Can a car trader sell a car sold as seen?

Can a car trader sell a car sold as seen?

However, according to Trading Standards, no vehicles can legally be ‘sold as seen’. As you are selling a car under a legally-binding contract, adding ‘sold as seen’ or ‘no refunds’ to an advert provides no legal protection to you as a seller.

What does SOLD AS SEEN mean when buying a car?

Some car dealerships use ‘Sold as Seen’ when selling a car at a discounted price, stating that the steep price reduction removes liability after the sale.

How do I contact a seller on carsguide?

To contact a private seller, simply fill out your Name, Phone number and your enquiry. If you prefer to contact the seller by phone, you will need to enter your phone number to receive a code first. This step is to protect our sellers information.

Is selling a car dangerous?

And while these stories show the potential danger of private-party used car sales, don’t let these extreme cases deter you. Still, meeting with strangers to sell your car does put you at risk of fraud, scams, robbery and possible physical attacks.

What is the safest way to get paid for a car?

Cash is still the safest and most preferable form of payment when selling a car, especially at a reasonable amount. Remember to check for authenticity and do count out the money in the presence of the car buyer. If the conditions allow, let the buyer pay you at your bank.

How much does it cost to sell on CarsGuide?

How much does it cost to place an ad? To place a listing on is FREE.

Who owns CarsGuide Australia?

Cox Automotive Media Solutions
Today, eBay has agreed to acquire Cox Automotive Media Solutions, which owns and, leading automotive platforms that make it easier to review, buy and sell cars in Australia.

What are the risks of selling a car privately?

Selling your car privately can expose you to thieves posing as potential buyers. Here are some recent scams to be on the look-out for: Someone posing as a car exporter, who asks you to transfer ‘shipping fees’ to overseas ‘buyers’.

Where is the best place to sell my car?

Selling your car online can be an easy way to find a local buyer or cast a wider net.

  • Autotrader: Great for a lot of extras.
  • eBay Motors: Great for multiple ways to sell.
  • Craigslist: Great for local listings.
  • CarGurus: Great for seller tools and support.
  • Great for quick dealer offers.
  • Carvana: Great for trade-ins.

Am I responsible for a car after I sell it UK?

The DVLA must know your car has been sold or you will be liable for anything the new owner should be paying. You’ll also need to duplicate the same information in Section 10 and make sure you also keep a record of the name and address of the new owner somewhere separately in case you need it.

How do I avoid being scammed when selling a car?

Tips for avoiding scams when selling your car

  1. Meet with buyers in person, preferably with someone you trust. When you speak with someone online, they could be on the other side of town or the other side of the world.
  2. Only accept cash or certified checks.
  3. Consider an escrow account for out-of-area buyers.