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Used Car's History - Understanding CARFAX Reports
It’s impossible to know 100% of a used car’s history – even when buying from somebody you know. Great tools exist for tracking a car’s background in general as well as a specific vehicle. We’ll take you step-by-step through a CARFAX report and then show you other great tools for finding out more about the used car you’re buying.

Certified Pre-Owned Used Cars Advice
Certified pre-owned used cars advice can mean peace of mind. Certified pre-owned sounds official, but it means different things with no one set standard. You can find problems with certified pre-owned used cars. I will explain what certified pre-owned means, what the different companies offer, and what the pros and cons are to buying certified pre-owned, and link you to the manufacturers’ sites.

Glossary of Used Car Terms from F to L
A glossary of used car terms that help you understand the used car buying and selling process from frontal impact crash tests to hardtop convertibles to Kelley Blue Book and more.

The Used Car Test Drive
Follow our step-by-step used car inspection process and you’ll test drive a used car like a pro. No two used cars are alike – but every test drive should be. We’ll point out what to do after you’ve completed a thorough interior and exterior inspection.

Avoiding Problems
Not all used cars are created equal, which is why I have tips on avoiding potential problems in used cars. Some used cars are going to give you more problems than others. Let me give you some pointers on spotting current and potential problems with that used car you’ve been eyeing.

Paying for Used Cars
Paying for used cars is not like new car financing. Interest rates are higher and loan terms are shorter but your credit doesn’t have to be perfect to get behind the wheel of a used car. I will get you the right information to decide among paying cash, bank loans, credit union loans, Internet loans, leasing, and more.

Selling a Used Car - Buying a Used Car - Used Car Inspections
Whether it’s your first time buying or selling a used car (or your 50th) take a moment to brush up on where to start when selling a used car and buying a used car. After all, selling used cars and buying used cars is something most of us do probably once every five years.

Prep a Used Car for Sale - Make a Used Car Attractive
For most of us, our used car is the most expensive thing we’ll ever try to sell. Let’s get the most value for you by showing you how to make your used car attractive to prospective buyers, how to document your used car, getting it checked from top to bottom, and even showing you how to fix blemishes.

Research Used Cars
Most people don’t do enough research when it comes time to buy a used car. It’s a shame because it’s become so easy to do thanks to the Internet. Learn the right tools for getting just the right package of options and features on your next used car.

Safety Ratings for Used Cars
Excellent sources of information exist out there going back many years for safety ratings for used cars. I'll show you how to compile and understand the information to ensure you make an informed choice – and stay away from potential nightmares with your next used car.

Sell a Used Car - Trade In a Used Car - Best Price for a Used Car
Here’s the age-old dilemma when buying a new (to you) car: sell a used car or trade in a used car for the best price for a used car (and don’t forget donating to charity). There’s no one set answer, but I will help you explore your used cars options from many different angles to make the right choice for your situation.

Setting Values for Used Cars
No two used cars are identical but excellent tools exist for pinpointing to help you avoid buying used cars or selling used cars at the wrong price. Avoid getting ripped off by taking the same steps professionals do when appraising a vehicle. Follow my step-by-step processes and walk away a confident consumer.

It’s No Longer Bad To Own or Sell a Used Car
The stigma is gone on owning and selling used cars. But that could lead to higher prices. Find out why.

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9 Best Ways to Photograph a Used Car for Sale
Selling a used car? Use these 9 best ways to photograph a used car to help you get the best photos of your used car.

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Tips for Inspecting a Used Convertible
It’s the automotive dream of a lot of people – to own a convertible and experience the joy of top-down driving. I live in the Northeast, so it’s not always a priority, but I do enjoy putting the top down occasionally (when I have a convertible to review). With two children under the age of 5, a used convertible is not in my immediate future, but let me offer some advice if you’d like to take the plunge.

New Report Shows Average Profit on Used Cars
Buying a used car with sub-prime credit? Dealers are poised to make a healthy profit from you with some vehicles.

What is a Crossover Utility Vehicle?
What is a crossover utility vehicle? Simply the most popular part of the used car industry with strong demand by consumers driving higher prices.

Definition of Franchised Dealership
It's important to know what a franchised used car dealership is. These dealers are the only ones who can sell certified pre-owned used cars.

Top 10 2005 & 2006 Used Car Luxury Deals
Look back a few years to 2005 and 2006 model years and you’re going to find some strong used car luxury bargains.

How to Find One Owner Used Cars
How to find a used car that has only had one previous owner

Upgrade Your Used Car's Value with Leather
New leather seat surfaces may be the easiest way to add luxurious value to your used car without a big investment.

Used Car Industry Poised for Growth in 2012
The used car industry had a good 2011 and it's looking to have an even better 2012 based on predictions by an industry expert who sees strong sales numbers continuing and strong prices ongoing in certain segments like compact cars.

Used Chevrolet Avalanches Should Hold Their Value
There are some good reasons why you want to buy a used Chevrolet Avalanche pickup, price among them.

Used Car Bargains for Memorial Day Weekend
The Memorial Day Weekend usually kicks off the summer used car buying season – just make sure you know where the bargains are.

October 2013 Used Car Sales Analysis
Industry analysis of used car sales in October 2013, including trends in used car leasing and certified pre-owned sales.

California Bill Would Expand Used Car Buyers Rights
A bill introduced in California should go a long way towards protecting low-income consumers buying used cars against being sold vehicles with known defects.

