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Updated Articles and Resources

By Keith Griffin

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Look at Used Car Sales for June 2014 Created: Thursday, July 31, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      Used cars sales in June 2014 were affected somewhat by massive amounts of recalls.
    • Use a Vehicle's History To Save on a Used Car Created: Thursday, July 31, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      Used daily rental cars and fleet cars can be a good value because they have undeserved quality reputations.
    • Used Rental Cars Can Be a Bargain Created: Tuesday, April 30, 2013 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      According to Ricky Beggs, managing editor of Black Book, one segment of the used car market that is off-rental vehicles. You might know them better as former used rental cars to use the less technical term and see them as potential bargains.
    • IIHS Recommends Safe Cars for Teenagers Created: Sunday, July 20, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      A list of the safest used cars for teens as compiled by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    • Advice on Purchasing a Used Convertible Created: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      Advice on buying a used convertible gives a practical perspective on what is a passionate used car purchase.
    • Make Your Used Car Hit 200,000 Miles Created: Thursday, July 31, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014
      Your used car can hit 200,000 miles with a lot of effort. It beats having to make new car payments.
    • Used Cars - Better To Sell or Trade in? Created: Wednesday, August 13, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      It is a problem faced since the first car was traded in: is it better to sell or trade in used cars? Answer these 7 questions and get a good sense of what to do.
    • 10 Used Cars that Are Cheap but Reliable Created: Saturday, March 29, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      10 reliable but affordable used cars
    • Subprime Used Car Lending Increasing Created: Monday, July 28, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      Rise in amount of used car loans could signal that consumers are becoming more susceptible to high interest, subprime loans.
    • 10 Best Technologies for Selling a Used Car Created: Tuesday, June 24, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014
      There are 10 technologies to make your used car more appealing to used car buyers. Adding them is going to help increase the price of your used car.
    • Top 10 Questions To Ask When Buying a Used Car from a Private Seller Created: Saturday, September 13, 2008 Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014
      There are 10 questions you should ask before buying any used car from a private seller. Some can be asked over the phone or via email before even seeing the vehicle in person. Others should be asked while looking at the used car. Not asking these questions could lead to problems in your used car purchase.
    • Look for These Repair Problems Before Buying Used Created: Wednesday, April 09, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014
      CarMD study shows most common problems in used cars in terms of repairs.
    • LoJack Most Stolen Used Cars List Created: Saturday, May 31, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014
      LoJack list of most stolen used cars. Is yours on the list?
    • Popular Used Cars with Poor Reliability Records Created: Sunday, July 20, 2014 Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014
      These popular used cars may have long-term reliability problems. Inspect them closely before purchasing them.
    • Used Cars - How To Inspect Used Cars Created: Thursday, March 06, 2008 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      Used cars inspections at the most basic level should show everything works and looks like it’s supposed to. Always take into account a car’s age and pedigree. A 1999 Ford Taurus that sp...
    • Used Car Sale Prices Increasing for 2014 Created: Friday, July 11, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014
      The rise in used car prices for the second quarter of 2014 is being driven by consumer demand as well as loosening automotive credit - a bad sign.
    • Top 10 Most-Stolen SUVs/CUVs Created: Sunday, June 29, 2014 Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014
      Own a CUV or SUV? It might be attractive to used car thieves, especially if you happen to drive a Ford model, which are no. 1, 2, and 3 on the list.
    • Certified Pre-Owned Works for Used Car Dealers Created: Sunday, June 29, 2014 Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014
      Certified pre-owned used cars are profitable for dealers but not always for used car buyers. Understand what you are getting into before paying more.
    • Where Your Used Car Will Be Stolen Created: Sunday, June 29, 2014 Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014
      One state dominates the Top 10 list of where your used car will most likely be stolen. Read how you can prevent it from happening to your used car.
    • Research Insurance Costs Before Buying a Used Minivan Created: Monday, October 29, 2012 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Automobile.com, which is a center for auto insurance-related information and quotes, has done research on insurance costs that should be considered before buying a used minivan or SUV. Some obvious...
    • Don’t Sell Your Used Car Illegally – It Could Get Ticketed or Towed Created: Sunday, July 19, 2009 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      When it comes time to sell your used car, one option you need to be leery of is posting a “For Sale” sign in your used car. In some parts of the country, that could get cost you a ticke...
    • A Look at BMW Certified Pre-Owned Created: Tuesday, July 01, 2008 Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014
      Before buying a certified pre-owned vehicle, check out this review of the certified pre-owned program offered by BMW. It explains the warranty program for the manufacturer; how old the certified pr...
    • A Look at Honda Certified Pre-Owned Created: Sunday, July 06, 2008 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
      Before buying a certified pre-owned vehicle, check out this review of the certified pre-owned program offered by Honda for its certified used cars. It explains the warranty program for the manufact...
    • Beware the - Curbstoners - or Dealers Who Sell Used Cars as Private Sellers Created: Monday, April 26, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
      There are individuals out in the used car marketplace who frequently sell used cars from their front yards in an attempt to look like private sellers even though they are used car dealers."
    • State of New York Salvage Title Laws Created: Sunday, December 20, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
      New York, for some reason, has always struck me as a litigious state with lots and lots of laws on the books. That could explain why the New York Salvage Title laws for its used cars are so thoroug...
    • How To Fairly Value Your Used Car Created: Monday, March 10, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
      It’s exciting to buy a car, new or used, but it can be stressful getting rid of your current one. That’s why most people take the path of least resistance and trade their used cars in. ...
    • Should You Sell or Fix Your Used Car? Created: Wednesday, June 18, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
      CarMD offers state-by-state analysis of average used car repairs, which could help you decide whether to fix or sell your used car.
    • 10 Least Reliable Used Car Brands Created: Tuesday, June 17, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014
      10 least reliable used car brands include some surprises like Lexus, BMW, Audi and Mercedes-Benz. Expensive does not always mean more reliable.
    • Fifteen Best Used Car Choices for Smart Buyers Created: Sunday, June 24, 2012 Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014
      One person's best used car is another person's nightmare but this list of the 15 best used cars by segment manages to hit the mark in many ways for smart buyers." itemprop=pr="$zTP='t3'" --> itempr...
    • Ten Things To Know About CarMax Created: Saturday, November 30, 2013 Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014
      Ten facts about CarMax as the supersized used car retailer celebrates 20 years in business.
    • How To Buy a Used Tesla Roadster Created: Tuesday, January 31, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014
      Any new car as soon it rolls off the lot is instantly a used car and such was the case with the Tesla Roadster when it rolled off the lot. Every one of the two-seater electric convertibles is now a...
    • How To Test Drive a Used Car Created: Wednesday, March 12, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014
      The first of eight pages on the best way to test drive a used car. Preparation is key, and remember: You are literally in the driver's seat.

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