Carbase is an RAC Approved Dealer
What does that mean for you?
When you're looking to buy a used car or van, confidence is invaluable. You can't put a price on the peace of mind you get from knowing you're buying a quality vehicle that's going to give you the most reliable service possible. To get that, you need to be sure you're buying from a trusted dealer. At Carbase, we try to do everything possible to inspire confidence in our customers when it comes to their used vehicle purchase; that's why we're proud to be an RAC approved dealer.
Going above and beyond
At Carbase, we're committed to taking the stress out of buying a used vehicle. That's why we're proud to be a part of the RAC BuySure scheme. The scheme offers a series of checks, balances, and assurances to ensure the used vehicle you're thinking of buying has been thoroughly examined prior to your purchase. When you buy a vehicle from one of our retail premises, we want you to drive away knowing it has been thoroughly checked over and that you're protected in the event of unexpected difficulties.
More about RAC BuySure
So what does RAC BuySure actually mean? It's a scheme spearheaded by the breakdown service, RAC, to help encourage confidence and peace of mind in customers all over the UK when it comes to buying used vehicles. As a part of the scheme, RAC Approved dealers offer the following protections on every vehicle:
- An RAC-approved 82 point vehicle preparation check
- A minimum of 3 months RAC warranty coverage on the vehicle
- 12 months breakdown cover, including At Home, Recovery, and Roadside
- Car data check for outstanding finance, theft history, or accident damage
- RAC Accident Care as a part of the RAC Breakdown package
These key checks are designed to help you make the most confident purchase possible. They're there to ensure you have the peace of mind that comes from knowing you're protected in the event of an unforeseen issue with your vehicle.
Why buy from Carbase?
At Carbase, we've taken every effort to make the process of buying your next car or van as easy and stress-free as possible. We start by offering a broad range of vehicles across several retail premises. Our stock is suitable for a range of budgets, and you can be sure you'll find the right vehicle for you, whatever your needs may be.
That's not all, however, as we also offer competitive financing packages to make buying your next used vehicle as affordable as possible. With flexible packages tailored to your budget, it has never been easier to put yourself behind the wheel of your ideal vehicle. We've made the process of applying for finance as easy and quick as it can be, so whatever your monthly budget, you'll be able to find the right vehicle for you.
Aside from that, we also offer the Carbase Owner's Club. Club membership offers a variety of benefits, including selected special offers, inclusive summer and winter vehicle checks, news, reviews, and competitions, the RAC Accident Management service, and even customer referral incentives. Other benefits include half-price MOTs, no fees for use of courtesy cars, free puncture repairs, and a dedicated club advisor to handle any questions or queries you may have. Aside from this, we also take part in the aforementioned RAC BuySure scheme to offer our customers the best possible vehicles at the right prices.
If that wasn't enough, we also have friendly and helpful staff, who are willing to guide you through every step of your new vehicle purchase. Don't take our word for it, however - our customer reviews speak for themselves.
Frequently asked questions
What is RAC BuySure?
RAC BuySure is a scheme designed to provide peace of mind for buyers of used vehicles. It ensures RAC Approved Dealers stick to rigorous inspection standards and offers breakdown assistance and warranty coverage after the purchase.
What is RAC 82 point check?
The 82 point check is determined by RAC themselves and ensures that all common failure points on used vehicles are thoroughly examined, checked, and tested. The check will ensure the vehicle is roadworthy and requires no immediate maintenance or repairs
Is the RAC warranty worthwhile?
As a part of the RAC BuySure scheme, every vehicle comes with three months warranty as a minimum. You also have the option of extending your Carbase warranty if you choose.
Does the RAC BuySure scheme apply to all your vehicles?
At our retail premises, yes. Every vehicle on Carbase retail premises will be a part of the BuySure scheme. The exception to this is our Brent Knoll facility, which operates on a trade clearance basis and so the vehicles there will not be covered by the BuySure scheme. If you have any doubts about a particular vehicle you're looking at, just contact us and we can clarify the matter for you.
What's an RAC Approved Dealer?
An RAC Approved Dealer is one that abides by the RAC ethos of quality integrity and exceptional customer service across all their vehicles. This allows customers to search for their next used car or van with complete peace of mind. Only RAC Approved Dealers are able to be a part of the BuySure scheme and to offer the BuySure guarantee on the vehicles they offer for sale.
Buy well, buy quality, BuySure
Finding your next used car or van is easy, and with the RAC BuySure guarantee offered by Carbase, you can be sure it's one you can rely on. Contact Carbase today.