What should I do before buying a vehicle from a dealership?

Agency: State

  • Test-drive the vehicle and have it inspected by a mechanic.
  • Check the odometer's mileage accuracy. The mileage for most vehicles must be provided when ownership changes. Vehicles older than 10 years are exempt.

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