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It goes without saying that a used car costs less than its brand-new counterpart. However, this doesn’t always mean that it will represent better value for money. For instance, you might buy a used car for £300, but if it has a failing engine and it’s falling apart, it’s not going to serve much purpose.

At McCarthy Cars, each of our used car models has been carefully selected, rigorously tested and diligently prepared. If a vehicle doesn’t meet with our exacting standards, it won’t make it onto our forecourt.

Here are five common problems encountered when purchasing a used car – and why buying from McCarthy Cars is always a wise decision:

Is the car I’m buying legitimate?

× Purchasing a vehicle privately presents all kinds of risks. For example, the car might still have outstanding debt owing on it, or the seller might not even be the legal owner.

 At McCarthy Cars we run thorough HPI (Hire Purchase Investigation) checks to make sure that any given vehicle can legally be resold. We also complete NMR (National Mileage Register) checks in order to authenticate that all accompanying information we provide is completely accurate.