You’re looking through the used car adverts online and come across a car that looks too good to be true at a very low price. However, you notice in the seller’s comments that it has a ‘branded’, ‘rebuilt’ or ‘salvage’ title. So what exactly are they? Read on to find out.
In this article, we will explore the importance of reliability in used cars, top factors contributing to unreliability, most unreliable car brands, the 10 least reliable used car models, common issues in the most unreliable used cars, tips for avoiding unreliable used cars, alternatives to the least reliable car models, the role of mechanics in identifying unreliable cars, and finally, how to make informed decisions in the used car market.
Need a little bit of help when choosing a used car? Check out what mechanics have to say about those they don’t see often and those they see on a regular basis when it comes to repairs and servicing.
All cars need regular maintenance checks to ensure the car runs smoothly and most importantly reliably. No-one wants to break down in the middle of the desert or peak hour traffic, or even veer off the road or into another car because of faulty brakes or bad tire pressure. So what are the top ten most common car issues and how to avoid a breakdown? Read on to find out.
Just like a doctor, a mechanic is someone we need to be able to trust to look after the health of our car, not just for when something goes wrong, but also for regular check-ups and a consistent service history if and when you decide to sell your car onto someone else. So what do you need to know, and how do you go about finding one? I’ve identified some basics to help you get a clearer idea.
Have you already got a car that your parents gave you or that you bought from your first job saving up? Has it reached that point where you either put in more money to save it from the scrapyard or put that money and more towards a better car? Well. Let’s look at the stats…