Purchase With Confidence

When you first receive your driver's license, the days spent in a used hand-me-down vehicle are glorious compared to the hours you've endured on a bus or hiking the usual trek on foot. While it's wonderful to enjoy the open roads on your own for the first time, there comes a point when your starter car is ready to retire to the junkyard in the sky. For many of us, retiring our first cars means joining another facet of adult life as we head to purchase a new or used car for the very first time. If you find yourself in this situation, the experts at Hancock County Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram are here to help! As the premier car dealership serving customers throughout Newell, Chester, New Cumberland, Wellsville, East Liverpool, and surrounding areas across the state of West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and beyond, we are thrilled to offer our valued customers a few tips for first-time car buyers. We acknowledge that this process can be overwhelming, so we do everything in our power to present our new and existing members a part of the Hancock County automotive community an effortless and enjoyable experience as we strive to meet their individual needs. Begin your journey with us today as you explore a few suggestions provided by our expert team.


Tips for First-Time Car Buyers

Once you've determined that you're ready to purchase your first car, there may be many things running through your mind. Thoughts such as "How do I start?" and "What can I afford?" often captivate the minds of those just beginning their journey. When you utilize our list of tips for first-time car buyers, you'll be off to an excellent start as you make your way towards vehicle ownership. View these suggestions below and then visit our dealership to get started!

Know Your Budget

The first tip for first-time car buyers is one of the most important! As you begin your shopping experience, you'll have the opportunity to view numerous best-selling vehicles. To make sure you can stay on top of your monthly payments, start with an idea of what you can afford. Utilize our online Payment Calculator tool to get started!

Improve Your Credit

Will you need some assistance in the credit department? No worries! We gladly offer Guaranteed Credit Approval to all who shop with us! Contact our finance department to learn more. 

Explore Automotive Financing and Loans

Once you know what you can spend each month, it's time to start thinking about how you'll pay to purchase your new or used car. Securing financing is a necessary step in your purchase process unless you can pay with cash!

Decide Between New and Used

As you browse our inventory, you'll notice numerous best-selling new and used vehicles for sale. Not sure which way to go? Consider buying used! As a first-time buyer, purchasing used is an excellent option as you can enjoy a top-notch vehicle at a lower price. Don't forget all of our used vehicles come with a Lifetime Powertrain Warranty!

Browse Our Inventory

Already secured a loan, and now you're ready to shop? We love it. Browse our selection of cars, trucks, and SUVs in-person or online to find your perfect new ride. Purchase vehicles such as the Jeep Cherokee, Ram 1500, and the Dodge Charger!

Have a few questions regarding our tips for first-time car buyers? Visit our experienced sales team to learn more!

Discover the Ride of Your Life 

Here at Hancock County Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, we are ecstatic to help those purchasing a new or used vehicle for the first time! After reviewing our tips for first-time car buyers, you'll be one step closer to making a purchase that will benefit you for years. Ready to take the plunge? Start by utilizing our online resources mentioned above, such as our Payment Calculator tool and Guaranteed Credit Approval. Afterward, all that's left to do is bring one home! Visit us today to learn more about purchasing your first car with our tips for first-time car buyers. See you soon!

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Hancock County Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

845 Washington Street
Directions Newell, WV 26050-1190

  • Sales: 304-387-3100


  • Monday 09:00AM - 08:00PM
  • Tuesday 09:00AM - 06:00PM
  • Wednesday 09:00AM - 06:00PM
  • Thursday 09:00AM - 08:00PM
  • Friday 09:00AM - 06:00PM
  • Saturday 09:00AM - 04:00PM
  • Sunday Closed