Confessions of a car salesman

How can you make sure you get the best deal on your next car? Let our inside man fill you in on the tips and techniques the dealers don't want you to know...

1. Confessions of a car salesman
Confessions of a car salesman
Questions of cash
GAP insurance
The sales process
The sales process
The sales process
The sales process
The sales process
The sales process
Tyres and payments
Used cars
Diesel and nearly new
Clocking
Trade-ins
Trouble
Trouble
Trouble
Test drives
And finally...
And finally...
And finally...
And finally...
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Recently, What Car?’s sister title PistonHeads ran a Q&A session with an anonymous car dealer on its forums. Both questions and answers inform, educate, entertain and provide plenty of handy tips for consumers buying cars.

Most of the questions were answered (‘A’) by the original car dealer, but in some cases other dealers chimed in with supplementary answers (‘AS’).

Photos used are for illustrative purposes only

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