The following questions should be asked:
It is absolutely essential to check the insurance status of the car. The insurance should be valid for at least some time. It is extremely important that the insurance is transferred immediately (usually within two weeks) to the name of the new owner to avoid complications in case of a mishap.
When buying a used car, it is certainly advisable to take a mechanic to thoroughly inspect the car and help you make the right decision. However, if you are an expert in cars, you can choose not to take a mechanic.
The following documents should be checked:
In some cases, the odometers are tampered with to deceive the buyer into thinking that the vehicle is sparingly used and hence is a good deal. However, buyers nowadays are curious as well as well informed and know how to ascertain that the odometer is tampered, through service records and other indications that suggest the same.
The important points to consider are: