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Questions to Ask Before Buying a New Freightliner Truck

Some people will tell you that the biggest purchase you make in your lifetime will be your home, but those individuals have obviously never bought a new Freightliner truck!

Since it’s such a big purchase, you shouldn’t be afraid to learn more about buying a Freightliner. What are some specific questions to focus on to help you gain all the information you need to make an informed decision?

purchase a new freightliner truck

Some people will tell you that the biggest purchase you make in your lifetime will be your home, but those individuals have obviously never bought a new Freightliner truck!

Can I Test Drive a New Freightliner?

If the truck you’re looking to purchase is on the lot, then there shouldn’t be any reason why you can’t test-drive it. If the specific truck is not on the lot, a reputable dealership will work with you to find a way to get you behind the wheel. Since this is such a big purchase, you want to make sure that you like the feel and overall experience.

What are the Safety Features?

There are seven main safety features that you want to ask questions about before purchasing a Freightliner:

  • Wheel and tire safety
  • Skirted trailers & underride guard protection
  • Air pressure braking
  • Active & passive safety
  • Active break assist
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Radar equipment

How Much Can I Expect to Get Back if I Sell the Truck?

There could be a variety of reasons why you would want to sell your truck down the road, so you should ask what you should expect to get back when you do put it up for sale. Ask what the resale value will be when you hit certain milestones like 500,000 miles, 600,000 miles, etc. Armed with the right questions, a reliable dealership can provide you with all the answers you need to make the right decision.

Baltimore Freightliner-Western Star

If you’re in the trucking business or are looking to discover more about commercial truck sales, call on Baltimore Freightliner-Western Star. You can call toll-free at 800-832-7278 or locally at 410-685-4474 or email us your questions and concerns at info@baltimorefreightliner.com.

Since 1986, Baltimore Freightliner-Western Star has provided top quality service for the trucking industry. Whether you need to purchase specialized truck parts from our expansive inventory, expand your fleet with our selection of top-tier trucks, or have your company’s trucks serviced or repaired, Baltimore Freightliner-Western Star is the best choice in trucking.

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Baltimore Freightliner-Western Star is an award-winning, authorized dealer for new and used medium-duty and heavy-duty Freightliner and Western Star trucks and Sprinter Vans. We also provide expert service repair for Detroit Diesel, Cummins, Caterpillar, and Mercedes-Benz engines.
2723 Annapolis Rd
Baltimore
MD
21230
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