Should you buy a used or nearly new car?

What you need to know before you hit the car yards.

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Buying nearly new saves a tonne of depreciation and you still get many of the new-car benefits. Going older, maybe choosing a recently arrived import, can save even more, but comes with increased risk.

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Eric C.
04 Jul 2020
Buy cars that are electric and hybrid types.

Best car I have had in 60 years a Toyota Pryis hybrid. Had 3 three years, 30000ks. Not a problem. Has 5 years guarantee on batteries. 3 years on car.