We all dream of owning a luxury car, Whether it’s a sporty coupe for taking on those swooping mountain curves, or a premium class SUV with a throaty V8 engine and a bespoke interior with leather seats that luxury tag is what we all want.
However, a luxury car usually comes with a hefty price ticket that’s seemingly out of the reach of most drivers. So we have to settle for ‘as good as we can afford’, and just keep dreaming.
It doesn’t have to be like that though, with a bit of careful planning, you can afford a luxury car for less than you’d expect. Here are some top tips on how to upgrade to a quality used car while spending your money wisely.
The easiest way to buy a used car in the UAE is to take out financing. This is usually arranged through dealerships with approved lenders who are familiar with the automotive trade. You can take out a personal loan from your own bank, but arranging financing to buy a used car can be a complicated business.
Dealerships such as Al-Futtaim Automall have established relationships with approved lenders, so they can arrange finance quickly and easily. There are also often great deals available such as 0% interest for a certain period, making it even cheaper to buy a quality pre-owned car.
To make room for that luxury car on your driveway, your old vehicle is going to have to go. Selling your car in the UAE privately can be costly and time-consuming. It’s easier to talk to a dealer who will be willing to buy your car at the correct market value. But what is your car worth? You can find out instantly using our online valuation tool.
At Al-Futtaim Automall, we are always looking to buy used cars in the UAE to add to our catalogue. Simply type in your make, model and year, and tell us about the mileage and general condition of the vehicle, and you’ll get an instant quote based on the current market valuation.
If you then decide to sell your car to us, you’ll have the money in your account within 60 minutes of completing the selling process, Alternatively, you can put that money towards your upgrade, knocking off a considerable amount of the price and reducing the amount of finance you’ll need to make your purchase.
The term ‘luxury’ car covers a lot of options, You can choose a premium Lexus sedan or a top-of-the-range Toyota Land Cruiser. The European market offers up sophisticated Audi A8s or luxurious Mercedes S-class sedans. you could pick a powerful BMW 5-series that will eat up those highway miles in complete comfort. With so many options on offer, including American muscle cars or heritage brands such as the MG HS Luxury, you’ll need to make your choice carefully.
The best way to do that is to test drive cars that appeal to you, and that cater to your driving needs. If your luxury car has to double up as a family-friendly people carrier, a high-end SUV such as a Lexus GX 460 or a BMW X1 is your go-to choice. For that authentic driver’s experience, a luxury coupe such as the legendary Dodge Charger or the iconic Mazda MX-5 will get your heart racing and make you fall in love with driving all over again.
At Al-Futtaim Automall, you can book a test drive online and take out any of our fabulous luxury cars for sale in the UAE. There’s never been a better time to upgrade to that dream car. Contact us online, or call your nearest Al-Futtaim Automall dealership today and talk to our friendly team.