Buying a used car

Our extra easy guide to buying a used car

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Getting started

When you’re buying a car, why not take our indispensable check list to make sure you get the best car and a great deal?

Extra Easy Buyers' Checklist

Where to buy

Finding the right car for you is essential and so is knowing where to look. Here’s an easy guide to the places to search and what they offer you.

Where can I buy a used car?

What to look for in the car

It can be daunting knowing what to look for when buying a used car. Here’s how to be a confident, happy buyer.

What should I look for with the car?

Taking a test drive

Taking a test drive is the most exciting part of buying a car and your chance to make sure it’s perfect for you, here’s a quick summary of the questions you’ll want answered.

What should I know about the test drive?

How to negotiate

Knowing how to negotiate when buying a car is not a dark art and it shouldn’t be peppered with jargon. Here are our 10 Golden Rules.

How should I negotiate?

Pre-purchase checks

Buying a car is an exciting time and one you should enjoy. To make sure it’s as pleasurable as possible, it’s worth carrying out these simple and easy checks before you pay.

What should be my pre-purchase checks?

Nearly new car

You could enjoy the benefits of a brand new car whilst saving money by buying ‘nearly new’.

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Legal rights

Buying a car is one of the biggest purchases most of us make. Read our guide to staying on the right side of the law and being protected.

What are my legal rights?