Information for Victorian consumers about buying a used car from a licensed motor car trader.
Private car parks rights and responsibilities, if you receive a fine, debt collection practices
Get the facts before you buy, ways to buy, fees, charges, cooling-off period, warranties, running costs, depreciation
New and used cars, trade-ins, private sales, auctions, auto parts recyclers, roadworthy and registration
Before you buy, ‘drive away price’, additional fees, pre-delivery check, cooling-off, warranties, leasing, costs
Explanation of cooling-off rights for new car purchases, including waiving cooling-off rights and terminating an agreement.
Explanation of cooling-off rights for used cars and how cooling-off rights can be waived and ending an agreement during the cooling-off period.
Information on warranties for used cars, including defect notices, items covered by the warranty and organising repairs and parts whilst under warranty.
Information on how to determine the age of a car by using the cars build plate. Also explains the role of the compliance plate.
Information for Victorian consumers about buying a used car from a private seller. Includes tips to avoid buying a stolen car.