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Frequently Asked Questions

Are used cars worth it?

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Absolutely. In fact, choosing a used car over a new one means you will suffer less depreciation in value while still being able to enjoy the very best quality.

What is the best month to buy a car?

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You will often find that purchasing a new car is most affordable towards the end of the year. This is due to the presence of promotions and the need for sales teams to meet their annual targets.

What do I need to do when I buy a used car?

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As much research as possible. It’s now easier than ever to find out more about a used car, so ensure you carry out all the necessary checks, ask about the vehicle’s service history, and view all the available paperwork before buying. Oh, and book a test drive.

How many miles on a used car is too much?

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On average, a vehicle should be expected to have covered approximately 12,000 miles per year. So, if you simply multiply this figure by the age, you will be able to determine whether you’re getting a good deal or not.

Can you lease a used car?

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​Here at Minstergate, we aim to make purchasing a used car as affordable and flexible as possible, so speak to a member of the team to discuss leasing options.

How long is a warranty on used cars?

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A used car warranty typically lasts three, six, or 12 months. However, extensions are often available. Speak to our sales advisors today for more details.

What used car should I buy?

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This comes down to a number of factors such as how much room you require, any preferences for features and, of course, your budget.

Which used cars are the most reliable?

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We at Minstergate thoroughly check each used vehicle we sell for any issues before sale, so hope that all models offer great reliability. However some, such as the Toyota Yaris and Lexus CT, are often found to be among the most reliable.

Where can I buy used cars?

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Right here at Minstergate. Our dealerships in Yorkshire have a wide number of used cars ready to be test driven and bought today.

Do I need insurance before I buy a used car?

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Vehicle insurance is a legal requirement for driving any car, so ensuring you have this arranged is of the utmost importance.

What are the best used cars for new drivers?

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For most people, learning to drive is done in a smaller vehicle that is easier to handle. As such, choosing a supermini or hatchback is often the best choice, with the ease of driving making the transition simpler.

Are used cars still under warranty?

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Any warranty remaining on our used cars will be detailed at the time of purchase, so speak to a member of the team today.

What used cars are the cheapest to insure?

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Cars with smaller engines and lower purchase prices tend to be among the cheapest to insure, with models such as the Volkswagen Polo and ŠKODA Citigo among the most affordable.

Can I return a used car?

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We always aim to provide a ‘cooling off’ period for any vehicle purchase. This will be advised by a member of the team at the time of buying.

What are the most popular used cars?

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Vehicles such as the Ford Fiesta and Ford Focus regularly top the charts when it comes to the most popular models sold secondhand.

Which used cars are road tax free?

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A number of vehicles are available with zero road tax to be paid, notably those that emit less than 100g/km of CO2. Among those models that qualify are the Kia Picanto, Ford Fiesta EcoBoost, Toyota Yaris Hybrid, and many more.

Which used cars are selling the fastest?

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In a study conducted by Auto Trader, it was found that the vehicle that took the shortest amount of time to sell was the SEAT Alhambra.

Why buying a used car is better?

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Not only do you benefit from a more affordable price when buying used, but you also experience less depreciation in value compared to a new car. Plus, many models come with full warranties and all the latest technology.

How often should I service my car?

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A vehicle should be serviced every year or 12,000 miles, whichever comes soonest.

What is an MOT?

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The MOT is an annual check of a vehicle’s roadworthiness. It is a legal requirement for vehicles aged over three years to hold a valid MOT certificate every year.

What is a full service history?

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As you might expect, this is a record of all the servicing work carried out on your chosen vehicle.

Are service plans worth it?

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In enabling you to spread the cost of your vehicle servicing over a period of time, you can often save hundreds of pounds by selecting a service plan at the time of purchase.

How much will it cost to service my car?

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For a full quote on the cost to service your vehicle, get in touch with the aftersales team at Minstergate today.