(Online article) – expert tips: not blinded by the bright polished sheet leave In spring there is high season on the used car market. A nasty surprise but often follows on the purchase of a “dream car”. Every used car is unique, the rarely seen on, by the previous owner has been carefully treated or neglected”, says Dr. Gerd Neumann, Member of the Executive Board of the DEKRA Automobil GmbH. The expert also warns to dazzle yourself when purchasing a car from the bright polished flashing sheet metal. Therefore prefer to play it safe and the vehicle before buying front check expert in heart and kidneys can be”, says Dr. Neumann.
Seal for example used car certificates provide security as the DEKRA. Here, an expert check through all components of the vehicle on the basis of strict quality standards. The seal is mutually beneficial: the seller thus signals a fair deal, the buyer can be sure that the vehicle is technically and optically flawless. An important safety plus is also a Used car warranty, cause nowadays all reputable dealers as an additional service in the program. This protection against expensive repair costs when buying private is more important, especially as mostly any warranty is excluded. You can complete such warranty insurance quickly and easily over the Internet.
The mileage is far more important than age in addition for the technical condition of a vehicle. Therefore, the technical shortcomings of the main car models in new DEKRA shortage report 2008 were designated no longer to age, but to run performance groups. Although the secret spin on the speedometer in Germany is forbidden, experts assume by DEKRA, that still many cars with modified mileage over the streets roll. There is no perfect protection though, but it is advisable the vehicle documents such as service manual, repair bills and HU reports to study and to check the mileage on plausibility, recommends DEKRA. Indicate the mileage, also oil trailers in the engine compartment and the condition of the pads and pedals. The seller should be able to rationalise strongly varying mileage. Missing important documents such as the service booklet, great care must be taken. Eyes on when purchasing a car, it is also in relation to the pollution classification of the vehicle. In the course of the year, many cities have set up environmental zones, which may be used only with plaque. A short click on the database are dekra.de information, whether and which environmental badge is allocated to the vehicle and what kits are currently available. fn