Used car value is determined by many factors among which key elements are of course brand, model and year of production. However, there are other factors that have to be taken into account when precisely evaluating a given car.
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.
So you just passed you driver’s licence test, received the document and looking for your own 4 wheels. What car to choose? Young drivers not always choose reasonable as emotions often take over rational thinking as they want to show off in a fancy car. However, a decision about buying your first car should be well-thought-out.
When buying a used car from someone else than family or friend we have basically three options – searching through classifieds in print (still used by older people who are not keen on using the Internet), browsing through online classifieds (e.g. websites like motors.co.uk or gumtree.com/cars) and visiting a used car dealer. Every option has its pros and cons.
You are buying a used car for a bargain price and at first glance it seems too good to be true. If you have doubts whether the seller is the actual owner of the car, it is wise to check the legal status of the vehicle. There are a few ways to do so.