Used Car

5 things you should definitely check before you invest in a used car

We all know purchasing a used car is a big decision for many. Though trusted pre-owned marketplaces like Droom have made this a hassle free affair, we can totally relate to your fears and concerns, especially when you are putting in your hard earned money into such a big ticket item. Cars, be it new or used, are still an aspirational asset ... Read More »

Some used car dealers ‘ordered’ thieves to STEAL Toyota Fortuners: Cops

The Delhi police recently shot dead a car thief near Vivek Vihar in East Delhi. The cops also managed to nab an accomplice of the dead thief. Investigations into the theft of cars by this gang have revealed some startling details! The accused used to take ‘orders’ from used car dealers and plan their course of action accordingly. The probe reveals that ... Read More »

Used car buying guide: Smart Roadster

Just £2450 will get you behind the wheel of one of the most interesting small sports cars of the past 15 years – a Smart Roadster Light coupé. The 2005-registered £2450 car we found has done almost 90,000 miles. It has only seven service stamps in the book – not ideal given the tiny engine’s fondness for fresh oil (every 7000 miles). ... Read More »

Top 15 used car models that people are buying right now

The used car market in India has become larger than the new car market. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint Planning to buy a car? Whether you are buying a new or a used car, this listing of the top used cars in demand across India is going to be useful. For new car buyers, it helps to zero in on a brand ... Read More »

The Safest Used Cars Under $10,000

These Are the Safest Used Cars You Can Buy for Less Than $10,000 New cars are generally safer than used cars because they often include the latest safety technology and innovative materials designed to make them more damage resistant in the event of a collision. The cars on this list aren’t new, but they are the safest ones you can ... Read More »

Kenyans won’t afford used cars with new rules – importers

Imported second hand cars in Mombasa. photo/GEORGE AOKO In Summary 98 percent of motor vehicle buyers purchase those between 7 and 8 years due to their affordability. Only 2 percent of Kenyans go for vehicles below 6 years. The the move to restrict age limit is likely to increase prices of imported cars by over 50 percent. The Car Importers ... Read More »

Used car buying guide: Jeep Wrangler

The 4.0 is better if you plan off-roading There’s an all-new Wrangler coming to these shores next year. It looks a lot like the old one but, even more important, like the one before that. It’s a good time, then, to consider this most ancient version, the well-regarded Wrangler TJ, from 1996 to 2006. See Jeep Wrangler for sale on PistonHeads In ... Read More »

Europe’s largest used car showroom opens in Coventry

Europe’s largest used car showroom opens for the first time today – and it is located in Coventry. At 9am, the huge £13m Trade Centre UK outlet opens its doors, with more than 1,000 cars located at the site just off the A444. It comes following the transformation of the former Leekes store which closed last year. The furniture store has ... Read More »

Buyer beware: How to avoid buying a used Uber or Lyft car

If you are looking to buy a used car—beware!  Former Uber and Lyft vehicles are popping up in used car lots without any warning to you, the potential buyer. Experts tell us their wear and tear is worse than what typical used cars experience, which could lead to costly repairs and maintenance for the next owner. West Palm Beach resident ... Read More »

Frontier Car Group raises another $58M for its used-car marketplace for emerging economies

  We’ve seen a large wave of used-car sales startups launch across developed markets like the U.S. and Europe, disrupting a marketplace that has largely been untouched for years. Now a startup focusing on the used car-sales opportunity specifically in developing economies is ramping up its activities. Frontier Car Group, a Berlin startup that has built a used-car marketplace targeted ... Read More »