Thinking of buying a heavy duty truck but don’t know where to start? We at Mid-Rivers Motors have you covered! We understand that the process of buying a used truck can be hard, especially if you are a first-time buyer.
Therefore, we offer a wide range of heavy duty trucks at great, affordable prices at our St. Peters showroom. We also provide guaranteed financing, even for people with bad credit.
For more information on our pickup trucks for sale or to shop our inventory today, please call us at 636-970-6800 or come by our St. Louis area dealership off Mid-Rivers Mall Drive and Highway 70.
How to Buy the Best Heavy Duty Trucks
If you need a truck that can handle the hardest of jobs, then a heavy duty truck is the right one for you. A heavy duty truck can get any job done, whether you need a truck that will tow a fifth-wheel trailer or a big boat or you need something to transport your equipment and tools.
Heavy duty trucks are mainly used to carry heavy loads and to haul heavy trailers. Ultimately, when searching for the best heavy duty trucks, it is important to find one that meets your hauling and power requirements. How you plan to use the truck will help narrow down your list. The first things to consider are the load, annual mileage, and road conditions you will be using the truck for. You need to find a truck that meets your requirements without breaking the budget.
When buying a used heavy duty truck, you should be careful to make the right decision so that you can score a great deal on a truck that meets your needs. In addition to ensuring that the load and hauling specs meet your requirements, ask these questions to ensure you get only the best heavy duty trucks:
- What is the physical condition of the used truck? Buying used trucks can be a great way to get an affordable deal on heavy duty trucks. However, it is important to evaluate the condition of the truck. Heavy duty trucks are made tough and often see a lot of minor scratches and dents. While this may not be a deal breaker (especially if you plan to use the truck for tough jobs), make sure that there is no major damage or rust. Surface rust can be easily dealt with, but structural rust cannot be fixed; it can make your truck unusable and worthless in a matter of months.
- Can you get financing for it? Most traditional financial institutions are very strict when it comes to approving car loans. In many cases, your best option will be to inquire about financing at used car dealers, especially if you have a far-from-spotless credit history. Mid-Rivers Motors offers truly guaranteed financing so you can be assured of loan approval even if you have bad credit or have filed for bankruptcy.
- Can you get a hold of the vehicle history report? This document provides important information such as the history of repair work or accident involvement. Consider it a red flag if the seller hesitates to provide you with the report, or if the vehicle does not have one at all.
- Can you have it inspected by a professional mechanic? If upon inspection, the mechanic says the truck has safety issues or it needs significant repairs, then you will probably want to look for something else.
Where to Get the Best Used Heavy Duty Trucks in St. Louis
Get the help that you need when shopping around for heavy duty trucks. In and around the greater St. Louis area, call us at Mid-Rivers Motors today at 636-970-6800 for more information on used car financing and to shop our selection of used pickup trucks for sale!