3 Top Tips for buying a Used Car in Hampshire

If you are looking to buy a used car in Hampshire, whether you are located in Portsmouth, Southampton, and Winchester or at the edge of The New Forest, it is always worth following our top tips to ensure that you get a car you’ll be proud of that is excellent value for money.

1. Always buy a used car from a Reputable Dealer.

Buying from a Used Car Dealer such as Imperial Car Supermarkets ensures there will be plenty of cars with the features you are looking for in your price range to choose from. Additionally the cars will all have been HPI checked; so you can be absolutely sure that the vehicle’s history has been thoroughly investigated - It will not have been stolen, been involved in a crash or written off.
 
Imperial Car Supermarkets buy a large number of top quality cars every month and have an extremely experienced buying team, who have a specific brief when looking for high quality used cars.

2. Check the Vehicle is Roadworthy

At Imperial Car Supermarkets, mechanics from the RAC work on site with us to inspect all of the cars we offer for sale. All cars are serviced and MOT’d when needed before being sold, and any paint or restorative work required is carried out. We even check that alloy wheels are in good condition, and these are restored if necessary.

3. Ensure all Vehicle Documents are in place

With the Imperial Car Supermarkets Document Pack you will receive the V5 Registration document. MOT Certificate, HPI Certificate, Service History and the RAC inspection for any vehicle you buy from us.
You can find out more about our vehicle inspection process here.

Imperial Car Supermarkets have branches in Fleet, Portsmouth, Southampton and Swanwick. The wide range of cars Imperial Car Supermarkets have for sale can be viewed on our website here with detailed photos, descriptions and informative video walk throughs. Our range of used cars include makes such as Alfa Romeo, Citroen, BMW, Audi, Ford, Honda, Jaguar and many, many more!

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£3,715 Fitted Extras!

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