Scots 'ripped off' by used cars

A report suggests that thousands of Scots are being ripped off by used car dealers every year.

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"I was unlucky"

A Jedburgh man is one of thousands to call Citizens Advice Scotland, after buying a faulty used car.

Policeman David Ross bought a new vehicle on 1st October. Within 2 weeks it had to be towed to a garage, following engine failure.

David Ross with his faulty used car Credit: ITV News

"Initial thoughts are that it could be quite expensive. My options as I am aware are either to return the vehicle to the garage that I bought it from for a full refund, or the garage that I bought it from should pay for the repair.

"You buy from a garage because you think that is the safer option. In this case I think I have been unlucky."

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