Buying a used car with BuyaCar

Find your ideal car and get it delivered to your door with no stress: here's how to buy a used car online with BuyaCar

BuyaCar team
Dec 3, 2021

Dreading the prospect of having to go out and buy a new car? By shopping with BuyaCar, you can swap the normal hassle of buying a used car for convenience. We're here to show you that buying a used car can be one of the more satisfying tasks you'll do this year. We'll make the process of choosing the perfect model for you a simple one, and help you find exactly what you need at an affordable price.

Better than that, here at BuyaCar we bring all of that to your living room, making it possible to buy your next car without ever having to leave the house. We'll even deliver it to your door, so you don't have to even think about getting a lift to a garage, or work out which combination of trains, buses and/or taxis will get you there.

There are five easy stages to ordering a used car with BuyaCar. Once you've found and reserved your perfect car, we can typically get it delivered to your door within two weeks, with low-rate finance available, if you want to pay monthly.

There's no need to be concerned about receiving a dud on delivery day, either. Every car we sell at BuyaCar is examined and history-checked prior to being delivered to ensure the car is up to scratch. We also offer used car warranties and a 14-day money-back guarantee. If this all sounds like something you could get on board with, you're in the right place to get your next car-buying journey started.

New option: buy through a local dealer in the BuyaCar network

BuyaCar has introduced a new way of purchasing a car for those who'd prefer to touch and drive a car before signing on the dotted line. You can now take advantage of BuyaCar's low-rate finance - including the choice of PCP finance and Hire Purchase - and then purchase your car through a local dealer.

This enables you to get strong value finance with low monthly payments, but also to see the exact car you're getting, before collecting the car yourself. Keep reading for more information on the two ways to purchase a car through BuyaCar.

Which option is best for me?

Whichever option you go for, you can take advantage of BuyaCar's low-rate finance options, which could enable you to get more car for your monthly budget than alternatives with higher interest charges.

If you love the idea of being able to choose your next car from tens of thousands of models located across the country and have it delivered to your door, you can do that with option 1, buying a used car through BuyaCar. We can arrange your finance for you, and sort out all the logistics of getting your next car to your door for the ultimate in convenience.

If you'd rather see the precise car your getting and interact with the dealer yourself, however, that's possible with option 2. We can again sort out finance for you, so you can benefit from BuyaCar's monthly payment options, but also see the car before purchasing.

If you choose option 2, you will deal with handpicked dealers from the BuyaCar network, so you can still be confident you're getting a well looked after car. However, as you're purchasing through the dealer directly, the BuyaCar 14-day money-back guarantee and the standard BuyaCar guarantee will not apply. Click on the links below to jump to the section you're most interested in.



Option 1: Buying a used car online through BuyaCar

Buying a car with BuyaCar

1 Find your car

Our online search tool allows you to filter through each and every one of the 23185 car we currently have available on BuyaCar. The filters on the left side of the page can help you sort by make and model, while you can also pinpoint engine sizes and fuel types to further fine tune what you're looking for.

But if you need a bit more detail on a particular car, or you want to know which cars are best for a particular task or lifestyle, then we have a whole range of expert content on our website to offer up some advice on which car might be best for you.

Once you've found your ideal car, you'll need to reserve it by paying a deposit to make sure that nobody else buys it. The deposit is fully refundable if you change your mind. At this stage, you can also apply for finance to find out exactly how much the monthly payments will be.

2 Confirmation

Once your car is reserved, we'll ask the supplying dealer to secure the vehicle and take it off the market. As soon as this is done, we'll send you a confirmation, and you can start planning your first road trip.

3 Finance documents

If you're taking out finance, then we will email the documents that need to be completed and posted back, along with some official identification. It's important to tell us if you can't return your documents quickly for any reason. The car is likely to be put back on sale if this stage takes longer than 10 days.

Until we receive the finance forms, we can't arrange delivery of the vehicle, so the sooner they arrive, the quicker we can get your new car to you.

4 Final payment and delivery arrangements

If you've got a finance deposit to pay, or if you're buying in cash, then we'll send you an invoice for the remainder of the payment. We'll also prepare the car for delivery and schedule a date that's convenient for you.

5. Delivery

On delivery day, one of our experienced drivers will collect your car and check it in detail, to ensure that it's been prepared correctly and can be certified by BuyaCar. They will ensure that it drives correctly, deliver it to your door, and explain anything that you're unsure of.

The car will come with a 14-day money-back guarantee and you'll have the option of an additional warranty as well. All you need to do is jump behind the wheel and drive away.

Option 2: Buy through a local dealer with BuyaCar

This option enables you to view a specific car before buying it and potentially take a test drive, so you can be fully confident it's the right car for you, though you can still take advantage of BuyaCar's low-rate finance. The value of getting car finance with low APR is that you should pay less per month and less overall for the same car, as the interest charges are lower. Alternatively, it could enable you to get a more desirable car for a set monthly budget.

With this option, you can access cars on sale with dealers in the BuyaCar network. This means that the cars available still meet a high standard, though as you would be buying through the dealer, the standard BuyaCar 14-day money-back guarantee is not available.

Whichever option you choose, you will have the BuyaCar team by side and our best finance deals available.


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