Before Buying Used Cars, Do These 6 Things

Buying used cars can be nerve-racking. It's difficult to determine if we're getting our money's worth.

Here are 6 key things to check when buying used cars:

1. Ask the seller for all maintenance and repair records.

2. Make sure the car starts within 2-5 seconds without making unusual noises.

3. Test the brakes.

4. Ask if all the gauges on the dashboard are functioning properly.

5. Check all the lights inside and outside the vehicle.

6. Make sure all windows and doors close properly.

This simple checklist covers many problem areas of used cars. Use it, and you're sure to get your money's worth.