Avoiding mistakes in the car buying process comes down to research and deal making.
Buying your first car is an exciting and emotional time where you’re faced with balancing matters of the head, the heart and the hip pocket. Maybe throw in some well-intentioned parental guidance for good measure. The journey is different for everyone, the team here at NZ Vehicle Finance have compiled this free car buyer's checklist for you to use when inspecting any vehicle. Remember if you are buying a car privately, it's a case of 'Buyer Beware'. You don't have the same legal protection as when buying from a dealer. It's up to you to ask the right questions and check the car thoroughly before you buy.
From handy hints on how to spot if a car is stolen to arranging finance, here's our essential list of questions to ask, and items to check when you're viewing a used car.