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Finding Used Cars for Sale

Cheap used cars are suited to certain situations and people. There are many ways to find used cars that can meet your standards. However, if you are looking to buy a used car, it could become overwhelming with so many considerations to bear in mind. See the following guide to buying cheap used cars to help you to find the best car within your individual budget.

Used Cars


Firstly, figure out how much you can spend on a car. This will help you to narrow down the choice immediately. Consider how much you will spend on the car itself, as well as the running and maintenance costs thereafter. You may want to disregard any cheap used cars that need a lot of work done to them.


Look at ads in magazines and websites for your local area. Searching for used cars on the internet is probably the easiest and most efficient method. A website is constantly updated, which means that cars that have been sold will not appear online. This cuts out any unnecessary time wasting contacting sellers whose ads are old. You will also be able to see numerous photos and find contacting the seller much simpler.


You will need to contact sellers once you have narrowed down your car for sale search. IF you buy a used car in this way there are certain questions that must be asked about the car for sale. This means that you can avoid going to visit a car that may not meet your standards, or be suitable for your particular situation. Questions you can ask include:

•    How long has the seller owned the car?

•    Has the car been in an accident at any point?

•    Is the car in good working order?

•    What is the MOT and tax situation?

•    What extra features does the used car for sale have?


You should now be ready to visit a used car for sale. Make sure you are happy that it is in the condition it has been described to be in.

Other Ways

Other options of finding cheap used cars include:

•    Used car dealerships

•    Car auctions