Used Car FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions About Used Cars

Shoppers often have questions about buying used cars. Most want to be fully informed before making a decision, after all. That's why we've provided some simple answers to common questions about buying used cars. Read through to find out more about pre-owned vehicles before you begin your shopping process.

Why Buy Used Instead of New?

With used cars, it comes down to value. Aside from simply offering lower pricing, pre-owned vehicles often hold their value over time better than brand-new models. New cars tend to lose a large chunk of their value after they're sold for the first time. This rapid, one-time depreciation means you could lose money on the car by simply driving it off the lot. By contrast, used cars usually retain a much higher percentage of their value over time so long as they're maintained well.

Can I Find a Used Car in Quality Condition?

Finding used cars in great condition is easy. Shoppers frequently upgrade to the newest model after only a year or two with the old one. That means our customers often find used cars or trucks in near-new condition for thousands less than a new model. To help ensure our customers get quality vehicles, we inspect every used car before listing it for sale. If a used car doesn't meet our standards, we won't put it on our lot.

How Can I Qualify for Used Car Financing?

At Rock Road Auto Plaza, we make qualifying for used car loans easy. We work with customers with all sorts of credit backgrounds, helping each find effective ways to afford a used car. Our advantage comes from a broad network of available lenders. We shop among these lenders to find the best rates and lowest monthly payments available. If you're ready to see what kind of options are available, submit your application online here.

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Rock Road Auto Plaza

9440 St. Charles Rock Road
Directions St. Louis, MO 63114

  • Sales: (314) 733-0777