Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: I am thinking of buying a Touareg. I have always been a Toyota person. What do think?

asked by on

Is the touareg a good sub for me as it is mine first ever suv

My car has 150000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: Hi there. When it comes to buying a vehicle...

Hi there. When it comes to buying a vehicle, you need to look at what you are wanting to achieve with the vehicle and also to determine what you budget is. First, ask yourself if the vehicle is big enough for what you plan on doing with it. Second, do some research on the vehicle’s that are the same and see what problems that have so you know what you may be up against.

The next thing is to determine your budget for the maintenance for the vehicle. A lot of people buy cars because they are cool and fast, but don’t realize the cost to maintain the vehicle.

The last thing to determine is the lifespan of the vehicle versus a Toyota vehicle that you would consider to buy. These are the many factors when it comes to choosing the right vehicle to have.

If there is a particular car that you are seriously eying, consider having a professional mechanic conduct a pre-purchase inspection on the car so that you know its exact condition without any surprises.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Car won't go in gear only reverse

Hello. You did not supply a vehicle model or year so I would have to speculate that you have a bad transmission or axle problem. The grinding noise can be internal gears of the transmission or the axle not engaging...

Q: How much will body damage repairs cost to a 2013 Mazda 3 - right front door, right fender

For assessment and estimates on repairing bodywork, this task is best handled by a collision repair estimator at a reputable paint and body shop. They are trained to evaluate visible and not-so-visible damage, and the costs to repair. Contact a...

Q: What is the cost for a 80000 mile service?

Billing question sent to CS for the cost of an 80,000 mile service.

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...