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Buying From a Toyota Dealership vs. Buying From a Private Seller

Where Should I Buy My  New or Used Toyota Vehicle? | Toyota Tires and Stock in Brockton, MA

We all want the lowest price on Toyota vehicles however, quality must be a consideration when purchasing a new or used car, truck, and SUV. Oftentimes buyers are on the fence when choosing between shopping for a vehicle at a dealership versus doing so from a private seller. While you can obviously only buy new Toyota stock and certified pre-owned Toyota stock from a dealership such as our own in Brockton, there are also used vehicles that they sell, often coming in as trade-ins when other buyers look to upgrade their vehicle.

The biggest consideration with buying from these two types of sellers is the level of support that you want after your purchase. Even major used car sellers rarely offer warranties lasting longer than 30 days or so, leaving you on the hook if anything was to go wrong with your vehicle, especially at an inopportune time.

View our New Toyota vehicle specials on the 2022 Toyota Tacoma, Used Vehicle specials for 2017 Highlander SE, or schedule service in our Brockton tire center. We proudly serve the Brockton, Boston, and surrounding MA areas. 

Create a List of What is Important to You | Purchasing a New Toyota in Brockton, MA

If you are extremely handy, a maintenance plan, warranty and experienced service technicians may not have the same level of appeal. Just consider what you use your car for and how long you could reasonably be without it if something were to go wrong.


Making the Right Choices about What You Want in a Car, Truck or SUV with a manufacturer like Toyota, you have several options when it comes to Toyota hatchbacks, hybrids, sedans, vans, trucks and just about every type of vehicle available on the market. You can get four-cylinder engines in a Highlander, V6s, V8s and have them mated to front-wheel drive such as in a Camry, rear-wheel drive in a camry, all-wheel drive on your 4Runner or truck-based 4WD in a Tacoma.


That does not even get into the standard safety features like Toyota Safety Sense P with pedestrian detection or advanced collision mitigation features. Or the advanced technology included as standard on most vehicles like Android and iPhone connectivity, Bluetooth and navigation available on many models.



So, whether you are looking for a new car, truck, SUV or minivan, make a brief list of things that are important to you like:

  • How many people you regularly need to carry: While we love the Yaris, you might want a Sienna or Highlander for a family of five.
  • How much cargo space you need: Again, if you are hauling sports equipment for a family or plan on taking your Toyota up to the Berkshires, you’re probably going to want an SUV over a compact sedan.
  • Your budget for gas: This is where things can get tricky. Generally speaking, the smaller the vehicle, or the smaller the engine, the better the fuel economy. While Copeland Toyota has a number of hybrid options for our larger vehicles, it’s worth considering what you need if you regularly commute.
  • Your “need” feature list: This might include things like Bluetooth connectivity, fold-down rear seats for fishing rods, space for two car seats or the ability to haul flea market finds home without moving around your backseat. It really just depends on what you need for your vehicle.
  • Your “want” feature list: Maybe you’ve been thinking about the fuel efficiency of a hybrid. Or maybe a special appearance package feels like it would help you stand out. We also love the premium stereos available on many of our upper trims. Be sure you list what you would like as well.

Once you have this list, you should be able to narrow down your search of vehicles to at least body type, size and oldest year model (for safety features and certain technologies). After that, you can start to look at different models from different manufacturers. 

Feature Rich Vehicles | Bluetooth, Backup Camera, and Other Features on 2022 Toyota Stock Vehicles

The new 2021 Toyota Yaris, used 2018 Corolla, a 2022 Camry or 2019 Toyota Avalon all set the standard in their class for desired amenities, reliability and longevity on the market. When purchasing a vehicle from the dealership such as ours in Brockton, MA, our trusted staff can help you customize your new Tacoma will rich features picked just for you.

Power Capable Trucks | Used Toyota Tacoma for Sale Near Me

When considering a truck such as the Toyota Tacoma, it is always smart to buy from a dealership instead of a private seller to ensure maximum capacity and horsepower. A new or used Toyota Tacoma offers everything you could want in a midsize truck while our newly redesigned 2022 Toyota Tundra for sale in Brockton sets new marks in towing and power.

Capable, Versatile Crossovers and SUVs | New and Used Toyota Venza, 4Runner, and Sequoia Near Me

From the sporty Venza and the chic C-HR to the stout 4Runner and Sequoia, we offer the capabilities you’ve come to expect with supreme comfort and exceptional performance. We didn’t even mention our most popular SUV, the Rav4 or the all-new Corolla Cross.

Performance-Driven Sports Cars | New and Used Toyota GR Supra Near Me

The Toyota 86 and the GR Supra are both rear-wheel drive tools to carve up whatever road or track you desire with a smile on your face.

2021 c-hr

Efficient, Earth-Friendly Hybrids | Alternative Fuel Toyota Vehicles in MA

We popularized the idea of using hybrid technology to maximize the fuel-efficiency of vehicles and you can find these fuel-sipping options on nearly every model we make. That includes the pioneer Prius and plug-in Prius Prime, but also our hybrid Corolla, Camry, RAV4, Venza, Highlander and even Sienna models.

Visit Copeland Toyota in Brockton, MA For Your Car-Buying Needs!

Look no further than Copeland Toyota. Our car dealership in Brockton is making the buying process stress-free for you. If you have questions about the topics that are listed above, or any other questions in regards to Toyota stock, specials, or pricing come down to our Brockton, MA dealership. Copeland Toyota provides all maintenance, loan, and leasing options you need, at a fraction of the price! 

Test Drive a New or Used Toyota in MA

Schedule a test drive at our Toyota dealership in Brockton, MA. Test drive a pre-owned 2018 Highlander SE, or view specials on the 2019 Toyota 4Runner SR5 price.