Forecast Strong for Used Car Sales Through 2020
The sales of used cars are expected to continue rising through 2016 with one of the highest peaks in years. At the same time, used car sale prices are expected to decline through 2018, which means it's a good time to be a buyer but not so good if you're a seller.

IntelliChoice.Com Ranks Top Extended Warranty Programs
Top extended used car warranty programs ranked by Intellichoice.com

What is the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau?
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau helps protect used car borrowers against unfair practices.

Discover How Used Car Dealers Turn You into Used Car Buyers
See the things used car dealers know that turn used car lookers into used car buyers. It could help you sell your next used car.

2005 Honda Element Most Reliable Used Compact SUV
The best way to judge a car's reliability is to ask people who own one. That’s the reasoning behind the J.D. Power and Associates ranking of the most reliable 2005 vehicles. The top winners were announced in 19 categories. The list has to be taken somewhat with a grain of salt because it lists the BMW X3 as a sedan when it's an SUV, or multi-activity vehicle as J.D. Power refers to them. Page 17.

J.D. Power Most Reliable 2005 Used Compact Premium Sport Car
The best way to judge a car’s reliability is to ask people who own one. That’s the reasoning behind the J.D. Power and Associates ranking of the most reliable 2005 vehicles. The top winners were announced in 19 categories. The list has to be taken somewhat with a grain of salt because it lists the BMW X3 as a sedan when it's an SUV, or multi-activity vehicle as J.D. Power refers to them. Page 16.

2005 Lexus LS 430 Most Reliable Used Car
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2005 Lexus LX 470 Most Reliable Used Car
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2005 Lexus SC 430 reliable used car
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2005 Mazda Miata Most Reliable Used Car
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2005 Toyota Highlander Most Reliable Used Car
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2005 Toyota Prius Most Reliable Used Car
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2005 Toyota RAV4 Most Reliable Used Compact SUV
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2007 2.0T Saab 9-3
The 2007 2.0T Saab 9-3 four-door sedan is priced at $14,991 as of Oct. 23, 2010, and is a Top Safety Pick, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Page 2.

2007 2.5i Subaru Legacy four-door sedan
The 2007 2.5i Special Edition Subaru Legacy four-door sedan with all-wheel drive and automatic transmission is priced at $14,044 as of Oct. 23, 2010, and is a Top Safety Pick, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

2007 Hyundai Santa Fe SUV
The 2007 GLS trim Hyundai Santa Fe SUV with automatic transmission is priced at $14,721 as of Oct. 23, 2010, and is a Top Safety Pick, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Page 4.

2007 Kia Sedona EXT Minivan
The 2007 EX trim Kia Sedona EXT Minivan is priced at $13,325 as of Oct. 23, 2010, and is a Top Safety Pick, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Page 3.

Toyota Tundra 2008
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2009 Toyota Sequoia
2009 Toyota Sequoia. Used Cars. Page 3.

2006 Audi A4
2006 Audi A4. Used Cars. Page 10.

2006 Ford Five Hundred
The 2006 Limited Ford Five Hundred four-door sedan with all-wheel drive is priced at $13,109 as of Oct. 23, 2010, and has a gold ranking (the highest) from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Page 8.

2006 Mercury Montego
The 2006 Premier Mercury Montego four-door sedan with all-wheel drive is priced at $12,701 as of Oct. 23, 2010, and has a gold ranking (the highest) from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Page 7.

2006 SS Chevrolet Malibu
The 2006 SS Chevrolet Malibu four-door sedan with the 3.9-liter V-6 engine is priced at $11,442 as of Oct. 23, 2010, and has a silver ranking from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Page 9.

2006 Subaru Legacy Station Wagon
The 2006 2.5i Limited Subaru Legacy four-door station wagon with all-wheel drive is priced at $13,090 as of Oct. 23, 2010, and has a gold ranking (the highest) from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Page 6.

2007 Hyundai Entourage Minivan
The 2007 SE trim Hyundai Entourage Minivan is priced at $14,044 as of Oct. 23, 2010, and is a Top Safety Pick, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Page 5.

Toyota Matrix 2009
used Toyota Matrix 2009. Used Cars. Page 5.

Toyota Corolla 2009
Toyota Corolla 2009. Used Cars. Page 6.

Audi R8
Audi R8. Used Cars. Page 2.

BMW 760li
The BMW 760li is among the 20 most expensive used cars to insure, according to Insure.Com. Page 5.

BMW M6 convertible
The BMW M6 convertible is among the 20 most expensive used cars to insure, according to Insure.Com. Page 3.

BMW M6 coupe
The BMW M6 coupe is among the 20 most expensive used cars to insure, according to Insure.Com. Page 4.

Viper Coupe
The Dodge Viper Coupe is among the 20 most expensive used cars to insure, according to Insure.Com. Page 8.

Viper SRT
The Dodge Viper SRT is among the 20 most expensive used cars to insure, according to Insure.Com. Page 7.

Jaguar XKR
The Jaguar XKR Portfolio and Supercharged models are among the 20 most expensive used cars to insure, according to Insure.Com. Page 6.

Mercedes CL600
The Mercedes CL600 is among the 20 most expensive used cars to insure, according to Insure.Com. Page 13.

Mercedes CL63 AMG
The Mercedes CL63 AMG is among the 20 most expensive used cars to insure, according to Insure.Com. Page 15.

