Tips and Advice for Buying a Second Hand Car
When you drive a new car out of the showroom, it instantly loses about 20% of its value straight away - which goes to say that buying a car is never going to be an investment. However, if you buy a second hand car, you can find an affordable motor at a price which won't depreciate as quickly as that of a new car - so buying a second hand car can prove to be a much more cost effective purchase than buying new.
But we're sometimes lead to believe that the world of second hand car sales is awash with the stereotypical car salesman, ready to pounce on unsuspecting customers and take advantage of their ignorance of mechanics. So, how do you go about buying a second hand car which is not going to break down the minute you drive off into the sunset? There are three key places to buy a second hand car: from a second hand car dealership, a private seller, or an auction.
Buying from a reputable second hand car dealership is probably the safest waycontinue reading