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OMVIC Blog: Car Buying Tips

7 Tips for Buying a Vehicle from a Dealer

May 3

Written by: OMVIC Communications
Friday, May 3, 2019  RssIcon


Everybody has their own list of concerns when it comes to buying a car. These concerns can be as specific as whether the car colour comes in a matte or, if you’re buying used, how many owners the vehicle has had. OMVIC suggests you start with these tips to begin a conversation with the dealer and determine whether the vehicle you’re interested in will be a worthy investment.

It is important to note that all Ontario dealers and salespeople must be licensed by OMVIC. So, if you’re buying from a dealer in Ontario, confirm that you’re buying from a registered dealer look for the OMVIC-Registered Dealer decal or use the “Find a Dealer/Saleperson” search button at omvic.ca. Remember: Only when you buy from a registered dealer do you benefit from consumer protection. If you buy privately and encounter problems, OMVIC cannot assist.

Buying a Vehicle in Ontario? Follow These 7 Tips:

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 For more tips on buying a car, check out the OMVIC Academy, comprised of five short videos (available in English, Punjabi, Simplified Chinese and French) a downloadable car-buying guide and other resources.

About OMVIC

An educated and informed consumer is a protected consumer. Visit omvic.ca to learn more about your car-buying rights and when they apply, as well as additional tips for buying a car in Ontario.

 


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