With the rapid progress of the Indian automobile industry, there are a lot of cars that are being purchased by the Indian consumers. Every year there is a new car launched in the market which overshadows the older models even though it has just been a year old, with the launch of a new car people rush to purchase the latest models due to various reasons. Some like to purchase it to remain trending, while others purchase latest car models to maintain their status quo.
Mostly, after purchasing the latest model, the owners try to get rid of their old cars, which has led to a rise in the market of the used cars. People have numerous used cars at their disposal, which are hardly a year old and serve as good as new. Used cars are best for entry-level drivers; as they are easily affordable and if you get a good deal, you might not need to buy a new car for years.
So, if you are planning to Buy a Used Car Here are Some Points that Might Help You avoid falling for a treacherous deal.
1.Performance: When you go to buy a used vehicle, it is important that you ask for a test drive; a test drive will give you the basic knowledge of the condition of vital parts. Your main focus should be on the engine, transmission and brakes because if you are spending a lot of money while purchasing a vehicle, you might not have sufficient money to replace or repair these vital parts.
2.Documents: According to the RTO department, a copy of Documents like Registration Certificate card or book, Insurance and the latest PUC should be present in the car while driving, and most importantly the Registration Certificate and Insurance should bear the name of the person driving the car. Hence, it is important that you ask for the necessary documents before purchase.
3.History: When buying a used car, it is important that you check for the factors like the age of the car, accidents and number of users; these things are included in the history of the car. If the car is too old or has been through many accidents, then it might not be a profitable deal for you. In some cases, the car may have had many previous owners, which indicates rough or overuse of the car. All this can have a major effect on the price of the vehicle and can have a major effect on the performance of the car.
4.Price: Resale cars are usually priced a bit higher than their worth, which gives the seller an advantage if there is a negotiation. In such a situation, you can take the help of a mechanic to inspect the vehicle to get real worth of the vehicle and also the information about the missing parts of the vehicle.
You can refer to the above-mentioned points when buying a used car. However, it is recommended that you purchase a used car from authorised resale showroom or website that offer proper inspection report of the vehicle.