Have you been considering buying or leasing a Buick or GMC model? Whether you buy or lease a new car, there are many advantages to both, and the finance specialists at Tom Ahl Buick GMC are here to help bring you peace of mind. Selecting which make or model will compliment your lifestyle is always more enjoyable when you know exactly what to expect on the financing side of the process. We understand that your needs are unique, which is why we are dedicated to helping you make an informed decision. Our finance team has years of expertise in helping drivers lease or buy a car for business or personal purposes, and will gladly share with you the pros and cons of buying versus leasing. Discover if financing a new or used Buick is your best bet, or if leasing a new GMC is the way to go!

Leasing Pros:

✔️Overall lower monthly payments.
✔️Little to no down payment or upfront cost.
✔️Minimal repair or maintenance costs.
✔️Ability to utilize the latest technologies.
✔️Easy lease-end process (turn in the keys, finance, or lease a new car).

Leasing Cons:

✖️Restricted miles per year (typically between 10,000 to 15,000 miles).
✖️You will not own the model unless you opt to finance.
✖️Must obey wear-and-tear guidelines. 
✖️Exceeding of mileage or wear will cost extra in fees at lease end.

Buying Pros:

✔️Unlimited mileage.
✔️You will own your vehicle.
✔️You will build equity on your asset.
✔️Flexibility to customize your car, truck, crossover or SUV model.
✔️You can resell your vehicle at any time.

Buying Cons:

✖️Typically a higher monthly payment and down payment.
✖️Expensive repair costs if your warranty expires.
✖️Interest accrues for the entire length of your finance term.
✖️Less opportunity to experience the latest models conveniences.

As you can see, there are many advantages to both buying and leasing a Buick or GMC model.  If you are still wondering which of the two options is better, your lifestyle will play a big role in your decision. We suggest you consider how long you plan to drive your car, truck, crossover, or SUV model, the average number of miles you expect to drive each year, and the importance of driving a newer model every few years versus keeping the same model. Here at Tom Ahl Buick GMC, we understand the importance of all of these factors, and we want you to know all of your options when selecting your next model. When deciding whether to buy or lease a car in 2021, come and converse with our knowledgeable finance team, who is ready to help you make the right choice for your budget. Learn more about leasing and financing today when you visit us!



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