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First Time Car Buyer?
Herb Chambers Honda Has Your Back!

As a first-time car buyer, it's important to consider everything from your preferred vehicle to your unique financial situation. And at Herb Chambers Honda we're here to help you determine a budget and decide which make, model, body style and features are right for you. We'll gladly help you narrow down your car purchasing options at our Honda dealer in Boston, MA, because we don't sell cars, we help people buy them. Plus, buying your first car should be fun and informative -- so to create a stress-free vehicle-shopping experience, read our first-time car-buyer tips below!

How Much Should I Spend on My First Car?

You want to opt for a vehicle that fits within your price range. Use our free car payment calculator tool to estimate how much your monthly Honda payments will be. If you plan on adding a down payment on a new Honda, you can include that in the estimate, too. A car loan for a first-time car buyer can vary depending on the Honda model you choose. It's a good idea to determine the amount you can comfortably pay each month as you get started.

How Do I Choose a First Car in Boston?

Once you estimate how much your monthly car payments should be, you can start searching for a new car. Use the filters on our used cars and new Honda inventory pages online, then find out which models fit within your budget. Any vehicle can be a good first car, including Herb Chambers Certified Honda vehicles, so shop cars online with Herb Chambers SMART Buy or visit us to apply for a first-time auto loan in person.

Questions to Ask When Buying a Car for the First Time

When you buy a new used or certified (CPO) car for sale, it's essential to ask questions so that you feel more confident about your purchase. At Herb Chambers Honda, you can relax knowing you're working with the largest selection of cars in New England. If you choose a used or factory Certified Honda be confident knowing that it was serviced by our trained Honda professionals. We'll happily answer any questions like:

  • What new Honda vehicle incentives am I eligible for?
  • How long is the car warranty and what does it cover?
  • Are there any college graduate specials available on this new Honda?
  • Can I see the CARFAX® Vehicle History Report on this used Honda?
  • How will I know when to bring my Honda in for service?

Other First-Time Car-Buyer Tips near Me

It helps to know your credit score when buying your first car. Car loans for first-time car buyers can be adjusted based on how good your credit score is. We also recommend taking a test-drive, because it's important to feel comfortable behind the wheel of your new-to-you car.