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Volkswagen Golf
2017 | 2.0 TDI BlueMotion Tech GTD DSG Euro 6 (s/s) 3dr
YE17GZB
51,581 miles
Automatic
Diesel
2.0L

Volkswagen Golf

2017 | 2.0 TDI BlueMotion Tech GTD DSG Euro 6 (s/s) 3dr
YE17GZB
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There is no damage to the bodywork, wheels, tyres and interior. • There is no damage to lights, glass and mirrors. • All tyres are at a legal limit and are safe. • The vehicle has a current MOT and has at least six months to run. • The vehicle has a full, documented service history. • There is no outstanding finance on the vehicle. • The vehicle is not a write-off (category C, D, S or N vehicle). • All documentation and keys are present.
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Fuel Type
Fuel Type
Diesel
Engine Size
Engine Size
2.0L
Transmission
Transmission
Automatic
ULEZ
ULEZ
Compliant
BHP
BHP
182
Mileage
Mileage
51,581 miles
0-62MPH
0-62MPH
7.5 secs
Doors
Doors
3
200 point inspection
Passed
200 point inspection
Passed
MOT
Passed
MOT
Passed
Service History
Passed
Service History
Passed
Service history dateDealershipTextMileage
30-Oct-2023Big Motoring WorldMulti Point Inspection Check Rear Brakes51,600mi
16-Feb-2023Dales Auto Repairs Air filter Oil Filter Fuel Filter Pollen Filter 47,500mi
25-Jan-2021S J davidsonOil Oil filter Fuel filter Air filter 41,437mi
18-Jul-2018?Oil change service 34,550mi
08-Aug-2017?Oil change service 13,528mi
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HPI Check
Passed
HPI Check
Passed
• Digital History Check ✔
• Not Recorded Stolen ✔
• Not Exported ✔
• Not Scrapped ✔
• Not an Insurance Write-Off ✔
• No Mileage Discrepancies ✔
3 Previous Keepers
3 Previous Keepers
Tyre Report
Passed
Tyre Report
Passed
Front Left Tyre Tread Passed
Most recent tread depth readings
Far left of tyre5.64mm
Middle left of tyre5.54mm
Middle right of tyre5.55mm
Far right of tyre4.71mm
Front Right Tyre Tread Passed
Most recent tread depth readings
Far left of tyre6.86mm
Middle left of tyre7.70mm
Middle right of tyre7.78mm
Far right of tyre7.10mm
Rear Left Tyre Tread Passed
Most recent tread depth readings
Far left of tyre3.97mm
Middle left of tyre5.26mm
Middle right of tyre5.31mm
Far right of tyre5.66mm
Rear Right Tyre Tread Passed
Most recent tread depth readings
Far left of tyre8.26mm
Middle left of tyre8.73mm
Middle right of tyre8.73mm
Far right of tyre7.86mm
200 point inspection
Passed
MOT
Passed
Service History
Passed
HPI Check
Passed
3 Previous Keepers
Tyre Report
Passed
200 point inspection
Passed
MOT
Passed
Service History
Passed
Service history dateDealershipTextMileage
30-Oct-2023Big Motoring WorldMulti Point Inspection Check Rear Brakes51,600mi
16-Feb-2023Dales Auto Repairs Air filter Oil Filter Fuel Filter Pollen Filter 47,500mi
25-Jan-2021S J davidsonOil Oil filter Fuel filter Air filter 41,437mi
18-Jul-2018?Oil change service 34,550mi
08-Aug-2017?Oil change service 13,528mi
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HPI Check
Passed
• Digital History Check ✔
• Not Recorded Stolen ✔
• Not Exported ✔
• Not Scrapped ✔
• Not an Insurance Write-Off ✔
• No Mileage Discrepancies ✔
3 Previous Keepers
Tyre Report
Passed
Front Left Tyre Tread Passed
Most recent tread depth readings
Far left of tyre5.64mm
Middle left of tyre5.54mm
Middle right of tyre5.55mm
Far right of tyre4.71mm
Front Right Tyre Tread Passed
Most recent tread depth readings
Far left of tyre6.86mm
Middle left of tyre7.70mm
Middle right of tyre7.78mm
Far right of tyre7.10mm
Rear Left Tyre Tread Passed
Most recent tread depth readings
Far left of tyre3.97mm
Middle left of tyre5.26mm
Middle right of tyre5.31mm
Far right of tyre5.66mm
Rear Right Tyre Tread Passed
Most recent tread depth readings
Far left of tyre8.26mm
Middle left of tyre8.73mm
Middle right of tyre8.73mm
Far right of tyre7.86mm
Features
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Full Leather
Full Leather
19
19" Alloy wheels
Sat Nav
Sat Nav
Privacy Glass
Privacy Glass
Heated Seats
Heated Seats
Lane Assist
Lane Assist
Lane Assist monitors the car's position on the road and can detect if the car is unintentionally leaving the lane. The system will react through warnings or by actively steering the car back into the lane.
Bluetooth
Bluetooth
Cooled Glovebox
Cooled Glovebox
Parking Sensors
Parking Sensors
Xenon Headlamps
Xenon Headlamps
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Four 7.5J x 19" 'Santiago' alloy wheels with 235/35 R19 tyres and anti-theft wheel boltsSpecial paint - Tornado RedSport and Sound PackTornado Red Non-Metallic
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Driver Convenience
