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CarsRus Australia

By Appointment, Craigieburn, VIC, 3064

Delivers to or Services Australia-Wide (Online only)

CarsRus Australia connects you to the right people. Whether you want to sell your car, find a car to purchase, or be connected to our many contractors. We get you the best results.

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Are You Selling: Glenside

2A Gilles Rd, Glenside, SA, 5065

For over 35 years, Are You Selling has helped thousands of individuals and Australian businesses.

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Concord Land Rover

49-53 Parramatta Rd, Concord, NSW, 2137

Concord Land Rover is a family-owned business conveniently located in the inner west area of Sydney. Our brand new Land Rover dealership features a multi-level indoor showroom.

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Are You Selling: South Melbourne

202 Normanby Rd, South Melbourne, VIC, 3205

For over 35 years, Are You Selling has helped thousands of individuals and Australian businesses get the best deal for their private, company or fleet vehicles. We buy all makes and models, 2001 onwards.

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Are You Selling: Karalee

57 Melbourne St, Karalee, QLD, 4306

For over 35 years, Are You Selling has helped thousands of individuals and Australian businesses get the best deal for their private, company or fleet vehicles. We buy all makes and models, 2001 onwards.

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Are You Selling: Southport

9 Frinton St, Southport, QLD, 4215

For over 35 years, Are You Selling has helped thousands of individuals and Australian businesses get the best deal for their private, company or fleet vehicles. We buy all makes and models, 2001 onwards.

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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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