3 Myths about Buying Used Cars

3 Myths about Buying Used Cars

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People often don’t have very good opinion about the used car dealers with most of them advocating that they are the most dishonest lot. Apart from having misconceptions about the dealers, there are also some more myths that are common about buying a used car.

  1. They Are Not Reliable: People feel that since the car has already completed 3-4 years on the road, it becomes less durable or reliable. The fact remains that cars are designed to run smoothly for at least 150,000-200,000 mile marker. Thus, if you are buying a vehicle, which has 50,000 or 75,000 miles on it, it is still capable of running for many more miles without causing any trouble.
  2. Buy As Soon As You Come across a Deal: Never buy in haste because it’s the salesman’s job to push and close the deal. Once you get what you are looking for, compare the prices with other dealers. For instance, if you want to buy Hyundai i20 that is 3-4 years old, check on the internet for used Hyundai i20 India rate for the specifications that you are looking for and if you feel that you are getting the right deal only then go for it.
  3. The Choice Is Limited: The used car market is a well-organised sector now that is on the growing trajectory. The internet has made it possible to go through all the available vehicles in a particular area both in the organised and unorganised sector. All you need to do is go to a search engine and key in your choice and you will be amazed to see the number of vehicles available for buying in the used car category.

Buying a second-hand car has many benefits associated with it. Don’t let these myths deter you in case you have made up your mind to save few thousand rupees by buying a used car. If you have done your homework properly, you will definitely not regret your decision.