Tag Archives: Buying

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 »

Car subcriptions instead of buying, now LIVE! Zoomcar Subscribe brings Baleno, Creta, Brezza, XUV & more

Have you looked other cars on the road and wished to drive them like you own them? Yes we all did and it was a distant dream till now but ZoomCar has come up with new subscription offers for cars where you can change your vehicle according to your need and preference. Just like magazines. What is it all about? ... Read More »

Used car buying guide: Honda NSX

I was going to say you wouldn’t find a Ferrari with 126,000 miles under its wheels, as one particular 1995 Honda NSX Targa F-Matic auto can claim (it’s up for £31,995) – and then I came across a 1998 Ferrari F355 GTS (£45,000) with 151,000 of them. See Honda NSX for sale on PistonHeads  Given that some Ferraris are driven around the block just ... Read More »

Five More Ways To Save When Buying A New Car

Last month, we brought you Six Ways To Avoid Paying Too Much For Your Car This Winter. Here are five more points to ponder as you prepare to walk into a dealership. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Don’t be in a hurry. A consumer who needs wheels right now, today, is gold to a dealer, especially if you let them know you’re ... Read More »

GST impact on buying, selling used cars; 4 power points explain it all briefly

This type of transaction is similar to the one in the previous case, except that the buyer is in the course or furtherance of business. The second-hand car market in India is largely unorganised and fragmented. Since the transactions happen in different ways, following are the impact of goods and services tax (GST). Individual sells to individual As per Section ... Read More »

5 Tips For First Time Used Car Buying

The time has come when your 17-year-old hand-me-down and former prized possession finally dies on you. What are you going to do? If the answer to that question is to purchase a used car, there are a number of things to look out for before starting this process. While used cars can save you money without sacrificing the luxury of ... Read More »

Buying a used car: 8 things to know

Here’s a fact. For every three new cars sold in India, there are about four used ones that exchange hands. As you can imagine, the used car market is thriving, and how. The reasons to consider going for a pre-owned car are centred around, but not limited to, how much financial sense they make. With new cars losing value literally ... Read More »

The untold risks of buying a used car

For car and motor lovers, the Total Motor Show lived up to all the pre-event hype. The event, organised every two years, is the only place East Africans can see all car and motor brands at a go. “This is where to find everything motoring,” commented one of the organisers. My take home from 2015’s dose was the need for ... Read More »

Why buying a 10-year-old car is a savvy move

A used car sits in San Francisco with a “for sale” sign in its window. Want to make sure your car won’t wreck your budget? Here’s a chart that might help. In a corner of Reddit devoted to visual representations of data, users are buzzing about a graphic that looks at different approaches to car ownership. The graphic, shown below, ... Read More »

Is buying a new car before GST rolls out a good option?

 Post GST, budget and mass market cars may see an upward revision in prices ranging anywhere between 3-5 per cent. The Good and Services Tax (GST) will be implemented from July 2017, and as the day approaches, the car market in India is getting hotter and hotter. Almost all major automakers are offering attractive discounts. However, the buyers are confused ... Read More »