Tips On Buying The Right Used Car For A Happy And Peaceful Mileage!

If you are not prepared to buy a used car, it’s important to know everything about the vehicle you have decided to purchase online. Trust us when we say that you aren’t making a wrong decision, but every purchase comes with an inbuilt risk, and it becomes doubly high when buying used cars online.¬†

Here we bring you a handy guide that will help you shop used cars online without going through the fussy and hectic buying and ownership process. 

Guide through a car’s inspection:

Condition of the Car: 

The car’s condition helps make your purchase potential and a big one. Start by introspecting the car’s exterior and interiors equally, including checking dents, leaks, etc.¬†

You can ignore the minor scratches, but it’s advisable to take account of the big ones as they might not be repairable and indicate bigger damage.¬†

The essential components such as engine, tires, air-condition systems, and transmissions help to ensure that you have a good system running for a long period. 

Before purchasing, it would be great if you could have a mechanic check the parts inadvertently. The detected concerns can help you catch your eye quickly. 

Vehicle History:

The vehicle history provides you with details about the ownership and accidental history of the vehicle. The overview of the car history helps to understand your purchase and overview the car’s history.¬†

You either get a vehicle history report and ownership details or verify with the intended Vehicle Identification Number. 

Sales Affidavit:

Sales Affidavit indicates the agreement that indicates the vehicle’s sale. The affidavit is signed, and the RC is transferred to the buyer’s name, where the buyer is responsible for all the liabilities associated with the car.¬†

Ideally, there are two sets of car keys, and you should be given both sets of keys if you are going for a used vehicle. However, when the previous owner doesn’t have duplicate keys, you can negotiate the price of the car even further.¬†

Required documentation: 

The seller is liable to transfer all the requisite documents, including:

  1. Registration Certificate (RC): That has all the vital information, including the details about the car, which includes the chassis number, engine number, and date and place of registration. 
  2. Insurance: If the vehicle owner has agreed to transfer the insurance policy, make sure that the paperwork is in absolute order where the policy’s expiry, payment, and date have been mentioned.¬†
  3. No-objection certificate (NOC): The RTO(Regional Transport Office) issues a legal document required for the re-registration of the vehicle in the asset’s new owner’s name.¬†
  4. Pollution Under Control certificate (PUC): The document is for the nature that certifies that a given vehicle’s emissions are within limits prescribed by the Central Motor Vehicles Act, 1989.

Always use a route planner when you are targeting a long journey. When you are following the best guidelines for the routes to cover, you don’t go hither and thither and consequently prevent waste of fuel or adding extra mileage on your vehicle.