Mercedes CL65 AMG
The Mercedes CL65 AMG is among the 20 most expensive used cars to insure, according to Insure.Com. Page 14.

SL 600
The Mercedes SL 600 is among the 20 most expensive used cars to insure, according to Insure.Com. Page 9.

Porsche Carrera GT Coupe
The Porsche Carrera GT Coupe is among the 20 most expensive used cars to insure, according to Insure.Com.

Porsche Panamera Turbo
The Porsche Panamera Turbo is among the 20 most expensive used cars to insure, according to Insure.Com. Page 12.

S65 AMG
The Mercedes S65 AMG is among the 20 most expensive used cars to insure, according to Insure.Com. Page 11.

SL 65 AMG Black Series
The SL 65 AMG Black Series is among the 20 most expensive used cars to insure, according to Insure.Com. Page 10.

Fuel Efficient Used Cars from $6000 to $8000
Are you ready to move to a fuel-efficient used car that is reliable, affordable and relatively new? These dozen used cars range from 1996 to 2005 and represent the best of what domestic and foreign manufacturers have to offer. This class of cars includes an absolute sleeper: the 2002 Chevy Prism. Pricing info courtesy of KBB.com. Reliability info comes from ConsumerReports.org and fuel economy stats come from FuelEconomy.gov. gas saving transportation attractive used cars

Used Car Sales in 2015 Showed Sharp Increase
A look at used car sales numbers for 2015 and what the trends mean for 2016. Sharp spike in certified pre-owned worth watching.

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Used BMW 5 series Used BMW 530xi
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Used Chevy Tahoe
Used Chevy Tahoe. Used Cars. Page 6.

Used Dodge Caliber
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Used Ford F150 used Ford F-150
Used Ford F150 used Ford F-150. Used Cars. Page 16.

Used Ford Mustang
Used Ford Mustang. Used Cars. Page 15.

Used Honda Accord
Used Honda Accord. Used Cars. Page 12.

Used Honda Civic
Used Honda Civic. Used Cars. Page 3.

Used Honda Fit
Used Honda Fit. Used Cars. Page 9.

Used Honda Odyssey
Used Honda Odyssey. Used Cars. Page 14.

Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee. Used Cars. Page 10.

Used Nissan Altima
Used Nissan Altima. Used Cars. Page 8.

Used Nissan Maxima
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Used Nissan Murano
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Used Toyota Camry
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Used Toyota Corolla
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Toyota Prius
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Used Toyota Tacoma
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J.D. Power Most Reliable 2005 Used Cars
The best way to judge a car’s reliability is to ask people who own one. That’s the reasoning behind the J.D. Power and Associates ranking of the most reliable 2005 vehicles. The top winners were announced in 19 categories. The list has to be taken somewhat with a grain of salt because it lists the BMW X3 as a sedan when it's an SUV, or multi-activity vehicle as J.D. Power refers to them.

J.D. Power Most Reliable 2005 Used Cars
The best way to judge a car’s reliability is to ask people who own one. That’s the reasoning behind the J.D. Power and Associates ranking of the most reliable 2005 vehicles. The top winners were announced in 19 categories. The list has to be taken somewhat with a grain of salt because it lists the BMW X3 as a sedan when it's an SUV, or multi-activity vehicle as J.D. Power refers to them.

Top 10 Safe Used Family Cars
You can be safe and drive used family cars for less than $15,000 with high safety ratings. Compiling data from Edmunds.com and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, we have developed the About.Com Top 10 Safe Used Family Cars for Under $15,000. There’s a mixture of sedans along with minivans and an SUV because not every family is the same size and has the same needs.

Fuel Efficient Used Cars: $8000-$10,000
Are you ready to move to a fuel-efficient used car that is reliable, affordable and relatively new? These 14 fuel-efficient used cars that cost from $8000-$10000 in price range from 1999 to 2006 and represent the best of what manufacturers have to offer. A wide variety are represented that should meet the needs of almost any driver. All will comfortably carry 4. Pricing info courtesy of KBB.com. Reliability info from ConsumerReports.org and fuel economy stats from FuelEconomy.gov.

Fuel Efficient Used Cars: $8000-$10,000
Are you ready to move to a fuel-efficient used car that is reliable, affordable and relatively new? These 14 fuel-efficient used cars that cost from $8000-$10000 in price range from 1999 to 2006 and represent the best of what manufacturers have to offer. A wide variety are represented that should meet the needs of almost any driver. All will comfortably carry 4. Pricing info courtesy of KBB.com. Reliability info from ConsumerReports.org and fuel economy stats from FuelEconomy.gov.

Best Used Cars for Graduates
Wondering the right used car to buy a grad? Here are 10 selections all for under $10,000 depending on where life takes your graduate.

Most Expensive Used Cars To Insure
Insure.Com has come out with its ranking of the 20 most expensive used cars to insure. Not surprisingly, the phrase that’s going to make your insurance agent smile in anticipation of high premium commissions is, “I just bought a Mercedes.”

Most Expensive Used Cars To Insure
Insure.Com has come out with its ranking of the 20 most expensive used cars to insure. Not surprisingly, the phrase that’s going to make your insurance agent smile in anticipation of high premium commissions is, “I just bought a Mercedes.”

Used Cars - How To Inspect Used Cars
Used car inspection skills can be quickly learned to adequately inspect a used car. Your mechanic should inspect it but knowing what to look for can save you that costly second opinion for your next used car.

