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13 Things Everyone Should Ask Themselves When Buying A Used Car

Gotta have the essentials sorted before getting that new ride into your garage! And ExxonMobil has the shortlist to bring to your dealership, ensuring your eventual travels are totally sound.

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1. How many miles are on the odometer?

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2. Has the car been exposed to extreme temperatures?

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3. What grade of fuel did the previous owner use?

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4. Can the car be inspected by my mechanic?

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5. Where was this car bought? Does the seller have the title in hand?

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6. Has the car or any of its parts ever been recalled?

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7. Is this the car's original paint job?

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8. Can I take it for a test drive?

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9. Are there any aftermarket parts on the car?

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10. What are the vehicle's Miles Per Gallon (MPG)?

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11. Are objects really closer than they appear?

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12. What scented air freshener should I get?

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13. And finally, are chrome spinners still in?

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