27 07, 2021

Red flags while buying a pre-owned vehicle

By |2021-07-16T08:12:15+02:0027 July 2021|Blog, Second-hand cars|

Getting a pre-owned vehicle as opposed to buying a brand new one can be a very rewarding decision. However, this decision should be coupled with a great deal of research, or you could face the risk of compromising on quality and efficiency. While most pre-owned cars may be fine, you don’t want to get stuck with a faulty vehicle [...]

20 07, 2021

Importance of an independent mechanical inspection

By |2021-07-15T11:37:59+02:0020 July 2021|Blog, Second-hand cars|

Found your dream pre-owned vehicle at a great price? That’s reason enough to celebrate. But have you done your due diligence by getting a qualified mechanic to conduct a thorough vehicle inspection? This step can save you thousands of Rands in the long run, while giving you the peace of mind that you have purchased a reliable and safe [...]

13 07, 2021

When considering owning a pre-owned vehicle

By |2021-07-15T14:20:37+02:0013 July 2021|Blog, Second-hand cars|

A competitive price is often a compelling deciding factor when looking at buying a pre-owned vehicle. While this may be a motivating factor, it is important to keep in mind the other factors that make up a value-for-money pre-owned vehicle offer. A great starting point to this process is asking the right questions, doing your due diligence, and checking [...]

6 07, 2021

What to know before buying a pre-owned vehicle

By |2021-07-14T14:02:23+02:006 July 2021|Blog, Second-hand cars|

Looking to buy a pre-owned vehicle that suits your family’s needs within a tight budget can be a daunting task. Once you have decided on a realistic buying budget, unforeseen expenses seem to trickle their way into the picture, almost always catching buyers off-guard. Which begs the question: why not get a dependable pre-owned vehicle from a rent-to-own dealer, [...]

22 06, 2021

Three different car dealership business models

By |2021-06-04T11:45:35+02:0022 June 2021|Blog, Second-hand cars|

At first glance, most car dealerships seem to function pretty much alike. They will have vehicles on display, salespeople on hand to show you the available options, and administrative staff in the background to keep paper trails up to date. However, the way they go about their business can be vastly different, which can have broader implications on your [...]

9 06, 2021

Always test drive the pre-owned car before buying

By |2021-06-04T11:34:31+02:009 June 2021|Blog, Second-hand cars|

In the market for a pre-owned vehicle? Taking a test drive is crucial to the car buying process. However, a test drive is not just about driving. A test drive allows you to learn about the car you plan to buy, assess its condition, and get a feel for its performance. It is also your opportunity to inspect the [...]

4 06, 2021

Consider a certified pre-owned vehicle

By |2021-06-04T11:25:04+02:004 June 2021|Blog, Second-hand cars|

Is there anything more exciting (or stressful) than car shopping? Probably not, which is why it is crucial to know whether you should choose a used or a certified pre-owned vehicle. You might wonder what the difference is between used and pre-owned vehicles. A certified pre-owned vehicle is inspected according to the manufacturer's strict standards and carries a manufacturer-backed [...]

20 05, 2021

Pre-Owned Cars Versus New Cars

By |2021-05-20T09:47:28+02:0020 May 2021|Blog, Second-hand cars, Vehicle finance|

Choosing a car is never an easy decision, especially when weighing up your options between a pre-owned vehicle or a new car. Making this decision is a crucial step in your car-buying journey and will be one of your first big purchasing decisions. Pre-owned vehicles are not brand new, while new cars come directly from the dealership and the [...]

10 05, 2021

5 Tips You Need To Know When Buying a Great Pre-Owned Car

By |2021-08-11T13:28:26+02:0010 May 2021|Blog, Second-hand cars|

One of the best ways to save money when looking to purchase a new car is to consider a pre-owned vehicle instead of a new one. It’s a known fact that cars lose a high amount of value from the moment it leaves the dealership floor, and instead of taking on this depreciation yourself, you can pay far less [...]

7 04, 2021

Elements of a contract: Buying a second-hand car

By |2021-05-10T15:48:20+02:007 April 2021|Blog, Second-hand cars|

Buyers need to be aware of the potential pitfalls of purchasing a second-hand vehicle. Issues can range from undisclosed damage and mechanical difficulties to expired warranties and trouble finding replacement parts. Below are some elements to consider when drawing up a valid contract. Offer and Acceptance: The written document (contract) must express the intentions of both parties and highlight [...]

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