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Buying a used EV privately - what to consider?

  • 01-03-2023 9:14am
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    I can find the right place to put the window washer water, and I can check tyres. Beyond that I won't be claiming much in the way of knowledge of cars inner workings.

    As a result I have always avoided buying a car second hand privately when the value has been over 10-12k due to perceived risk.

    However, have seen some EV options being sold privately. Value around 40,000.

    If a newer car is still under warranty presumably risk is low? How would one check that? Is there other considerations?

    One option is Skoda Enyaq, another is ID4. The alternate might be a new Tesla Y.