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How to Buy a used car — Part 2

How to buy a used car — Part 2 Part 1 talked about choosing the right used car. Now we’ll talk about how to get the best price on a used car Tip #1 Get up to speed on the new way to buy cars The Internet has changed the way people buy used cars. Smart buyers do their preliminary shopping on the web. They locate the used cars they’re interested in, print out the listings and compare prices between dealers and private sellers. If you skip this step and … Read More

How to buy a used car Part I

How to buy a used car — Part 1 UPDATED for 2023 The used car market is absolutely crazy in 2023 due to the pandemic and chip shortage. Carmakers are slowly increasing production and more new cars are coming online, but there’s so much demand that used car prices are still too high. Late model used cars are selling for more than new It’s not uncommon for low mileage in-demand used cars to sell for as much as a thousand dollars more than a  brand new version of that same … Read More

How to buy a used car

Tips on how to buy a used car How to choose a used car make and model Some car brands and models are simply more reliable than others. Even within a reliable brand, there are some years that are better than others; some have new transmissions that fail often, while others have known engine problems. These common issues are known as “pattern failures.” Some examples are the notorious Ford Focus PowerShift transmissions that fail every 30,000 miles or Nissan CVT transmission issues. But one of these lemons and you’ll quickly … Read More

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