You will need
- - specialized magazines;
- newspaper ads;
- - computer with Internet access.
First, determine the upper limit of cash, that is how much you are willing to spend on the purchase. Do not forget to calculate the amount that will be required for vehicle registration, insurance, alarm installation, wheels, etc. This will help you to reject "dead-end" options when choosing.
Approximately Orient in brands of cars. Read about them on the Internet, specialized magazines, talk to friends and acquaintances. Select the range of manufacturers and models that will suit you specifications. For example, low-cost and high-quality cars release concerns: Renaut, Škoda Auto, Hyundai, Kia, Chevrolet, Nissan and others.
Study the offers in selected models of a firm. Walk around the showrooms, market, view the sales ad on the Internet, etc. Practices to used and new cars in the base set. Note that in each of these cases has its pros and cons. For example, for a small sum you can buy a new car, but low engine power, no air conditioning, radio, etc. whereas for the same money it is really to purchase a vehicle with mileage but more high class and with a large set of options. Therefore, weigh all "for" and "against" and select the appropriate option for you.
Choosing a used car, find out beforehand approximately how much it will cost to repair, replacement, painting particular parts. Use it during the auction, after inspecting the machine to find, for example, minor defects that do not affect driving performance (cracked the bumper or windshield, torn upholstery, etc.). If you can prove to the owner that the car requires additional investments, can reduce the initial cost.
Another important point when choosing quality used cars. Be sure to view the number of owners specified in the TCP. Pay attention to how often they changed. Remember, the car is not trustworthy if it was owned by a few people for a short period of time.
The car with mileage check the service book, see when and where the car servicing.
To save on buying a new car, wait for sales in dealerships on last year's model.