What good are used luxury SUVs from 10,000 euros?
You can get a used VW Touareg, Porsche Cayenne or Range Rover at a small car price. AUTO BILD analyzes ten models and explains what to look out for when buying!
An SUV bargain can have costly consequences
The luxurious BMW X5 II is not lost even off the beaten track. Ordinary used cars start at around 13,000 euros.
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When buying a used SUV, however, there are a few things to consider, otherwise you will stumble into the cost trap. This is especially true for them XL modelswhere all parts are sized larger and Wear parts are correspondingly more expensive are. Take tires, for example: A new set in 19-inch format can quickly cost more than 1,000 euros. It is not uncommon for the ten-year-old luxury SUVs a few kilometers under your belt. This makes it all the more important to understand Maintenance history and a close look at the wearing parts. To do this, you should know exactly the weak points of the respective models. More than ever, the following applies to large SUVs: Better a few thousand euros more in one neat model than being overwhelmed by the cost of clearing a repair jam in the coming months.
Be careful with diesel SUVs without a particulate filter
* Further information on the official fuel consumption and the official specific CO2 emissions and, if applicable, the power consumption of new cars can be found in the “Guide to Official Fuel Consumption”, which is available free of charge at all sales outlets and from “Deutsche Automobil Treuhand GmbH” (www .dat.de).