'Lights On' Reminder warning buzzerACC - Adaptive cruise control with front assist, forward collision warning, distance monitoring, city emergency brake and speed limiterBluetooth Telephone preparationBrake pad wear indicator warning lightView moreDriver alert systemDriver profile selectionExterior temperature gaugeFlat tyre indicatorInstrument cluster in whiteMulti function display colour screenMultifunction computerProgressive power assisted steeringRev counterTrip and service interval displayUltrasonic front and rear optical and audible parking sensorsWarning buzzer and light for front seatbelts unfastened
Engine/Drivetrain/Suspension
Diesel particulate filterLowered sports suspension
Entertainment
CD/MP3/WMA, USB and SD card reader, aux-inDAB Digital radioMDI with USB/iPod connection cables
Exterior Features
Auto dimming rear view mirrorAutomatic coming/leaving home lighting functionAutomatic headlightsBi-Xenon headlights and headlight washers with LED daytime running lightsView moreBody colour bumpersBody colour door handlesBody colour door mirrors with integral indicatorsCherry red rear light clusterChrome louvres in grilleChrome trimmed front air intake surroundsChrome trimmed front fog light surroundsElectric folding door mirrors with puddle lampsElectric front windowsElectrically adjustable and heated door mirrorsHeat insulated tinted glass 65% light absorbing from B pillar backHeated rear windscreenHoneycomb radiator grille - blackLED front fog lightsLED rear lightsLED rear number plate lightsRain sensorRange adjustable headlightsRear diffuserRear roof spoilerRear windscreen washer and wiper with interval delayReverse activated kerb-view adjustment on passenger's door mirrorTwin chrome exhaust tailpipesWindscreen wipers/ intermittent wipe + 4 position delay
Interior Features
12V socket in luggage compartment3 rear headrests3 spoke steering wheel60/40 split folding rear seatView moreAir conditioning - 2 zone electronic climate controlAmbient lightingBag hook in luggage compartmentBlack headliningBoot lashing pointsChrome-plated electric mirror adjustment switch surroundChrome-plated electric window button surroundCourtesy light delayCover for storage compartment in centreDriver/front passenger seat height adjustmentDust/pollen filterEasy entry slide seats (access to rear seats)Front + rear carpet matsFront centre armrest with storage box and rear air ventsFront footwell illuminationFront reading lightsFront seat back storage pocketsGearshift paddlesGrab handlesHeight/reach adjust steering wheelIlluminated door sillsIlluminated vanity mirrorsIsofix preparation for 2 rear child seatsLoad through provisionLockable, illuminated, cooled gloveboxLuggage compartment coverLuggage compartment lightingMultifunction leather steering wheel with leather gear knob/handbrake gripPassenger underseat drawerRear centre armrest with 2 cupholdersRear cupholderRear reading lightsRemovable armrestsStainless steel pedalsStorage box in luggage compartmentStorage compartment in roof console with coverStorage compartments in doorsVariable boot floor, height adjustable and removableWhite adjustable panel illumination
Passive Safety
3 point height adj front seatbelts + pretensioners3 rear 3 point seatbeltsABSBrake calipers in greyView moreDoor open warning reflectorsDriver/Front Passenger airbagsDriver/Passenger whiplash optimised head restraintsDrivers knee airbagElectronic parking brake with auto holdElectronic tyre pressure monitoringESP with EDL + ASRFront and rear curtain airbagsFront passenger airbag deactivationFront side airbagsFuel cut off safety deviceHBA (Hydraulic Brake Assist)Pre crash systemWarning triangle and first aid kit holder
Security
Alarm with interior protectionAnti-theft wheel boltsElectronic engine immobiliserRemote central locking with 2 remote folding keys
Trim
Chrome air vent surroundsChrome-plated light switch surroundCyclone decorative insertsGloss black decorative inserts in centre console
Wheels
Steel space saver spare wheel
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Specification
Performance
Acceleration (0-62MPH)
7.5 secs
BHP
182 bhp
Maximum speed
142 mph
Fuel Consumption
MPG
63
MPG (Extra Urban)
71
MPG (Urban Cold)
51
Emissions
Co2
119 g/km
Standard Euro Emissions
EURO 6
Valves per cylinder
4
Weight / KW
Gross weight
1,880 kg
Kerb weight
EURO 1,395 kg
Seats
5
KW
135 KW
Dimensions
Height
1,442 mm
Length
4,361 mm
Width
1790 mm
Engine & Drivetrain
Cylinders
4
Engine Capacity
1,968 cc
Gears
6
Engine
CUNA
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Volkswagen Golf
Introduction
Volkswagen's Golf is the family hatchback against which all others are judged - and never more so than in this lighter, larger, quieter and more efficient seventh generation guise, where it proved to be cleverer and more usable than ever before.

