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BuyingAPrivateCar is about educating car buyers to find, inspect, and protect themselves when buying a used car from a private seller, car dealer, or car auction. To avoid buying a lemon get started with the free used car inspection checklist.

Owned and operated by a qualified motor mechanic and vehicle inspection specialist Craig Jones.

Craig specializes in pre-purchase inspections in his business to help second-hand car buyers buy the right used car at the right price from car dealers, private sellers, or auto auctions.


With more than 30 years of experience in the automotive industry, Craig can help you buy a used car saving you time, money, and headaches.

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About BuyingAPrivateCar Mission

Buying a used car is often tricky and it can be hard to tell if the seller is being honest with you. To buy with confidence, you need to make sure you tick all the boxes before handing over any money.

Check out my guide to buying a used car from a private seller so can learn how to buy the right car at the right price and protect yourself before handing over your money.

About Buying A Private Car and Craig Jones founder.