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A Mechanic's Guide to Checking a Used Car
A Mechanic's Guide to Checking a Used Car
A good mechanic will spot the danger signs before a car comes to a shuddering halt, so it's worth listening to an expert before buying....
An Ecologist's Guide to Buying a Green Car
An Ecologist's Guide to Buying a Green Car
It's not easy being green, especially when it comes to choosing an environmentally-friendly car, so get advice from an ecologist before buying....
Beware of Fraudulent Used Car Sellers
Beware of Fraudulent Used Car Sellers
Not all used car ads are what they seem and buyers risk losing money if they fall into the traps set by fraudulent sellers....
Buy the Right Used Car for You
Buy the Right Used Car for You
Whether it's small and economical, spacious and practical or fast and powerful there is a car for everyone, so be sure to make the right choice....
Buying a Classic Used Car
Buying a Classic Used Car
Owning a classic car can be extremely rewarding, but keeping such a car on the road can take a lot of time, work and money....
Buying a Trendy Used Car
Buying a Trendy Used Car
Iconic cars of yesteryear have been re-launched with all the mod cons, making the trendy Mini, Beetle and Fiat 500 desirable used cars....
Buying a Used Car to Tow a Caravan
Buying a Used Car to Tow a Caravan
Those buying a used car to tow a caravan must make sure the vehicle is heavy enough and powerful enough to do the job safely....
Buying a Used Car With a Special Number Plate
Buying a Used Car With a Special Number Plate
Even when a used car is not worth the money asked, it can be a good buy if it comes with a number plate that can be sold on....
Buying Accessories for a Used Car
Buying Accessories for a Used Car
Modern car accessory stores are filled to the brim with high-tech gadgets, so gone are the days of spending a few quid on fluffy dice....
Check the Used Car's Paperwork
Check the Used Car's Paperwork
It may not be as exciting as the test drive, but it is vital to ensure the paperwork is in order before purchasing a used car....
Checking a Used Car for Faults
Checking a Used Car for Faults
Buying a used car is a massive financial commitment, so take time to carry out a series of checks that can uncover any problems or faults....
Create a Used Car Checklist
Create a Used Car Checklist
A checklist can help a buyer avoid a bad investment and, by pointing out any defects, it may be possible to get the asking price reduced....
Get a Used Car Data Check
Get a Used Car Data Check
A vehicle data check will reveal the truth if a car has been scrapped, written off or reported stolen, so get one to avoid expensive mistakes....
Good Used Car Models to Buy
Good Used Car Models to Buy
A buyer should know which makes and models to target and which ones to avoid when buying a used car, but it is not always straightforward....
Have a Used Car Checked by Experts
Have a Used Car Checked by Experts
Some buyers may be put off by the price of a professional used car inspection, but those who skimp on it may pay a far higher price....
How Green is Your Chosen Used Car?
How Green is Your Chosen Used Car?
Buying an eco-friendly used car can save money as well as the planet, and greener cars are available within all performance classes....
Is a Used Company Car an Option?
Is a Used Company Car an Option?
Buying an ex-company car is akin to buying a lottery ticket, as some will be winners but others will be fit only for the bin....
Is Petrol, Diesel or Biofuel the Best Option?
Is Petrol, Diesel or Biofuel the Best Option?
Choosing the right fuel type is one of the key decisions when buying a used car and getting it wrong can be an expensive mistake....
People Carrier Versus Estate
People Carrier Versus Estate
People carries are more fashionable than estate cars, but the debate rumbles on about which type of vehicle offers the best value for money....
Police Advice on How to Avoid Buying a Stolen Car
Police Advice on How to Avoid Buying a Stolen Car
The police know every trick in the car criminal's book, so those about to buy a used car would do well to heed their advice....
Read the Reviews Before Buying a Used Car
Read the Reviews Before Buying a Used Car
Most motoring journalists have driven hundreds of cars and so can give an informed opinion of a car and compare it with the others in its class....
Test Driving a Used Car
Test Driving a Used Car
A test drive is a key part of any used car inspection, so be thorough and if in doubt get the car checked by a trustworthy mechanic....
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