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Just the Facts - Cars

Factsheet

Buying a Used Car  

Information consumers need to know when buying a car from a private seller or car dealer.
Commerce | Cars | Infopage | 5 min  | Year 7 - 10

Factsheet

Buying at Auction  

Information consumers need to know when buying a car at an auction.
Commerce | Cars | Infopage | 5 min  | Year 7 - 10

Factsheet

Car insurance  

Types of car insurance and things to consider when you are choosing an insurance policy.
Commerce | Cars | Infopage | 5 min  | Year 7 - 10

Factsheet

Compulsory Third Party (CTP) or green slip insurance  

In NSW, compulsory third party (CTP) personal injury insurance covers you if your car kills or injur...
Commerce | Cars | Infopage | 5 min  | Year 7 - 10

Factsheet

Cover notes  

A cover note is an immediate insurance cover that will insure you for a few days when you buy a car ...
Commerce | Cars | Infopage | 5 min  | Year 7 - 10

Factsheet

Extended car warranties  

Extended car warranties can be bought from licensed motor car dealers or traders when you buy a car....
Commerce | Cars | Infopage | 5 min  | Year 7 - 10

Video

Helen's story  

Helen talks about buying a brand new car and what went wrong.
Commerce | Cars | Video | 5 min  | Year 7 - 10

Factsheet

Inspection checklist  

A checklist to help inspect a used car.
Commerce | Cars | Infopage | 10 min  | Year 7 - 10

Factsheet

Inspections  

The inspection by a qualified mechanic or inspection service can reveal hidden problems that the car...
Commerce | Cars | Infopage | 5 min  | Year 7 - 10

Factsheet

Leasing  

Leasing is another type of finance that may suit people who regularly trade-in their car.
Commerce | Cars | Infopage | 5 min  | Year 7 - 10

Factsheet

Need a loan?  

Borrowing money to buy a car.
Commerce | Cars | Infopage | 5 min  | Year 7 - 10

Factsheet

Running costs  

Any car costs money to run. Generally the larger the car the more it cost in registration, servicing...
Commerce | Cars | Infopage | 5 min  | Year 7 - 10

Factsheet

Test drives  

A test drive allows you get a feel for the car and find any obvious problems.
Commerce | Cars | Infopage | 5 min  | Year 7 - 10

Factsheet

The contract and deposits  

If you sign anything at a car dealer's it's probably a sale contract. Car sale contracts are legally...
Commerce | Cars:/CarsCredit:/CreditContracts:/Contracts | Infopage | 5 min  | Year 7 - 10

Factsheet

Tips before you buy  

Tips and information consumers need to know and consider before buying a car.
Commerce | Cars | Infopage | 10 min  | Year 7 - 10

Factsheet

Trade ins  

Tips when trading in your old car to buying a new one.
Commerce | Cars | Infopage | 5 min  | Year 7 - 10

Factsheet

Transfering the registration  

In NSW, you will need to transfer the registration of a car into your name within 14 days of buying ...
Commerce | Cars | Infopage | 5 min  | Year 7 - 10

Factsheet

Useful links - cars  

Useful links and contacts
Commerce | Cars | Infopage | 10 min  | Year 7 - 10

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