The First Test Drive Check List

Most People don’t think to have a process in mind when they are planning on taking a vehicle for a test drive. Here at Funks Toyota we wanted to provide you with a list of questions you should ask yourself before, during and after your test drive. A vehicle is a big purchase so you should make sure its worth it.

Test drive check list

There is no better way to get a good look at a vehicle than by taking it for a test drive, though it is also important that you pay close attention to a number of factors when you do so. To get the most out of your next test drive, be sure to consider each of the following elements.

  • Accessibility – How easy is it to get in and out of the vehicle?
  • Visibility – Can you clearly see the road as well as all of the important displays?
  • Acceleration – How quickly does the vehicle accelerate?
  • Braking – How responsive are the brakes?
  • Space – Is there plenty of room for everyone and everything that you will want the vehicle to hold?
  • Comfort – How comfortable are the seats? How smooth is the ride?
  • Sound – How noisy or quiet is the vehicle? (Be sure to test this at both low and high speeds) Can you hear any strange noises or worrying sounds?
  • Transmission – How smoothly does the vehicle change gears?
  • Controls – How well does the heater, air conditioning, lights, wipers, sunroof and all the other controls work?

Making the most of your test drive will make it easy to find the right vehicle for you. Here at Funks Toyota we have a wide range of quality new and pre-owned vehicles to choose from, drop by and test drive one today! 

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