Helpful Buying Tips

It is an exciting feeling the moment you discover your dream vehicle, but do not let any apprehension stop you if it's located in a different state. Our expert sales advisors have assembled this list of information about how to buy a car out of state, so you have complete transparency throughout the process and can check off each step. Our proximity makes it convenient for you to visit our dealership, buy a car out of state and drive it home. We want to ensure you have an excellent experience throughout the buying process, and that is why these insightful tips can be put to good use and avoid any confusion when you return to your state. Get started by checking out how to buy a car out of state, and then visit Crouse Ford for an exceptional new or used Ford model.

Q: Can I register and title my purchased model in a state outside of Maryland?

A: This is a frequent question asked for how to buy a car from a dealer out of state, and the answer is, "Yes, you can title and register the vehicle in the state you live."

Q: What is the registration process for my home state?

A: Every state has a unique set of registration requirements, from emission standards to required inspections.

Q: How do I register for car insurance?

A: This is another essential step for how to buy a car out of state, and can do so by bringing proof of insurance that is both VIN- and state-specific. You need to bring your state license along with a copy of your state registration. All forms must have the same address as your vehicle's registration.

Q: Is there an option to finance using my credit union or bank?

A: To complete the sale, we require certified or wired funds to be received before making the delivery. Our sales staff is here to provide answers to any questions about how to buy a car out of state while using your credit union or bank.

Q: Do the prices and rebates stay the same in my state?

A: Our No Bull Pricing provides complete transparency to make for a smooth purchasing process and avoid sticker shock. Contact our sales professionals to learn more.

Q: Can I handle my registration and title?

A: Buying a used model with available funds allows you to take your registration immediately. Using a lender for a new or financed vehicle would require proof of registration and a lien record. Ford also would need proof of registration that matches the received incentives.

Q: What is the length of the registration process?

A: When exploring how to buy a car out of state, the process length changes from state to state. Various fees, testing emissions, and a state inspection all could make the procedure longer. We strive to complete the process within 60 days.

Shop At Crouse Ford Today!

We have a fantastic selection of magnificent new Ford models, along with high-quality used vehicles and the prime Ford Certified Pre-Owned models. The questions and answers above, along with our expert sales staff, can help you learn how to buy a car out of state. We have a host of Ford car, truck, crossover, and SUV models to select from, including the rugged Ford F-150, the classic Ford Mustang, the versatile Ford Explorer, and the bold Ford Bronco. All our new models have the latest in next-generation performance, technology, and safety systems. You can experience the thrills of owning one by visiting Maryland and stopping by Crouse Ford for a test drive. Our sales professionals will tell you everything about how to buy a car out of state.

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