Buying vs. Leasing: Which Should You Do?

While buying your next car gives you the freedom to do whatever you want with it, leasing makes it much easier to have a vehicle with the latest bells and whistles. As most drivers around Plainfield and Joliet know, it’s more complicated than that, though, and there are also budgetary considerations. So when you’re looking at new vehicles for sale, it’s worth diving into the details about whether you’re better off financing the purchase or leasing.

Benefits of Buying

There’s nothing wrong with coming to our dealership from Aurora with the intention of financing a vehicle. Some of the advantages of that approach include:

  • You Own It – You’re building equity with each payment you make. Whether your loan lasts 36, 48, or 60 months, you’ll own the car at the end of it and you’ll be able to do whatever you want with it.
  • Customize As you See Fit – Since you’ll own the car, you can make whatever modifications you please, whether that’s a custom paint job, a new audio system, or performance-enhancing additions.
2018 Mazda CX-5 back parked

Benefits of Leasing

Leasing a vehicle is essentially borrowing it for a predetermined period of time for an agreed-upon price. When the lease term is up, you can return the vehicle, or you might have the option of buying it outright. Some of the advantages of leasing include:

  • Cost – As a general rule, leasing a vehicle requires a lower down payment and a lower monthly payment than purchasing one. This may enable you to drive a nicer, more feature-rich vehicle for less.
  • The Latest Features – Most leases last 24 or 36 months, meaning that, when your lease ends, you can return the vehicle and lease a newer model with the latest features.
2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata

Buy or Lease? Explore Your Financing Options at Continental Mazda of Naperville

Whether it’s better to buy vs. lease will depend on your circumstances, but we’re here to help. Drop by Continental Mazda of Naperville to take a test drive and discuss your options with our finance team. Contact us today to learn more, or simply visit our dealership in Naperville.

Why Buy From Continental Mazda of Naperville?

Whether you want to buy or lease, Continental Mazda of Naperville offers several reasons to choose our dealership:

  • Ourcustomer reviews speak to our dedication – we’ll do everything in our power to ensure that you’re a satisfied customer.
  • Our 72-Hour Exchange Policy is designed to help you be certain that the choice you’ve made is the right one for you.

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