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What’s Really Important when Buying a Second-Hand Car?

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Everyone looking to buy a second-hand car is wise to make a
list to help narrow down the search. This could include the absolute
essentials, as well as what might be nice but you could live without. It’s
important to be realistic with any car search and to include a budget, not just
for the vehicle, but for ongoing expenses such as CA
car insurance
.

What then is really important you ask? Deciding on a
particular make and model, or considering a couple of options, is a good idea,
but not just for the look of the car. The safety record of particular vehicles
should always be a top priority, along with fuel economy and affordability. A
foreign car for instance may look spectacular but be a strain on the wallet if
you need to have replacement parts imported. The Insurance
Institute for Highway Safety
publishes safety ratings for cars and other
useful information for drivers on its website.

Research is key when buying a second-hard car and also
certainly when deciding on CA car
insurance
. There are mandatory insurance requirements for every car-owner
so to ensure you have the correct type and amount of insurance, feel free to
give your agent a call.

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