If you're shopping for a secondhand example, you might be asking yourself why you should buy one.

But perhaps the more pertinent question is whether there's really any reason why you shouldn't.
Models
3 & 5DR HATCH, ESTATE (1.2,1.4,2.0 PETROL / 1.6, 2.0 TDI DIESEL)
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History
Volkswagen's modern era 'Peoples' Car', the Golf family hatchback, has been bought by an awful lot of people.

Launched back in 1974 to replace the iconic Beetle, it was the car that saved the company through 29 million sales and six generations that by 2013, brought us to this MK7 model. At launch, this was the first truly new Golf we'd seen since just after the turn of the century, the previous sixth generation version having been merely a light re-skin of the old MK5 model.

And it arrived at a time when the marque needed to step up its game.

Volkswagen's in-house Skoda and SEAT brands were offering Golf technology for less, the South Korean competition was improving and more familiar mainstream family hatch rivals were adding premium quality and technology that, in the words of their marketeers, made them 'more Golf-like'. But, as Volkswagen has always argued, there's no substitute for the definitive article - and this, we're told, is exactly it.

Stiffer, plusher, safer, smarter, more efficient and higher-tech than its predecessor, the MK7 Golf model's goals lay far beyond simply being better than a Focus or an Astra.

This car aimed to move above that, aspiring to appeal to buyers who might be considering premium-badged compact hatches from brands like BMW, Audi or Mercedes.

Not everyone bought into that and predictably, throughout its lifetime, the Golf MK7 sold to people who wanted a nicer version of something Focus or Astra-sized.

Volkswagen substantially upgraded this design in early 2017, but it's the original version of this generation model that we evaluate here as a secondhand buy.
What You Get
Design-wise, virtually everything seventh generation model changed but in many ways, virtually nothing was different.

The same thick rear C-pillar and near vertical tail.

The same sharp crease line above the flanks.

The same horizontally-barred grille.

Look more closely though and important differences begin to emerge.

In MK7 guise, this car is 56mm longer and 13mm wider than its predecessor, the idea being to create more interior space.

And it was also lower to create a more dynamic stance.

The front wheels were moved further forward too, reducing the front overhang, visually lengthening the V-shaped bonnet and moving the passenger compartment a little towards the rear.

The result is a gym-toned look that's particularly nice at the side, with the C-pillar design supposed to resemble the drawn string of a bow, giving the Golf a look of acceleration even when it's standing still.

Overall then, a confident, assertive piece of design. But it's under the skin where the biggest changes took place, with the adoption of new MQB (or 'Modular Transverse Matrix') underpinnings that helped to shave 100kgs off the weight of this car.

