Buy vs Lease near Louisville, KY

Buy vs Lease near Louisville, KY

As Kentucky’s oldest Ford dealership, our customers know they can come to us for help with any of their automotive-related questions, including advice on the right finance plan for their budget. If you’ve been on the fence about buying vs. leasing, come to chat with us here at Conway-Heaton!

Should I Buy or Lease?

At the end of the day, both options provide a long list of benefits and will ultimately allow you to achieve your goal of getting behind the wheel of a great vehicle. However, buying and leasing do have some distinguishing characteristics that you may want to keep in mind as you plan your strategy. We always recommend starting with your monthly budget. Knowing roughly how much you can afford to put towards your vehicle payment plan is a great start, along with having an idea of any savings you can put towards the down payment. Next, take a moment to think about the future – where do you see yourself in three or five years? Once you have those questions answered, you’re ready to start.

Finance Basics

Financing your purchasing simply means that you’ll be breaking the total cost into monthly segments. The length of the finance contract could last anywhere from five to eight years, depending on how much you have to pay off and how much you can pay each month. This is where that estimated monthly budget and down payment amount come into play. If you are able to cover a decent portion of the cost at signing, you’ll have a higher chance of low monthly payments and then the ability to drive the vehicle even after it has been paid off. You could also choose to pass it down to a family member. Another good thing to note is that financing can be applied to both new and used vehicles.

Leasing Basics

With leasing, we’ll start with that last question about your future goals. If you aren’t sure, perhaps getting into a long-term payment is a little concerning for you. One major difference with a lease plan is that they are short – typically less than three years. This gives you the flexibility to change your vehicle or even turn in the keys and head your own way as your lifestyle changes. Although you won’t be working to own the vehicle, you could decide to start financing it once the lease is up. This is also a great opportunity if you don’t have a large sum saved up to provide as a down payment. Many customers like leasing because it allows them to drive a new vehicle every few years, taking advantage of the latest features.

Allow Conway-Heaton to help you feel confident in your decision! If you would like to discuss buy vs lease near Louisville, KY, our team is here six days a week.


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Jenbert
EDMUNDS
4-2-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

With all that is going on right now in the world. The service dept and dealership was following all CDC recommendations of social distancing and protection. My car was serviced and returned as clean as I brought it in.

Owner

Patrick
EDMUNDS
3-30-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Needed oil change. Dealer came to my house, picked up my car, serviced it and returned it to me. Pretty impressive

Conway-Heaton Great Service

Nataliya Corbit
CARS
3-27-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Got my vehicle in fast and performed the work very quickly and did a great job!

Conway Heaton

Mike Smith
CARS
3-27-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Happy with the time to get Fusion in and serviced the next day, didn?t cost any money to get a diagnostic reading cause the digital light doesn?t stay on only on up steep hills. Really appreciate the customer service.

Matthew
CARGURUS
3-25-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Conway Heaton is great. They are very helpful and friendly. Always willing to help.

Dustin Donahue
Dustin Donahue
GOOGLE
3-15-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Chuck was really helpful. As a 6 foot 2 inch heavier guy it's hard to find cars to fit my stature comfortably and he was very helpful in putting me in my 2016 Chevy Equinox. Walked me through step by step the loan processing and everything. Great place to shop around for a great deal

Chris StClair
Chris StClair
GOOGLE
3-12-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Only place in bardstown to buy new or used vehicles they are honest people no BS I stopped by months ago talked to Booker told him what I wanted knowing it would be a challenge to find the type of vehicle in the condition that I wanted but he did thanks Booker and all the Conway Heaton family

Steve Wackenthaler
Steve Wackenthaler
GOOGLE
3-10-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I purchased a used 2019 Ford Edge Titanium from Conway Heaton and it was one of my top experiences at a car lot. Kristen Littrell was my salesperson and she explained everything in detail for me. She answered all of my questions. I will definitely be back to see her.

Leeann Dever
Leeann Dever
GOOGLE
3-10-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Great experience from my friend Kristin Littrel at Conway Heaton. She worked her magic and got me a great price for my trade in and now I'm driving a new car! Highly recommend her on your next purchase. Was in and out within a hour.

