New cars and test driving

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  1. Tegans Mama

    Tegans Mama home edding mum of 2

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    Does anyone know what happens when you take a new car for a test drive?

    Thanks! :flower:
     
  2. amie-leigh

    amie-leigh Mummy To Princess Morgan

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    my mum went for a test drive in april at the vaxhall (sp?) garage and she said they guy showed her about the car then she drove it for a few miles then back she said it was like being on a driving lesson :rofl:
    that probably doesn't really help since it was my mum not me but from what she said it was just to see if the car suited her and talk a bit more with the sales guy about her needs
     
  3. emilyjade

    emilyjade mummy of two!

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    they normally sit in the car with you x
     
  4. Tegans Mama

    Tegans Mama home edding mum of 2

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    That's what I want to know because I'm not driving a car with some random sat with me :rofl:
     
  5. x__Hannah__x

    x__Hannah__x Teen Mum of 2 <3

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    That's a bit strange, whenever my OH's been for a test drive he hasn't had to have anyone with him :wacko:
     
  6. LoveCakes

    LoveCakes Well-Known Member

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    I did this for the first time this week! Both let me take it out on my own. Took me 5 min to work out how to put the seat forward though lol. I just took it for a wee drive to check for odd noises or smells (e.g. burning) and see how it handled. It was a bit of a jerky ride though as I was still getting used to the clutch lol!

    Have fun :)
     
  7. hardworknmama

    hardworknmama mama of 2 + WTT/NTNP

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    It depends on the dealership, some will let you test drive alone and some will go with you. I usually like to take the car around town and hop on the highway for a bit so I can see how it handles in all types of traffic. I hope you find something you like, buying a new car is always so much fun.
     
  8. Wildfire81

    Wildfire81 Own it.

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    I live in the U.S, and they just let my husband take it for about an hour. Nobody went with him, I can see that being horrible!
     
  9. Kimboowee

    Kimboowee Complete

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    They sit with you and let you drive a few miles and back again
     
  10. ~RedLily~

    ~RedLily~ Well-Known Member

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    When I bought my last car I had to give my license details and got to take it out on my own.
     
  11. Breezy

    Breezy Mommy to one gorgeous boy

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    Ours had to sit with us and drive it off the lot and then we took it from there
     
  12. x__amour

    x__amour Mommy.

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    They usually scan your license or take down your info and 99% of the time they usually sit with you while you drive around for a little. I did get to drive by myself once though. :D
     

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