How To Inspect Used Cars for the Best Results
Used cars inspections at the basic level should show everything works and looks like it should. Always take into account a car's age and pedigree.

Used Cars - Walk Around the Car
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 spent the winters in Kenosha, WI, isn’t going to look as nice as a similar model that lived in Sebring, FL.

Used Cars - Be a Kid & Touch Everything
Used cars inspections should channel your inner-child when inspecting the interior. Flip every switch you can and pore over every inch of the car’s inside. Nothing is too mundane to check out. Leave no stone unturned. Touch everything and look everywhere.

Used Cars - Second Time’s the Charm
Used cars require that you do some quick things to make sure the car is still sound – even after a mechanic’s inspection. Something could have gone wrong between the time you looked at it first and your final decision.

Used Cars - Get Your Pants Dirty
Used cars require that you get on your hands and knees and look under the car. Your mechanic will put the car on a lift for an inspection. You’ll flop on the pavement. The Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association says underperformed vehicle maintenance in the automotive aftermarket industry is more than $50 billion annually. Brakes, shocks and struts and chassis components — all located under the vehicle — are among the most neglected parts.

Used Cars - Make the Car Say ‘Aaaahhhh’
Used cars are getting more difficult to do a visual inspection on but there are still things even you as an untrained observer can spot.

Used Cars - Be a Detective
Used cars glove boxes can host a treasure chest full of information. Don’t be afraid to explore in here and see what paper trail exists about the vehicle. Consider this About.Com’s version of CSI: Car Stuff Investigation.

Used Cars - Inspect the Trunk
Used cars trunks are just like your medicine cabinet: they hide a lot of secrets but tells an awful lot about you.

Toyota Certified Pre-Owned Used Cars
Before buying a certified pre-owned vehicle, check out this review of the certified pre-owned program offered by Toyota. It explains all the details.

Credit Unions Are Good for Used Auto Loans
Credit unions are a great source for used car loans, especially if you have sub-prime credit.

Interview With Nathan Stretch About AutoTempest.Com
AutoTempest.com is an aggregator of used car websites. AutoTempest searches Autotrader.com, Cars.com, eBay Motors, Cars Direct, Automotive.com, Oodle.com (which itself pulls in listings from multiple smaller sources), and craigslist. It’s not a perfect site by any means, but it does make initial used car shopping a lot easier. Put it on your To Do List when shopping for a used car. Page 2.

Ten Questions About AutoTempest.Com
AutoTempest.com is an aggregator of used car websites. AutoTempest searches Autotrader.com, Cars.com, eBay Motors, Cars Direct, Automotive.com, Oodle.com (which itself pulls in listings from multiple smaller sources), and craigslist. It’s not a perfect site by any means, but it does make initial used car shopping a lot easier. Put it on your To Do List when shopping for a used car.

Certified Pre-Owned Used Cars May Not Make Sense
In the market for a certified pre-owned used car? Here are some reasons why it no longer makes sense to buy one. Price is a top consideration.

Recall of Volkswagen Jetta, Golf, and Jetta SportWagens Affects Used Car Buying
Volkswagen has a recall on Jetta and Jetta SportWagens manufactured from May 2008 through Sept. 2011 and Golf models from May 2009 to Sept. 2011.

Honda Fit a Best Used Car for Single Parents
The Honda Fit could actually be the poster child for used cars for single parents. It is a master of adaptability. It has an abundance of room and seating configuration that can let you carry a three-year old and a tall plant.

Ford Five Hundred a Great Used Car for Single Parents
Between the classic Ford Taurus and the new Ford Taurus is this oddly named sedan, the Ford Five Hundred. Single parents in cold weather climes are going to want to pick up the used model with all-wheel drive.

Five Best Used Cars for Single Parents
Single parents are in a unique place when it comes to their used cars. They want a used car that serves their needs as parents and single people.

Acura TL SH-AWD a Great Used Car for Single Parents
A single parent doesn't always have to be denied life's pleasures and the Acura TL is one of life's simple pleasures. Performance is spot on. Handling is great and there is no shortage of space for kids and their goods.

Toyota Camry a Best Used Car for Single Parents
OK, so maybe it is among the most yawn-inducing vehicles in the United States. Nothing says practical like a Camry; yet that's what makes it so appealing as a used car for a single parent.

Nissan Altima a Best Used Car for Single Parents
Much like the non-custodial parent who makes child support payments on time, the Nissan Altima is one of the most underappreciated used cars on the road and that makes it perfect for single parents in search of a used car.

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Actron an Alternative to CarMD for Uncovering Used Car Problems
There's an alternative to CarMD worth considering when it comes to tools that scan a used car before purchase to help you identify potential problems in a used car. Actron makes diagnostic tools for consumers that could be part of the used car buying process.

Almost 500,000 Ford Escapes Being Recalled
Almost a million Ford Escapes and Mazda Tributes are being recalled because of potential problems with unintended acceleration.

Buy-Here, Pay-Here Legislation Set To Become Law
Barring last-minute action by the California governor, it looks like major reforms to the Buy-Here, Pay-Here industry are coming to that state by January 1, 2013, which could lead to major changes across the country for how this business performs.

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About Used Cars: Buying and Selling Tips and Advice
Buying or selling a used car? Learn how to inspect it, how much it is worth and if it is in good or bad condition with this advice and information.

