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scam ? or just cheap

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i have been after 1 of these but this seams too good to be true or have used cars just got cheaper they are at least 15k everywhere else
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7y, 6m agoPosted 7 years, 6 months ago
i have been after 1 of these but this seams too good to be true or have used cars just got cheaper they are at least 15k everywhere else
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7y, 6m agoPosted 7 years, 6 months ago
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#1
Probably got finance on it.
banned#2
thats well cheap
#3
There are similarly priced vehicles. The price of used cars has risen recentley which might explain why the trade adverts are £1,000 - £2,000 more expensive than this.

I'd make sure the mileage is correct - ie they didn't mean to write 71,000 miles instead of 17,000.

The HPI check that you're having done will be more informative than anything else we can provide.
#4
Gumtree incident?
#5
Hot deal. Keep us updated.
#6
I would avoid like the plague, any private seller that takes photo's when parked ( illegally ) at a bus stop has to be dodgy, no house in the background??

It all smells like a " Gumtree " sale to me.
#7
I'm sure it's not a 'gumtree' sale.

Things like that are incredibly rare, that would be like going on a plane and thinking 'ooh, it might be a September 11th plane'

Another example of the media making people afraid of everything.

Perhaps, like said above, the mileage is wrong, perhaps the person wants a quick sale, perhaps it's nicked. Doesn't mean you're going to get stabbed when you turn up to look at it
#8
Remember the old saying " if it looks too good to be true, it probably is ".. ;-)

Barge Pole and Wouldn't touch ... spring to mind.
#9
Do you really live in Riverside Drive?
#10
tinkerbell28
So I was right it it a cat lisitng, I always always avoid them as I have kids don't want to risk it, may be good for you tho....all the best. The seller really should not be withholding that information though, I would tell them that and report the listing, seems very dishonest witholding the information, most sellers will say cat d/c so I would be wary of trading IMO.


There is no obligation in law for a private seller to tell the purchaser that the vehicle has been involved in an accident, UNLESS they specifically ask, when they then have to reveal any information they know about.
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There was an article on Fifth Gear, with 2 identical Ford Focus's. One had had frontal repairs, and one hadn't. When crashing into each other in a head on test. The repaired car came out significantly worse.

I think that was a Cat C though, so more major repairs than a Cat D. Do research into waht exactly was replaced/repaired. It may just be body panels, in which case it should be ok. Any chassis straightening etc. though, is bad, and run away.

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