Do car dealers have to provide a warranty?

What warranty must dealers give on selling a car?

Asked on 3 January 2022 by keenchap

Answered by Dan Powell
A car dealer isn't legally obliged to provide a warranty. But it's always telling when a seller is hesitant to provide any meaningful level of aftersales protection because it suggests that the car is on its last legs. Personally, I wouldn't buy a car without a minimum of a three-month warranty (or six months if the car costs in excess of £3,000)

All car dealers and traders are bound to the Consumer Rights Act 2015, which is detailed here:
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