Used Car

Buying used: Car of the Year winners from 2015

What Car? will be hosting the Car of the Year Awards 2016 in early January. Before then, it’s worth taking a look back at 2015’s winners to see how they’re faring on the used market. You could pick up an award-winning car at a great price. Skoda Fabia 1.2 TSI 90 SE – Car of the Year 2015 The Skoda ... Read More »

Flood-hit cars invade used vehicles market

Now, it should pay to exercise extreme caution while buying used cars. According to automobile experts, touts are likely to sell cars damaged in the recent floods. There are thousands of cars in the city that have taken a battering due to the floods. There have been cases of cars being immersed in water for days on end. In such ... Read More »

Dealer Loses 2nd Bid To Arbitrate Used Car Class Suit

Law360, New York (December 15, 2015, 5:54 PM ET) — A California appellate court on Monday again refused to send to arbitration a proposed class action alleging that car dealer Import Motors Inc. sold used cars as new, saying on remand from the state’s high court that the dealer didn’t prove an arbitration agreement existed. The unanimous three-judge panel said ... Read More »

The value of a full service history

Not having a full service history can wipe almost a quarter off the value of a used car, but beware of fakes A few months ago, I felt mild panic when I couldn’t find my car’s service book. Fortunately, it turned out the garage had simply put it in its proper place at the bottom of the glovebox rather than in ... Read More »

Delhi used car dealers see diesel car shortage as demand surges

At a Delhi-based franchise of Mahindra FirstChoice—the multi-brand used car business of Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd—Saurabh Batra is worried. The franchise owner, who would have been otherwise elated at the flood of inquiries and demand for second-hand diesel vehicles, frets that he won’t be able to replenish his stock. With the Supreme Court barring registration of private diesel vehicles with ... Read More »

Flood-hit cars invade used vehicles market

Now, it should pay to exercise extreme caution while buying used cars. According to automobile experts, touts are likely to sell cars damaged in the recent floods. There are thousands of cars in the city that have taken a battering due to the floods. There have been cases of cars being immersed in water for days on end. In such ... Read More »

Spurt in enquiries for large diesel vehicles in used car market after Supreme Court ban: Survey

NEW DELHI: The ban on registration of larger diesel vehicles with engine capacity of 2000 cc and above in the national capital region has led to a spurt in enquiries for the affected models in the pre-owned car market, a survey by online automobile marketplace CarDekho shows. “In a remarkable trend, the users are searching for their preferred diesel models ... Read More »

Used car outlet opens in Secunderabad

Multi-brand used car company Mahindra First Choice Wheels Ltd, as part of an aggressive network expansion plan for Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, on Tuesday announced the opening of an outlet in Secunderabad. With this, the company has 12 outlets each in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. Mahindra First Choice Wheels plans to have a total of 40 to 45 outlets across ... Read More »

Bristol dealership launches first used-car supercentre

AN AWARD-WINNING car dealership in Bristol has just launched its first Used Supercentre in the city. Wessex Garages’ dealership on Pennywell Road will now be a used car and fleet centre offering motorists the largest selection of used Nissan vehicles in the South West. General Manager Terry Thurgood,  pictured, explained: ‘We are delighted to announce that our Pennywell Road dealership ... Read More »

St. Cloud Welcomes New Place to Buy Used Cars

ST. CLOUD — An Indiana-based used car dealership is opening its first Minnesota location in St. Cloud. J.D. Byrider is now open at 975 Highway 10 in St. Cloud. Besides used car sales, the nearly 20,000 square-foot building also has three service bays. The dealership, managed by Destini Molitor, reportedly created about 15 new jobs for the area. Founded in 1989, J.D. Byrider now ... Read More »