Numerous consumers in Australia desiring luxury 4WDs and new 4x4s enjoy the end of the year deals offered by dealerships. To find good deals, consumers should peruse dealer websites and other specialty dealer websites offering deals online. Consumers willing to purchase used vehicles will find a number of vehicles below dealer prices. Websites are available that focus on specific types of vehicles or specific models. Consumers should search for 4wd dealer websites that offer a variety of luxury 4x4s for consumer selection.***Affordability***Consumers searching for affordability should probably consider a used 4×4 vehicle dealer that sells vehicles with low mileage and good maintenance records. Some of these vehicles may be offered in the mid to low $7,000 range. Most of these vehicles were manufactured in 1999 or 2000. While they do not offer new features such as iPod docking stations and hands free talking, these vehicles may accommodate after-factory devices easily. Consumers may simply find a location that will install the devices.Consumers seeking newer vehicles may find new SUVs with built-in GPS navigation, hands free phone docking stations, alarm systems, alloy wheels, fuel injection, premium sound systems, leather seats and other premium features that newer 4WD SUVs have.***How to Find 4×4 Dealers***Determine the type of 4×4 vehicle that you are interested in purchasing. Peruse the dealer websites of the 4×4 vehicles before making a final decision. Many 4wd dealers websites will list the available dealerships within a given location.Some websites have online inquiry forms where consumers may enter the characteristics of the vehicle that may need to purchase. Several vehicles will be
presented based upon the search criteria. Consumers may choose from the vehicles selected and schedule an appointment for negotiations or a test drive.***How to Find Used 4×4 Dealers***Used 4×4 dealers are more difficult to locate. Use a search engine to find used 4×4 dealers. The most relevant 4×4 dealers will appear. Some of the dealers will be specific to certain 4×4 SUV models, and others will have a variety of SUVs. Select the website that is congruent with your searching habits. While websites offering deals on a variety of luxury vehicles save time, dealerships that focus on one type often have better deals. Consider both to find the best prices on the vehicle that you desire.***Tips for Buying from a 4WD Dealer***Dealers with numerous 4×4 vehicles on the lot may often focus on volume sales. These 4WD dealers will be more apt to price negotiate, when compared to smaller dealers. Drive away deals may offer consumers up to 4% off of the purchase price of the vehicle. Consumers should research several dealers to receive the best price available for the vehicle. Knowing the vehicle’s value and the typical sale price of a vehicle in its class will help consumers negotiate the vehicle price.Consumers should also be aware of vehicles that “exclude government charges” (Ex-GC). These vehicles will add additional charges at the time of purchase. If the vehicle is marked “POA”, then the price will be the price on application. Consider these extra costs and stipulations to avoid surprises before purchasing the vehicle.***Conclusion***Luxury 4×4 dealers are plentiful for people who are seeking this type of vehicle. Consumers must decide what they want before searching for the 4WD dealer to minimize the time spent at the dealership. People who go to the dealership prepared are more likely to receive a deal close to cost plus a reasonable commission. Always select the best vehicle with the most features for the least amount of money.