Michael Breeding
Michael Breeding
GOOGLE
3-9-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Empty Star

Just bought my 2019 Ford Taurus and I love it!! My salesperson, Ann Taylor, was absolutely the best. I told her what kind of payment and the terms I wanted and she made it happen. Small snafu in the finance department but Pikey Conway took care of it and made it right. Overall, a great experience and I will definitely be a repeat customer. Thanks Ann!!!

Tammy Clark
Tammy Clark
GOOGLE
2-25-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Empty Star

Very friendly and knowledgeable. They let my husband and I look without any pressure. They even gave us a gas card because the car we called about was not there when we got there.

Joyce Hite
Joyce Hite
GOOGLE
2-22-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Very courteous dealership. The process of looking at vehicles and going thru with paperwork was fast and easy.

Mark Zellers
Mark Zellers
GOOGLE
2-22-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I can't say enough good things about Ann Taylor ( sales) and Brad Ginanonni ( I hope I spelled that correctly) finance. I felt as though they were listening to what my needs were and how I wished to finance my purchase. Between follow up calls and preparation, my purchase was smooth and simple. Thanks so much for everything.

Looking for my Stang!

Larry
CARS
2-22-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Great experience! Young lady was knowledgeable and friendly! The business manager was personable and we accomplished the buying process in a decent amount of time.

Jacque Cundiff
Jacque Cundiff
GOOGLE
2-21-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Was told was gonna take an hour my edge was done in 30 mins

Ryan Woodson
Ryan Woodson
GOOGLE
2-20-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star
Lawrence Higgins
Lawrence Higgins
GOOGLE
2-20-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Countrygirl535

countrygirl
EDMUNDS
2-20-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I was easy setting up appointment. The oil change was done in a timely manner.

Danielle Melvin
Danielle Melvin
GOOGLE
2-19-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I was in an accident and Conway Heaton did my repair. The only damage was to the back bumper area where another car rear ended me. I'm a mom to 3 young children and my car is often neglected in the cleanliness area due to this. When I got my car back, only a few days after dropping it off, it was spotless inside and out. I actually teared up I was so overwhelmed with joy and thankfulnes. They took the time to clean and wash my car for me when it was not required or even expected. Needless to say, I will be going back there from now on for any of my cars service needs, beginning tomorrow with an already scheduled oil change! Thank you all for going above and beyond for your customers!it is very much appreciated!

Ashley Ravenscraft
Ashley Ravenscraft
GOOGLE
2-17-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star
Paul Zizzo
Paul Zizzo
GOOGLE
2-16-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Empty Star Empty Star

Love this Truck

Mark Zellers
CARS
2-13-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Great people, from my first experience with Ann Taylor from sales to John Giannone is finance. I couldn't have been happier with my experience. This purchase was made in a small town and you know pretty much everybody. However I don't think this factor made a bit of difference. They made my purchase simple, safe and enjoyable. Thanks very much Mark Z

Ashley Cornish
Ashley Cornish
GOOGLE
2-12-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Kristen littrell made my experience awesome thanks

F150 Service 30K

Thomas Shakarian
CARS
2-10-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Always nice people to deal with, I had my truck 30,000 mile service.

David Jackson
David Jackson
GOOGLE
2-7-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Empty Star Empty Star

Excellent Service

Michelle Riordan
CARS
2-6-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Love their service! Don?t take my car anywhere else.

Cassidy Alma Fenwick
Cassidy Alma Fenwick
GOOGLE
1-30-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

This is my second vehicle from Conway-Heaton and I can say these folks are consistently hometown friendly and are knowledgeable about their products. My previous Ford Ranger performed beautifully and I have great expectations for my new Ford Focus. (This is my 7th Ford, so I have to admit I’m biased.) My salesperson, April, and the finance manager, John, were patient and helpful in what I always find to be a stressful process. I couldn’t ask for better. I have long recommended Conway-Heaton to my friends and they have earned my future recommendations.

Oil Change

Jnewto56
EDMUNDS
1-28-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Got my oil change in Ford Fusion. Was completed in a respectful time frame. The employees were nice and greeted you. Will be returning.

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Michael L Greenwell
CARS
1-27-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I, was in and out within 45 minutes of Conway servicing my Ford Escape. I had a Ford recall on my vehicle engine.

