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Used cars in London

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Used cars for sale in London

When it comes to finding a used car to buy in London, there are plenty of options available. Take a look at our used cars currently for sale in London below. 

London has a well-connected public transport network, including buses, trains, and the iconic underground tube system, which makes getting around without a car a feasible option. However, having a car in London can provide more freedom and convenience when it comes to daily errands or weekend trips.

An important factor to consider when buying a car in London is the Ultra Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ), which expanded on the 29 August 2023 and now covers most of the area inside the M25.  Vehicles that do not meet the ULEZ standards must pay a daily charge of £12.50 to drive within the zone.

Hybrid and electric vehicles (EVs) can provide significant benefits in terms of reduced local air pollution as well as being cheaper to run, while , as they are exempt from the ULEZ charges and can help save money in the long run.

Any petrol car built from 2006 or a diesel one from 2014 will also be ULEZ exempt, so upgrading from something older will save you money every day if you're driving inside the M25.

All of our used cars are less than nine years old and come with a 14-day returns policy. You can see all of our used cars near you above. Filter the results to help narrow the selection.


Yes and you absolutely should! Ask the dealer to cold start the car as a warm engine might hide otherwise audible engine issues. Read our guide to test driving to find out more.

Most used car dealerships in London will allow you to pay with cash, bank transfer, or through car financing options. Make sure to get a receipt of the sale to document the transaction.

Cars used for city driving can be more susceptible to the wear and tear of urban life, such as damage to the bodywork and scuffs to the alloy wheels. Check the tyres, brakes, and suspension, and look for any leaks under the car. You should also ask to see the car’s service history and check for any outstanding recalls, making sure that these have been fixed at a main dealer.

The main advantage of buying a used car is the price, because not only are used cars cheaper to buy than brand new cars, they also lose their value at a slower rate.

Yes, you can negotiate the price of a car with the seller, whether it’s a dealer or individual. It's a good idea to do some research beforehand to get an idea of what similar cars are selling for in the area, and to be prepared to walk away if the price is too high.

To get an idea of the annual mileage for a particular used car, you can divide the quoted mileage by the number of years on the road.

Mileage matters because it gives you a good indication of how much wear and tear a vehicle has been put through.  Find out more about what a reasonable mileage for a used car might be.

You should receive a V5C detailing the change in ownership, plus you’ll also want to ask for the service history and any other paperwork relating to the car that’s available.

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