A pickup truck is one of the most expensive things you will ever buy, especially if you are buying new. This means it is especially important that you get it right. Here are a few tips to consider when shopping for a new truck.

  •          Pickup Trucks Drive Differently. If you have never driven a pickup before, you might be surprised how different it feels to drive. They are bigger and heavier than practically anything else on the road. Make sure you can handle it.
  •          What Will You Use It For? Are you planning on getting a truck for work or as your next family hauler? Trucks have a seemingly endless list of configurations you can choose from including cab size, bed lengths, and engine options. Knowing how you are going to use your truck can help you choose the right combination of features.
  •          Don't Get More Truck Than You Need. It can be tempting to get the biggest, most rugged looking truck on the lot. However, bigger trucks cost more, and you don't want to be paying for features you don't need for the next few years. Be honest with yourself when choosing how much power and space you really need.
  •          Choose Options Carefully. Along with the myriad of configurations, trucks also offer buyers long lists of options that they can add to their truck. Make a priority list of the things you want from your truck. Talk to the dealership to see if there are packages that give you more features for less money, as opposed to adding each item individually.
  •          You Can Keep Customizing. If you can't afford all the add-ons you want up front, trucks are relatively easy to customize. There are lots of factory and aftermarket parts and features you can add on throughout the years to make your truck perfect for you.

Stop by Corwin Dodge Ram of Springfield to test-drive one of our shiny new Dodge or Ram trucks. We'll help you find the right truck to suit your needs and preferences. 


Corwin Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Springfield

1025 W Sunshine St
Directions Springfield, MO 65807-2445

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