The title alone may be a little overwhelming but if you are a parent with little ones you know that most of the time they go where you go and this includes shopping and other daily errands. Does this include car shopping? Yes! Now maybe if you are able you can get a babysitter for this experience that may be helpful, but a lot of families like to see if the vehicle is doable for their little ones by trying out space for themselves.

To cut down on little hassles when shopping for a car with little ones here are some tips that you may find of help.

Tip #1: Before heading out with your little ones to shop for that perfect family vehicle, do your research and homework. Find a few dealerships local to you first then start narrowing down your car choices and budget.  If you are able, set up an appointment with a dealer so that there is no chaos or confusion when walking in. You want to be prompted and ready, especially with children in tow.

Tip #2: Be sure to bring distractions for your little one while having your meeting. This includes maybe a sippy cup, mess-free snacks, a coloring book, picture book, and even a child-friendly device with learning games.

Tip #3: Before heading to the dealership, make sure you have all of your needed supplies, such as an extra outfit, sunscreen, and proper outdoor clothing. 

Tip #4: If able, bring along your spouse. One to do the business side and the other to take the kids for a little walk if they start to get antsy. You can then take turns. This is helpful to avoid meltdowns, etc.


Zeigler Chrysler Dodge Ram of Kalamazoo

3939 Stadium Dr
Directions Kalamazoo, MI 49008-1421

  • Sales: 269-375-4500
  • Service: (269) 743-4155
  • Parts: (269) 743-4142


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