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170 Welshpool Rd, Welshpool, WA, 6106

Hundreds of quality used cars under one roof. All cars are workshop inspected.

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Private Fleet

By Appointment, Chatswood, NSW, 2067

You get pre-owned car at good condition within affordable budget.

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We Want Your Wheels: Osborne Park

82 Howe St, Osborne Park, WA, 6017

We Want Your Wheels can be found at three convenient locations across Perth. We offer best advice on how you can sell your car fast and FREE redbook valuation online. Come and visit us now!

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Mandurah Mazda

137 Pinjarra Rd, Mandurah, WA, 6210

Mandurah Mazda is one of Australia's largest Mazda dealerships in Perth for new and used Mazda vehicles.

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Better Car Company

966 Elizabeth St, Zetland, NSW, 2017

We will make you a genuine offer to buy your car on-the-spot, whether your car is under finance, or you own it outright we settle instantly. We are open Mondays to Fridays, 9am-5 pm, and Saturdays, 9am-1pm. An appointment is essential, so please call or email us.

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Blue Sky Cash for Cars

73 Factory Rd, Oxley, QLD, 4075

We provide free towing of your used and scrap cars.

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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Stockwell Motors Auto Wholesalers

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Better Car Company

966 Elizabeth St, Zetland, NSW
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Heart Beat Cars

124 Parramatta Rd, Croydon, NSW
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