How can I negotiate a discount on a secondhand car?

If I approach a dealer offering a secondhand car for £10,000 how much discount might I expect? What should be my starting bid?

Asked on 14 September 2013 by TH, Wallingford

Answered by Honest John
Depends on the demand for the car, what the dealer paid for it, and how good a businessman the dealer is. Research what similar cars are going for elsewhere (what they're going for, not the asking prices) and work from that.
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