When you have an option to buy a new car instead of a used one, you may still wonder if purchasing new is right for you. After all, your monthly payment may be higher, you might have to put full coverage on your vehicle instead of liability only, and you might have other expenses you wouldn't have if you had bought a cheaper, older car.

There are benefits to buying a new car that buying a used car won't get you. There are times as well where buying a new car is better than buying a used one all around. Here are signs you need to buy a new car instead of a used one.

You want to have the car for many years

If you plan on buying a car that you're going to hold onto for a long time, long after you have the vehicle paid off, then you might want to consider a new car instead of a used one. The average car owner keeps a car for around 11 years or so, while some new car owners only have their vehicles for less than that.

Keeping a car for a long time means putting ample miles on the vehicle and certain car repairs along the way, so it's best to invest in new cars for sale, if this is what you want to do. This way, you have a more reliable vehicle for many years, so when it's time to pass the car on to another family member or trade the vehicle in for your next new car, you can.

You have the money to pay upfront for a car

Having upfront fees to pay for a vehicle outright makes buying a new car easier. Not only can you pay for the vehicle outright and avoid monthly fees, but you can also negotiate a fair price for your new car with cash in hand. Look at various brands of new cars and see what you can buy with the cash you have. Once you have located the right new car for you, you can put your money into the new purchase with confidence.

Before you buy any new car, make a list of what you want in a vehicle. The right new car will give you many years of enjoyment, will have great gas mileage or other features you desire, and will be able to regularly fit the passengers you have.

Contact a dealership that has new Kia cars for sale to learn more.