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Consumer Reports Defines the Worst Used Car in 10 Categories
Consumer Reports is out with its 10 worst used cars by segment. Beware any used car that makes this list.

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Best Practices for Selling a Used Car
There are many steps to selling a used car - including the ad, the test drive, and handling payment. Handle all three well and selling a used car becomes an almost pleasant experience.

Importing a Used Car and Used Truck From Canada
Want to import a used car from Canada? Follow these steps to get all the advice you need before taking the plunge.

How to Safely Allow Others to Test Drive Your Used Car
Follow this advice if you safely want to hand over your used car for a test drive. After all, it's a valuable piece of property.

Used Car Buying Tips Old vs. Newer
A conundrum when it comes to used cars is older with low mileage or newer with low mileage better choice when both cost about the same.

What the Takata Airbag Recall Means
The financial stability of Takata was further hit with the news of the expanded airbag recall announced by the government. Page 2.

The Latest News on the Takata Airbag Recall
The latest news on the Takata airbag recall has the government estimating the work might continue through December 2019.

Selling Used Cars Illegally (How to Not)
When it comes time to sell your used car, be leery of posting a For Sale sign in your window. In some cities that could get cost you a ticket.

How to Sell a Used Car - Prep, Market and Best Practices
This is the best primer for selling a used car from prepping it, to marketing, all the way to collecting the payment safely.

How To Buy a Used Electric Car
The market for used electric vehicles favors the buyer with dropping fuel prices and a lack of interest from the marketplace.

Used Car Value - Lease Buyout Transfer
You can sell your leased used car. Follow this advice but act fast because time is ticking.

What the Volkswagen Settlement Means for Used Car Owners
There's new information on the Volkswagen settlement with owners of its turbodiesel engines that violate EPA standards.

Great Used Car Deals & Bad Used Car Deals
Used car deals – good and bad – are out there and I can tell you how to spot great used car deals and bad used car deals. Used cars that did not generate a lot of buzz new can be good values three years down the road. Also, over-hyped new cars are sometimes used car nightmares with unrealistic prices.

Most Dangerous Used Cars on the Road
When it comes to buying a used car, this list of the most dangerous used cars on the road warrants attention.

How to Buy a Used Corvette - The Right Steps to Take
Question and answer session on buying a used Corvette. with automotive journalist and Corvette fan Jeff Zurschmeide. Page 2.

How To Buy a Used Corvette
Thinking about buying a used Corvette? They're fun cars but make sure you know the right things to do before making the commitment.

Illinois Salvage Title Laws - Register Used Car
Illinois could be considered to have some of the toughest salvage title laws based on its definition of salvage and proactive stance.

Illinois Salvage Title Laws
Illinois has been active on vehicles that may have been damaged after the hurricanes of 2005. Page 2.

hings to Consider About Leasing a Used Car
Thinking of leasing a used car? There are advantages and disadvantages to consider before making the final decision.

Ten Best Used Cars on the Market
In the market for a used car from 2008? Based on my experience reviewing more than 400 cars, trucks and SUVs, here are the Top 10 Used Cars. Page 10.

Ten Best Used Cars on the Market
In the market for a used car from 2008? Based on my experience reviewing more than 400 cars, trucks and SUVs, here are the Top 10 Used Cars. Page 8.

Ten Best Used Cars on the Market
In the market for a used car from 2008? Based on my experience reviewing more than 400 cars, trucks and SUVs, here are the Top 10 Used Cars. Page 7.

Ten Best Used Cars on the Market
In the market for a used car from 2008? Based on my experience reviewing more than 400 cars, trucks and SUVs, here are the Top 10 Used Cars. Page 6.

Ten Best Used Cars on the Market
In the market for a used car from 2008? Based on my experience reviewing more than 400 cars, trucks and SUVs, here are the Top 10 Used Cars. Page 5.

Ten Best Used Cars on the Market
In the market for a used car from 2008? Based on my experience reviewing more than 400 cars, trucks and SUVs, here are the Top 10 Used Cars. Page 3.

Ten Best Used Cars on the Market
In the market for a used car from 2008? Based on my experience reviewing more than 400 cars, trucks and SUVs, here are the Top 10 Used Cars. Page 2.

Ten Best Used Cars on the Market
In the market for a used car from 2008? Based on my experience reviewing more than 400 cars, trucks and SUVs, here are the Top 10 Used Cars. Page 4.

Ten Best Used Cars on the Market
In the market for a used car from 2008? Based on my experience reviewing more than 400 cars, trucks and SUVs, here are the Top 10 Used Cars.

Ten Best Used Cars on the Market
In the market for a used car from 2008? Based on my experience reviewing more than 400 cars, trucks and SUVs, here are the Top 10 Used Cars. Page 9.

Ten Best 2008 Model Used Cars on the Market
In the market for a used car from 2008? Based on my experience reviewing more than 400 cars, trucks and SUVs, here are the Top 10 Used Cars.

How To Read a CarFax Report
The CarFax report is the gold standard for used car history reports. Understand how to read the different components of it.

Vehicle Make & Model Info
understanding all that goes into a used cars vehicle indentification number and how it helps the CarFax report

Summary Information Part 1
This section will give you information on who has owned the car and strong indications of how it was used.

Summary Information Part 2
This section will give you information on who has owned the car and strong indications of how it was used.

