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05 May 2022, 14:23

Reasons to buy a used car online

Reasons to buy a used car online

Online shopping is more popular than ever before. From groceries and clothing to electronics and furniture, buying an item from the comfort of your sofa is something we can all get behind, and these days that ‘item’ includes a car. If you’ve previously had reservations about the seemingly big decision of buying a used car online, you’ve come to the right place.

Check out our reasons to buy a used car online to buy with speed, comfort and confidence.

Speed (not in MPH!)

You might use your smartphone, you might use your laptop or maybe even a tablet. Whatever device you choose, we’re sure you agree it’s much more convenient browsing used cars online than going to a showroom.

In the time it would take you to get in your car and drive there you could have looked at thousands of used cars without having to move! And with phone camera quality improving all the time, the images you view are almost as good as seeing the car in person.

Avoid the pushy salesperson

Talking of showrooms, we’ve all experienced that slightly-too-pushy salesperson.

The joy of buying a used car online is that there’s absolutely no pressure to buy. All the information you need is listed and there’s no one in your ear bugging you every 10 seconds.

Just browse in your own time, do your research and make a decision when you’re ready.

Options, options and more options

Last but definitely not least is the amount of choice.

The UK used car market is a giant, with millions bought and sold every year. Browsing used cars online gives you access to thousands, with the ability to search by make, model, price and much more.

So with all that in mind, why don’t you give it a go? Check out our collection of used cars today and see just how easy it is for yourself. If you need any extra advice, read our tips for buying a used car.


About is a digital advertising website that enables people to easily find a "new to them" used or new car, van or motorbike based on what is important to them. We live the mantra As easy as CVB.

It does not accept advertising or sponsored listings, so all vehicles listed are offered in a completely unbiased method - unlike other similar platforms. makes its money through fees paid by motor dealers advertising their vehicle stock all advertising stock in a fair and transparent manner.

When they launched in 2021, it was the first automotive advertising platform that had no extras, everything that is offered to assist vehicle sellers connect with potential customers is included together with providing full vehicle details rather than just listing prices, with the aim of helping people to make better-informed. Their ambition is remove £1billion from dealer and private customer advertising spending – ultimately helping reduce the costs of cars, vans and bikes for the buyer instead of exaggerating the profits of media giants. They are resolute in their view that currently anyone advertising vehicles has been ripped off by all the media giants.

Motor dealers benefit from free advertising until we reach an audience figure of 1 million users per month (as at July 2023 we are at over 700k).  Private customers offered the full advertising services offered by permanently free of charge. Dealers benefit from a growing suite of unique tools allowing them to gain maximum benefit from the challenging and changing face of the automotive marketplace.

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