Buy vs Lease in Austin, TX

Buy vs Lease in Austin, TX

Visit Charles Maund Toyota!

If you’re looking to bring a new car home, but you don’t know which kind of contract you want to opt for, it can be confusing trying to decide whether to buy or lease. That’s why we at Charles Maund Toyota are here to help you make your decision. If you have any questions about either avenue, contact our team today!

Buying

The most traditional form of automotive acquisition is buying, and more specifically, financing. When you opt to finance, you break up the large sticker price of a new model into more manageable monthly installments. All you have to do is contribute a down payment when you drive your car home, and then pay the rest over four to seven years. Then, when this period of time is over, you are the official owner of your vehicle and can do with it what you please. Trade it in, sell it, or keep it payment-free. This method is a long-term, but worthwhile investment!

Leasing

Leasing, on the other hand, is more like borrowing. You can choose to take home a vehicle for an average of two to four years, and during that time you’re only on the hook for its depreciation. Since all of the cars that we lease out are new, you can also be sure you’ll have the latest automotive updates on your model, and won’t need frequent maintenance. Then, at the end of this shorter and more flexible time period, you can upgrade to one of the newest vehicles on our lot. Or, if you want to pursue other avenues, you can simply hand in the keys and walk away. This method is better if you’re looking for a short-term, affordable commitment.

Inventory

Whichever path you choose, you’ll need to find the ride you want to secure first. We make the search for your dream car easy by keeping a stocked inventory and providing easy search tools. When you navigate to the top of our website, you’ll see New and Pre-Owned tabs, which you can double-click in order to access our listings of available models. Instead of perusing through this full list of vehicles, we invite you to use our Narrow Your Search tool on the left to create a more cultivated page with options that adhere to your preferences. You can sort based on features like fuel economy, color, and price. Then, once you find a few cars that suit you, click on their profiles for more specs and to confirm their availability!

We hope this information can help you decide whether to buy vs lease in Austin, TX. Visit us at Charles Maund Toyota once you choose, and our Finance Department can set you up with a contract!


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Testimonials

leslie mansolo

leslie mansolo
CARS
4-4-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

great customer service. Appreciated the extra sanitization re: COVID19

"Angel Rodriguez from the service department was very..."

jackie052005
DEALERRATER
4-3-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Angel Rodriguez from the service department was very helpful and friendly, thank you! Also scheduling was easy over the phone and they were very accommodating.

Angel Rodriguez from the service department was very...

jackie052005
CARS
4-3-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Angel Rodriguez from the service department was very helpful and friendly, thank you! Also scheduling was easy over the phone and they were very accommodating.

"the service was fast"

trekkerc20
DEALERRATER
4-2-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

it was good to see that the 6 foot rule was being observed. I was in and out in no time at all and a happy customer

the service was fast

trekkerc20
CARS
4-1-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

it was good to see that the 6 foot rule was being observed. I was in and out in no time at all and a happy customer

Good experience with reasonable wait time.

Joyce I.
CARS
3-29-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I was in for the 30,000 mile check. My service manager was Walter Ortiz, always a pleasant experience. The facility was practicing safe measures inside and outside at this difficult time. My wait time for this type of service was reasonable.

Very professional and process was smooth. Usually hate...

George Martinez
CARS
3-29-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Very professional and process was smooth. Usually hate buying cars but they made it easy and quick. Thank you for the speedy and pleasant experience

Service Appointment

Shelley Nathan May
CARS
3-27-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Will Mannella is an awesome service advisor. I have been working with him for many years and it is always a pleasure to work with him. He is honest, up front and never gives me the runaround. He is the main reason I only bring my car to your service department.

A friend had recommended me to Jenny when looking for a...

Jessica.t.whitlockJtayw1
CARS
3-27-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

A friend had recommended me to Jenny when looking for a used car and I couldn't be happier! I was in a blind with little wiggle room in what I could afford. But with a trade in and a small amount to put down, she made it work and made everything so easy for me as a first time car buyer. She put me in a 2016 Toyota Corolla with all of the features I was looking for! Jenny is great at what she does and I would 10/10 recommended purchasing a vehicle through her.

No Nonsense

gordon956453
CARS
3-25-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Sales staff were knowledgeable, helpful, and there were no surprises or high pressure, I knew what my reasonable bottom lines were and they were respected. I came prepared with a loan approval from my credit union. My financing was respected and easily accommodated. There was no drama with outside inspection of my used car purchase or with my trade-in, All around, the experience was a win-win for me and the dealership.

Customer

Rahim Ali
CARS
3-20-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Staff in charles maund Toyota are very helpfull and experience they have all the car which is in your budget and need.

Asif Zulfiqar
Asif Zulfiqar
GOOGLE
3-19-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star
Rafael Lopez
Rafael Lopez
GOOGLE
3-19-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star
Frank Ramirez
Frank Ramirez
GOOGLE
3-19-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

i have an extended warranty through Charles Maund Toyota and have always received great service. sometimes the wait can be longer than expected, but you get that with any auto service provider anywhere. in my most recent visit, i had great communication from my service advisor, Lance. he went the extra mile from when i called to book my oil change appointment. due to the high mileage on my vehicle, he arranged to have my car looked over (in detail) by a technician for warranty issues and me over the phone, before coming in, that this would require a longer visit. they did find 2 leaks in my vehicle (covered under warranty) that required them to keep my car overnight, so he set me up with a rental car. when one of the parts he ordered arrived damaged, requiring them to keep my car longer, Lance again was in communication advising me of everything that was happening. thanks.

