Used Car Buying and Selling Advice

Here at UsedCar.co.uk we know that selling your treasured motor, and buying a used car, can be a daunting experience. To help you, we’ve produced some guides that will help you avoid the pitfalls and make the whole process as stress-free as possible. Follow our advice and we will help you get the best price possible when the time comes to sell, and ensure that you don’t end up with a lemon when you buy! We hope you find this information interesting and useful but if there is one thing to remember when buying or selling a car it is this: if something doesn’t feel right about the deal, then walk away. Remember that and you won’t go far wrong.



Used Car Buying Advice



Setting a budget for your car

You might already know exactly how much you are going to spend on your next car, but if not we've got a few helpful tips...

Choosing my next car

When deciding on which car to get next. Follow our advice to help you pick the right car.

Buying an imported car

Unsure wether or not to buy an imported car? Read our guide to help make an informed decision.

Contacting the seller

Need advice about contacting the seller of a car? Read our guide to help make the process easier and safer.

What to look for when buying a used car

Checking a potential purchase is an important part of the car-buying process. Our advice will help you look out for common problems.

Taking the car for a test drive

Essential advice on the things to look out for when taking a car on a test drive.

Check vehicle history and paperwork

Checking the vehicle history and paperwork is a very important part of the car buying process, read and follow our advice.

Getting the best used car deal

Just as with selling a car, make sure you know what it is worth by using price guides, motoring magazines, and by looking at the prices of similar cars for sale.

Used Car Selling Advice



Preparing your car for sale

Remember, first impressions count so it is worth spending just a little time to ensure that everything is in tip-top condition.

Selling your car

People are often unsure as to the best way of selling their old car, while of course wanting to get the best price.

Preparing a car advert

There are thousands of cars for sale at any one time, so you want to make your advertisement as good as possible so it stands out from the crowd.

Dealing with buyers

This is often the part of the selling process that most concerns people, but don't worry, follow our comprehensive advice.

Taking a buyer on a test drive

A potential buyer will almost always want to test drive your car, so there are a few things to watch out for...

Paperwork and accepting payment

It really does pay to be vigilant here. In the joy of selling your car, it can be very easy to overlook the details with potentially serious consequences.

Used Car Buying Advice by Car Make



Audi

Audi history and used car buying advice and tips.

BMW

BMW history and used car buying advice and tips.

Honda

Honda history and used car buying advice and tips.

Peugeot

Peugeot history and used car buying advice and tips.

Porsche

Porsche history and used car buying advice and tips.

Renault

Renault history and used car buying advice and tips.