And made it possible for the longer wheelbase that facilitates the larger cabin that Volkswagen was determined this 7th generation Golf should have.

You notice it most at the back, where there's 15mm more rear legroom than was provided by the MK6 Golf, despite the front seats of the seventh generation model being moved further back to better suit taller drivers.

Shoulder and elbow-room are both improved too and headroom's quite adequate, despite this generation design's reduction in exterior roof height.

As usual in this class, three adults would be a little squashed across the back seat but a trio of kids will be quite happy. In the boot, there's more space for luggage too, the cargo bay 30-litres larger than it was in the previous model, at 380-litres - that's 10% bigger than an Astra and 20% bigger than a Focus.

The designers made this area easier to use too, with probably the lowest loading sill height in the class, a wider hatch aperture and a wider base on the dual-height luggage floor.

Fold the 60/40 split rear seats down and you get useful 1270 litres - again one of the bigger spaces in the class. And behind the thinner multi-function steering wheel? Well, nobody does it better than this.

It isn't that it feels especially plush - though the quality of materials used is excellent - and far better, incidentally, in this Wolfsburg-constructed Golf than Volkswagen's similarly priced but Mexican-built compact Jetta saloon.

It's just that everything is of just the right quality and feels absolutely fit for purpose.

The carpet that lines the storage boxes so that your keys don't scrape around on the move.

The upholstered material used for the upper section of the dashboard that's lovely to the touch.

The central armrest that adjusts for length and five stages of height.

The way the gearbox lever has been raised so that it sits more comfortably in your hand.

And the option of a 2Zone climate control system that can even adjust itself according to the direction of the sun.

Original owners could make the interior feel even nicer by specifying acoustic lighting and contrasting colours for the lower parts of the dash and the doors. For Golf regulars, the biggest change with the MK7 model will be the adoption of the centrally-placed 5.8-inch colour infotainment touch screen that was supplied as standard across the range and which you can control by swiping your finger across its surface as you do on a smart 'phone.

In basic form, it allows you to control audio and Bluetooth 'phone functions, but further up the range, it can display anything from 3D navigation to speed limit signs as you pass them.
What You Pay
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What to Look For
Most Golf MK7 owners we surveyed were very happy with their cars, but inevitably, there have been those who have had problems you'll want to look out for.

One owner reported squeaky noises coming from the suspension over speed humps.

Another noted that his steering wheel made a slightly wheezy noise when going round bends slowly.

There were reports of the boot juddering when closing.

And fuel caps that were difficult to open, making re-fuelling a struggle.

One owner reported vibration from the door cards at the front and the rear.

And another reckoned that his infotainment system was choosing not to function in very cold weather - and at times, was choosing to control itself. As for mechanical stuff, well we came across one owner who'd had a clutch go after just 4,600 miles - but that's very unusual.

Another experienced faulty injectors.

And another experienced a power failure related to his DSG auto gearbox.

Also look out for smearing wipers, problems with the cabin air blowers and a rattle from the gearbox over speed humps.
Replacement Parts
(approx based on a 2013 1.6 TDI) An air filter will be priced in the £13 to £20 bracket, an oil filter will sit in the £5 to £10 bracket and a fuel flier will cost in the £9 to £20 bracket, though a pricier brand could cost you up to £35.

A radiator will likely cost between £95 and £115.

The brake discs we came across sat in the £50 to £70 bracket, with pricier-branded discs costing between £80 and £135.

Brake pads are in the £18 to £30 bracket for a set but for pricier brands, you could pay up to nearly £80.

A drive belt is around £12, though go for a pricier brand and you could pay as much as £60 for one.

A timing belt is around £60, though go for a pricier brand and you could pay as much as £110 for one.

Wiper blades cost around £8, though go for a pricier brand and you could pay as much as £30 for them.

Tyres sit in the £35 to £40 bracket.
On the Road
Effortlessly rapid.

That's how we'd sum up this Golf to drive.

Often, you don't actually think you're going that fast when you're out on the road with it, but such is its combination of stability, poise and control that you find journey times shrinking rapidly.

We'll get to that in a minute but right up front, we'll tell you about the first thing that we noticed behind the wheel - perhaps the first thing you'll notice.

The refinement. The previous MK6 version was already a class leader in this respect, but that wasn't good enough for the folk in Wolfsburg.

