Finding a Ford dealership near where you live its many people be most obvious start to looking to buy or lease a vehicle.
It is worth bearing in mind however, that if you are willing to travel it is often possible to get significant savings both on the sale price of the vehicle, and often on certain extras such as servicing and maintenance plans.
This does not mean that you have to physically travel to another dealership except at the end of the process, most of which can be done online beforehand.
The old days of people wandering into a Ford dealer and having a look around before buying have for the most part gone. The majority of people do their research online, both in terms of what type of car they want to buy, how much they are willing to pay for it, how to arrange finance and what additional extras should be included such as extended warranties or servicing and maintenance plan incentives.
Having said that, it is also a really important that you test drive the vehicle prior to buying or leasing it, and this is public done best as early as possible. For some people they will already know what type of Ford car or truck they want, others will need a significant test drive.
Some dealers will let you have a test drive over an extended period of time, possibly even a weekend, to give you a really good feel for the car. This is also a really good sales techniques from our point of view, as it gets you used to the car and likely to want to buy one. The real value of a decent test drive isn’t you get a really good sense of whether the car is right for you or not, which takes away a fair degree of the ambiguity that you may have about buying or leasing it.
Finding a Ford dealership near to where you live either for a test drive or to complete a sale can be done either by visiting the main Ford website, or looking up for delicious in the telephoned retreat or Yellow Pages, which still exist and are still useful for many people.
It is worth remembering that Ford dealerships are independent businesses which other effectively, and that each needs your business. This puts you in a strong negotiating position if you know what you want and are willing to put time and effort into achieving it.
It is worth doing the research on-line and doing the negotiating on-line as well, by email or on the phone if you prefer. This should always be done before any sale or lease agreement is finalised. The value from your point of view is that it gives you a much greater sense of control over the whole process, as you handsome to walk away and go to another dealership in the event that they offer you a better deal.
Most dealerships, certainly the big ones will have internet focused sales departments who are used to dealing with this approach and in many ways welcome it as an appropriate way to do business