Reasons to Consider Buying a Car in New
It's true, New
York City has the most reliable transportation system in the world, is walkable
and cabs are everywhere all the time. Many residents of the city opt out of
purchasing a car for these reasons plus the fact that parking can be expensive
and/or difficult to find. However, there are many cases having a car in New
York City can be very convenient and improve your quality of life. Here are a
few reasons to consider buying a car even if you live in New York City:
You Purchase Groceries in Bulk: If you regularly
purchase groceries in bulk it can be a headache getting them home in shopping
carts, on public transportation or even in cabs with drivers who are impatient.
Having your own car would make it easier for you plus you will be open you to
more shopping options.
You have small children: If you have
babies, toddlers or even elementary school aged kids, a car can be very
convenient. Strollers and getting them to school on crowded public transport
can be stressful as well as time-consuming if you have kids at different
You leave the city frequently: Maybe you like to
escape the city every weekend to explore nearby states and towns. A car would
give you the freedom to drive anywhere you desire whenever you feel like it.
You work outside of the city
If you work in an area outside of the subway system, a car would make your
commute smoother and faster.
To live in a less expensive part of the
city: The most
convenient parts of New York City are usually the most expensive. The ability to walk to your office or
favorite brunch spot usually comes with a hefty price tag but if you move
further away or to the suburbs you will find great housing at lower prices. A
car would make life much easier for you with such a move.