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The Ultimate Used Car Buying Guide
Whether you’re going to purchase from a dealer or a private owner, we’re here to help you do your homework and figure out what to look for throughout the car buying process.
How to Find the Right Car for You
We’re here to take the fear out of choosing the right car. Follow our advice and we’re 99% sure you’ll find something that both you and your pocketbook will love.
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What Exactly Is The True Cost of Ownership Of A Used Car
When buying a used car, you not only have to consider the up front cost, but what it takes to maintain it, license it, power it, and generally keep it going into the future.
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5 Key Tips for Your Test Drive
Unless you know exactly which year, model and option package you want, you’ll be test driving at least a few. Here are five key things to do to maximize your test drive.
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Car Shopping? How to Tell if You're Getting a Good Deal
Getting a good deal on a new car is like winning the lottery. How do you know that you’ve found a good deal? When is it “too good to be true?”
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Which is best: older car with low miles, or newer car with high miles?
Should you buy an older car that hasn’t seen too many miles, or should you opt for a newer model that’s been around the block a few hundred thousand times?
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A Glossary of Car Buying Terms
Car buying can be overwhelming if you are a first timer. This list of A-Z of car buying terms can help you clarify what you are getting into as you shop.
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How to Buy Your First Car
It is a big investment to buy your first car. To simplify the process, we’ve put together a basic primer on what you need to know when purchasing a car for the first time.
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Why You Really Shouldn't Buy A Salvage Title Car
A salvage title car may save you thousands up front, but it could be a total waste of money, too. Here are 5 reasons you should never buy a salvage title car.
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Buying a Used Rental Car
Conventional thinking suggest that it's a bad idea. However if you do your research, understand the true condition of the vehicle, and get a great price the transaction may work in your favor.
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What is a Lemon Title Car
Should you buy a used car if it has a lemon title? It’s entirely a judgment call, but make sure you find out exactly what the problem was that caused the lemon title.
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Best Cars To Buy
Best Off-Lease Vehicles To Buy in 2017
Leasing volume has increased consecutively for the past seven years which is good news for anyone looking to soon buy a used car.
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The Best Used Muscle Cars
We've focused our list on the top recent muscle cars you'll find on the used market, with an eye both for value and for performance.
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The Best 2015 Sedans
Sedans have invaded the space long cultivated by sports cars, where many models got new styling and even a performance overhaul in recent years. Here are some of the best sedans from 2015.
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Best Commuter Cars
Looking for the perfect commuter car? We compiled a list of best commuter cars based off of price, gas mileage, and ascetics.
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Best Cars for Growing Families
Finding the right car for your growing family isn’t easy, but here are some choices that make driving the least stressful thing about leaving the house.
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The Best Used SUVs Under $10,000
We compared the Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4, Ford Edge and the BMW X3. So which one is the best deal if you're looking for a used SUV?
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Safest Used Cars
Safest Used Sedans
You don't always have to buy a brand new car to get some of the newest safety technology, here are a list of safest used sedans you should consider.
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The Safest Small SUVs and Crossovers to Buy
To determine which are the safest used small crossovers you can buy, we delved through all of the IIHS Top Safety Pick and Top Safety Pick+ awards between 2010 and 2014.
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3 Safest Pickup Trucks to Buy
Trucks are often perceived as the safest vehicles—built to be tough. But crash testing has shown that even mid-size pickups, are sometimes less safe than ordinary cars.
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Vehicle History Report
Why You Need A Vehicle History Report
Think of the vehicle history report as the DNA report of a car. It tracks the detailed history of the vehicle from the time it was first sold until it ends up in your hands.
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Understanding the Vehicle History Report
If you’re in the market for a used car, you’ll most certainly be looking at a vehicle history report. Keep in mind that the vehicle history report rely solely on available and reported data.
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Vehicle History Reports: Decoding Car History Details
You should never take anyone’s word regarding a used vehicle’s history. A little digging and background-checking can save you time, money, frustration, and buying power down the road.
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