Leasing New vs. Buying Certified Pre-Owned

January 24th, 2018 by

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Seattle drivers looking to get a great car at an affordable price have a lot of options available to them. By leasing a new vehicle or buying a Certified Pre-Owned Honda, you can get a high-quality vehicle for less than you’d spend financing a brand-new Honda. So which path will best suit you? We’ve brought you the scoop on both to help you decide.

Leasing a New Vehicle

Leasing differs from financing in that, instead of paying off a loan with the goal of owning the car at the end, you instead get a model for a specific time (usually three years) and simply pay for its depreciation in value over that period. This often results in a much lower monthly payment, making it easy to afford a brand-new vehicle. And at the end of your lease, you can turn it in and lease a new model without the hassle of trading in.

Buying Certified Pre-Owned

If you’d rather own your vehicle, buying a Certified Pre-Owned Honda is a great way to save money without sacrificing quality. In order to qualify as Certified Pre-Owned, a vehicle must:

  • Be Less Than Six Years Old
  • Have Fewer Than 80,000 Miles
  • Pass a 182-Point Certification

Lease or Buy at Honda of Kirkland

Whichever option you choose, Honda of Kirkland is the place to go for Seattle drivers. If you choose to lease, our handy end of lease return center can help guide you to owning a Honda. They can even help you determine good mileage for a used car. Our flexible financing options and helpful sales staff make leasing a breeze, and our extensive inventory boasts a diverse range of Certified Pre-Owned Honda models to choose from. Plus, we have a range of offers and incentives to help you save even more. So contact us online, and schedule a test drive today!

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