Buying a Car?

Register of stolen cars and other ways to check a car before purchase

Added 14 May 2014 by

You buy a car from abroad for a good price and with low mileage, you register it, pay the insurance and after a couple of months Police knocks on your door saying the car you own is reported as stolen. This is the biggest nightmare that could happen to people who bought a used car, yet there are ways to protect yourself from such scenario. One way is to check the register of stolen cars.
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Buying a Car?

Used car in excellent condition? Checking a car is not only looking at its paint.

Added 29 April 2014 by

While reading classifieds about used cars one can not resist the feeling that all of them are accidents free. However, the reality is completely different – if a car is cheap, has little mileage and good year of production it is highly probable that is was involved in some collisions and all faults have been fixed or hidden.
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Buying a Car?

History of used car and its previous purpose – does it matter when buying?

Added 23 April 2014 by

Checking the car’s history (e.g. through VIN) we can encounter that it was previously leased to a company. Some customers instantly give up such vehicle assuming that it is neglected and has a high mileage. This is not entirely true and after lease car have their advantages too just like autos previously used as taxis. How important is the past of a used car when it comes to purchase?

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Buying a Car?

VIN verification will help reveal unfair seller

Added 4 April 2014 by

Experienced car fraudster, who have sold many cars is very clever and can deceive even someone who knows autos very well. They sell car with fake service books, retract odometer so the mileage appears to be credible or hide collision effects. A good way to prevent this from happening to us is to verify VIN – thanks to this we will know the past of the car as it was.
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