Many people have considered buying a brand new car for the first time in recent months. This is because of the way the second-hand market for cars has changed over the last couple of years. Basically, demand has outstripped supply to some extent meaning that prices haven't always been as favourable for pre-loved cars as they might have been in the past.
However – and this cannot be emphasised enough – the effects of inflation in the new car market are just as bad and even worse in many cases. As such, used cars still offer exceptional value for money when you compare them to brand new ones – if you can find the particular model you are after, that is.
Bear in mind that you can buy second-hand cars at good rates and a 100% warranty from KAP Motors Brighton Autocentre. This is a big plus point of the used car market when you purchase from dealers rather than private sellers. No private seller is going to offer a full warranty for their old car. However, good dealerships will because they only tend to purchase cars that are already good runners. Most will have some mechanical experience or even employ trained mechanics to help ensure the vehicles they sell are worthy of such guarantees.
In addition, pre-loved cars are often in very good condition inside. A typical four or five-year-old car might've already gone through a couple of MOTs. This means that important safety features like the condition of the seatbelts will have been officially verified. There again, you can expect the emissions from used cars to be within the legally required limits because of the same inspection regime.
Overall, however, it is the fact that buying a pre-loved or used car is effectively recycling it that makes so much sense. If there were not sufficient numbers of buyers in the second-hand car market, then vehicles would go to scrap before their full life cycle. That's a waste for all concerned not to mention the environmental impact of such as throwaway approach. By extending the life of a car that's been looked after, you are – in effect – doing your bit for the environment, too.
To summarise, buying a pre-loved car isn't just a good choice in terms of getting more car for your money. It will also mean not having to compromise on the condition of the vehicle – inside and out – plus making an environmentally sound choice with your travel.