How to Buy a Car in Another State

One of the chief concerns Minnesota and other Out State drivers bring to Bernard's Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram is how difficult they think buying new or used cars from a neighboring state might be. Anxiety about registration, taxes and fees, and geography, along with general car-buying worry often make out-of-state car buying particularly stressful. But there’s little need to worry: Taking advantage of a great deal on a car you love across a state border isn’t far removed from doing so in your own town. Follow this handy guide from our dealership in New Richmond, and learn the few quirks you need to know for a successful purchase.

First and Foremost

Below is some “content heavy” info regarding some of the ins and outs of buying a car from a different state. It mainly references what we do to help, but the inof shoudl be the same for any trusted dealer. Perhaps you landed here because you would like to buy one from us, perhaps you were researching buying it elsewhere and google referred you here to us. Either way, please be sure to consider the first option and let us help. If we do not have the New Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, or Ram on the ground that you want we have great relationships with other dealers and can attempt to locate one for you. If there is not one on the ground, we might have one in transit or we can assist you with a factory order, with possible discounts and rebates available that will make it worth your wait. We also own 4 other MOPAR dealerships and a Ford store so we can check there for both New and Used options that suit your needs.

    Registering a Car Bought in Another State

    When you drive home a new car for sale in Wisconsin, likely the first question you’ll have is how to register it in my state of residency. And thankfully, putting your license plate on a vehicle taken over state lines is completely done for you, or only requires a few pieces of documentation and a trip to the DMV:

    1. We can do it for you! We partner with all 50 states to get you the most accurate costs and fees. Whether you are leasing, financing, or paying cash we will help so there is nothing you need to do. You will leave here with a temporary plate and your regular plates will come in the mail. There is nothing more for you to do.
    2. If you are paying cash and want to handle it on your own, once the payment clears we will give you the title info to take to your local DMV. To locate one you can visit a website like DMV Near Me. Along with your bill of sale and title, bring a photo ID, proof of residency, and proof of insurance when you visit and let your DMV clerk know you purchased the car out of state with the intent of titling and registering it at your address in your state of residency. Your clerk will likely have new plates available and be able to print you a new title. Otherwise, you will keep your eye on your mailbox for those items

    What Rebates and Discounts do You Get

    Whether you live in Wisconsin or some other state, the process is the same. Every consumer gets the discounted price listed on our website or that will be negotiated if market conditions dictate we may need to adjust our price. For New purchases your rebates are based off of the ZIP code you will title the vehicle in. Our website lists what we call the “Denver Business Center” rebates as we are part of that market. Once we know your ZIP code we can run the report that will tell us what your market has available for you!

      Taxes and Fees on Out-of-State Cars

      Every purchase at Bernard’s has a $249 Services Fee to cover all in-house expenses. Your local state and county tax along with any applicable fees that all consumers pay are the only extraneous amounts you will pay beyond the purchase price of your new car, truck, van, or SUV should you choose to buy in Wisconsin. So don’t fret about spending any extra dollars for buying here – the process is likely identical to registering a new car from down the block. (you will probably spend no less time taking care of this than you would otherwise!)

      Who We Are and Why Buy Here

      We have an entire page that explains just some of the advantages of buying and servicing at Bernard’s Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of New Richmond, WI. Since we are located just 15 minutes away from our neighboring state that has other MOPAR dealerships – we carve out our niche by providing much of the same things regarding pricing and options, while throwing in a healthy extra portion of top-end hometown treatment, hospitality, and knowing that where you do business makes a difference in our entire community.


      Things to Do in New Richmond

      It’s not a trivial challenge for busy people to find the time to get over to our dealership in St Croix County and the Hudson area, but it’s a lot less inconvenient than you might think. For one, we aren’t much farther out of town than many local dealers you’ll find in Minnesota, and we are only 15 minutes from the scenic Stillwater Crossing. And once you’re here, there are plenty of things to do in New Richmond. Visit the NEW RICHMOND CHAMBER site and plan a trip with your family, visit one of our pubs or restaurants, go golfing, or take a walk around the lake.

      Bernard's Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Is Your Trusted Interstate Car Dealer

      Amery drivers already know Bernard's Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram has the best deals on new and used Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, RAM, Wagoneer for sale in the area. That’s reasoning enough for you to get to know our new car inventory, and visit our dealership in New Richmond, Wisconsin. Contact us, and speak with our knowledgeable salespeople and friendly finance experts to get the guidance you need to make a confident purchase decision. Used the boxes below to send us you questions or intentions and one of our experts will get back to you during business hours to discuss those details.

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