Buy a dream car for many people. But sometimes insufficient finances to buy a new one, making a used car a choice. Apart from being cheaper, the quality used car is not much different. Buying a used car can also save you from falling car prices by around 15-25 percent per year for the first five years from the beginning of its purchase. Besides used cars can not only be purchased with cash, credit can. There are currently many banking programs for used car loans.
Well, for those of you who have the desire to buy a used car, for beginners to consider the condition of the car. The following tips on buying a used car are quoted from various sources:
1. Check the Car Components
Pay attention to every part of the car, if there is a possibility the body parts of the car have been replaced, also check the inside, such as car doors, seats, hood, air conditioning, radio, and all the buttons are functioning properly. Compare the used car parts with the new condition of the car by checking it on the internet.
2. Check the Condition of the Machine
When you buy a car you should check the condition and performance of the engine. Check the sound of a car engine and you have to make sure the brakes are still functioning properly. You should invite people who know the car.
3. Check the Transmission Box
Both used cars and manuals that you want to buy, avoid those that have oil leakage from the gap in the transmission box. To check that is by looking at the transmission in the car body, whether there is a mess of used oil or not.
4. Drive Test
Ask permission and ask the seller to try the car. Check the steering wheel if it’s still normal by taking the steering wheel off at low speed to check whether the car is still running straight or not, and do various maneuvers.
5. Check Vehicle Documents
detikers must be observant of the car letters to be purchased. Check the completeness of the documents before making a transaction.
6. Bid Price
Before bidding, it’s good to first find out the market price. The price of a used car, in general, has a range of markets depending on conditions and production years. Then make an initial offer of Rp. 5 million from the market price, if necessary invite someone else to help, for example, a spouse or friend.
Buying a used car online, through a showroom or individual, if not careful of course the risk of making disappointed in the future. So be careful!