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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Citroen C3 1.4 HDi VTR+ 5dr
Citroen C3

Citroen C3 1.4 HDi VTR+ 5dr

White, Diesel, Manual

  • 15" alloy wheels
  • Alloy Wheels
  • Cruise Control

Finance this car from
£85 per month

VN61 OWG (2011)

63,000 miles

Manual/Diesel

£4,265

Citroen C3 1.4 HDi VTR+ 5dr

White, Diesel, Manual

VN61 OWG (2011)

63,000 miles

Finance This Car From £85 Per Month

Manual/Diesel

Honda Civic 1.8 i-VTEC Type S 3dr
Honda Civic

Honda Civic 1.8 i-VTEC Type S 3dr

Black, Petrol, Manual

  • 17" alloy wheels
  • Alloy Wheels
  • Multi-Function Steering Wheel

Finance this car from
£89 per month

LM09 GEY (2009)

86,549 miles

Manual/Petrol

£4,330

Honda Civic 1.8 i-VTEC Type S 3dr

Black, Petrol, Manual

LM09 GEY (2009)

86,549 miles

Finance This Car From £89 Per Month

Manual/Petrol

Vauxhall Insignia 2.0 CDTi SRi Vx-line Nav 4dr
Vauxhall Insignia

Vauxhall Insignia 2.0 CDTi SRi Vx-line...

Grey, Diesel, Manual

  • Sat Nav
  • Bluetooth
  • Electric Adjustable Seats

Finance this car from
£90 per month

DU11 XAN (2011)

104,103 miles

£920 Fitted Extras!

£4,505

Vauxhall Insignia 2.0 CDTi SRi Vx-line

Grey, Diesel, Manual

DU11 XAN (2011)

104,103 miles

Finance This Car From £90 Per Month

£920 Fitted Extras!

Toyota iQ 1.0 VVT-i 2 3dr
Toyota iQ

Toyota iQ 1.0 VVT-i 2 3dr

Black, Petrol, Manual

  • 15" alloy wheels
  • Alloy Wheels
  • Multi-Function Steering Wheel

Finance this car from
£89 per month

FG61 FYR (2011)

32,487 miles

Manual/Petrol

£4,540

Toyota iQ 1.0 VVT-i 2 3dr

Black, Petrol, Manual

FG61 FYR (2011)

32,487 miles

Finance This Car From £89 Per Month

Manual/Petrol