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Do This Before Buying a Pre-owned Vehicle!

Do This Before Buying a Pre-owned Vehicle!

If you are looking for a new ride, a pre-used car may be a good option, especially if you are on a tight budget. A pre-owned car can save you over $5000 in purchase costs because new cars depreciate by 20% the moment they hit the road. But before buying the pre-owned car, you need to conduct a professional inspection to ensure it's in good condition. Conduct A Pre-Purchase Inspection It's important to take the used car to an independent auto repair shop for a pre-purchase inspection before buying it. A qualified specialist mechanic does a pre-purchase inspection. The inspection involves the mechanic conducting a test drive on varied landscapes to identify suspension problems and engine performance issues. The independent inspector will prepare an inspection report highlighting all the major issues and recommend whether it's a good idea to buy the car. If the mechanic identifies parts that need replacement, you can go back to the dealer and negotiate a lower price to acco ... read more