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We’ve put together the following Car buying advice

Whether you’re buying a new or used car we recommend getting a pre-purchase car inspection.

Car buying advice

Buying a New Car?

Here are some of the best Car Buying Websites

http://www.carpoint.com.au
http://www.carsales.com
http://www.carsguide.com.au/
http://www.drive.com.au
http://www.gumtree.com.au/cars

Research

  • What are the features you need?
  • Is it easy to service?
  • What’s your budget?
  • Is the vehicle fuel efficient?
  • Check for reviews of the vehicle you are considering?
  • Are they reliable?
  • Do they sold well?
  • Test drive a number of vehicles.
  • Is it comfortable? or noisy?
  • Take someone with you who knows all about cars.

What to look out for

  • Inspect the body of the vehicle for scratches, dents dodgy workmanship etc
  • Differing coloured paint finishes – shows signs of respraying

Before driving away in your new car

  • Always make sure you’re receiving what you ordered, and that there is no new damage to the car.
  • DON’T SIGN ANYTHING until you are completely satisfied with the vehicle. A reputable dealer should always go over the car with you before you sign.
  • Take your time there’s no rush and go through a checklist.

Buying a Used Car?

Car Inspections Services Sydney:

www.iaensw.com.au

Some of the best used Car Buying Websites in Australia

http://www.gumtree.com.au/cars
www.carsales.com
www.carsguide.com.au

What to look out for

  • Check if there’s any finances owed
  • Check for any accidents history

How to purchase a used vehicle

  • Inspect the vehicles body for damages Dents and Scratches
  • Differing paint finishes *Warning could be signs of an accident* This maybe a result of respraying.
  • This can be for many reasons, ask owner as to why the difference in spray colour
  • Inspect the vehicles engine, etc Check for service records, logbook, etc
  • Take to local trusted mechanic and ask for an inspection.
  • Settle on desired price.
  • Cash, bank transfer or bank cheque are all very valid options. Bank cheques are the most secure.
  • Make sure you have official paperwork with signatures from both the buyer and seller.
  • Then fill out all the relevant sections on registration papers.
  • Make your final payment and smile as you shake their hand and driving away
  • Go to nearest RTA/ Motor Registry and fill out a form for Application for Transfer of Registration. Pay all the transfer fees and you’re done.
  • Finalise insurance details along with payments if you haven’t already.
  • Settle any ordeal with your e-tag, etc.

ENJOY YOUR NEW CAR!!

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We’ve put together the following Car buying advice