As AA Autobay moves into its second year, it has become one of the fastest
growing online car market platforms in South Africa. Its unique workings make it
stand out in the pre-owned market by offering a complete package in a
hassle-free, risk-free and cost-effective environment. There are public concerns
over the general safety of private pre-owned vehicles, as well as the potential
link to crime, however AA Autobay offers an array of benefits to its buying and
Registered website users have access to AA vehicle-inspection reports, which
verifies that the pre-owned car is not stolen or rebuilt. Before a test drive is
carried out, the potential buyer is screened and credit checked. The safety of
both the buyer and seller are of great concern to the company, and all test
drives are directly set up by AA Autobay at one of our branches in a secure
environment. All cars are AA Test and Drive-inspected, further reducing the risk
of buying a pre-owned car privately. Included in the deal is a 90-day AA
mechanical breakdown warranty on any vehicle 8 years and younger, giving buyers
further peace of mind.
Some of the great tools on the website include an affordability calculator and a
vehicle price guide, enabling you to compare the AA Autobay price and general
trade price of your vehicle. It also provides a great tool to check the pricing
of cars listed on the website.
Once a sale is being finalised, all the paperwork on behalf of both buyer and
seller is handled by AA Autobay. Because it functions as a facilitator rather
than a dealer, it cuts out the high dealer mark-ups as well as commission. AA
Autobay only charges a flat facilitation fee of 2.5% for both buyer and sellers,
excluding the license and registration cost, (which we can handle as well)
ensuring the best deal in the country.
Most of the motoring public has to rely on trading-in their vehicles to motor
dealerships. With vehicles not selling as quickly as they used to, dealers also
need to compensate for the holding cost of the vehicle. Thus, many sellers are
being offered less than what the vehicle is worth – in some cases, up to 30%
lower than book value.
AA Autobay consumers get a better deal. They don’t take ownership of the vehicle
and therefore don’t have any holding costs to pass onto the buyer. According to
AA Autobay, its buyers and sellers are realizing a minimum of 7 to 10% more
value on vehicles traded through the web-based business.
Additional services provided by AA Autobay include a host of financing and
insurance options through AA Finance and AA insurance respectively, as well as
all the paperwork through AA License and Registration. Unlike many banks, AA
Finance will finance a vehicle 8 years or younger, as they are reassured of the
condition of the vehicle through the AA inspections. Like other institutions,
they look to complete the service offering by providing motor service plans,
tyre cover, credit shortfall and AA mechanical breakdown cover options, to name
As a private buyer or seller, you can feel more comfortable in the private
buying market with AA Autobay. Visit [
www.aaautobay.co.za](http://www.aaautobay.co.za) or call 0861 22 22 29.