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FINDING Where most people don't look for cars...

If you have been paying attention to these award-winning** newsletters, you will already know all about how to find cars on both the Autotrader and eBay websites. (If not, you can refresh your memory by clicking here, here and here.) However, there are also hundreds of other car sales websites out there.

Here are a few of my favourites that are worth checking out:


PISTONHEADS
www.pistonheads.co.uk

One of the largest sports car discussion websites, Pistonheads also has a massive 'for sale' section. Although it used to be just for top-end sports cars, you can now find plenty of very normal cars on here too. And many people who advertise here do not bother to advertise elsewhere, which means that they typically get far less interest in their cars than they should do (great for us car buyers!).

MOTORS.CO.UK
www.motors.co.uk

Favoured by the motor trade, I regularly find cars on here that dealers have not advertised elsewhere. Seems crazy... but who am I to complain about discovering a hidden motoring gem?!

EXCHANGE & MART
www.exchangeandmart.co.uk

Once upon a time these guys were the leaders in used car sales, but E&M's market share is now absolutely tiny. However, there are still occasional private sellers who assume E&M are still as big as they were in their glory days and insist on advertising here. Hardly anyone sees these adverts except for a clever few!

FISH4
www.fish4.co.uk

If you advertise your car in a local paper it will often end up on Fish4 as part of the deal. As with Exchange & Mart, this is used by private sellers who thankfully don't know any better.


Arrivesearchi!

ASHLEY

Ashley Winston
(Founder & Owner)

(**OK, there have been no awards as yet, but I'm hopeful!)

PALMDALE'S BARGAIN
OF THE WEEK

Citroen Grand C4 Picasso
Citroen Grand C4 Picasso

The brief:
"I want a Citroen people carrier, but it must be automatic and have the top specification including a panoramic glass roof."

How much it should have cost:
Glass's Guide = 15,200 (used)

We bought it for = 12,650!
(and it was a brand-new car!)

WHY I LOVE THE...

Ford Mondeo
Ford Mondeo

What? Did that say Ford Mondeo? Are you still reading the right email? Yes. For comfort, equipment levels, performance, reliability and most importantly cost, this is the best family-sized hatchback you can buy... assuming you can put up with the low-rent Ford badge.


At Palmdale we specialise in taking all the hassle out of the car buying process:

  • YOU tell us exactly what car you want
  • WE search for every available car in the UK that meets your description
  • WE negotiate with the seller
  • WE make sure that the car is perfect
  • WE collect the car and bring it to your door
  • YOU enjoy your new wheels for many years to come

These newsletters are our attempt to teach you everything we know about car buying; however, if you would like us to find and buy your next car for you, all you have to do is ask!