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Buying a car online is a regular practice now in Pakistan and thanks to the online portals like Carmudi and Pak Wheels, the car-buying process has become a relatively easier and time-saving process. However, buying a car can surely be tricky for those who are not familiar with the dos and don’ts of online car purchasing.

Here, we have compiled a list of some essential tips and checklist for online car buyers that they must bear in mind before finalizing an online car deal.

1. Focused Selection

First and foremost- make a wise selection among the wide range of available car options, keeping in mind your purchase capacity and other suitability factors such as the seating space, fuel capacity, technical innovation, mileage etc. Buyers must have a detailed look at the car reviews that are already available online in order to make an informed purchase.

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2. Look for the Best Comparative Price

Check and compare the best available prices in the online market for the desired car. Compare these prices along with the year of import and current car condition and plan accordingly.

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3. Contact the Seller and Inquire about the car completely

Once your selection process is over, the next phase is contacting the seller and inquiring about the specific car details. Follow the checklist below when doing so:

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1. Mileage and Total Running

Buyers must ask the seller about the mileage of the car and its total running; keep in mind that these two factors are entirely different from each other. Running is the total distance traveled by a car while mileage is the number of miles traveled in one fuel liter.

You must note that old cars have a higher mileage than the used cars.

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2. Number of Previous Owners

This is the most important question to be asked by the buyer since the accurate car condition can then easily be judged. Make sure that the seller is registered and is the real owner of the car. Also, make sure the registration documents are not tampered with. Always try to purchase a car with a single owner.

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3. Genuine Spare Parts

Cross checking for genuine spare parts is important too; repeatedly ask this question from sellers until the answer is provided. The car may have been re-furnished and sellers can deceive you in this area if you don’t show enough concern. The parts checklist includes engine, seats and players in the interior to the brakes, tyres, windshields, windows and tyres in the exterior.

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4. Physical Inspection

The fourth stage is a physical inspection of the car. Examine the physical condition of the car keeping in mind the following pointers:

1. Engine and Chassis Number

Counter check this number with the documents of the car you are willing to purchase; this clarifies when the car was actually imported and whether the engine or other parts are genuine.

Engine and Chassis number

2. Funder /Bumpers, Windshields / Windows, Body Line

Check out for visible cracks and repairs and it will become clear whether the car has met an accident in the past. Always check these features during the day in sunlight so that the invisible marks and scratches become visible to the naked eye.

3. Panel and Door Gaps

The panels must be smooth and crack free while door gaps should be even from top to bottom.

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4. Final Decision & Bargain for Price

After the inspection, it is time to make the final buying decision. You must bargain with the seller for the minimum price and make sure you acquire all the car documents once you finalize the purchase decision.

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