileage:
52,448
Engine:
8cyl, 5.7L, 381.0hp
Model #: 
8372
VIN:
5TFHY5F13GX496065
Stock #:
34919
Original:
$39,380
Down Payment Match or Trade In Min:
-$3,500
Internet Price:  
$35,880
$570.90 / month*
This Used 2016 Toyota Tundra 4WD Truck has the following DESIRABLE FEATURES: ANDROID AUTO, 4X4, LEATHER, NAV, APPLE CARPLAY, ALLOY-WHEELS, LED HEADLTS, HTD SEATS, TOW PKG, PREMIUM SOUND, PWR LIFTGATE, BACKUP CAM, BLUETOOTH, PWR SUNROOF, SIRIUS XM, DUAL-ZONE CLIMATE, AUX PORT, RUNNING BOARDS.This...   Read More
CarFax
Exterior: 
Red
Mileage:
66,328
VIN:
1FT7W2BT1HEB96660
Stock #:
34918
Original:
$50,411
Down Payment Match or Trade In Min:
-$3,500
Internet Price:  
$46,911
$746.42 / month*
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CarFax
Exterior: 
Brown
Mileage:
115,462
VIN:
1C6RR7GT6FS506958
Stock #:
34930
Original:
$26,380
Down Payment Match or Trade In Min:
-$3,500
Internet Price:  
$22,880
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