What Should I Bring to the Dealership When I'm Ready to Buy or Lease? | DeLand FL

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What to Bring to the Dealership When You're Ready to Buy or Lease in DeLand, FL

Have you fallen in love with a new 2020 or 2021 Kia from our inventory? Ready to take the next step? Whether that's purchasing or leasing, congratulations! Deciding on the perfect vehicle for your next adventure is big, and we here at DeLand Kia are excited to celebrate with you. Although we've helped many customers through the financial process, some folks are still overwhelmed with the stress and hassle of compiling the necessary paperwork to complete their purchase or lease. Some customers will come to our dealership, unaware of the documents they need to bring with them, or they leave their home and forget their papers. That's why we've compiled this helpful checklist below so that you can breeze through the car-buying or -leasing process without any interruptions.

Either scroll through our dealership checklist on your phone, or conveniently print the sheet out on your home printer and check the boxes off as you go. We can’t wait to see you drive home in your new Kia!

What To Bring

Your driver's license

Your driver's license

Proof of car insurance

Proof of car insurance

Proof of income

Proof of income

Method of payment

Method of payment

Your social security number

Your social security number


Trade In Your Old Vehicle

We offer great trade-in values based on Kelley Blue BookⓇ, so we're positive that you'll be pleased with your final number. Plus, we make the process simple! If you haven't valued your trade online yet, click here to do so now. If you're thinking about trading in your old vehicle to help lower the price of your purchase or lease, you'll want to bring in a couple more documents and items:

Documents for trade-in (title, registration, current loan paperwork)

Documents for trade-in
(title, registration, current
loan paperwork)

All sets of trade-in vehicle's keys

All sets of trade-in
vehicle's keys


What to Pay Attention to During Your Test Drive

The best part of shopping for a car? The test drive! If you have yet to take the model you love around the block a few times, here are a few things to pay attention to on your test drive. Bring your list (if you've made one) of must-have features for your new or used Kia. And don't forget: Always ask questions if you have any!

Get comfy in the driver's seat.

Get comfy in the driver's seat.

Pay attention to the feel of the ride.

Pay attention to the feel of the ride.

Try out various features inside and out.

Try out various features inside and out.

Test out the parking and visibility in different environments.

Test out the parking and visibility
in different environments.

Don't rush!

Don't rush!


Final Steps in the Car-Buying Process

Once you’re just a few signatures away from securing your purchase or lease, make sure you remember these final steps before signing your name on the dotted line:

Review the paperwork carefully before signing.

Review the paperwork carefully
before signing.

Remember your new keys and thank the people you've been working with!

Remember your new keys and thank
the people you've been working with!

We hope our handy checklist has helped you gather the documents you need to have a smooth, hassle-free car-buying or -leasing experience with us. If you’re still considering the purchase or lease of a new vehicle from our dealership, feel free to contact us or stop by anytime at 2322 S. Woodland Blvd, DeLand, FL 32720 for a test drive today. We look forward to serving our customers from Deltona, Daytona and Orlando.