Best Advice On Test Driving A Car Killam, AB

Advice On Test Driving A Car

Before you buy a car, it is essential to do a test drive. The test drive helps you know how the car feels and if it has what you're looking for in your perfect vehicle. An excellent way to ensure that this is the right fit for your needs is by asking questions about safety, comfort, or amenities. If you're not sure what to look for, here are some test drive tips that will help. Contact us at Campbell McLennan in Killam, Alberta.

Book A Test Drive Appointment

Contact us at Campbell McLennan to book a test drive appointment in advance. You give the dealer time to prepare the vehicle for the test drive and arrange a transfer if the vehicle you are looking for is not on their lot yet.

Check The Exterior

Make sure to take a look around the vehicle. The following are essential things to look at; head and tail lights, exhaust condition, tires, state of the windshield and the windows, and rust and scratches.

Check The Interior of The Vehicle

Some things to look at in the Interior include; seat material and trim, seat adjustments and comfort-ability, electrical features, and the trunk; make sure the trunk does not have rust below.

Check The Engine

Ask to start the vehicle so you can listen to the noises it makes. Make sure to look out for any fluid leaks. If all is well, you can now enter and drive the car.

Test The Driving Efficiency.

While driving, here are some of the things you ought to pay attention to; Resistance and play on the steering wheel while turning, ease of manoeuvring and parking, as well as engine and road noise.

Test The Brakes

Test the braking efficiency, try smooth and hard braking, and how efficiently the ABS functions.

Test The Suspension

Take the vehicle to different road conditions and notice how you feel the vibrations and shaking of the road. Finally, feel how it bounces off bumps.

Contact Us

These are a few of the things to check while on a test drive. For more information, contact us at Campbell McLennan to look at our new and used inventory and see the various deals we have for you.


Campbell McLennan Chrysler

4519-51a Avenue, Box 510 Killam, AB T0B2L0

Sales: 888-247-6155 | Service: 888-706-6167 | Parts: 888-520-1285

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