Get Used Cars Inspected Before Buying

This month’s USAA member newsletter has twelve Car-Buying Secrets from a former car salesman who got out after 6 months in the biz. One of the things he advocated was when shopping for a used car…

…take your potential purchase to your mechanic for an independent inspection. A good tech will spot hidden problems. Independent inspections usually run $75to$100. It’s the best 100 bucks you’ll ever spend on a car.

That shiny apple may contain a lemon inside. Have an expert peel back the skin so you’re not stuck with unexpected and costly repairs down the line.

(Photo: DCvision2006)