Anyone thinking of buying a new or used Kubota, whether a Kubota tractor or other type of Kubota product, will need to consider whether they purchase it through a registered Kubota dealer.
There are other alternatives such as another unauthorised dealership, through a private sale, through an online auction such as eBay or privately from another individual.
There are many advantages and opposite some disadvantages with buying from a Kubota dealer, and it is worth having a checklist of what is most important to the individual before making such a decision.
If you are buying a new Kubota tractor or other product, then you will need to approach a Kubota dealer as this is the only effective route to such a purchase.
There are however a number of factors that can influence this decision.
If you live in an area where realistically there is more than one Kubota dealer that you could approach, then it is well worth exploiting that position by comparing the various offers that the Kubota dealers are likely to offer you.
If you do have any Kubota dealers in your vicinity, or only one, then it is up to you to decide how far you are willing to travel in order to obtain a better deal from a Kubota dealer.
When deciding what type of Kubota tractor or other product to buy from a Kubota dealer, it is worth thinking in the same terms that you would if you were going to negotiate buying or leasing a new car or auto from any major car manufacturer.
The principles are pretty much the same. Any Kubota dealer will have a degree of flexibility concerning prices, as well as any special offers that may be available through Kubota itself is a corporation.
As such it is well worth doing some individual research to find out what the true cost of what a kubota tractor is, as well as finding out what the dealership markup is on the tractor. This information may require that of digging, but there are many online forums and discussion groups which can help point you in the right direction.
The other issues to consider when thinking of buying from a Kubota dealer, is how helpful they are likely to be in it comes to questions concerning servicing and maintenance.
This can potentially be a major headache especially if you rely on the tractor for your business.
You need to know that the Kubota dealer is likely to be amenable and helpful in terms of issues such as delivery of the tractor itself, and helping you arrange delivery and collection of the tractor as when it needs any work doing to it by way of regular servicing and maintenance or any emergency power some reason ceases to function properly.