Benefits of Buying a Used Ford F-150 | Brownsville, TX 

If you need a capable truck on a budget, buying a used Ford F-150 can be one of the best decisions you make. Even though buying used can seem more daunting than buying a car fresh off the assembly line, it comes with a whole host of awesome advantages that go beyond just the lower sticker price. And that's especially true if you buy a high-quality Ford F-150 truck, which has a reputation for durability and reliability.

An affordable price

Purchasing used is one of the easiest ways to save money on the F-150 and not only because of the lower price. You can also expect to pay less on registration fees, auto insurance, and taxes. Additionally, if you take out a loan to pay for the truck, that lower sticker price means you'll pay less in interest over the duration of the loan. All in all, when you buy a used truck, it's much easier to fit loan payments into your monthly budget.

Lower depreciation

As soon as you drive a shiny new truck off the dealership lot, it begins to lose value at a high rate. That loss of value slows down over time, so if you buy a pre-owned truck that's a few years old, you've got yourself a pretty nice deal. Buying used lets somebody else deal with the brunt of the depreciation, leaving you with a vehicle that will better hold its value over time. Accordingly, when you decide to sell in the future, you can get more of your money back than if you'd bought new. And that's especially true with a Ford F-150, which is one of the top vehicles on the market for value retention.

More options

When buying used, you also have more options to choose from than you would when buying new because you are not limited by model year-only by what you can find and your budget. If you want styling and features that are solely available on older models, you can only get them by buying used. Better yet, buying a used F-150 gives you the financial wiggle room to select a model at a higher trim level. For example, instead of buying a new F-150 XL, you could potentially buy a used F-150 Tremor™ or Raptor at a similar price, getting you more features, convenience, and capability.

Outstanding capability

Every F-150 is impressively capable, making sure you have the strength you need to complete DIY projects, transport work supplies, and tow the family trailer. Not only are its towing and payload ratings fantastic, but the F-150 also offers lots of innovations so that it's easier to secure your gear and keep an eye on your trailer. Plus, with so many gas and diesel engines to choose from, you will be able to select a model with more than enough power to get the job done.

Intelligent technologies

Ford is often at the forefront when it comes to technology, and that's often the case when it comes to the F-150. Because of this, when buying a used Ford truck, you may still be able to enjoy many of the latest technologies that competitors have just recently added to their new trucks. These may include SYNC® infotainment features, a hotspot for up to 10 devices, and more.

Long-lasting dependability

If the one thing holding you back from buying used is a concern over a used truck's safety, fear not. The F-150 is known for being dependable and long-lasting, ensuring that even after years of hard work, you can count on the truck to keep delivering day in and day out. Each F-150 model also comes with an array of safety features, such as Ford Co-Pilot360™ Technology, so that even when you buy used, you can have more peace of mind and protection than many competitors will offer.

Interested in purchasing a pre-owned F-150? Visit Tipton Ford in Brownsville, Texas, to take a look at our high-quality inventory of used trucks!

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