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January 11, 2016 at 4:16 PM

Anyone looking for a van is faced with many choices. Brand new vehicles have many advantages with various lease and rental options being on offer but for many people outright purchase is best. A major factor in any van purchase is price and this can be where buying second hand can reap significant rewards. Of course finding the perfect van may not be entirely straightforward and can be something of a gamble.

Thankfully help is at hand and for those looking for used vans in Swindon (and beyond), Austen Trading, The Van Supermarket, can offer the perfect van buying experience.

How Not To Buy a Van                                          

The prospective van owner may be well experienced in buying used cars and assume that finding a good van is just as easy. Checking the local ads or browsing through eBay or Auto-trader will come up with no end of likely contenders but the unfortunate truth is that many used vans are anything but bargains.

The would-be van owner soon comes to realise that vans are bought to be used and many have a hard life with high mileages, dents, scratches and ripped seats being the norm rather than the exception. The buyer's expectations may be lowered accordingly and he may then end up buying one of these very used vans in the mistaken belief that he has found a bargain.

The Proper Way To Buy a Van

A much better way to buy a van is to turn to Austen Trading. With over 400 vans available on site, customers are sure to have the size and type which is perfect for their needs. Some buyers tend to compromise and end up buying the wrong van only to have to replace it with a different size or type. The staff at Austen Trading are always ready to offer advice as to the best van to suit a customer's needs. They are experts with an unparalleled knowledge of commercial vehicles. Buying from the experts not only gives the piece of mind of knowing that it is a great van but also makes sound financial sense. All vehicles are competitively priced, have long MOTs, up to date servicing and are HPI clear. Another additional bonus is that Austen's reputation is such that, when the time comes to resell your van, the very fact that it was bought from them is likely enhance its value as it is widely known that Austen Trading only sell good vans.

Vans at Austen Trading come in all shapes and sizes at prices to suit all budgets, PX is welcome and finance is available. Some vans even come with the remainder of the manufacturers' warranties and further warranties are available. So for anyone looking to buy a van in the Swindon area, this should be the first port of call but buyers from all parts of the country can also be catered for as a nationwide delivery service is available.


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