USED CAR BUYING TIPS
Resources: Some cars are definitely worth putting money into, but only if the price reflects its true condition.
Looks can be very deceiving at times. Therefore, it is important to remember that a nice polish job or flashy exterior does not always represent the quality of the vehicle itself. Although it is common to pay more for a better-looking car, there are many more factors to keep in mind when purchasing a pre-owned car.
When considering how much you are willing to pay, examining the interior of the car is important. The condition, whether it is excellent or tattered, says a lot about the person who previously owned it and therefore how the rest of the car was maintained.
Inspecting the tires is often an ignored task when shopping for a vehicle. Look at the tire quality (bald, average or new), the kind of tire and if each of the tires matches one another.
It is important to do some research about current car prices in the market place. By checking with your bank or researching online (NADA.com or KBB.com), you will avoid overpaying for a car or getting scammed.