What Do You Need to Bring When Buying a Car?

June 20th, 2018 by

Couple Buying A Car

Buying from a dealership can be an exciting experience! You arrive on the lot, tour the shiny showroom, test drive your favorite models, talk about your trade-in, and then hopefully drive home in your dream car a short time later. But you don’t want to have to run home and put off buying your car, so Auffenberg Dealer Group is here to help you with a list of essential documents to bring to our Shiloh showroom when buying a car.

Documents Needed to Buy a Car

  • Driver’s License: Your dealership will likely ask to make a copy of your driver’s license.
  • Proof of Insurance: You’ll need proof of insurance, especially if you’re applying for a car loan at the dealership. Your existing proof-of-insurance card will work just fine. It’s a good idea to talk with your insurance agent about switching the coverage over to the new model, and find out what liability insurance and gap insurance covers.
  • Certificate of Title: If you’re trading in your own vehicle as a part of the transaction, remember to bring along the Certificate of Title to hurry things along.
  • Review What You Want: If you’re shopping for a used car, it’s a good idea to revisit our used car checklist so you can know what you want and be sure to get it.

Find Your New at Auffenberg Dealer Group

Ready to buy? Simply grab each of the aforementioned items, and head to Auffenberg Dealer Group today. Find out about guaranteed car financing, and contact us if you have any questions about how to buy a new car. Ready to schedule a test drive in one of the award-winning vehicles we have for sale? Auffenberg Dealer Group has one of the best selections of new and used vehicles from O'Fallon to Caseyville, including Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram, Kia, Nissan, Subaru, Volkswagen, and Ford.

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