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What steps should I take when buying a used car?
 

When buying a used car, you should always do the following:
 

  • Examine the car yourself; 
     
  • Test drive the car on a variety of roads; 
     
  • Review the car's maintenance record if it is available; 
     
  • If possible, talk to the previous owner; and 
     
  • Have the car inspected by a mechanic of your choice.

 

For more information on this topic, read the article Buying a Used Car.

 

 

 

Brenda Procter, M.S., State Specialist & Instructor
Personal Financial Planning, University of Missouri-Extension

 

Last update: Thursday, March 11, 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 
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