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The best and worst months to buy a used car, according to data

January is the best month to buy a used car, according to a study from car search engine and automotive research firm iSeeCars. For those hunting for a good deal, late fall and early winter are the best times to buy a used car, while late spring and early summer […]
The best and worst months to buy a used car, according to data
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The father-son billionaires behind online used-car seller Carvana saw their fortunes soar $5 billion in a day as the company projects record profits

Ernie Garcia II and Ernest Garcia III, the father-son team behind online used-vehicle sales platform Carvana, saw $US5 billion added to their net worths on Tuesday as the company posted record profits. The coronavirus pandemic put used cars in high demand as Americans seek to avoid public transit, Piper Sandler […]
The father-son billionaires behind online used-car seller Carvana saw their fortunes soar $5 billion in a day as the company projects record profits
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Vroom plunges 23% after releasing a weaker-than-expected forecast

Vroom on Wednesday reported quarterly earnings and gave an outlook that fell short of Wall Street’s expectations. Shares of Vroom fell as much as 23% on Thursday. The company lowered inventory when the coronavirus pandemic hit. “These lower inventory levels prevented us from fulfilling all of the demand that materialised […]
Vroom plunges 23% after releasing a weaker-than-expected forecast
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These are the safest and most reliable used cars for teens under $15,000

Consumer Reports and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety have published a list of the best used cars for teens, with all offering a combination of reliability, safety, and affordability. The vehicles all earned high crash-test ratings and are more dependable than the average car. All the cars Consumer Reports […]
These are the safest and most reliable used cars for teens under $15,000
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These are the best all-around SUVs, sedans, minivans, pickups, and sports cars to buy used, according to a lead car-selling site

Vehicle-buying website CarGurus released its annual list of the best secondhand cars to buy on Wednesday. CarGurus analysed factors like projected depreciation, driver satisfaction, expert reviews, model popularity, and vehicle availability to choose the best used models across 10 vehicle categories. The site named the 2014-2019 Chevrolet Corvette the best […]
These are the best all-around SUVs, sedans, minivans, pickups, and sports cars to buy used, according to a lead car-selling site
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These are the longest-lasting car brands for 2020

Automotive search engine iSeeCars.com analysed more than 15.8 million car sales in 2019 to identify which brands build the longest-lasting cars. The company found that models from Toyota, Honda, and GMC were the most likely to last for at least 200,000 miles. German luxury cars from Porsche, Audi, and BMW […]
These are the longest-lasting car brands for 2020
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The 7 best used cars to buy

New cars lose 10% of their value within the first month of ownership and 20% within the first year. That’s bad news if you’re buying a new car, but great news if you’re buying a used one. Here are seven of the best used cars you can buy. Visit Business […]
The 7 best used cars to buy
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11 questions to ask when buying a used car

Buying a used car can be a stressful experience – but if you plan ahead, you can get some great deals. The biggest choice is between buying from a dealership or a private seller. In particular, don’t overlook certified pre-owned vehicles or gently used luxury brands. Knowledge is power, especially […]
11 questions to ask when buying a used car
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8 of the biggest scams to avoid when buying a car

Buying a car can be stressful, especially if salespeople are trying to run a scam on you. Alan Diaz, a branch manager for Cartelligent, listed eight of the most common scams you might encounter at a car dealership. His best advice? If a deal seems too good to be true, […]
8 of the biggest scams to avoid when buying a car
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Here are 13 things you should do before you buy a car

Buying a used car can be a great way to get into a nice set of wheels without spending a fortune. To ensure you don’t end up stuck with a lemon that will cost you money on damage and repairs, it’s important to run a history report and vet the […]
Here are 13 things you should do before you buy a car
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10 fastest-selling used cars in America

The automotive search engine iSeeCars.com recently commissioned a study to look at the used car industry. They studied a pool of four million used cars that were 1-to-3-years old and had been sold between January and July 2018. iSeeCars.com found that the fastest-selling used car on the market is the […]
10 fastest-selling used cars in America
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Here are the 12 best used car deals for under $20,000

Some off-lease used cars can be purchased for under $US20,000. iSeeCars.com analysed more than 4.1 million cars to find the 12 cars that had the lowest 3-year-old used price. The average depreciation rate for new cars after three years is 35%. The 12 cheapest used cars on the lowest used […]
Here are the 12 best used car deals for under $20,000
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Parents: You Don’t Want Your Teen Driving An Old, Small Car

Teenagers are more likely than middle aged drivers to die in crashes while driving older, smaller cars, according to a recent study. Based on a census of fatal car accidents over five years, researchers found that four out of five teens killed were driving cars that were at least six […]
Parents: You Don’t Want Your Teen Driving An Old, Small Car
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The 20 Cars Most Likely To Last 200,000 Miles

If you’re going to buy a new or used car, it’s good to know that it’s not going to break down after a few thousand miles. Even better is knowing that it’ll have a good shot at crossing the 200,000 mile mark. To find the vehicles mostly likely to reach […]
The 20 Cars Most Likely To Last 200,000 Miles
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How To Figure Out If A Used Hybrid Car Is Worth The Investment

[credit provider=”Screenshot”] Buying a hybrid car may be an appealing way to save money on gas and to be environmentally friendly, but the price premium of a new hybrid car is often a stopper for many new-car buyers.One way to avoid the extra cost of many hybrid cars (versus their […]
How To Figure Out If A Used Hybrid Car Is Worth The Investment
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These Two Car Brands Retain The Most Resale Value

