Archive for the 'Used cars' Category

I spotted this 1990 Mercedes-Benz 560SEC on my local Craigslist and it got me thinking.  While this car would make a good entry to a prominent auto blog’s daily feature about interesting cars for sale, I’m less interested in whether their commenters would rather spend the $15k on importing a South African Golf MK2 with [...]

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It’s a widely held belief that a used car is always a better deal than a new one. That may not be the case any more, as used car prices have grown over the past few years. At the same time, new cars have been offered with heavy incentives, lowering purchase prices by [...]

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Carfax has been the go-to product for used car buyers who need to check the history of potential purchases for years now, but that could change soon. Autocheck, a similar vehicle history reporting service, claims it has twice as many reported accidents as Carfax.
When you’re shopping for a used car, the biggest variable is [...]

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Since the majority of a car’s depreciation happens during the first couple years, a lot of car shoppers opt for a used model to save money. But now that new car sales have been so bad recently, dealers are forced to drop the price on new models and offer such huge incentives that the price [...]

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What are the graduates of the class of 2008 going to do?  They’re going off to college soon and will need a small, cheap used car.  They’ll need one that is inexpensive to insure. 
So while these recent grads and their parents are out shopping for a decent used car, they could get a case of [...]

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