Motorcycle News or Auto Trader?
Want to buy or sell a bike online? There are a number of sites to choose from, so let’s compare your options and help you find your next motorbike or scooter.
Auto Trader and Motorcycle News at a glance
|.||Auto Trader**||Motorcycle News*|
|Bikes for sale||Over 20,000||Over 12,000|
|Private and Trade adverts|
|Vehicle History Check||Full 10-point checks||Theft check only|
|Search by Home Delivery|
|COVID-19 Safety Measures on trade adverts|
Choice of stock
Motorcycle News list just over 12,000* bikes for sale on their site, compared to over 20,000** bikes available on Auto Trader.
Both sites list stock from private sellers and dealerships.
Vehicles on Auto Trader undergo a 10-point check which covers things such as; if the vehicle has been stolen, if it has outstanding finance, if it has been imported etc. Bikes listed on Motorcycle News undergo a theft check only as standard.
Finding a deal
Motorcycle News allow you to search by make, model, type, age, engine size and mileage. You can also specify your price range and preferred distance from the seller.
Selling your bike
Motorcycle News allow private sellers to list their bikes for sale. You need to provide your licence plate and mileage to start, then fill in a form to generate your advert.
Prices start at £19.99* for a two-week online advert, with the option for a print ad in their paper starting from £6.99* per week.
How do we compare?
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* Please note this is a non-exhaustive list.
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