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Used Car PricesCourse Work Some of the factors which affect the price of a used car Age, Mileage, MPG, Colour, Engine Size

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Used Car Prices

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Some of the factors which affect the price of a used car Age, Mileage, MPG, Colour, Engine Size, Fuel, Service History, Number of previous owners etc.

I am going to concentrate on the following areas:-

  1. Make – The manufacturers of the car e.g. ford, Mercedes etc.
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  1. Age – I would expect older cars to go for less than newer ones because the older the car the less life it had left in it.
  1. Mileage - I would expect a car with a lot of miles on it to be worn down a lot more than a newer one.
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Conclusion

  1. Colour – Sportier cars have a tendency to be painted fiery red or very intense bright yellow and they tend to appeal to younger boy racers. These tend to have very high insurance groups though.

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