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5-greatest-myths-when-buying-a-second-hand-car-in-singapore

Used cars are old cars

This is probably the most serious misconception car buyers have. The average age of the car population stand at 5.57 years in 2014 (http://mypaper.sg/top-stories/car-doctors-thrive-car-population-greys-20140304). This is considerably lower as compared to many other countries. In addition, road conditions in Singapore are generally good. As a result, if you walk around in the second hand carmart, you will notice most second hand cars at the carmart look relatively new.

Dealers cannot be trusted

You probably have read about used car dealers modifying the odometer of the cars so as to make it more attractive for potential buyers. Yes, there are cases being reported on it. And some dealers do that. Thus, it makes it all the more important to scout for a reliable car dealer who have been running the business for at least a decade. Do not focus entirely on the selling price of the vehicle for there might be [...]

5-ways-to-make-your-car-last-longer

Cars in Singapore cost a bomb. Every single breakdown and insurance claim is likely to result in a corresponding hike in the vehicle insurance premium. Regular preventive maintenance and measures are therefore critical to ensure your car last longer and expenses to the minimum. Below detailed five ways you can achieve it.

  

  1. Washing, Waxing, Vacuum and Detailing Exterior and Interior

Cars get dirty from the daily commuting. Besides dirt, rain spots and dust clinging onto the car’s exterior, acid rain, bugs, bird droppings and airborne industrial pollutants can accelerate the degradation of the car paint. Regular washing and waxing of car exterior is thus needed to help preserves the paint and prevents rush from setting in. Remember to vacuum and detailing the interior of the car as well.

How to do it:

  • Use plastic polish to clean up hazed-out plastic headlights
  • Wet the wheels and tires, spray on the wheel [...]
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