you've got yourself a shortlist of cars that would fit the bill. Now see what's
around that matches your budget.
place to check has to be your local newspaper. These often have good motoring
sections with plenty of local dealer ads and some private ones too.
often find ads for your local franchised dealer, if you're looking for an approved
used car - or you can find their details online.
are other some other car ad mags around, like Exchange & Mart, Loot,
FreeAd and the free magazines you'll find on the forecourt of petrol stations,
but they often cover a wide area so be prepared to travel to see any cars listed
always get a car insurance quote from Direct
as they don't take part in the price comparison websites.
internet is now the main resource for finding your next car.
By far the
leading site is Auto
Trader's, but there's a wide range of other sites advertising cars for
sale, like eBay Motors
which has classified ads. On AutoTrader you can search by postcode. A growing
number of sites will even
sell you a used car direct over the net and will
deliver the car to you, with a
short money-back guarantee. Though buying a
car unseen can still be a risk.
also have our own great KwikGuides
Car Dealer Directory
of web links to
car dealers in your area, organised by county and town. Most
their most current stock lists on their own sites first, so by
going direct you
needn't worry about out-of-date newspapers, magazines or
cars long since sold. Click
here to go to
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