How to Start Your Own Powersports Dealership


If you’re interested in starting your own Powersports dealership but you’re not sure where to start, we have some tips to get you off the ground.

1. Experience.

It’s suggested to have at least six months of experience working for a Powersports dealership.

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If you don’t have that, you’ll still need some business experience.

2. Seed Money

This is what will get you off the ground. It’ll help you start with some inventory and a place to lease. You’ll want to find a commercial location zoned specifically for Powersports. Getting a storefront by a busy road will be best because you can then put the vehicles by the road.

3. Demographic

Find out what is popular in your area. If you live in the country, then ATVs might be the way. If you live near a lake, then waterskis might be the best option. Find out what suits the people where your business is. It is also suggested to find a state, city, or area with fewer regulations. This will make getting started much easier.

You also have the option to go a completely different route. If you don’t want to start from scratch, you can always buy out another business. Find what works best for you.


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