How well do you know your car? You may know how it handles, how it drives, the fact that the clutch sticks a certain way when you shift in third – but would you be able to pick your car out of a line up – especially if it’s gotten a brand new paint job?
There are a number of ways to uniquely identify a vehicle even it’s changed its colour or even been scrapped for parts.
Protect yourself with these numbers when buying a used car
Buying a used car is a complicated process – there’s little doubt about that. You need to get your financing in order, do research on the market, decide on the make, model and year of manufacturer that best suits your needs, choose the extras you are willing to pay for – and of course which colour you would prefer. It’s easy to forget to ask a question or follow up on a fact, but when it comes to buying a car – especially if you’re looking at purchasing from a private seller, keep these tips in mind: