Millions of used cars are bought in the US each year. There are some great bargains available in the market but there are also the ones with some serious pitfalls. According to recent stats, one in every three used car checked has a hidden history and one in 20 has a mileage discrepancy and that could mean that it's been clocked. But dont worry, we are here to protect yourself against these risks and buy your ideal used car at the right price & to do this we will introduce you to certain guidelines you should stick to make the right purchase.


Firstly, check if the cars have been properly maintained, vouch for its mileage and history,take it for a test drive and negotiate the best price but before you get into any of that you first need to decide what type of car it is you need after all there's no point looking at normal hatchbacks if they're not going to be big enough for your family


Once you make up your mind on the type of car you then need, to narrow it down to a specific model great source of information are our car buying guides. They give you information about known faults for a car belonging to a particular make, model and year. After you get past this stage and done your research you can find a vast array of cars for sale on line. This will give you a good idea of what price you can expect to pay. If you do your background checks there are some sweet deals to be had that you may not always find at the dealers as they usually sell it more expensive than the prices you will find online


There are a couple of things you need to check in it like the chassis number so you match the chassis number there to the one on the car and if they do which is a good start also check some other things such as the colour make sure the colour matches up and that the engine under the bonnet is as mentioned.


After you have verified every all the parts of the vehicle are as you know, you're covered in that aspect. Next, you need to, pick a course which takes in a variety of roads, for example, some double carriageway some twisty streets and clearly driving through town. You should be considering leaving the seller behind since you don't need them always yapping in your ear diverting you or you're endeavoring to consider how the auto feels to drive and if it has any issues. There are a couple of key tests which can feature normal issues on an utilized auto and it's worth your time to do them since they are easy to perform and important in determining the performance of the vehicle and identify any issues with it.

Lastly, once all this is verified and you have made sure about the vehicle history and the price of the used car, go ahead and get your new vehicle home.