Other Information
further explanation of CarFax.com vehicle history report for used cars

Details
CarFax information on accidents for used cars history report

List of Top 10 Least Stolen Cars In the U.S.
Worried about your used car being stolen? Consider consulting this list of the 10 least-stolen used cars.

5 Things to Know About Used Car Financing
5 things to know about used car financing to save you money and avoid potential headaches.

Mojo Motors Promotes New Way To Buy Used Cars
Mojo Motors is a used car sales website that offers a new way to buy used cars: guaranteed pricing at a discount available through a free membership.

Used Cars and SUVs - Advice on Selling to Foreign Buyers
There is a market for your used cars and SUVs if you're willing to sell them to overseas buyers. It's not as difficult as it sounds.

Used Cars - Used SUVs - Advice on Selling Used Cars to Foreign Buyers
Used cars and SUVs owners attempting to sell your vehicles - there is a light at the end of the tunnel and it’s not an oncoming train. There is a market for your used cars and SUVs if you’re willing to sell them to overseas buyers. It’s not as difficult as it sounds. Page 2.

Used Cars Are Getting Newer and Prices Are Rising
Edmunds.com's state of the used car industry is a must-read for understanding used car trends coming in 2016.

Oklahoma Rebuilt Title Laws
The State of Oklahoma administers vehicle titles through the Oklahoma Tax Commission. Oklahoma used car salvage title laws are pretty good for consumers when compared to other states. Insurance companies may not like them as much. Rebuilt titles in Oklahoma can also be a good value. Page 2.

Oklahoma Salvage Title Laws
Oklahoma salvage title laws are administered through the Oklahoma Tax Commission. Oklahoma salvage title laws are pretty good for consumers when compared to other states. Insurance companies may not like them as much.

New York State Salvage Title Laws
New York has tough definitions for salvage title vehicles. Read this article to find out more information and how you can protect yourself.

GM Issues Recall for 258,000 Used SUVs
GM has issued a massive recall of 258,000 SUVs but look beyond the GM name in case you own a used Isuzu Ascender or Saab 9.7-X sport utility vehicle, or SUV, from the 2006 and 2007 model years.

Understanding Certified Pre-Owned Cars
Car dealers sell certified pre-owned used cars as vehicles with peace of mind guaranteed. Understanding what you're getting into can reap financial rewards and a great car ownership experience for years to come. Skimping on your knowledge can make your certified pre-owned experience painful indeed.

Alabama Used Car Dealer Accused of Fraud with Consumers
Lessons can be learned from Alabama used car dealer accused of fraud by state attorney general

How To Handle Vehicles Sold Without Valid Titles and Registrations
There's an interesting case out of Connecticut, my home state, about a used car dealer who sold untitled used cars with invalid registrations. It's a potential nightmare for someone who thinks he or she is driving a properly registered used car.

How To Buy a Used Pickup Truck
Follow these steps for buying the right used pickup truck. Not doing so could cost you hundreds if not thousands of dollars.

Volvo Certified Pre-Owned Volvo CPO Pre-Owned Volvos
Looking to buy a certified pre-owned Volvo? The Swedish automaker consistently has the best certified pre-owned program. See why.

How To Use Facebook To Buy Your Next Used Car
Looking to buy a used car through Facebook? It's not the best place but see how your friends on the site can be a big help in your search.

The Right Steps for Completing a Used Car Sale
Here are the 8 steps you need to take when completing a used car private sale both as a buyer and a seller.

Questions Windstar Owners Have About the Recall
The ongoing saga of the Ford Windstar recall has people confused, angry and wondering what to do. In an attempt to clarify some of what is going on, an interview was conducted with Wes Sherwood, Safety Communications Manager, for Ford about questions Windstar owners have about the recall.

Most Reliable Used Crossovers on the Market
J.D. Power and Associates has released its list of the most reliable used crossovers and SUVs to buy from the 2008 model year.

Saab No Longer a Certified Pre-Owned Option
The time has come to abandon Saab as a choice for a certified pre-owned vehicle in light of news reports that it is suspending all warranty coverage for vehicles brought to its dealership. The company no longer supports the people who bought its vehicles but there is some hope for consumers wanting to buy a used Saab.

Craigslist Used Car Scam - Dealers Posing as Private Sellers
There’s a Craiglist scam going on in the used car world that may catch you by surprise. Dealers are selling cars as private individuals so they don’t have to comply with used car rules established by the Federal Trade Commission for used car dealers.

Top 10 Questions To Ask a Used Car Dealer
Don’t be intimidated when buying a used car from a used car dealer. Make sure you have done your homework ahead of time about the used car’s values and then consult these Top 10 Questions To Ask a Used Car Dealer.

Glossary of Used Car Terms from A to E
The language of used cars can be confusing at times, especially if, like most folks, you’re not well-informed about cars and their nature in general. We’ll explain everything from CarFax to escrow to vehicle identification numbers to help illuminate the used car buying and selling process.

Understand Used Car Salvage Titles
A used car with a salvage title is not automatically a deal breaker. Just make sure you're informed when it comes time to buy.

Selling a Used Car - Better to Sell or Trade In?
Is it better to sell your used car or trade it? Answer these 7 questions and get a good sense of what the right answer is.

When It Makes No Sense To Buy a Used Pontiac
A used Pontiac still makes little sense to own even years after the brand has gone out of business.

