Rabu, 10 Maret 2010
Should You Buy a Used Yamaha ATV?
There are many good reasons to buy a used Yamaha ATV and the price is often the number one reason. If it is wise to buy a used Yamaha ATV is different question that needs to be answered. In this article we take a closer look at all the things you need to consider before you decide to buy a second hand ATV.
There are many different types of ATV's these days and because there is a growing popularity there will be even more the coming years. There are even specially build ones for children so you can take a ride with the whole family. And although most are still bought for adults the possibility to go on an adventure trip with your kids just sounds great for a lot of ATV fans.
The popularity of these kind of vehicles opened the doors for another niche: second hand or used ATVs. The most popular brand at this time is 'definety' the Yamaha ATV and this is also the case in the used section.
However there are some things you need to consider before you go for a used Yamaha ATV or any other brand. Most of the time when you buy a second hand vehicle you don't buy it from a dealer and you don't have the same guarantees you would have if you where buying a new one. So you need to make sure that you buy a used Yamaha ATV that is your money's worth.
Quality is just as important as price
If you found a Yamaha ATV on the internet or in a local paper that you like, you need to actually go and see it and check it out thoroughly. This is something you can do yourself if you know a bit of ATV's or you can ask a licensed mechanic or someone else you know who knows what to look for. You need to make sure to check the quality of the vehicle and if it is going to be the one you are looking for. If the quality is not good enough you should not bother buying it. You will find that a lot of the used Yamaha ATVs are good in quality but often the prices are higher then they are actually worth.
Good quality? Then talk to the Seller
When you have given the vehicle a once over and you are satisfied over the quality you should not immediately buy the thing, You need a good talk to the seller, they can often give you a lot of information about the ATV and there will be a few questions you need to ask.
You should ask about:
.The number of miles
. Are there certain parts replaced for example the engine (miles)
. Are there parts that need replacing in the near future
. Why is the owner selling the used Yamaha ATV
Before you buy a used Yamaha ATV or any other brand you should read at least some reviews about the model of ATV you are considering to buy. You should also look up the seller that you are dealing with. Often sellers get ratings online and that is something you should definitely take a look at before you buy anything from them. If you don't buy online or there are no ratings (yet) you need to go on your gut feeling and that is often a very good indicator , so if your gut says no, then don't do it.