Buying a Used Tractor?
Based on your situation and needs, buying a used tractor could be an ideal decision. At AGRI VISTA we have many used and reconditioned tractors in our yard that looks and runs as good as new, and are sold at a lower cost than brand new equipment.
However, whether you’re buying your first tractor or you’re adding another model to your fleet, there are some things that should be considered before doing so. Deciding to buy used might be an easy decision, but deciding on a tractor that’s the best fit for you may be more of a challenge.
Here are some helpful tips to consider before buying a used tractor:
REMEMBER: IT'S A TRACTOR, NOT A CAR
When you go out to the dealership with the intention of buying a used tractor, curb your car-buying attitude. While having car-buying experience could be beneficial in a few ways, buying a tractor is fundamentally different.
The biggest difference between the two is lifespan.
While a reliable car might last 10-15 years on the road, a tractor can last several decades, or more.
Buying a 25-year-old used car might not be a good idea, but a 25-year-old tractor that has been well-maintained could be the perfect fit for your financial window and operation.
CHOOSE THE TYPE OF TRACTOR YOU NEED
Before you leave for the dealership or start looking around the yard, you need to understand that not all tractors are the same. There’s a wide variety of tractor types available on today’s market.
Ask your dealer the right questions to help narrow down the type of tractor that’s best for you. Explain to him the type of soil that you have. What will you be using the tractor for? The size of you fields etc
DO YOUR RESEARCH
After you’ve decided on the type of tractor that will be best-suited for the jobs you need to take on, it’s time to really dig into the details.
Make sure you understand all of the tractor’s capabilities, as well as what repairs and replacements might have been done in the past (Ask for the jobcard).
SEAL THE DEAL
When it comes time to make the purchase, work with your dealer to leave the yard with peace of mind.
Discuss payment terms, ask if transport will be available from the dealership to your location, and be sure you’re comfortable with the maintenance and parts process.
AGRI VISTA takes pride in the service that we provide, so once you’ve made a purchase, you will likely enjoy years of operation.
COMPETITION WINNER -
Win a brand new 2 Row Planter/Disc Harrow Combination valued at R25000!
Buy a tractor from Agri Vista during the period of 17 May to 28 November 2019 to be entered into the draw.
Refer a client, and should it result in a sale, you will receive an entry into the draw for yourself!
Chances of winning are very good!
Competition closes on the 28th of November 2019. The winner will be drawn on the 29th of November 2019.
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