Should you buy an Orlando used car that’s been modified?

Modifying your ride gets easier and easier every year – with so many custom parts, packages and accessories available, you can have a one-of-a-kind car in no time (and with our incredible Orlando auto parts specials it’s also pretty affordable). However, it’s also something to think about when it comes to buying a car. Do you want a used car in Orlando that’s been modified, or should you stick with a stock model? We’re here to take a closer look at the pros and cons of buying a modified vehicle for your next drive time solution!

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Cons of buying a modified used car in Orlando

Believe it or not, there are some drawbacks to buying an Orlando used car that’s been modified. We’re running through them so you can get an idea of whether or not a vehicle with modifications is going to be a fit for you!

  • Reliability is always an issue when it comes to modified vehicles. Do you know who did the modifications? Where the parts came from? If there are any warranties that go along with them? If you’re not sure who replaced or modified parts, then you run the risk of them having been installed incorrectly. You also have to worry about the quality of the parts and whether or not they’ll last, as well as how they’ll effect the rest of the car if they should give out. If you’re bound and determined to buy a modified car, see if you can find receipts and/or service records so you can trace the origins of the modifications!

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Pros of buying an Orlando used car with modifications

  • So, what are the benefits of taking home a used car that’s got modifications tossed into the picture? Cost-effectiveness, basically! Let’s say you want a car that’s got tinted windows, or you want your performance to be enhanced for speed or handling. If the car is already modified, you don’t have to deal with the headache or expense of changing it up after you’ve already shelled out for the purchase! Modifications also don’t have a huge effect on the value of the car, so you shouldn’t have to plunk down much more money for your new ride!

As you can see, there’s a lot to consider when it comes to shopping cars that have modifications. However, if you want to take the plunge after you’ve already signed the dotted line, our Orlando used car dealership can help! We sell a ton of Genuine Toyota and Scion parts, and have amazing specials that can help you save money on them. Plus, you can order them through our dealership if they’re not currently in stock and our Toyota Service Center can even help you install them! If you’d rather take care of modifications yourself than trust them to a previous owner, you can count on us for assistance!

Come on down and see ALL of our pre-owned vehicles and car parts today – visit us at 3575 Vineland Road! We’re just off I-4 near the Millenia Mall and we’re open until 10pm every night. See you then!