Test Drive Tips

 

At Cannon Subaru of Lakeland, Florida we know purchasing a new Subaru is a major decision! Despite having numerous shopping tools to aid in your research, we recommend an test-drive to actually experience the car for yourself. A test-drive at Cannon Subaru is not your typical drive around the block; our professional sales staff will facilitate your drive, give you a detailed orientation on the vehicle and provide you with any additional information you may need regarding the vehicle you are interested in. 

We have put together a few tips to ensure your test-drive around the Lakeland, Florida area is a productive experience, and will ultimately assist you in making your purchasing decision.
  • Take Your Time: Allow sufficient time for the drive so you do not feel rushed.
  • Be Prepared: Bring Drivers License and Insurance Card with you to the Dealership.
  • Drivers: Bring along any family members that will be driving the vehicle so they can also drive.
  • Ask Questions: Our Sales Staff are trained professionals who can answer any questions you have regarding the vehicle.
Cannon Subaru wants you to love the Subaru you buy. We are committed to providing you with a quality orientation drive, so you can experience how the vehicle handles and performs. Please call us at 888-450-8918 to schedule your drive, or fill out the form below and we will contact you!

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Time to Test Drive a New Subaru in Lakeland, FL? Let Cannon Subaru Make It a Memorable Experience

When it comes to whether to purchase or lease a new car, truck, or SUV, we at Cannon Subaru agree with you: no decision can be made on stock photos and customer reviews alone. After all, it's a matter of your needs, with a few preferences in the mix to be sure, and that means a behind-the-wheel experience that, inside and out, can be quite different from the hype -- even for the much better. But that doesn't mean it isn't best to come thoroughly researched and prepared, either. Take a few pointers pre-test drive from the Subaru aficionados here at our Lakeland, FL dealership, and you can show up ready for that test drive we're sure you'll remember.

First, do some due diligence with reputable research. Autotrader.com and KBB.com are thorough and well-regarded sources for vehicle information by year, make, model, and trim, containing both expert reviews and those by your fellow Subaru drivers as well as vehicle worth and value data. They even let you make side-by-side model comparisons, so making a list of and starting a file on your favorite new Subaru cars and SUVs is a matter of course.

Next, schedule yourself a test-drive appointment with us here at Cannon Subaru. This makes it easier to navigate and access what's otherwise our sizable inventory of new Subaru and used car models here in Lakeland. As well, doing so simplifies getting that long-sought vehicle ready for the road, whether it's on our 5212 S. Florida Ave. lot or in our showroom. We can have your model of choice ready or on the way when you arrive, and that's a big time saver. You can simply show up, meet with your personal salesperson for the grand tour, and soon after, hop right in and hit the road. If you're planning on exploring more than one model, whether it's a new Subaru SUV alongside a used truck, or another vehicle in our showcase, it's also a good idea to make several appointments back to back, if available. It'll help keep your experience fresh in your mind for a decision later.

Thirdly, be ready and sure to take a few notes on the ride. We're sure you'll be interested in the whole package and how it stacks up to your expectations and tastes. That means considering everything from exterior looks, vehicle size, ease of entry, and interior creature comforts for driver and passengers alike to visibility to your liking, technological amenities, cargo space, and more. You'll want to evaluate ride quality, too - everything from acceleration, slowing, and braking to handling feel to acoustics both from the engine and the road.

The bottom line? Take your time. Enjoy the drive. It's your experience that matters, and you can feel free to ask plenty of questions along the way. We're happy to help. When you pull back into our Subaru dealer lot in Lakeland, if you're not ready to talk figures yet, just let us know - we know you'll have plenty to think about.

Ready to slate yourself for a spin? Take advantage of our convenient online form here on our website, and as always, you can give us a call here at Cannon Subaru. We look forward to making your Subaru experience one of distinction!


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