If buying a new car is complicated, even more so is that of a used car. A complication of choosing the model joins the more interesting to find one that is in good condition, a task that we must resort to all common sense you have and, above all, good observation skills. Some of the tips of buying a new car used also for opting for a secondhand.
1. – Be clear about what kind of car you want
For a model that we are looking to buy second hand, usually have more flexibility to choose, within our budget because we find a greater choice of different segments and in different states. In any case it is important that we are clear on the type of vehicle you want to buy and its engine.
2. – Choose either the place of purchase
We must choose the place of purchase: establishing specific transaction, dealer or an individual. To refine and streamline the search a little, we can use the print ads in magazines or newspapers, specialized websites or specific means for the purchase and sale between individuals.
3. – Asesórate
If we have the advice of an expert in the field, the better. It is common to hear that the model that we like has been owned by an elderly lady, with driver, who always kept in garage and barely used. It is advisable to test each and every one of the different sections that make up the vehicle: body, engine, transmission, interior, looking for possible body and paint repairs that betray a bad deal. Normally gums windows, the “waters” in painting, bubbles or pitch differences between two body components made betray a bad repair. We should also seek leaking engine fluids, transmission or cooling system. An effective way to detect these latest incidents is upload it to an elevator to carefully observe the state of the underbody.
4. – Take a walk with your usual driver
We can ask the owner to give us a ride in the car driving it. We will look at your driving, if the engine requires a lot, if you make changes quickly and if your driving, try to conceal vehicle problems (with handling the steering wheel can hide the address “pulls” to one side, if it takes too long to shift gears can mean it scratches, brakes well in advance if the brakes can not be good). Later we drive us to verify that there are no problems with the car and our driving style. Continue reading Choosing Secondhand Car Tips