Adopting the all-new MQB platform that this car shares with its SEAT Leon, Skoda Octavia and Audi A3 group stablemates gave them a chance to create a substantially stiffer structure.

And a stiffer structure is a less creaky one.

Add in the cleverer engine and suspension mounts that are part of it, the extra attention to engine installation and the sound-deadening acoustic windscreen and you can begin to understand just why after using this car, a drive in an ordinary mainstream Focus-class family hatch seems so noisy. Even the humblest diesel variant, the 105PS 1.6 TDI which is the British best selling Golf variant, is far quieter than its direct predecessor was.

Otherwise, the engine's not much different - the main development work on it went into creating an eco-conscious 110PS BlueMotion variant.

Still, in either form, it's a unit that's acceptably rapid for its modest station in life, with 62mph from rest in the ordinary version occupying 10.7s on the way to 109mph, with 250Nm of torque to zip you through the five-speed gearbox. It certainly seems to have a bit more about it than the lower-order petrol variants can manage.

We'd avoid the least powerful of these, the 85PS 1.2-litre TSI, which doesn't really have enough about it to properly exercise this Volkswagen's lithe responses and shift along 1.2 tonnes of Golf.

The 105PS version of this engine is better, improving the rest to 62mph time from 11.9 to 10.2s and raising the maximum speed from 111 to 119mph.

Alternatively, there's a 122PS 1.4-litre TSI variant which delivers the sprint benchmark in 9.3s and manages 126mph. All of this represents the most affordable segment of a Golf model line-up that in MK7 form was effectively split into two halves by the engineering decision to adopt two quite different rear suspension set-ups across the range.

MK5 and MK6 generation Golfs were always distinguished by their sophisticated multi-link rear suspension set-up that provided such an exemplary ride and handling balance.

With this MK7 model, the Wolfsburg bean counters decreed that only variants with more than 120PS could have it. If you were to get straight from a pokier Golf into a lower order one and drive over a particularly poor surface, you'd certainly notice the difference.

And the same would be true if you tried both and threw them around on your favourite country road.

But at least in this latter respect, compensation is provided for buyers of lower-order models in the form of the standard fitment across the range of the XDS electronic differential lock system that was originally developed for the MK6 generation Golf GTI.

Like a rival Ford Focus's Torque Vectoring system, it lightly brakes the inside front wheel through tight bends, sharpening turn-in and ensuring that all the power gets onto the tarmac.

And it works, with sharp incisive corner turn-in and well controlled bodyroll helped by the lighter kerb weight that both make this car a rapid cross-country tool if you need it to be. In other words, there's the basis here for a very enjoyable driver's car indeed, even if the electric power steering isn't quite as rich in feedback as that of a Focus.

And you can develop things further with all manner of electronical trickery.

Beyond the entry-level trim level, most models feature what Volkswagen calls 'driver profile selection' - essentially the same as Audi's 'drive select' system.

Here, four available programmes - 'Eco', 'Sport', 'Normal' and 'Individual' - alter the throttle mapping and engine management to suit your chosen driving style.

Add the optional ACC Adaptive Chassis Control system, which enables you to tweak the suspension to suit the road and your mood, and there's a fifth 'Comfort' mode. In truth, you'll need one of the pokier engines - and hence the inclusive more capable multi-link rear suspension set-up that goes with them - to really be able to enjoy all of this dynamic potential to the full.

The majority of British buyers will gravitate towards the 150PS 2.0 TDI diesel which uses an elastic 320Nm of torque to deliver 62mph from rest in 8.6s on the way to 131mph.

And there's a 184PS version of this unit in the GTD model if that's not quick enough.

Arguably a better bet though is a Golf variant that most customers probably won't even consider - but surely ought to: the petrol-powered 1.4 TSI ACT, or 'Active Cylinder Technology' model.

Pokey mid-range petrol Golfs have always been hi-tech: the previous range employed one that used both turbocharging and supercharging at the same time.

But this ACT variant is cleverer still with the ability to run on only two of its four cylinders at low to mid-range throttle.

Plonk down your right foot though and its performance stats are almost identical to the 2.0 TDI.

If it's performance you want though, it's a Golf GTI you'll be drawn to.

