How to Buy a Used Car: The DOs and DO NOTs

Posted by: Jesse Kleib on 11/17/2021

For those who don’t exactly have the most experience in the world with buying cars, approaching a situation where you’re attempting to purchase a used car might just a little bit intimidating and it’s nothing to be embarrassed about. In this area, there’s definitely a lot to learn and there’s no way to get the information down outside of simply getting experience and doing your research so you can be the most informed buyer that you can possibly be. Remember, knowledge is power and the more that you know about a situation like this, the better you’ll be at picking out the different things that you should be aware about.

In this one, thanks to YouTuber, ChrisFix, one of our favorite automotive personalities that normally is all about showing you how to repair cars, instead, this time takes the liberty of attempting to get through to us on how exactly you can purchase a used vehicle most efficiently. With the many pitfalls that one could eventually wiggle their way into, a little bit of a demonstration like this is incredibly helpful, even if it just helps to give you basic ideas of what to look for and build off of before approaching specifics that you can actually go research further about the particular make and model car.

If you follow along with the video below, you might just learn a thing or two about what could potentially be hiding out under one of the used vehicles that you’re looking at that could make it a real dealbreaker. Sure, when you’re able to get picky about the vehicle you purchase, the process might take you a touch longer to complete, however, I think it might just make you, the buyer, a lot happier in the long run when you end up purchasing a vehicle that will most likely live a longer life in your driveway.