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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.
Buying a New Car?
Here are some of the best Car Buying Websites
- 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:
Some of the best used Car Buying Websites in Australia
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.