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How to Buy a Car with Bad Credit

Updated 27/11/2023
Do you have a bad credit rating and are looking to buy a car? If, so you’ve come to the right place. Even though it may feel hard to buy a car with a poor credit rating, it is still possible to buy your dream car. There are a few things that you need to know and consider first. Shop for Cars has put together the complete guide that outlines how you can buy a car if you have a bad credit rating.

Can I Buy a Car at 16?

Updated 20/11/2023
Buying your first car is one of the most exciting days of our lives. In Australia, we are lucky that we can gain our provisional learners licence at just 16 years of age. But that brings us to the question, Can I buy a car at age 16 in Australia? Shop for Cars has put together a quick guide on whether or not you can buy a car at age 16, and the options available to you.

Cars That Don't Depreciate in Australia

Updated 13/11/2023
One of the biggest misconceptions when it comes to buying a car is that all cars depreciate. Whilst many cars do depreciate, you might be surprised to hear that there are actually many cars in the Australian market that in fact do not depreciate and in some situations can actually sell for more than what they were originally purchased for. Shop for Cars has put together a comprehensive list of the cars that don’t depreciate in Australia in 2023.

Reliable Cars with High Resale Value in Australia

Updated 06/11/2023
When it comes to buying a car in Australia there is so much more to consider than just the initial upfront price. One of the biggest things that most buyers overlook is a cars resale value. Shop for Cars has put together a list of the 10 most reliable cars in Australia which have proven to have a strong resale value.

Can You Negotiate Electric Car Prices?

Updated 30/10/2023
Are you thinking of buying an Electric Car? One of the biggest questions all car buyers ask when it comes to buying any car let alone electric is, can I negotiate the price of a car? In this article, Shop for Cars will answer the all important questions of if you can negotiate the price of an electric car in Australia.

Hybrid vs Electric: Which is More Fuel-Efficient?

Updated 23/10/2023
When it comes to picking an eco-friendly vehicle, hybrid and electric vehicles are two of the most unmistakable choices. Both vehicle type offer eco-friendly options in contrast to conventional petrol powered vehicles, however there's always a discussion over which is more fuel efficient. In this article, we'll dive into the world of hybrid and electric vehicles, well compare their fuel efficiency to help you make the best buying decision.