Used Car Sales Figures from 2000 to 2014
A look at used car sales figures by year from 2000 to 2015.

10 Things To Know About CarMax Car Retailer
Ten facts you need to know about CarMax, the nation's largest used car retailer

Toyota Corolla turns 50 – should you buy a used one?
The Toyota Corolla turns 50 years old in 2016. A look at its history and the question: should you buy a used Corolla?

Questions When Buying a Used Car From a Private Seller
There are 10 questions you should ask before buying any used car from a private seller. Not asking could lead to problems in your used car purchase.

Should You Still Buy a Used Suzuki?
Suzuki pulled the plug on selling new cars in the United States. Is it smart to buy a used Suzuki?

10 Best Places To Buy a Cheap Used Car
Looking for the least expensive place in the U.S. to buy a used car? It looks like South Dakota and Michigan are going to be your best bet.

Top 10 Tips for Buying Certified Pre-Owned
Certified pre-owned used cars are becoming more popular. Here are some tips for buying a certified pre-owned used car.

Use the Internet for Buying a Used Car Online
Don’t rely on newspaper classifieds – use the Internet for buying a used car online. Online listings are the best place to start your used car search. I will show the best avenues for purchasing your next car online as we explain auction sites, used car sites, and other Internet avenues. You’ll be amazed how quickly you can find the car of your dreams at a price you can afford.

Caveat Emptor for Buying and Selling a Used Car
The seller needs to be aware once a legitimate sale is done – it's finished. There is no need to accept responsibility once a used car changes hands.

CarMD Health and History Reports for Used Cars
A new predictive tool and mobile map from CarMD makes the used car buying process that much easier.

Time Right To Buy a Used Car
It's a used car buyer's market with an ever-increasing supply of used cars. Pundits who say there is a shortage have not been reading the tea leaves.

Beware the Balloon Loan for Used Car Financing
A disturbing trend in the used car financing business called balloon loans that are good for the lender and not that great for the used car buyer.

Prepping a Car for Sale - Sell a Used Car Like a House
Lessons from home selling apply to prepping a used car. Here are some fast tips that will get you top dollar for selling or trading in your used car.

Used Car - Start Selling Your Used Car Early
The best time to prep a used car for sale is about 30 seconds after you bought a new car. Keep all maintenance records and inspection reports in a handy file so your car has a paper trail when it comes time to sell. Do all the maintenance required by the manufacturer so you can sell your vehicle in excellent condition. Drive the car as if you're going to sell it the next day.

Used Cars - Make the Interior Sparkling of a Used Car
Replace the dome light if it's burned out. Wash cloth seats. Treat leather seats. Find all the crumbs. Clean the carpets with a strong vacuum (drag your inside vacuum outdoors). Then, wash the carpets. Clean the dashboard. Blast the A/C and the heat to see how quickly they work.

Used Cars - Cleaning the Exterior of a Used Car
The exterior is the easiest and hardest part of the car to prep. The easy part is giving it a good wash and wax. The hard part is it can take a lot of time and money to do everything else if the vehicle has been neglected.

Used Cars - Get Rid of Junk in a Used Car
Got junk in your trunk? Either get rid of it or throw it in your garage. Just like a house shouldn't be cluttered when it's being sold, neither should a car trunk. Make sure the spare tire and jack are where they belong. Rusty jacks should be cleaned and repainted if necessary. (Make sure the paint is dry before a buyer looks at it.) Remove any moisture from the trunk.

Used Car - Spruce Up a Used Car's Engine
Pretend you are buying your car and not selling it. Have a mechanic look it over if it hasn't been at the garage for a while. This doesn't need to be a thorough inspection, but your mechanic could point out potential problems and how to fix them. It's up to you what you do with the mechanic's advice, but it's good to know in advance what the buyer might find.

Questions To Ask a Prospective Used Car Buyer
Don't waste you time on non-serious used car buyers. These questions will help you identify the best buyers for your used car.

U.S. Bank Buying Service for Used Car Buyers
U.S. Bank has introduced a new auto buying service that focuses on connecting dealers with buyers as well as offering used car financing.

Tips on How To Test Drive a Used Car in Winter
Looking to buy a used car in the winter? Read these tips on buying a used car in the winter months for the best results.

AAA Announces Top Commuter Vehicle Picks for Commuters
AAA has complied a list of great used cars for commuters. We go a step further and make sure Consumer Reports recommends them.

Advice on Purchasing a Used Convertible
Follow this advice for the right way to buy a used convertible. They can make for a great purchase at the right price.

10 Best Used Convertibles To Buy
Looking for a fun used convertible to buy? Consider this list of used convertibles that could make a great second or even first car to buy.

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How To Use The Government’s Used Car Buying Mobile App
Check out the new mobile app by FuelEconomy.gov has some great features and it is advertising free. It's a great tool.

Used Cars - Take Pictures of Your Used Car
Now that your car is this pristine, take lots of digital photos. Then, upload them to your computer. Take honest photos. Don't touch them up in Photoshop. Size the photos for emailing. Large images are irritating to download. Plus, smaller photos reveal fewer problems. Don't send photos of expensive accessories.

PR Exec Wes Sherwood Answers to Ford Windstar Axle and Subframe Recall
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Ford Answers on Windstar Axle, Subframe Recall Elusive
There are still lots of questions about the Ford Windstar recall on topics such as the front subframe recall and making the Windstars roadworthy again after sitting for months. Your questions about the Windstar recall were sent to Ford to get some answers, which seem more elusive than ever.

