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The Pros And Cons Of Buying A Used Car From An Auction

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Aside from dealerships and private owners, there are auctions as well where you can get used cars. Most people may opt for a car dealership, as it is they who usually do most of the work especially when it comes to the inspection and getting the required car documentation.

Selection of cars

If you’re looking for something specific such as a used Maruti Suzuki Swift DZire in Bangalore, the odds of finding it at an auction are pretty narrow unless you get lucky. Auctions do offer you a wide variety and range of selection especially when it comes to vintage cars. If you’re a collector, you might want to find out when and where the next auction is happening.

Lower prices

The pricing at an auction is probably the lowest available in the market. The whole point is to be able to conduct a quick sale which means there’s really no time to complicate things. You could end up buying something good at a ridiculously low price which will make you question the quality of the car.

If you’re really wise, you probably should do so because chances are that you won’t get a chance to go for a test drive which makes it really risky. But on the other hand, if you previously knew the owner and the car, you’re better placed to make a proper judgment about the quality of the car as well as its value.

Car’s warranty

This may either be available or not. It will depend on the age of the car since it was bought. With the right documentation, it can still be protected under a warranty. On the other hand, it may be missing all the right documentation. Now, this is definitely a cause for concern and you could find yourself in trouble with the law as someone could trying to get rid of a stolen car.