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I am planning to buy a used car when we relocate to Spain in a few weeks, probably a 4-wheel drive. Does anyone have any advice? Thank you.

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www autoscout24 es - quite a good site - I keep an eye on this one for my forthcoming move.

There is a link in the forum that shows the amount of "transfer tax " payable on secondhand cars - I think you will pay more for 4x4 cars and/or cars of 2.0 litre and more.

Also there is an online Insurance Comparison site - in Spanish of course but Google Transalate in Internet Explorer transalates each page into English :

www rastreator com

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www autoscout24 es - quite a good site - I keep an eye on this one for my forthcoming move.

There is a link in the forum that shows the amount of "transfer tax " payable on secondhand cars - I think you will pay more for 4x4 cars and/or cars of 2.0 litre and more.

Also there is an online Insurance Comparison site - in Spanish of course but Google Transalate in Internet Explorer transalates each page into English :

www rastreator com

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I am planning to buy a used car when we relocate to Spain in a few weeks, probably a 4-wheel drive. Does anyone have any advice? Thank you.



as calpeflyer says there are some useful links here http://www.expatforum.com/expats/spa...eful-info.html

including comparison websites & a whole section about cars & driving here in Spain

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I also like coches.net which is the same sort of thing as the above site.

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Do you need to have residencia to buy a car in Spain? Or can you buy a car after registering on the padron but before getting residencia?

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Do you need to have residencia to buy a car in Spain? Or can you buy a car after registering on the padron but before getting residencia?
non-residents can buy a car - although some dealers will tell you that you have to have padrón &/or resident certificate - legally you don't (since non-residents wouldn't have either)

you do need a NIE number & proof of address eg. escritura
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Theoretically you don't need either ,just an address to register it too & a passport.That's all I bought my first one with.2nd one I used the 'green cert;' as it was easier than passport but I could have done the same.
Otherwise how would all the non-resident holiday home owners buy their cars ?
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I have proof of being on the padron, and rental papers for a house for a year. But no NIE. I thought that came with the residencia. Can I get it separately before applying for residencia?

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