Helpful Tips for buying a Used car!
There is much advice about buying a used car, and how to go about it. The daunting task can be frustrating and tiresome but with a little guidance you can find a great car at a good price and avoid buying one of those cars that we wish we hadnt!
When thinking about your ideal used car, make sure you factor in costs of fuel, car insurance and obviously potential maintenance costs. If you are very car-savvy, perhaps even taking into consideration depreciation costs too.
Don’t buy a used car, nearly new or second hand vehicle without the documentation. No matter how much they label the car, never buy a car that does not have a logbook. You can call the DVLA to check the engine size, colour and also most importantly that the date of registration matches those of the used cars V5C (logbook).
Getting a history check whenever you buy a used car will also ensure you are in good stead for a genuine bargain and make sure that you take someone with you when you go to view the vehicle because a second opinion could save you from paying out more for the car, than the vehicles worth.
If the car in question has oddly clocked up several miles on the clock, have your car professionally inspected for clarification that it is roadworthy and in good condition the RAC have a dedicated team that carry out Rac Inspection up and down the country.
For a range of used car offers in Reading Berkshire, call or visit us and see why we are the fastest growing motor group in the Thames Valley.
We specialize in the popular Ford Ka & Ford Focus as well as the Vauxhall Astra & Vauxhall Corsa so we always have around a 1000 used cars to choose from all Rac inspected.
Visit Berkshire Fiesta Centre for more tips on how to find that ideal used car.