Articles about Secondhand Cars

The online secondhand-vehicle scene can be tricky to navigate
It has been many years since I last bought a brand-new vehicle. Ever since discovering the wonders of secondhand vehicle shopping (both cars and bikes) and the joys of depreciation (as in you let someone else bear the brunt of it),
Any rides you regret letting go of?
Think long and hard about that ride you're planning to sell. Ask yourself if you actually need to let go of it-and whether or not you're going to regret it for the rest of your life if you do
The secondhand market is booming
First it was known as Sulit, then it became OLX, and now our favorite website for browsing secondhand cars that are more affordable yet still beyond our reach is called Carousell. Still going strong after seven years, Carousell Philippines is bullish about
Super convenient
I was in the market for a secondhand ride for the family, and I was lucky enough to find a good deal. After agreeing on a price and shaking hands, it was time to do the paperwork to transfer the name on
That's pretty steep
Fancy owning a pristine Honda Civic SiR equipped with Mugen accessories? If yes, you'll be happy to know that there's one such example floating around, for sale, on social media.Asking yourself why, considering the vehicle's immense popularity,
A look at Filipinos’ buying habits
This year, many car and motorcycle buyers had to take the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Law into consideration one way or another, whether it was with the higher price tags of vehicles or the adjustment to their income taxes.
Do you agree with this study?
What are some of the top things you consider when buying a brand-new vehicle? Engine performance is one of them, no doubt. The same goes for factors like fuel economy, convenience features, safety, and ride quality.These are all-important qualities
Are these units bargain finds?
In the world of auto loans, the bank giveth and the bank taketh away: If you can't pay for a car, best put that dream on hold until you have the means to actually afford a set of wheels. Otherwise repossession
Should he go secondhand?
Hi Top Gear Philippines!My dad wants to buy a new SUV. The options are a brand-new Mitsubishi Pajero or a low-mileage 2017 Nissan Patrol Safari diesel variant. Their prices are most likely the same.AnonymousHello!It is tough choosing
His unit is practically a one-off
The McLaren P1 has long ceased production, but if there's anybody out there who wants to own one, you're in luck-2009 Formula 1 champion Jenson Button is selling his unit via UK-based reseller Steve Hurn Cars.
There's a gem under the hood
Here's one for the Toyota fans out there. We've spotted a 1972 TA22 Toyota Celica coupe in black for sale on Facebook, and, based on the seller's photographs, it looks like it's in pretty decent shape. However, what
What can I do?
What should I do if the new owner of my old car does not want to update the ownership with the Land Transportation Office (LTO)? Can I sue them?Anonymous Yes. You can either file an action for specific performance to compel
Do you remember this?
It's been a while since we've come across this old-school oddity, but once upon a time, the Volkswagen 'Sakbayan' was a relatively common sight on Philippine roads. In fact, the VW Country Buggy--as it's known outside our
Interested?
Is your condo parking slot too tight? Are you tired of driving to and from work in a humdrum Japanese compact sedan on a daily basis? If the answer to all of these questions is yes, then boy do we have a
Brand-new isn't always the way to go
Here's something any experienced car owner-especially ones familiar with the secondhand scene-will tell you: Brand-new vehicles aren't necessarily the best options out there.How so? Two of the biggest factors to consider when purchasing a ride are
"Sorry sold na"
Regret is a common feeling that no one enjoys. There's that type of regret you feel after devouring three cups of rice. Or that sinking feeling you experience when the cashier hands over your credit card with the item you were
Take a guess
Last year, the local auto industry was clouded by uncertainty and intrigue--but don't even think for a minute that this deterred shoppers from buying new cars. In fact, car shoppers were spurred on by the higher prices in 2018, and
Be cautious going down this route
Hi, Botchi! I'm currently in the market for a secondhand seven-seater. Minivans are my picks. Do you have any suggestions? My budget is at P600,000.As of now, a 2006 Toyota Previa (facelifted version) and a 2011 Mitsubishi Grandis
Avoid getting sued
Selling your own ride is always such sweet sorrow. On the one hand, you were finally able to sell your car, and that means there's an influx of what could be money for your next ride. On the other hand, it
The so-called 'assume balance' transaction
Good day!I'd like to sell my car, but I haven't finished paying the loan. Is it legal to sell your car mid-installment? How do I protect myself from unscrupulous buyers?JuanHi Juan,As a general rule, you cannot
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