If you're heading out to the UK's forecourts, or hitting the classifieds, we got just the thing.
Follow our simple guide to what you should look out for when buying a used car and you could save yourself a mountain of trouble later.
If you want more information and features to help you find the best used cars, then head to our whatcar.com used car section here.
What to look for
Click the numbers, below, for vital checks when buying a new car.