Please can someone advise me as to what checks I need to make when purchasing a secondhand car from an indiviual (ie not dealership).
I have heard about HPI checks - is there anyway of getting them from free?
I also would like the security of one of those 'XX point checks', I think it's 166 point check, the ones where a mechanic comes and checks the car over. I realise this will cost but will bring peace of mind! I seem to remember once seeing a deal for an RAC used car point check but cannot find it and might be mistaken.
Basically I'd like info on what precautions to take, how to get a free HPI check and also info on mechanic checks for a car.
Thank you in advance.