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Buyer's Guide

How To Buy A Used Car


There are many questions you may have when it comes to the used car buying process. In this section we can answer some of these questions and hopefully, make the used car buying process easier for you.



Car Dealer's Slick Sales Tricks

It helps to know what you may face before buying from a car yard. This section helps explain some of the tricks that dealers play to entice you into buying a car.



How To Negotiate a Price

Negotiating price with the seller can be fun and profitable. This section explains how to buy a new or used car at the right price. This strategy aims to give the buyer maximum leverage to negotiate the best deal.



Buying a "Repairable Write-off"

Would you buy a car that has the status off  "Repairable Write off"? This section provides advice on the new "Repairable Write-Off" laws and how to identify these types of vehicles. It is hoped the new legislation will help stop the sale of potentially unsafe vehicles to unsuspecting customers.



Buying at Car Auctions

Buying at an auction needn't be a lucky dip. This section provides tips and information on private, corporate, and government vehicle auctions.The locations and times for the various venues are listed.



The End of NRMA Vehicle Inspections


Since the closure of NRMA’s mobile vehicle inspection unit there has been an increase in car re-birthing in Sydney’s south-west. As the Government toughens its stance of car rebirthing, vehicles that have been written-off by an insurer can no longer be sold at auction. It is hoped the new legislation will reduce car theft and rebirthing and ensure that licensed operators get priority at vehicle auctions.



Car Buying Service

We now offer a complete used car buying service focussed on taking the hassle out of buying a car. We can provide independent advice on the make and model of car that best suits your individual requirements and select the most competitive deal. Our service aims to eliminate the stress of the high-pressure car buying experience.



The Pros and Cons of Extended Warranties

Are you being pressured by the dealer into buying an extended warranty and are they worth the money. This section evaluates the advantages and disadvantages of extended warranties.



Used Car Reviews

It’s really handy if you can spend as long as you like reading car reviews without being harassed by eager car salesmen or feeling obligated to buy right now. Here you can find many links to car review websites for all the different makes and models.



Used Car Dealer Sites

Here is a list of some reputable Used Car dealers in Sydney. They have been chosen based on our past experiences having done the car inspection for the buyer.

"Our independent car inspections aren't expensive, theyr'e priceless"

Sydney Auto Inspections' mobile services are available throughout Sydney and the greater metropolitan areas, Central Coast, Wollongong, and Coff's Harbour.

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