Showroom | Destination Auto Group

Serving the Vancouver, Destination Auto Group, located at 4278 Lougheed Highway in BURNABY, BC, is your premier retailer of new and used Chrysler, Honda, Hyundai, Mazda and Toyota vehicles. Our dedicated sales staff and top-trained technicians are here to make your auto shopping experience fun, easy and financially advantageous. Please utilize our various online resources and allow our excellent network of people to put you in your ideal car, truck or SUV today!

What to Look for in a Used Car

If you're currently looking for Vancouver Car for Sale, there are a few specific things that you'll want to look at to ensure that you are getting a good deal. The most important component to a used car is its suspension. If a vehicle has suspension problems, it is very likely that you will be in for extraordinarily expensive repairs. With a cheap used car, a suspension problem usually merits replacing the car entirely rather than replacing it because it is so intrinsic to the vehicle and so expensive to fix.

Other than this, you will want to look at the tires of the automobile. If the tire tread is worn down, you will need to factor in the cost of replacing them as a cost of the vehicle itself. Very often, those that are purchasing a used car in Vancouver will neglect to look at the tires and will be surprised later on. Along with this, you should always make sure that even the minor items within the vehicle work. This includes the power windows, power seat adjustments, interior lights, exterior lights and brakes. The brakes in particular are very important to check because it can be very dangerous otherwise.

Older vehicles will have more concerns about mileage than newer vehicles; but as long as they are properly maintained, a used car in Vancouver that is relatively modern usually won't have any problems even after hundreds of thousands of miles. You may wish to look through the vehicle though to ensure cleanliness, though, because this will give you a good indication of how well the vehicle has been cared for overall. If the vehicle is very dirty or dusty, there's a good chance the owner wasn't keeping up on oil changes either.