Please beware of telephone calls from fraudsters on withheld numbers posing as Auto Trader, claiming that we owe you a refund and asking for your payment details. These calls are not legitimate and we would not call from a withheld number or need your payment details for a refund.
Buying or selling a car should be a pleasant, hassle-free experience‚ and at Auto Trader we do everything we can to make sure that's the case. Our handy hints and tips will ensure you stay safe online, whether you're buying or selling a car.
See and check the vehicle and documents before handing over any money.
We will never ask you to login to your Auto Trader account via email or SMS. Only enter your login details when you see a padlock and Auto Trader Ltd in the address bar before the website address.
We don’t offer or recommend any payment or shipping services and we don’t own, buy or sell any of the vehicles on the website.