How To Buy Your First Car in Springfield, IL

Are you nervous about buying your first car? At Landmark Ford in Springfield, IL, we understand the car buying process can be scary and exhausting, especially if it's your first time. That's why we strive to make sure every one of our customers is well taken care of every step of the way.

To find out what you can expect when buying your first car, read on. Our experts are always on hand to answer any questions you may have, and will work closely with you to make sure you find the vehicle and lease or finance deal that is best for your lifestyle and budget. Give us a call at (866) 807-5399 to speak with one of our product specialists directly.

Buying your first car in Springfield, IL

1. Choose Your Model

The first step in the car buying process is choosing the model you want to take home. At Landmark Ford, we have a vast selection of new and pre-owned car, trucks, and SUVs for you to choose from. If you're unsure about which new Ford vehicle is best for you, head over to our model research hub, where you can find extensive research on all of the models we offer, as well as brand comparisons.


2. Choose Your Trim Level

Once you've found the perfect Ford car, truck, or SUV for your automotive needs at our dealership in Springfield, IL, you have to find your perfect trim level. Whether you're looking for a vehicle that has optimal efficiency or want a cabin with features that will make your daily commute more comfortable, we have a model for you. To find information on available trim levels, visit our model research hub.


3. Decide on Leasing or Financing

While leasing and financing both have their merits, it ultimately comes down to personal preference. Do you want to upgrade to the latest model every few years? Are you looking for lower monthly payments? Leasing might be a better option for you. Do you want to personalize your ride to your exact specifications? Do you want to avoid mileage restrictions? Financing could be the best way to go.

4. Ford Lease Deals and Incentives

To get the best deal on the vehicle you want to take home, be sure to visit our incentives and special offers page. Incentives are a great way to knock hundreds and even thousands of the MSRP of a new Ford car, truck, or SUV. We even have great lease offers. Our deals are updated monthly, so don't wait too long to experience everything we have to offer at Landmark Ford.

How to Buy Your First Ford Car in Springfield, IL

5. Apply For Financing

Have you decided financing is the best option for you? You can apply for financing from the comfort of your own home using our finance application. The experts at our finance department will help you every step of the way to make sure you get the best deal for your budget and lifestyle.

6. Schedule a Test Drive

When you've found the model you love, take it for a spin. Scheduling a test drive is easy with our online scheduling tool. Simply fill out the form with your contact information and the best date for your test drive, and a product specialist will reach out to confirm your appointment.

7. Contact Us For Any Additional Questions

If you have any questions regarding our finance and lease deals, vehicles in our inventory, or any other part of the car buying process, don't hesitate to contact the team at Landmark Ford in Springfield, IL by filling out our contact form. Our knowledgeable and passionate product specialists are more than happy to assist you!

8. Visit the Dealership

To get the full car buying experience, come visit our Ford dealership in Springfield, IL. The team at Landmark Ford takes great pride in providing exceptional customer service to everyone who steps through our doors. For directions to our dealership, visit our directions page. We'll see you soon!

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