Buy a Kia Online or in Person? Pros & cons of each.

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If you are wondering if you should buy a Kia online or in-store, read on.

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Buying a Kia online or in a store are the main two ways people purchase Kia vehicles these days. Not long ago, to buy a Kia online was not even an option, now more and more people are interested in online Kia sales. Times have certainly changed, and so has many of the industries around us. Buying online continues to get more and more popular for all different industries.  Still, with people looking to buy Kia online, there are still a huge group of people that would prefer that in-store shopping experience.  Shopping online of course gives you the pressure-free experience of car shopping from home, while others, for intuitive purposes, prefer face-to-face dialogue with a salesperson. There is no right or wrong for either option. Mainly it narrows down to personal preference. It also may vary from new to used cars.  If you are purchasing a used vehicle, you may want to actually touch and feel the vehicle to ensure it is exactly what you think it is.  Customers that are concerned with how a vehicle drives or performs, may want to test drive the vehicle regardless if it is new or used.  

Regardless of your preference, Napleton's Northlake Kia dealership is here to serve you.  We realize everybody has a different preference and we do our best to accommodate our customers no matter what that preference is.  Below are some things to think about when buying online vs buying a Kia in-store. 

 

Buying a Kia Online - Advantages

  • No pressuring sales teams online.
  • Internet preserves your identity, preventing salespeople from profiling.
  • Ability to scan numerous dealerships within minutes for the best Kia deal online.
  • More conducive for comparative shopping, giving you more price, make, model and color options.
  • No online closing hours. The internet is available 24/7
  • Less time spent haggling over price. Online Kia prices are clearly posted.
  • No driving through traffic to visit dealerships. ** One of the best reasons to shop online. **
  • Websites allow you to View colors and accessories with complete ease.
  • Depending on where you are in the country, avoid the bad weather.

In-Person - Advantages

  • Seeing a car in person provides more peace of mind with the decision process.
  • Immediate answers to all questions from a knowledgeable sales person or manager.
  • Easier to gauge if you feel comfortable with the dealership. No guessing about who is on the other end of your transaction.
  • Easier to hammer out an exact price.Negotiating in person seems easier for those with experience buying vehicles.
  • Buying Kia online doesn't let you touch, feel the materials or Drive the vehicle until after your purchase.

Online - Disadvantages

  • Creates false confidence, making you less apt to spend time inspecting the car in person. Consequently, it's not until after the deal is sealed you might find fault with something like legroom, handling or seat adjustments.
  • Prevents establishing a "gut feeling" for whom you're dealing with.

In-Person - Disadvantages

  • Must juggle your schedule to conform with dealership's operating hours.
  • Limits comparative shopping.
  • Must spend time and gas driving to various dealerships.
  • Lousy showroom coffee (We have upgraded this for you)

If online Kia sales is right for you.... 

  • Pick out the new Kia vehicle you like here.
  • Submit a quote on the vehicle page or Get Pre-Approved Here.
  • Our internet Team will  Call you back with your Internet bottom of the line price.
  • Let them know you want to buy a Kia online and they will take it from there.
  • Then meet your Internet salesman when he brings the paper work and your New Kia!

If in-person Kia Sales is more the direction you are leaning.

  • Pick out the new Kia vehicle you like here.
  • Submit a quote on the vehicle page or Get Pre-Approved Here.
  • Our internet Team will  Call you back and do as much online with you as you would like
  • Once they answer all of your questions you can set a hassle free appointment with that salesman.
  • Come in for your appointment and the car and paperwork will be waiting for you to help get you in and out!

Buy a Kia Online!

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