ATVs have become extremely popular in recent years, but due to the economy, more people are looking into buying Used ATV’s for Sale instead of brand new ones. An ATV or a recreational All Terran Vehicle can be used for work or for recreational purposes. They became popular due to the ATV races seen on TV where people race their ATVs on dirt terrain.
Purchasing an ATV is similar to purchasing any vehicle, especially if you are looking for a used one. Just like buying a used vehicle, you should be very careful when shopping around. To avoid getting ripped off by shady used car dealers, your best bet may be to shop for one at a well-known dealership like Musselman’s Honda.
Purchasing the vehicles at well-known dealerships will help you avoid over-priced and poor quality ATVs. Most well-known dealerships will have a warranty attached with the vehicle. Used ATVs can start at around $2,000 and go much higher depending on the features you want. Before you even begin to shop, know what type of ATV you want and what features you are looking for. You also want to know how to drive one before you purchase it. If you know someone who owns one, you can ask to ride theirs or you can rent an ATV first. Doing these things first will give you a feel for riding the ATV, plus it will help you know what features you want in your ATV.
You will have to decide if you want a two-wheel or a four-wheel drive. The four-wheel (4W) drive will obviously cost you more money. Check out the different engines. Most come with a two-stroke or four-stroke engine. Two-stroke engines are more powerful and are best suited for racing. Of course that means they will cost more. Always do your research on ATVs before purchasing one. Find out the safest places to ride them and the different safety features. Just like any other vehicle, check the Kelley Blue Book value of the used ATV and do some comparison shopping before handing over any money.