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									               Checklist for car buyers
               Know what questions to ask when shopping for a used car
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               What parts or systems are
               under warranty, if any?
Check it
off
When           How long does the warranty last?
shopping
for a
used car,      Can my own mechanic
here are       inspect the car before I buy it?
questions
you can
ask. There     How many people have owned the car?
is no state
law that
allows a       Has the car been in any accidents?
buyer to
return a
car and        What major repairs has the car had —
get a full     have any original parts been replaced?
or partial
refund. Ask
what the       Can you give me the name and phone number
dealer’s       of the most recent owner (then call them)?
policy is.
Individuals
usually sell   I am shopping around. What is your best price?
a car “as
is.”
               If I buy the car and don’t like how it runs,
               can I return it and get my money back?
               (If answer is “yes,” get the agreement in writing before buying.)


               What type of financing do you offer?




               OTHER STEPS TO TAKE
               ● Check for a Buyers Guide (right). Dealers must display this on all used cars.
Missouri       ●   Look at the car in the daylight, when defects will be easier to spot.
Attorney       ●   Find the Blue Book value of the car, such as at kbb.com.
General’s      ●   Have a mechanic of your choice inspect the car.
Office         ●   Do a title search to check the car’s history, such as at autocheck.com
                   or carfax.com.
ago.mo.gov

								
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