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Australian Fleet Sales: Blacktown

77 Richmond Rd, Blacktown, NSW, 2148

Over 100,000 cars sold in the past decade. Visit any of our 10 dealerships & explore 800 quality used cars.

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J & S Prestige Motors

18 Panamax Dr, Ravenhall, VIC, 3023

We service European cars, all makes and models. We carry all mechanical repairs to your vehicle.

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Rockingham Holden

20 Smeaton Way, Rockingham, WA, 6168

If you are searching for a new or used Holden in WA, our friendly, professional staff are ready to provide you with all the help you need. We are easily able to assist you with insurance and financing solutions or even vehicle maintenance tips. For the best in sales & service, this WA Holden dealership has you covered.

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Direct Car Buyers

Level 1, 66-76 Dickson Ave, Artarmon, NSW, 2064

Direct car buyers we cover all of the Sydney area from our base on the North Shore. We specialise in placing cars with dealers that want to sell your type and brand of car. Saving you time and money whilst achieving you a great price.

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Highbury Automotive Services

138-140 Highbury Rd, Burwood, VIC, 3125

At Highbury Automotive Services, we offer expert service & quality repairs at competitive rates. We offer a large selection of car maintenance and repair services that cover every major system within your vehicle.

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User Guide To Used Cars

Since the invention of cars, it has played a vital part of our transportation. It has been the only means of commuting from one place to another in short span of time. As a result, this made the transportation of people and goods to longer distances easier faster and less stressful. Cars came into being and they have emerged as one of the basic necessities for most of those individuals who can afford to possess a car. Furthermore, both the society and the economy continue to grow because of cars. However, buying a new car or a dream car seems too expensive for most of us.

Considering the expense of new cars, buying a used car can be the most efficient way to save money. It is also a good way to avoid unscrupulous dealers and private owners. In buying a used car, you need to ensure that you are getting a car worth every buck you pay for. With so much to know about used cars, many individuals get home and find out that the vehicle they purchased is not nearly as well maintained as they were led to believe. Because of this, you need to be patient and wise before finalizing the deal.

You can purchase a used car from a car dealer, a company, government department or a private individual. Before agreeing to purchase the used car, the state road authority can inform you if the car has been reported stolen written off or has caveats such as unpaid car payments. It will confirm the owner, whether the registration is current and the amount of stamp duty (tax) payable.
In looking for a used car, it is important to find out as much as possible the condition of the car during test drive. It is also wise if you would have a mechanic with you in checking the vehicle's condition. By taking the car for a test drive, you can ensure that it is fully capable of performing everything what a car should.

The most important thing about buying a used car is that you know everything about the history of the car, including:

  • The number of previous owners
  • If the car was ever involved in an accident
  • Any previous mechanical problems
  • The maintenance history of the car

You should also consider that there are used cars to avoid such as:

  • Police cars, fleet cars, or taxis
  • Used station wagons
  • Used trucks or commercial vans
  • Models that have gone completely out of production
  • Cars with engines that have been modified
  • Sports cars with racing modifications
  • Very new used cars
  • Old vehicles with very low mileage
  • Any car that has been in a wreck
  • Possibly stolen vehicles
  • Previously salvaged vehicles
  • Cars that have been recalled for defective parts
  • Pre-1992 vehicles with defective air conditioners

Buying a used car gives you a large benefit because you can often get a great deal while, in many cases, the car you buy may even be relatively new. Always remember, the most common car-buying mistakes made do involve the purchase of used cars. When you have a good idea of what kind of car best fits your needs and budget, you can begin your research on used cars.

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Julie

19 Jul 2014
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Found this business to be extremely dishonest in their dealings with us. We did buy a car and realiz...
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Bramleys

468 Albany Hwy, Victoria Park, WA
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Trece

12 Jul 2014
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I was taken advantage of our vulnerable family situation, and ended up with such a bad deal. I was p...
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Australian Fleet Sales: Blacktown

77 Richmond Rd, Blacktown, NSW
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Glen

04 Jul 2014
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I called the service department for advice on a car. They appeared to be helpful as soon I mentioned...
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Rockingham Holden

20 Smeaton Way, Rockingham, WA
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Christie

17 Jun 2014
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Do not buy your car from here. They are ex mine cars and they are not ever road worthy. When you poi...
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William Street Autos

1742 Albany Hwy, Kenwick, WA

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