A year ago, my wife and I were looking for a new car. We test drove a Mazda 6TS 2 automatic at a main dealership and were pleased with the results.

However, we felt that the deal offered did not provide a big enough discount on the list price. I considered importing, but found that exchange rates and reduced prices in the UK meant it was not worthwhile.

I looked in car supermarkets but the automatic version of the car I wanted was not available. Then I discovered an internet auction site, AutoeBid. The site will offer you the car at a maximum price, which was typically below the recommended retail price.

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