Things to Look For When Testing Demo Cars for Sale

June 6, 2018 City Subaru

Perth drivers are often faced with some great new car deals, but if a new car is out of your financial reach, there is the option of a demo car. Demos cars provide a great balance between nearly new quality and excellent value. Before you visit the dealership to check out the stock of demos, here are some things you should look out for on your test drive.

demo cars for sale perth, Things to Look For When Testing Demo Cars for Sale


One of the most important aspects of testing a new car is whether it provides a comfortable drive for your day to day use. In order to accurately assess the comfort level of the vehicle, be sure to test drive the car on a bumpier road. Remember that you’re not likely to be driving on the smoothest roads, so you need to know how the suspension will feel in normal driving conditions.


Even if you aren’t an enthusiastic gearhead, you need to know that your new car provides the performance you need. Performance is more than just how fast you can move off the line, it also reflects the cornering ability, stopping power and overall handling. Remember that you also need to check the fuel economy to ensure that you have that balance between performance and efficiency.


While it can be tempting to opt for a larger vehicle when it is offered at a great price, you need to ensure that any demo cars for sale meet your size requirements. If you’re looking for a family car, you’ll need to check at how easily you can fit baby seats and get children in and out of the car. You also need to look at the boot space. Can you fit in a pram? Or will it accommodate your golf clubs at the weekend?


Many demo cars for sale tend to be higher spec variants, as they have been used to show potential buyers the available features. This means that it is a great way to get access to the top of the range features with a more modest price tag. So, on your test drive, be sure to check what gear and gadgets features on the model.

The Fun Factor

Finally, you need to think about how the vehicle makes you feel. While budget, fuel economy and safety are massive considerations, you also need to enjoy driving your new vehicle. Think about whether driving this demo puts a smile on your face and whether it will make getting stuck in traffic that little bit less frustrating.

If you are interested in demo cars for sale, Perth drivers should call in and see us. We have a massive range of demo cars for sale, and our car sales team is ready to answer any queries you may have. You’ll also find the Perth City Subaru staff here to discuss finance options or arrange your test drive.

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