When searching for a new vehicle to buy one of the important things we wonder about is whether the vehicle has had more than one owner. Purchasing a vehicle is one of the biggest decisions we make and we want to make sure we are making the right choice when doing so.
While many people like to keep their vehicles long term and drive them for hundreds and thousands of miles, typically, one owner vehicles are often the best choice as they have been maintained by the owner throughout the years. A vehicle that has not gone through multiple owners have the tendency to have fewer miles and less wear and tear which in turn keeps the vehicle in better shape and like new condition.
One Owner = Less Problems
Now, of course, this may not apply in every case as many people take pride in their vehicles and care how they are maintained. Normally, one owner vehicles are maintained better as the person that had previously purchased the vehicle bought it brand new and most likely had the finances to keep it maintained regularly. When purchasing a vehicle that had switched hands between multiple owners, you run the risk of having a vehicle that may have been mistreated along the way at some point.
How Do I Find One Owner Vehicles? And How Do I Check?
If you are already at the dealer, you can ask the sales representative to help you locate one owner vehicles. You can also check CarFax to get the history of the vehicle before purchasing. Akins Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep & RAM is a used car dealer that has a great selection of one owner vehicles with low mileage for some great prices. If you are in the area, you may want to check them out for your next vehicle.