Selling a used car online? Here’s how to take photos so it stands out

  • TECH
  • Friday, 06 Jul 2018

FILED - Trying to sell your car with photos taken with a flash can be tricky, since artificial light is often reflected in the windscreen or headlights, and this will distract potential buyers. Photo: Kai Remmers/dpa

Anyone looking for a used car on online marketplaces will pay attention to the photos before looking at anything else. Only if a prospective buyer is impressed by what they see will they start to look over the car’s technical specs. 

Pictures are thus a key criterion for buyers’ decisions. “The photos should give the potential buyer a good overview,” says Christian Maas from German online vehicle marketplace 

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