[credit provider=”neekoh.fi via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/neekohfi/4517112085/”] Toyota and Honda are scoring big in two competing indexes that measure how well new cars are expected to retain their value.For the second year, Toyota and its luxury brand, Lexus, hold the top spots overall when it comes to resale value in Kelley Blue […]
These Two Car Brands Retain The Most Resale Value
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Used Car Prices Could Go Up By $1000 Thanks To Sandy

[credit provider=”ldills / Instagram” url=”http://instagram.com/p/Rc9sDjvx_b/”] Used-car prices are expected to rise $200 to $1,000 nationwide because Superstorm Sandy wiped out as many as 250,000 new and used vehicles.Buyers already are starting to show up at dealers to replace the 100,000 to 250,000 vehicles that the National Automobile Dealers Association estimates […]
Used Car Prices Could Go Up By $1000 Thanks To Sandy
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How To Tell If Someone Is Selling You A Car Damaged By Hurricane Sandy

[credit provider=”Flickr / waitscm” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/chriswaits/6126989839/”] Huge numbers of cars were flooded by Hurricane Sandy, and it’s a safe bet some of their owners will try to recoup their losses by covering up the damage and selling them.Gregg Fidan, the founder of RealCarTips.com and the author of Honest Guide to Buying […]
How To Tell If Someone Is Selling You A Car Damaged By Hurricane Sandy
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Used Auto Loans Are A Risky Bet For East Coast Residents

[credit provider=”Flickr / rlh” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/megapixelated/33003565/”] With the worst of Hurricane Sandy over, much of the east coast is left to examine the aftermath of its destruction, which includes debris-filled streets and flooded buildings. A consequence of the storm many have not yet considered, however, is the issue of flood damage to cars.Many […]
Used Auto Loans Are A Risky Bet For East Coast Residents
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21 Tricks Used By Devious Car Dealers

[credit provider=”KB35″ url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/kb35/1645414358/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] Buying a new or used car can be a harrowing process: There’s a lot of paperwork, a lot of information buyers are likely not to have, and a lot at stake. The last thing car shoppers need is a salesperson using tricks and scams to increase their own […]
21 Tricks Used By Devious Car Dealers
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Five Things You Should Always Buy Used

[credit provider=”Flickr/Dexter Panganiban” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/dexfamily/7045834433/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] Other than a new smell and the satisfaction of being the only owner, buying something new doesn”t make sense for some things.Buying used items can save you a significant amount of money, which can make up for the fact that you don’t get the joy of […]
Five Things You Should Always Buy Used
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You Are Flushing Money Down The Drain If You Buy These 14 Things

[credit provider=”flickr/mdpettitt” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/mdpettitt/2667851083/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] We recently shared a list of 20 things you should never buy used. Because it’s often true: You get what you pay for. When it comes to safety, hygiene, and warranties, there’s no substitute for buying some things new.But for the most part, you can save a […]
You Are Flushing Money Down The Drain If You Buy These 14 Things
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Don’t Even Think About Buying A Used Car This Summer

[credit provider=”Flickr via libertinus” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/libertinus/160207691/in/photostream/”] Used car prices, after rising sharply this year, are starting to fall.But experts advise waiting until later this year to buy a vehicle to take advantage of the best deals.
Don’t Even Think About Buying A Used Car This Summer
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Skip The Dealer And Hit A Credit Union For Your Auto Loan Instead

[credit provider=”flickr lucianvenutian” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/lucianvenutian/1079118368/in/photostream/”] As economic hardship continues to keep Americans struggling with monthly budgets, looking to affordable auto loans can mean the difference between staying in the green or going deeper into debt each month.A resource that borrowers are turning to more frequently are credit unions, like Pentagon Federal Credit Union, to keep […]
Skip The Dealer And Hit A Credit Union For Your Auto Loan Instead
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7 Things That You Should Never Buy Used

[credit provider=”Flickr / Alan Stanton” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/alanstanton/2493833576/in/photostream/”] For bargain shoppers, hitting up secondhand stores, garage sales and online resellers can be a no-brainer. Actually, in most cases it is a no-brainer.
7 Things That You Should Never Buy Used
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Here’s What Used Car Lots Are Telling Us About The Economy

Beautifully maintained trophy cars are being dumped for cash. What does that say about the “real” economy? Everybody has their own “on the ground” recession indicators: the mall parking lot, the tony restaurant that used to be packed every weekend, and so on. I have two favourites: freight trains rumbling south […]
Here’s What Used Car Lots Are Telling Us About The Economy
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Used Luxury Cars Are The Best Deal Out There

[credit provider=”Travis Okulski / Business Insider”] Buying used can be a great way to save money on a great vehicle, and whether you’re pro-used car or anti-used car, you can’t debate the fact that used cars lose a great deal of their value within the first few years of ownership.Nowhere […]
Used Luxury Cars Are The Best Deal Out There
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Women Might Be The Smarter Car Shoppers After All, Study Says

[credit provider=”Flickr / sean dreilinger” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/seandreilinger/4213879816/sizes/o/in/photostream/”] When it comes to buying cars, women may be the more practical shopper, a new study by LeaseTrader reveals.That is to say, they’re more careful and less superficial than their male counterparts.
Women Might Be The Smarter Car Shoppers After All, Study Says
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Here’s How To Avoid Getting Hosed By A Shady Used Car Seller

[credit provider=”www.flickr.com” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/maxoz/5655609277/”] Cash-strapped consumers flock to Buy Here, Pay Here used car dealerships when their credit stinks, they need a car, and they don’t want to wait. But a recent L.A. Times article blows the lid off how these dealers target vulnerable, low-income consumers who eventually default on their loans. 
Here’s How To Avoid Getting Hosed By A Shady Used Car Seller