The onset of a new year is when people usually tend to switch to a healthier lifestyle or incorporate better habits into their daily routine. Better habits could also include a better car. Who doesn't want to start the year with bringing home a set of new wheels? And on top of that, if the price tag can be cut a little smaller, even better! There are dealerships which are offering discounts or benefits in other forms on 2017 make models. These offers usually are in terms of exchange benefits. We got in touch with a Toyota dealership, which told us that there were exchange offers available on cars that are 2017-make models and that these offers include a better finance scheme in exchange of any old car – from any brand or any model. So, you can expect to bargain a better deal from an official dealership on a previous year's car.
A buyer can choose to get in touch with their local dealership and inquire about what offers are available on 2017-make models and land a better deal in terms of discounts or finance options (these will vary from dealer to dealer). However, this deal may sound great because you can save some money, but then there are a few things you need to keep in mind before buying a 2017 car.
To begin with, the buyer should consider how long do they want to keep the car with him/her. There are people who don't keep cars with them for more than two years and then there is the lot which keeps them for over a decade. If you plan to sell it out sooner or later, you must consider that a 2017 make model will have it resale value affected in the future.
So, all in all, you have two options. Save some money now but lose some at the time of resale or you could just go for a current year model. This way you will spend a bit more but, you can expect a stronger resale value.