In built-up places like Brighton, there is very little advantage to purchasing a brand new car. With so few uncongested roads in the south of England - and many other parts of the British Isles, for that matter - a brand new car won't get you where you are going any faster. Nor will it be any easier to find a car parking space on the road you live on. However, second-hand cars are better in a number of ways. If you are considering buying a car in the near future, why would you opt for a used one rather than a model that has just rolled off the production line?