Websites: Revolutionizing Second Hand Car Sales
Since the dawn of the Internet Age, man has become all about instant gratification. Microwave popcorn. Microwave dinners. Instant oats. Instant Messaging. Online shopping. Never before has man had such instant access to such a wealth of information; and say what you want about instant gratification, but second hand car websites really have taken the leg-work (and the stress!) out of buying a used vehicle.
How second hand car websites have revolutionized the used car market:
- The world is your oyster
Second hand car websites are a heaven-sent simply because they have everything you’re hoping to compare all in one place. Gone are the days of stockpiling newspaper clippings in order to compare potential second hand vehicles; only to eventually make a decision and find out the vehicle in question has already been sold…which brings us to our next revolutionary trait:
- Instant updates
If you are interested in a vehicle listed on a second hand car website you can trust that that car is still on the lot and available – if you can see it, odds are it’s still for sale! Second hand car websites are very quick to update their inventory in order to increase visibility of both new stock and draw new attention to older stock that has been marked down. As a result you can avoid disappoint and stay up-to-date on the latest savings if you’re browsing!
- Process of Elimination
By listing their inventory online, used car websites have made comparison easy. While a newspaper advertisement back in the day may have told you the model number and the age of the vehicle or its mileage, there simply wasn’t enough space to publish a car’s accident history or its extras like air condition or electric windows. By listing additional information on available vehicles, second hand car websites have taken the leg-work out of comparison – effectively streamlining the process of elimination!
Pro Tip: Second hand car websites may even list special offers on extras or additional discounts available only to shoppers who come into the lot after having viewed their inventory on-line because these savvy researchers end up saving the company’s sales associates time on the floor.