Harte VW of Meriden: Used Car FAQs

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If you're in the market for a pre-owned vehicle but have some questions you need answers to, make sure to check out our used car FAQs and speak with the team at Harte Volkswagen of Meriden. We have a wide range of used vehicles for sale that you can choose from, plus we'll be happy to guide you through the car-buying process to make it as simple as possible. Want to know more about used car warranties or if it's good to buy a used car at a dealership? Review your options and see why choosing a used VW model or pre-owned vehicle from another make at our VW dealer in Meriden is the right choice!

Used Vehicle FAQs


Is it good to buy a used car at a dealer?

Yes! Buying a used vehicle at a car dealership allows you to get extra confidence with your purchase. Used vehicles at our local car dealer go through inspections and are all in quality condition when put up for sale. You may also be able to receive a used car warranty or other added benefits when buying from a car dealership vs. an independent auto sales location.


What mileage should a used car have?

A used car with low mileage is recommended, although used cars with high mileage can still be in great condition. The vehicle's maintenance record is important when buying any used vehicle, but more so when you are buying a vehicle with high mileage.


Is it OK to buy a used car with high mileage?

Yes, it is OK to buy a used car with high mileage as long as it's in good condition and has been well taken care of by previous owners.


What is the first thing you should do when buying a used car?

The first thing you should do when buying a used car is check its maintenance record, current condition and other factors that may impact its value.


What is the first thing you should do after buying a used car?

The first things you should do after buying a used car is getting the vehicle registration and auto insurance. When it comes time for routine car maintenance or auto repairs, you can return to our local auto service center.


Can I trade or sell a used car to a dealership?

Yes, you can trade a vehicle or sell a car to a dealership. Our local car dealership buys used cars and accepts trade-ins when you are looking to get rid of a vehicle or upgrade to a new Volkswagen. Contact us to get started!

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