Buying a used car can save you lots of money compared to a brand new car. With a steady rise of used cars in Ireland, we bring to you a quick guide on how to buy second hand cars in Ireland. This guide is designed to help you to ask the right questions before buying a used car.
1. What is the main purpose of buying this car?
We all have different objectives while buying a car: school runs, off-road activities, luxury and aspiration or weekend long trips. Ask yourself why you need a car and if the car you have chosen fits the purpose.
2. How much will it cost me?
Budget should be your next question. You need to consider both upfront and ongoing costs. Think about: Upfront costs, Finance repayments, Fuel, Tax, Car Insurance, MOTs, Servicing and other spending.