Whenever people think about car-buying, the first thing that comes to mind is going to a dealer and buying a new late model, 0 km. But many times they have very high prices, so a good alternative is to buy a used car.
Buying a used car is an alternative if your budget does not allow you a new one, you will be getting good quality and economical vehicle, however, we must keep in mind these tips at the time of purchase:
Verify the documentation
It is imperative to verify that all the documentation of the car is properly in order. It is very common that when passing the car from one owner to another the papers are not in order, and then at the moment of a revision, this can become a real headache. So always check that the documentation is properly in order.
A used car is more economical because of the wear and tear it has, therefore it is essential to take it to a garage for a complete inspection to see what condition the engine is in. Although many people have knowledge of mechanics it is advisable that it is reviewed by a specialist, as we can get to escape details that we do not. In addition, if at the time of the revision a problem is found, you can ask at once how much the repair would cost, and reduce the amount of your offer to reach a better agreement with the seller.
Inside the car, you can see with total certainty the state it is really in. Check that all the lights on the dashboard turn on correctly, the state of the leather seats and that the steering wheel is in good condition if the air conditioning is working.
Definitely, following these tips you can get a great car in excellent condition for a reasonable price.