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When it comes to buying a quality used car, your friend might seem like a great place to turn. But buyer beware: Here are 3 problems of buying your friend’s used car.

No Vehicle Report

If you don’t know where a car’s been or what’s happened to it, you run the risk of driving away with a lemon. Just because you don’t see damage doesn’t mean it isn’t there. That’s why a vehicle report is so important. (Your friend may not offer one, but every quality used car at The Auto Connection comes with a FREE AutoCheck report.)

Harder to Get Financing

Buying a used vehicle through a friend can mean difficulty in finding financing, especially if you have bad credit.

At The Auto Connection, we’ve been putting drivers in the driver’s seat for over 20 years, regardless of their credit history. Our Buy Here Pay Here program makes picking out and financing your quality used vehicle a breeze.

No Mechanical Inspection

When you look at a used vehicle from a friend, chances are it hasn’t been inspected by a professional mechanic. You could get it inspected, but you’d have to pay for it (and it won’t be cheap).

Are you in the market for a reliable used vehicle? As a premier buy here, pay here dealership in Hampton Roads, The Auto Connection helps people in Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Richmond, Eastern Shore, Smithfield, Chesapeake and Newport News, VA get the financing they need to drive away in a quality used car, truck, SUV or van. Find out how easy it is to get a quality pre-owned vehicle of your own with buy here, pay here financing from The Auto Connection. Get the approval process started from home with our easy online application.