You can forget trekking from one dealer to the next, hunting for the car you really want. We allow you to view Portage dealerships’ vehicles all in one place. If you have a question about a vehicle, be sure to email the dealer through the web form provided. You can buy most of these vehicles through cash or credit, and often you’ll be able to get pre-approved for financing online.
You need to put together a budget for this purchase. Here’s an oft-mentioned rule of thumb among personal finance experts: spend around 30 percent of your annual income on a used vehicle. Let’s pretend you’re making $40,374 per year, the average in Portage–this would be a $12,112 car. If you are financing, it’s recommended that you don’t spend more than 10% of your monthly budget on your car payment, while repaying the loan in the shortest time possible. With a monthly income of $3,365, you’re looking at a maximum payment of $337.
Cheap Cars in Portage, WI
You don’t have to spend a fortune to get a great used car. In the wake of the economic downturn, people are investing less in their cars, and we can help you find a quality car for less than the down payment on a new one. Often, you can find a good solid used car priced less than the down payment on one that’s new.