When you are considering buying a used car it can be a stressful experience as often you do not know whether you are buying a reliable car or one that is going to have one problem after another. A solution that many people find to this problem is to buy a used car from a dealership as they often come with a three month warranty or even six months if you are fortunate.
Another advantage of buying from a dealership is that the majority of vehicles will have twelve months MOT so you will not need to think about getting this done and will hopefully get a year of worry-free motoring. Some used vehicles will also have s level of service history which is a useful advantage although it is now possible if you have the vehicle number plate to look up online information such as past MOTs, advisories from those MOTs and details of any category insurance claims.
The main disadvantage of buying a car from a dealership is the cost. You will probably have to pay more than you would pay going for a private vehicle sale but for peace of mind many people feel this is a price worth paying.