Questions to ask when buying a used car in Mobile, ALWhen you're in the market for a ride, there are a lot of factors you have to consider, which means there are a lot of questions to ask when buying a used car.

Let's go through some of the highlights that you should consider when deciding upon the ideal commuter for the streets of Mobile, Fairhope, and Daphne, Alabama. From there, Subaru of Mobile (Lithia) is happy to provide quality answers!

Common Questions to Ask When Buying a Used Car

How old is the used car? What's the mileage?

Learn all the important information up-front!

What's the model's service history?

Knowing about the service history can help you plan for the future of the used car.

How can I pursue financing?

Get introduced to our financing options and consider the possibilities in-store.

What Is the Model Year and Current Mileage?

One of the first things to ask when you have your eye on a used car is about the model's exact:

  • Make
  • Age
  • Milage

If you're browsing our inventory online, these factors are luckily pre-listed for you. However, we still invite you to get in touch with our team if you want confirmation about any of these elements, particularly exact mileage.

Learn even more details when you access a CARFAX Vehicle History Report™ from us!

What Is the Used Car's Service History?

Another way a CARFAX Vehicle History Report™ can work in your favor is that it can detail past service information, including:

  • Service history records
  • Past serious repairs (if any)
  • Previous airbag deployment
  • And more

We'll have all your questions answered in a jiffy. If you need clarification on any points, our team is always happy to help you out and even help you plan out future service appointments.

Is There a Warranty?

Some used cars might still come under warranty protection*, with perks such as:

  • Certain repairs
  • Roadside assistance
  • Extra security

Ask our team if the used car you have an eye on is currently under warranty. If so, we'll also be happy to explain to you what is provided, how long it will last, and any options you have to extend it.

What Features Come Standard?

Learn about the model inside and out by asking all about it. Find out about:

  • Comfort features (like heated seats).
  • Convenience features (like navigation or infotainment)
  • Safety features (like built-in drive assists).

Read about all the assets in a used car by scrolling through our online listings or discussing the model with a team member. We're prepared to show you the car from every angle and help you decide which model has what you need for reliable trips to Meat Boss Cottage Hill and home again.

What Are the Financing Options?

When you're curious about the different financing options you might qualify for, our team is the right place to start. We're prepared to answer any questions you have to ask when buying a used car. With us, learn:

  • How to get pre-approved (hint: our online application is easy to use!)
  • What used specials you might qualify for (we offer different incentives on a rolling basis).
  • If you can trade in a ride (we're happy to help you value it as well).

There's plenty to learn when you know what to ask.

Can I Schedule a Test Drive?

This last question is super easy to answer. Easily schedule a test drive for the used car of your choice with Subaru of Mobile (Lithia).

If you have further questions to ask when buying a used car, we invite you to stay in touch. We're eager to help you get around Mobile, Fairhope, and Daphne, AL, with the ride that checks all your boxes. 

*See dealer for limited warranty details.

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Subaru of Mobile

1431 East I-65 Service Road South
Directions Mobile, AL 36606

  • Sales: 251-943-4201
  • Service: 251-943-4205
  • Parts: 833-630-0988


  • Monday 9:00AM-7:00PM
  • Tuesday 9:00AM-7:00PM
  • Wednesday 9:00AM-7:00PM
  • Thursday 9:00AM-7:00PM
  • Friday 9:00AM-7:00PM
  • Saturday 9:00AM-7:00PM
  • Sunday Closed