In MK7 model guise, the 2.0 TSI engine managed 220PS - with a 10PS upgrade if buyers wanted it.
Overall
In the words of a previous Volkswagen Group Chairman, the only mistake a Golf can really make is to stop being a Golf, a failing you could never level at this seventh generation model.

All the reasons you might want to buy one are satisfied here.

It looks like a Golf and functions with all the quality you'd expect from the Western hemisphere's most recognised and most desired family hatch.

This is what happens when all the resources of Europe's leading auto maker are focused n creating the definitive expression of conventional family motoring. True, it could be more exciting in its more affordable forms and you certainly wouldn't call it inexpensive in comparison with mainstream models in this segment.

But then, this isn't a mainstream model any more, as good in every meaningful respect as the premium compact hatch models from the fancy brands that are much pricier.

It is, in short, a Golf made good.

Which, if you're shopping in this sector, makes it very desirable indeed.
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Mike - PDI Technician, Big Motoring World
We take pride in our work and leave each car looking as good as new. All of our work is quality checked too before it ever reaches one of our forecourts, so you can have confidence
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I bought a Honda Civic with Big Motoring World in January 2023. I was impressed with the service and had a great experience. Special thanks to Rob, Robbie, Ash, and Mairi for their help at the various stages of buying a car. They made everything clear and remained pleasant and patient throughout. Thank you! Ps I love my new car!
We've been recognised
Some of our recent awards
Car Dealer Used Car Award Winner 2023
Outstanding Achievement Award 2023
Car Dealer Used Car Awards
Car Dealer Used Car Award Winner 2023
Car Dealer Used Car Sales Team of the Year 2023
Car Dealer Used Car Awards
MotorTrader Industry Award Winner 2023
Used Car Dealer Group of the Year 2023
Motor Trader Industry Awards
MotorTrader Industry Award Winner 2023
Dealer Website of the Year - 300 Vehicles Plus 2023
Motor Trader Industry Awards
Outstanding Achievement Award 2023
Car Dealer Used Car Awards
Car Dealer Used Car Sales Team of the Year 2023
Car Dealer Used Car Awards
Used Car Dealer Group of the Year 2023
Motor Trader Industry Awards
Dealer Website of the Year - 300 Vehicles Plus 2023
Motor Trader Industry Awards
Over 30 years offering quality used cars
FAQs
What do I need to bring with me to buy a car?
In order to purchase a used car from us, please ensure you have proof of address (a bank statement or utility bill) and proof of ID (a driving license or passport).
How do I reserve a car?
Easily reserve one of our cars online or over the phone with a fully-refundable £99 deposit. This will then hold the car for three whole days to give you enough time to come down for a viewing. Once the three days are up, we’ll automatically refund your reservation fee. Please note, you can only reserve a vehicle once. You can also reserve a car inside our dealership by placing a non - refundable £500 deposit to hold the car. Deposits in-store can be placed either by debit card or cash. This will secure the car ready for collection.
Do your cars come with a warranty, and if so what does this cover?
Since we’re big on peace of mind, we provide a 90-day warranty on all of our cars. This does not affect your statutory rights. You even have the choice to purchase an extended warranty from us to make sure you’re covered for longer if anything was to go wrong. These include 1, 2, or 3-year warranty plans. You’ll be pleased to know that our warranty covers both all major mechanical and electrical components in case of a sudden mechanical breakdown. Parts and labor are also included. Under our warranty, you’ll have coverage for the engine, gearbox, transmissions, and suspension as well as smaller items such as electric windows and central locking.
How do I get my car valued?
You can use our online valuation tool to receive an instant, no-obligation valuation. Once you have completed this, you will receive your valuation by email so you have all the details ready for when you visit us. Once you visit our dealership, you will receive your final valuation quote once your vehicle has been inspected by our appraisal team.
Why should I sell or part exchange with Big Motoring World?
There are several reasons why selling or part exchanging your car with us would be ideal. Firstly, it is an extremely efficient and fast process, taking the hassle out of selling privately and dealing with tyre kickers. We will also offer you our best price guaranteed, providing a competitive valuation that is hard to beat.
Can I drive away on the same day in a car I’ve just purchased?
Yes, you can. All of our vehicles are ready to drive away. If you are applying for finance, however, you will need to be on-site by 3 pm in order to take the car the same day.
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