Explore the Advantages of Buying a Used Car with Shaker's Family Ford

We know that not everyone in the greater Watertown, CT area is able to purchase a brand-new vehicle, but that doesn't mean you can't find something extraordinary to take to the streets! When you choose to come out to Shaker's Family Ford, you'll find that we have a huge selection of used vehicles that are as affordable as they are reliable and high-quality. However, we don't expect you to just take our word for it, so we've put together a small list of the benefits of purchasing a used car. Take a look below and learn along with us.



Save Money

Of course, a used vehicle is more affordable than a new vehicle. But don't confuse "affordable" with "cheap" because pre-owned vehicles are more reliable and longer-lasting than ever before. With a used vehicle you get...

More Car for Your Dollar

That's right! A new vehicle that's been driven for a couple of years will be considerably more affordable while still offering you modern conveniences and safety features to make every ride as enjoyable as possible. And speaking of price, it's important to note that...

Used Cars Offer Minimal Depreciation

A vehicle loses about 20% of its value as soon as it drives off the lot; this is excellent news for anyone looking to purchase a lightly used vehicle! Going further, most cars lose another 10% during the first year, resulting in a 30% decrease in value after a year even if the vehicle is in relatively perfect condition. And that brings us to...

Reduced Insurance Costs

An important factor in determining how much car insurance will cost is the value of the vehicle; a used car has a lower value than a new car and, thus, the insurance will be more affordable. And last but not lease...

Reduced Registration Fees

Similar to the insurance costs, registration fees are often based on the vehicle's transaction price. Since a used vehicle costs less than a new vehicle, the outcome is obviously going to be in your favor!

Come out to visit us at our dealership serving the Waterbury area and beyond. We hope to see New Milford and Southington drivers come out to see us and explore our lineup of used vehicles and used Ford models. We're just a short drive away from the Bristol and Naugatuck areas, so drop in and discover the ride of your life at a price you won't believe.

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