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Islington Vauxhall Frequently Asked Questions

When does a new car need an MOT?

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All vehicles aged over three years are legally required to hold a valid MOT certificate. This should be renewed every 12 months by a qualified MOT test centre such as Islington Vauxhall.

When does a new Vauxhall need an MOT?

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Like any vehicle aged over three years of age, a Vauxhall should undergo an MOT test every 12 months. A valid MOT certificate is a legal requirement demonstrating the roadworthiness of your vehicle and should be issued by a recognised MOT test centre.

When should a new car have its first service?

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It’s common for all vehicles to undergo a service every 12 months or 12,000 miles, whichever comes soonest. Your service book will provide full details and our Service Team will be able to provide more information if required.

When should a new Vauxhall have its first service?

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Any new vehicle - including those from Vauxhall - should undergo its first service after 12 months or 12,000 miles, whichever comes soonest. At Islington Vauxhall, we can provide full details on servicing requirements and carry out all the necessary work in our workshop.

What new car finance options are available?

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At Islington Vauxhall, we believe that car financing should be as straightforward as possible. That’s why we’re pleased to be able to offer a number of purchase options including Hire Purchase, Personal Contract Purchase, and Conditional Sale. Speak to one of our Sales Team members today to find out more about the various schemes.

What to look for when buying a new car?

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When buying a new car, you’ll want to be sure that you’re selecting a model that matches your requirements and tastes. In addition, you should take into consideration your budget, particularly as new cars suffer price depreciation more than any other.

Do you offer part-exchange on new cars?

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Yes. We’ll provide a competitive valuation on your current vehicle and put this value towards any deposit you make on one of our new cars.

Can I drive my new Vauxhall today?

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Unfortunately not. When selecting a brand-new car, you will have to wait for it to be delivered by the manufacturer. This is due to having all the personalisation requirements completed in full to ensure it matches the model you selected.

How can I pay for my new Vauxhall?

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A number of financing plans are available to help you invest in the new Vauxhall car of your choice. Hire Purchase, Conditional Sale, and Personal Contract Purchase schemes enable you to benefit from affordable rates of interest. Of course, you can also pay in full or use a personal loan to cover the cost of your new car.

Can I test drive a vehicle before making a purchase?

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Of course. In fact, we always recommend taking your vehicle for a test drive to ensure that it matches up to your expectations and is comfortable for you to manage. Simply get in touch to book an appointment at a time that suits you.

Is it better to lease or buy a new car?

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The choice between leasing and buying is really down to you. With a lease model, you may find that the monthly cost is more affordable; however, when purchasing through finance, you at least know that at the end of the agreement you will be the outright owner of the car. Speak to a member of our sales team today for details.

Would you accept my current vehicle as a part exchange?

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We invariably accept all vehicles that are in a good or reasonable condition for part exchange on our own cars. You can liaise with a member of our team today to find out more.