Denis geovany Dubon sarmiento
Denis geovany Dubon sarmiento
GOOGLE
3-18-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star
Michael Huy Tran
Michael Huy Tran
GOOGLE
3-18-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Jessica Parnell was the most helpful and kindest car sales person I've met and would definetly do business and recommend her to anyone! Andre's the new accessories salesman and Amy in finance were as equally great! I had just bought my second Corolla from this dealership and would give five stars to the mentioned above and the dealership all day!

Gloria Hill
Gloria Hill
GOOGLE
3-18-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Great experience and wonderful salesman.

Bought a great certified used RAV4

Duane H
CARS
3-17-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Overall a great experience. Efran is easy to work with

Edwin Hernandez
Edwin Hernandez
GOOGLE
3-15-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star
Eric Fannin
Eric Fannin
GOOGLE
3-14-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Had a really nice experience in their used car department. With our loan pre-approved from the bank, we knew what we wanted, took it for a test drive and was out the door in about 2hrs. Danielle and the finance guy were awesome! Never pushing anything extra on us and just helped us get what we wanted. We really appreciate the great service and recommend this dealership for anyone in the market for a used car or new Toyota!

Lawson Eason
Lawson Eason
GOOGLE
3-14-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

We had a few people involved in our sale that I want to mention. Josh is awesome he is the reason we decided to come in and buy! Art your an awesome guy, and thank you so much for your ability to wrap stuff up so quick for us. Gabriel thanks for listening to me talk, and you will be a great salesperson! Just hang in there! Lastly Frank in finance thank you sir for respecting our wishes and your courteous service! Also thank you so much for your service to our country. Your gonna love your new place and the quietness that comes with it!!! We really appreciate all you guys, and are happy we decided to buy a car with you guys! Your GM should give you a pat on the back😂😂😂😂

Kady Weatherby
Kady Weatherby
GOOGLE
3-13-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Alvin Reed is the bomb dot com! I told him what I wanted and he made it happen. No games. Excellent customer service! Highly recommended.

Sandy Moore
Sandy Moore
GOOGLE
3-13-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I wasn’t happy with the service received at Toyota Auto Nation, so I contacted Charles Maund and, luckily, worked with Jessica. She got me the exact car I wanted and stayed in contact the entire time we waited for it to be delivered! She’s hilarious and so sweet! If you get the chance to work with her, jump at it!

Cedric Sanderlin
Cedric Sanderlin
GOOGLE
3-13-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star
Josh Hatcher
Josh Hatcher
GOOGLE
3-12-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Great sales people and service!

Erin May
Erin May
GOOGLE
3-12-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

A job well done

MK_50
EDMUNDS
3-12-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Service was prompt, courteous, and professional. Staff gave good explanations of what work needed to be done.

Jesus Emilio
Jesus Emilio
GOOGLE
3-11-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star
Brian Coats
Brian Coats
GOOGLE
3-11-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star
David Means
David Means
GOOGLE
3-11-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star
ROBERT WILLIAMS
ROBERT WILLIAMS
GOOGLE
3-11-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star
Jeanette Schaefer
Jeanette Schaefer
GOOGLE
3-10-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Service was prompt, finished sooner than the hour expected. Facilities were clean and comfortable. Personel were polite and accommodating.

Tundra owner

Pete Y
CARS
3-10-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Have been working with Service Advisor Kevin Coyne for a number of years and his customer service is always top notch. Will continue to get my Tundra serviced here with customer service like this.

Dan Fagan
Dan Fagan
GOOGLE
3-9-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I was greeted by the salesman, Grant Watts, and he took me back to his office to asertain what exactly I was looking for in a new vehicle. I originally was looking for a corolla sport or the like, but I was open minded to what ever suggestions the saleman offered. Since I was trading in an older corvette with a butt load of miles on it, I was ready for something newer with better gas milage. After a bunch of targeted questions on the type, interior, color and year, he came up with a great suggestion on trying out a camry sport. We took it for a spin and I was greatly impressed and when we returned to the car lot, he set the sale in motion. Shortly after that, I drove it home. His suggestion was spot on with what I was looking for. Thanks Grant for all your help.

James M.
James M.
YELP
3-8-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I purchased a 2020 Toyota Camry from Shannon Brady. It was a great buying experience! Easy, fast, no "back and forth" with the sales manager and most of all NO PRESSURE! I would definitely recommend!

Osiris Pineda
Osiris Pineda
GOOGLE
3-7-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star
Demetrio Cantu
Demetrio Cantu
GOOGLE
3-6-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Empty Star

Dropping car off to get checked. Please get rid of that skinny white girl in your commercials ! She is annoying!

Carrie Gorner
Carrie Gorner
GOOGLE
3-5-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Oil change

Daniel
CARS
3-5-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Great service and they gave me a veterans discount.

Great Experience At Charles Maund Toyota

Peyton Prince
CARS
3-5-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

This was the best car buying experience one could ever imagine. Shannon Brady, the sales rep, was very knowledgeable, professional and courteous. I do not hesitate to recommend Charles Maund Toyota. Awesome Dealership!

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