If you’re wondering about how to buy a car in another state and you’re nervous about registration or strange taxes, you’re in luck. Buying a car out of state is much simpler than you’d think. To get the process started, browse through our inventory, find a car you like, and fill out a pre-approval. Then, read this guide on buying a car in another state so you can be aware of a few, not too complex differences to consider. If San Diego or Escondido drivers have any other questions besides, “can I buy a car out of state,” get in touch. Mercedes-Benz of Escondido is happy to answer those too!
The main thing Valley Center drivers should be aware of when buying a car out-of-state is that you’ll be registering it there. The process of registering and titling your vehicle when buying a car in another state is slightly different.
Let the clerk know that you bought your car out-of-state but want to title it and register it at your home address.
The two cost-concerns to consider when buying a car out of state are the differences in sales tax between the state you live in and the state you’re shopping in, and the difference in the DMV charge for registering the car. In most cases, those differences will be negligible or a matter of no more than a 100 dollars. In fact, you’ll likely be asked to pay the difference in sales tax by the DMV when you register the vehicle at your home address, so the difference in sales tax between two states shouldn’t be a major concern.
Mercedes-Benz of Escondido hopes we’ve answered your question, “can I buy a car out of state.” If you’re still unclear about any of the aspects on how to buy a car in another state, San Marcos and Valley Center drivers should get in touch with Mercedes-Benz of Escondido. After all, we may be able to price-match out-of-state competitors and save you a drive!