Buying a car is an exciting time for just about anyone. For those who want to go for a small budget option, buying a second hand car is often the way to go. However, doing so also has its own pitfalls – and you need to be wary of them. In general, as long as you keep your wits about you, you shouldn’t come across much trouble. The only real threat there is is regarding being ripped off or conned. But as long as you are sensible and don’t rush into anything, this shouldn’t be a problem. It also helps to know some of the common signs of a dodgy deal. To give you a helping hand, we will go through those signs – and more – in this post. Here are our top tips for buying a used car.