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5 Tips to make Buying a Used Car less of a Nightmare

Buying a used car can seem like a daunting prospect, but it doesn’t have to be. We have some useful tips to make buying your next used car less of a nightmare. 


1. Do your research

Make you know what it is you need, what you can afford and what will fit in with your lifestyle. At SERE we regularly update our used car database on your website so you can browse before you get to the showroom. By having a look through our stock online you can spend less time browsing and more time actually checking out your favourites when you arrive.


2. Make a Checklist 

A checklist will make it much easier to whittle down your choices. Make sure to ask yourself questions about your lifestyle and what you will be using your car for. We found this handy list that has all the main questions you should be thinking about before you make a decision. 


3. Make the Most out of your Test Drive

Once you’ve got your options down it’s important you test drive the car. This is where you can get a fell for it, how it drives and how it will fit in with the practicalities of your lifestyle. Read our helpful guide for some tips on how to get the most from your test drive. 


4. Ask Lots of Questions

While you’re looking at the car, during the test drive, when you’re signing the paperwork. The sales staff are there to help you not trick you. Ask as many questions as you can to make sure you have all the info you need to make a decision.


5. Take your Time 

This is probably the most important advice we could give. At SERE we don't want you to feel pressured into buying, we understand this is a big financial commitment and that you need time. If you need to go away to sleep on it and come back that’s fine, we want to make sure you’re happy with your choice. 


If you’re now ready buy a used car make your first stop SERE! Search our stock online now, call us on 028 9020 5100 or call into our Belfast or Lisburn showrooms to see if we can find the right car for you.

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