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BUYING A USED CAR: Searching for a used vehicle can be overwhelming. Here's what you should you know before buying a second hand car. Image: iStock

Cape Town - Everybody loves that new car smell but a second-hand car can offer better value, while leaving your wallet intact, if you follow a few simple steps.

Used cars are also likely to attract a much lower insurance premium than new cars, and feature-for-feature, you can usually get more bang for your buck.

READ: 10 things everyone should ask when buying a used car

The guys at Rippah.com created a great guide for buying a used car.

Rippah said: "Buying a used car can be a minefield. You can either get it right or end up with a mobile scrap. Cars can be overwhelming, especially if you’re thinking about buying your first car.

"The trick to buying any previously owned car is to know what you’re getting."

Infographic by Rippah Australia:

Infographic by Rippah Australia

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