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The used car market is prone to scams. Here's how you can protect yourself before buying a used car.

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Buying & selling used cars

Are you looking to buy or sell a used car? Find out what you should pay special attention to.

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Used car check
Everything you need to know regarding how to check used cars, practically from a single source.
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Fraud
The used car market is prone to scams. Here's how you can protect yourself before buying a used car.
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Buying & selling used cars
Are you looking to buy or sell a used car? Find out what you should pay special attention to.
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Used car check
02 March 2022

Free Import Check

With a free CARFAX import check you will find out if the vehicle you are about to purchase has ever been registered in another country and therefore is an imported car.

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Buying & selling used cars
19 January 2022

New year, new car - how to buy your next car safely

For many, a new year means the desire or necessity to buy a new car. We show how this can be done without great risk and in the best possible way.

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Fraud
29 October 2021

A lot of money and nerves saved with CARFAX

Holger wanted to buy his dream BMW. Thanks to CARFAX, he was spared an expensive bad purchase.

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Buying & selling used cars
29 October 2021

Car import: Tips for buying a car without borders

Anyone who wants to purchase a car abroad should know what formalities have to be completed when importing it into the home country. Import costs also play a major role.

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Buying & selling used cars
27 October 2021

3 tips to get a free CARFAX Vehicle History Report

Checking a used car history before you buy can protect you from costly mistakes. So don’t be afraid to ask for a CARFAX in the first step.

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Buying & selling used cars
25 October 2021

Understanding the real cost of owning a car

Before you sign the contract to buy a car, there are a few things to calculate. After all, the cost of maintenance should not exceed 1/4 of net salary.

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Buying & selling used cars
22 October 2021

The Periodic Table for used car purchase

Download the Periodic Table of buying a used car for free now and have all the important steps when buying your new used car in one place!

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Used car check
21 October 2021

Risks of buying used US import car - Salvage Title

While not all salvage titled cars should be avoided, you should be aware of what you are getting. How to protect yourself from unknowingly buying imported US salvage car?

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Used car check
19 October 2021

Buying a car with an accident: How to check?

Used cars always show signs of use. Whether they are due to wear and tear or an accident, you can find out with this guide.

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Buying & selling used cars
18 October 2021

Buying a used car – what you need to know

Buying a car is not something you do every day, so it can be terrifying. This checklist will help you avoid any mishaps when looking for the right one.

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Fraud
15 October 2021

Stolen cars: How to handle auto theft

Car theft can happen to anyone. What can you do to try and prevent your car from being stolen and what steps to take in the event of an auto theft?

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Used car check
12 October 2021

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN): Your car’s unique identity

Every vehicle model year 1981 or later has a unique 17-character VIN number. A VIN has many important uses, including unlocking important data about a vehicle’s history.

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Used car check
11 October 2021

Check a car’s service history

The resale value is as high as the car has been maintained. That’s why you should check the service history of the car you would like to buy.

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Used car check
11 October 2021

What the number of previous owners tell you about a car

The number of owners and the length of time the car has been driven are important indicators of the car’s condition. How do I find out?

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Buying & selling used cars
05 October 2021

Car valuation: How much is the car worth?

A used car’s worth is determined by its condition, equipment, mileage, age and what is available on the market. How to determine a fair price based on these factors?

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Used car check
05 October 2021

Mileage rollback: Put the odometer reading to the test

How to use logic to protect yourself from fraudulent odometer manipulation that makes your car look younger than it is.

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