Five Questions to Ask Yourself When Car Shopping in Wichita Falls, TX


When preparing to purchase your next vehicle, there are many factors to consider. Knowing the answers to five key questions can make your shopping experience less stressful.


  1. What is your budget?

  • Keep in mind that less expensive vehicles may have more maintenance costs in the long run

  • Consider the fuel efficiency of vehicles and how gas prices will affect you over time

  • Remember to factor in changes in insurance costs

  • Once you determine your budget, stick to it


  1. How will you pay for your vehicle?

  • Are you paying cash or will you be financing?

  • Are you thinking of leasing?


  1. What kind of vehicle should you buy?

  • Truck/SUV/Sedan/Coupe/Crossover

  • Other vehicle features to consider are: safety/reliability, resale value, space, drivability, gas mileage, and any additional features that are important to you


     4.   New or used?

  • Some benefits associated with new vehicles are no unknown history or untreated issues, no previous accidents, and factory warranties

  • Some benefits associated with used vehicles are lower up-front costs, lower insurance rates, and the ability to avoid high depreciation rates


    5.    Do you have a vehicle to trade in?  

  • This is something to consider when coming up with your budget. You can find out your vehicle’s trade-in value on our Value Your Trade page.


After you have answered these questions and are ready to shop, come by Sewell Toyota in Wichita Falls, TX. Our professional sales team is happy to help you find the new or used vehicle that is ideal for you. Give us a call at (940) 322-7283 or visit us at 2213 Old Jacksboro Highway, Wichita Falls, TX 76301. Our sales hours are Monday-Friday 9 AM-7 PM and Saturdays 9 AM-6 PM. You can also check out our inventory of new and used vehicles online anytime.