THE COST OF BUYING AND OWNING A CAR IN DUBAI
Owning a new car is a big dream for most people. In countries like Dubai, which is almost a second home for most expats, like to move around in their own vehicle. Owning a vehicle is not a big tedious process in Dubai. The cost is slightly cheaper than in the UK and US. the prices are negotiable and reasonable.
Popular models may slightly have a higher price than the others but if you are not crazy about having a particularly popular model you can also opt for the small family cars that fit your budget. Since the used car markets are also running well, finding a suitable would not be a problem. They are many used car markets or pre-owned cars market that function has almost the same services like that buying a new car.You need not worry about the petrol prices as Dubai is an oil exporting country.
Normal registration of a car is 500 DHS, there are other services that you may need that may exceed the number. Operating the car is also of a higher price value. Maintenance is required because of the harsh weather conditions that can happen in Dubai. The heat and dust can spoil the interiors and mechanics if not maintained regularly. Insurance is an important factor it is mandatory before you buy a vehicle. You need to also have a residence visa to buy a car in Dubai.
Dubai roads are filled with different car models and different nationality drivers making it exciting to drive but also gives us the warning to know about the accidents that can happen due to the fast car driving. So car crashes cannot be unavoidable, but be cautious.
Most car manufacturers have period offers that come up in certain time periods of the year. Some of them give 0% interest on their cars which is one of the best time to buy a car. Certain manufacturers have regular offer periods like during Ramadan and eid where they give different offers like free IPAD, TV, free registration etc depending upon the manufacturer.