Kevin Taylor
Kevin Taylor
GOOGLE
1-24-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Me and my son drove two and a half hours to get to this dealershipfrom the first moment we walked in the door starting from the receptionist we was treated very very well our salesman was Brad we asked to test drive the car he got the keys took us for a test ride talk to us all the way on on a test ride came back to dealership made the deal which went very well then we went to sign the paper we dealt with Nicholas and once again he treated us very nice I have bought several cars and this is the first time I went into the finance department and wasn't harassed about buying extended warranty we also met one of the owners of the dealership very nice person thank you for treating me and my son very well I recommend anyone to come to this dealership it is worth the drive Kevin and Chris Taylor😃

Matthew Vogel
Matthew Vogel
GOOGLE
1-24-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Empty Star Empty Star

The people I dealt with during the buying process was great. Very friendly with no pressure to buy. They even threw in a spray on bed liner at my request. I am just disappointed with the purchase itself. I bought a 2013 F-150 because of its low mileage and fetuses I wanted. The truck looked in great shape but once I brought it home I discovered numerous places of rust throughout the truck. Needless to say I have regrets on buying this particular truck due to the rust issues it has.

Buyer?s Remorse

Matthew Vogel
CARS
1-23-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Empty Star Empty Star

The people I dealt with during the buying process was great. Very friendly with no pressure to buy. They even threw in a spray on bed liner at my request. I am just disappointed with the purchase itself. I bought a 2013 F-150 because of its low mileage and fetuses I wanted. The truck looked in great shape but once I brought it home I discovered numerous places of rust throughout the truck. Needless to say I have regrets on buying this particular truck due to the rust issues it has.

Dale Hundley
Dale Hundley
GOOGLE
1-23-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star
Patrick Overall
Patrick Overall
GOOGLE
1-22-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Very reputable business

Ms Sims

Ncky Sims
EDMUNDS
1-17-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Empty Star

Fast & courteous service

Ashley Holly
Ashley Holly
GOOGLE
1-16-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Empty Star

Service department very efficient

Cammy Reagan
CARS
1-13-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Very nice staff and very efficient. Greeted as soon as I entered the service department

Martha McClanahan
Martha McClanahan
GOOGLE
1-9-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

My husband and I purchased our Ford Explorer from Conway Heaton on December 21st. We had been shopping for months and Conway Heaton was by far the best place for us to purchase our new vehicle! Their prices and quality of their vehicles on their used inventory is excellent and the prices could not be beat any where else that we shopped! I would like to especially thank Ann Taylor for her excellent service. She is very knowledgeable about all the inventory and answered all our questions and then some! She made us feel very comfortable and made the buying process a easy and fun experience! She is so sweet and so nice! I also want to give the financial service guy a shout out. I think his name is John. I hope I remembered his name correctly. He was awesome ! He went above and beyond to get us the best deal and interest rate and we are very thankful to him, Ann and every one who helped us on our journey! I highly recommend Conway Heaton for anyone looking for honest and excellent service! My dad bought his first new truck from Conway Heaton in 1974. And I’m so proud that I got mine from the same dealer and I know he was looking down from heaven that day with a big smile when I got my new truck as well. His was blue and mine is too!! Sincerely, Martha Mcclanahan. 🙂

Rebekah Smith
Rebekah Smith
GOOGLE
1-8-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Just bought a brand new Ford Escape from Chuck Cooke and Simmon Willett. They did a amazing job to please me got me many rebates. Payment where I asked them to have it.

clayton cash
clayton cash
GOOGLE
1-7-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Booker T Polin III is the man to see

Great dealership

F-150’s
EDMUNDS
12-30-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Great job and fast service

One of the best service centers! :)

John G.
EDMUNDS
12-29-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

In a day when we use the word "Trust" flippantly and casually, I can honestly say that the service I receive fro Conway- Heaton is reliable, courteous and fairly priced in my several experiences with them for all of my Ford Vehicles overt he last 10 years. Steve Greenwell is the finest service manager I've dealt with over my lifetime and his assistant, Carl, has always been there fro us as well. Good outfit - trustworthy company - very fair and competitive in the market. John G

Zach Martin
Zach Martin
GOOGLE
12-26-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Empty Star

Kristen was a awesome sales woman ! She care on me and got me why I wanted only reason it’s a 4 out of 5 is because I didn’t care for the sale manager but over all still a great experience!

Seth Bernard
Seth Bernard
GOOGLE
12-26-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

My salesperson Kristen made the process super easy! Had an answer for every question I had. Already plan on buying from her again in March. Thanks again Kristen!

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