How to Buy a Car Online

Wondering how to buy a car online in a world dominated by showrooms? Wonder no more. South West Nissan talk you through the 8 easy steps to buying your next car online.

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Shopping for a new vehicle has never been easier. Researching suitable models online means you are just a few clicks away from learning all you need to know about your vehicle of choice. Plus, you can scour the various automotive dealers in your area to source the available models. But what about when it actually comes to the purchasing process? How easy can it be?

In days past, you would have to drop in for a visit, sit down with a sales advisor, talk through the various purchasing options, and wait around for credit checks to be run and accepted. Of course, this is all still available but, for those without so much free time on their hands or whom are accustomed to making their purchases online and instantly, a simpler solution is required.

At South West Nissan, we’re delighted to be able to provide you with the chance to buy your car online. This new functionality offers great simplicity and will enable you to buy or reserve the vehicle of your choice from the comfort of your home. No arriving at the dealership to discover the perfect model has already been snapped up.

As one of the few dealerships offering such a service, choosing South West Nissan for your next quality used car is effortless. Follow the process detailed below and look forward to getting behind the wheel of your next vehicle in next to no time.

How to Buy a Car Online: 8 Steps

1. Browse our stock

The first step towards making your online vehicle purchase is to browse the full range of models we currently have available. Our used car lineup is always changing as models come in and are sold to eager drivers. Take a look through the current selection today and refine your search using the filters in order to specify your precise needs.

2. Check all the necessary information

We want you to be confident that any vehicle you purchase fully meets your needs. As such, you should carefully check the vehicle listing of your car of choice to ensure all the information is present and correct. View the selection of images for a more detailed look, review the vehicle specification, and learn more about the performance data of your desired model.

3. Click ‘buy or reserve online’

Happy with the model you’ve found? Make sure you don’t miss out by either buying now or reserving online. It really couldn’t be easier: simply click the ‘buy or reserve now’ button on the vehicle listing page and you’ll be taking a big step towards getting behind the wheel of a quality used car from South West Nissan.

4. Decide how to pay

Depending on your financial situation, you will be presented with the options of paying for the model in full or taking out a finance package that makes buying more affordable, with fixed monthly repayments to be made. If it’s the latter option, you’ll be required to pay a fully refundable deposit of £99 to reserve the vehicle of your choice. Our secure payment platform accepts all major cards and provides the utmost in security.

5. Enter your contact information

Enter a few simple details about you and your contact preferences and we’ll be able to contact you regarding the vehicle of your choice. Ensure you accurately enter your name, email address and telephone number so that we’re able to get in touch easily.

6. Choose to collect or have your vehicle delivered

One of the great conveniences of buying your next car online and paying in full is that, like any purchase, you can have it delivered direct to your door. A member of our team will arrange for delivery at a time that suits you, giving you the opportunity to fully inspect the model according to the listing details and your own expectations. The nationwide delivery means that, regardless of your location, we’ll be happy to deliver your vehicle.

7. Take advantage of part exchange

Already have a vehicle that you wish to part with? We can offer you a full part exchange service that offers you a competitive price for your vehicle. The value we offer can be used as a deposit on your next vehicle and, in the event that your current model is worth more than the vehicle you’re buying, we’ll be happy to pay you the difference. You can even choose to remove your vehicle from the agreement at any time if you so wish.

8. Amend or cancel your order

We at South West Nissan want you to be confident and sure that any purchase you’re making represents the best deal for you. That’s why, with our buy online process, you have up to 24 hours to amend or cancel your order as you see fit. Simply pick up the phone to discuss your options with a member of our team today.

Buy Your Next Car Online Today

We have worked hard to try to ensure that the purchasing process for your next vehicle is as simple as possible so, while it may seem almost a little too easy, you can rest assured it’s a great way to invest in a new car. Of course, you can still purchase the traditional way by dropping in for a visit. However, by reserving online, you have the confidence of knowing that the model of your choice is ready and waiting for you to take for a test drive or simply head out on the road for the first of many adventures.

Ready to learn more about how to buy a car online? Or perhaps you simply have a few questions to ask a member of the team? Regardless, you can get in touch with South West Nissan today to speak to us about investing in one of our vehicles. We’ll do all we can to provide the information you need to make an informed purchase, as well as identify any special offers or savings you can take advantage of. We look forward to hearing from you soon.