There’s a lot to think about when buying a car, and these elements double when you’re looking at someone’s previously loved vehicle. Suzuki experts share insider info on what to look out for.
Second hand cars can be an affordable way to get mobile but watch out - there are lots of possible pitfalls in buying someone else’s vehicle. Expensive parts breaking down and high maintenance costs are just some of the risks you face from a car with a mysterious past.
We spoke to insider experts Charl Grobler the manager of marketing and product planning at Suzuki South Africa, and Meyer Benjamin, one of South Africa’s better known car dealers (he’s been in the industry for over 40 years now) for all the tips, tricks and hacks you need to know.
Lastly, remember to buy with your head, and not your heart, and if a deal’s ‘too good to be true’, it probably is!
For some more great advice when buying a car, download our booklet on Questions to Ask Your Dealer to guide you on your way.
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