GET DEMON­STRA­TIVE

The Courier-Mail - Motoring - - Cover Story -

BE­FORE you buy a demon­stra­tor, ask the dealer when it was reg­is­tered and when the fac­tory war­ranty started. If it is un­reg­is­tered, make sure the new-car war­ranty starts from the day you take de­liv­ery, on its first day of reg­is­tra­tion. What types of de­mon­stra­tors are there?

gen­uine item is a near-new car used by dealer staff for cus­tomer test drives. The war­ranty started when the car was reg­is­tered and can’t be changed.

but reg­is­tered. In most cases the man­u­fac­turer has added a bonus and in­sisted the dealer reg­is­ter the car and de­clare it as sold, even if it sits in dealer stock. The war­ranty started when the car was reg­is­tered and can’t be changed. and un­reg­is­tered. These are be­com­ing more com­mon as man­u­fac­tur­ers pump cars into the net­work and can be good buy­ing. In­sist the war­ranty starts when you pick it up. If the dealer re­sists, go some­where else.

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