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Used Car Sales for Blackpool

How did we ever manage without these location focused used car websites. These are the best that we have found to help you find second hand cars around Blackpool and Lancashire

They are all preconfigured with their cars automatically focused on your location. All the major brands - listed by distance from FY4. Find a Ford, VW, Vauxhall, Mercedes, Renault, Toyota, Peugeot, BMW, Audi, Honda, Land Rover, Nissan.
The first and still one of the best Used Car Sales websites. There are lots of new and used cars for you to see around Blackpool and Lancashire

You can of course sell your car through the site!

Excellent video full of Car Buying Hints and Tips

As good as Ebay but cooler - with no bidding of course!
An excellent new generation car website with lots of cars with 30 miles of Blackpool
EBAYCrop.jpgThe Ebay car site is fast, clear, intuitive and shows cars in miles away from your location. It has to be one of the best - especially if you like bidding for things!

Go and see New and Used Cars for Sale around Blackpool

Tracks Car Sales

Central Motors 268-272 Church Street, Blackpool FY1 3PZ, UK – 07834 630105

A very good experience buying my new car, a good price and went out of the way to make the purchase how I wanted it. Very highly recommended!

Evans Halshaw Ford Blackpool

Welbeck Ave, Blackpool FY4 4ES, UK – 01253 699000

I had a problem with a rear window which would not close. Initially they said it would be 5 days before they could book me in but I explained I had to drive to the Mediterranean before then. The Spares Manager had a quick look at it and said he would see what he could do. Unfortunately they did not have the required part but were able to jury rig a solution. This to me was an example of a caring and flexible approach to customer service. Well done Ford and a big Thank You.

My vehicle went for It's 2 year service. I was told it would take 2 hours but it only took 1 hour plus 30 minutes valeting. They did a really great job. The staff were polite and friendly who kept me informed of the vehicles progress all throughout my time with them. If I did have an issue it eould be for more comfortable seating in the waiting area. I have a spinal injury and the hard plastic seating was a problem for me!!

Karl Smith Car Sales

185 Waterloo Rd, Blackpool FY4 2AE, UK – 01253 404101

Thanks yet again to jez and the team,so friendly and helpful which is why I keep coming Back,it has to be 13 years now.

We have bought several cars so far over the last few years and have had no problems whatsoever. I found Jeremy honest about problems and any faults were rectified before car was handed over. Had 4 reliable, trouble free cars from them and may have been lucky but we'll be shopping there again.

What are you rights when your buy a used car?
The Citizen's Advice Bureau have an excellent and comprehensive section on their website. If you find something wrong after purchasing a used car It’s worth knowing that you’ll still have legal rights even if you don’t do the proper checks. If there’s something wrong with your used car you may have a legal right to a repair or some or all of your money back.

Make sure a trader is trustworthy
If you’re buying from a trader look for an established firm with links to trade associations like the Retail Motor Industry Federation or a sign that says they follow The Motor Ombudsman's code of practice look for a trader with cars inspected by an independent engineer or motoring organisations.

Buying from an auction
Auctions are the riskiest way of buying a used car as you probably won’t have the legal protection that you have buying through a trader. Ensure that you read the auction house’s T and Cs before buying a car.

Check a car’s history

Check the car’s details with the DVLA
  • Ask the seller for the car’s registration number
  • MOT test number
  • mileage
  • make and model
Use the DVLA’s free online vehicle information checker to make sure what the seller tells you matches the DVLA’s records.

Check the MOT and history
You should check that MOT tests have been done regularly throughout the car’s history. Check this on GOV.UK. This is a free service.

Get a private history check.
These will cost up to £20 – but they can be worth it! This will give you valuable information about serious problems the car might have including if:
the car has been stolen
the seller still owes money on the car
the car has been in a serious accident
the car is showing the correct mileage
the car has been written off

Inspect the car and take a test drive
You should arrange to view the car in daylight, preferably when it’s dry - it’s harder to spot damage to the car if it’s wet. It’s a good idea to meet at a private seller’s house so that if something goes wrong after you’ve bought the car, you’ll have a record of their address.

The AA has a useful checklist for what to look out for when inspecting a used car and its paperwork. Make sure you ask about the car’s service history.

Always take the car for a test drive.
Drive for at least 15 minutes on different types of road. The AA has a checklist for what to look out for when taking a test drive. If you’re still not sure - get an independent report
However, you can go a step further and get an independent report on the car. This will give you detailed information about the car’s condition and will cost around £100 to £200 an are available from motoring organisations like the AA

The Motor Ombudsman - Call 0345 241 3008


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