The growing problem of cars with recalls
A look at why the number of used car recalls is creating potential problems for used car buyers.

The growing problem of cars with recalls
A look at why the number of used car recalls is creating potential problems for used car buyers.

Selling a Used Car: Safe Ways to Accept Cash Payment
Learn how to safely accept payment when selling a used car. Cash is always king but be safe in having it turned over.

Market a Used Car Through a Sign in the Window
Selling a used car? Remember to put a for sale sign in your window advertising the car. It can really pique interest.

Reading Used Car Vehicle Identification Numbers (VINs)
Reading used car vehicle identification numbers (VINs) will help you know if the used car or truck you are buying has the equipment you think it does.

Curbstoner: Dealers Who Masquerade as Private Sellers
Curbstoners are used car dealers who sell privately to avoid tough laws. Here are some tips on how to identify them and not get ripped off.

Predicting What a Used Car Will Be Worth
Have your eye on a new car but want to buy it used? Here's a formula that will help you figure out a new car's value in a few years' time.

Hertz Rent2Buy Program a New Way To Buy Used Cars
Hertz Rent2Buy is an interesting way to test drive a used car before purchase. Explore the pros and cons of buying this way.

Buy a Certified Pre-Owned Used Car through Costco
Costco has a certified pre-owned program for used cars that could be worth the price of membership to the warehouse club. Learn the details.

How To Use Depreciation To Buy a Used Car
Understanding how depreciation works can help you get the best price for your next used car, used truck or used crossover.

How To Use a Tax Refund for a Used Car
Learn how you can use your income tax refund to buy a used car, even a nicer one than you had planned to.

Understanding the New GM Used Car Online Service
The Factory Pre-Owned Collection is a new way that GM is selling used cars. Use this article to understand how it works and answer your questions.

The 15 Best One-Owner Used Cars
These 15 used cars are your best shot at a good deal on a one-owned used car in good condition.

Questions About Buying a Used Electric Nissan Leaf
Should you buy a used electric vehicle or a new one? Lets look at a Nissan Leaf to help make that decision easier.

A Primer on Buy Here Pay Here Dealers
Here's a primer on Buy Here Pay Here dealers and what you might expect. Be wary of these common scams.

List of Most Stolen Used Cars
Curious which used cars are stolen most? This list from LoJack shows you.

State of Ohio Salvage Title Laws Description
Make sure you do your homework before getting a vehicle with an Ohio salvage title. There were issues with them in 2009-2010.

Major Corolla Recall for Airbags
Here's how to understand how the Takata airbag recall affects used Toyota Corollas

Understanding the Language of Used Pickup Trucks
Used pickup trucks have a language all their own. Use this guide to understanding confusing pickup terms.

Will the 2016 Chevrolet Malibu be the best used car?
2016 Chevrolet Malibu will make a great used car. Previous Malibus do as well, too. See why for a number of reasons.

Hyundai Certified Pre-Owned
Before buying a certified pre-owned vehicle, check out this review of the certified pre-owned program offered by Hyundai.

Understanding Ford Certified Pre-Owned
Before buying a certified pre-owned vehicle, check out this review of the certified pre-owned program offered by Ford.

Cars No Longer Sold as New Become Used Car Values
Looking for a great used car value? Consider this cars that are not being sold as new after this model year.

What’s a good used off-road vehicle for $10,000?
Three best used crossovers with all-wheel drive for $10,000 offer some good choices, including space and fuel economy.

Understanding the Benefits of Acura Certified Pre-Owned
Understand the Acura certified pre-owned program.

Five Reasons Not To Sell Your Used Car
It is not always smart to sell your used car. Here are 5 reasons (in no particular order) not to sell your used car.

Best Time For Bad Credit Used Car Purchases
Now is the right time to purchase a used car, even if you have bad credit. Interest rates are still low and approvals are high.

Understanding Honda Certified Used Cars
Before buying a certified pre-owned vehicle, check out this review of the Honda certified pre-owned program for its used cars.

Used Car Buying Safety Tips
A man was robbed of $750 when he responded to a craigslist ad for a used car. He needed these safe buying tips.

Texas Has Program To Avoid Used Car Title Problems
Selling a used car in Texas has become easier with the creation of Title Check. It provides free background checks for Texas motor vehicle titles.

Residual Values Help Determine Used Car Prices
Residual values on new cars are important to the used car market. Keep them in mind when shopping because they affect the price you will pay.

A used off-lease car is a great choice
In the market for a used car? It makes sense to consider a used off-lease car for a lot of good reasons.

Ten Reasons To Buy a Used Truck or SUV Now
Looking for a used car? You may want to consider these 10 reasons to buy a used truck or SUV instead.

Questions About the CarFax Mobile Tool
CarFax has become the go-to choice for most people wanting to do vehicle history reports, which is why its new mobile tool prompted questions about the new service and how it can help consumers.

5 Things That Will Hurt a Used Car’s Resale Value
Not being prepared when it comes time to sell your used car will hurt its resale value. There are five things you can do that could earn you hundreds of additional dollars on the price of a used car you are selling.

5 Tricks To Sell Your Used Car
Here are some quick tips to help sell your used car more easily. Be creative and don't be afraid to copy when necessary.

Mazda Certified Pre-Owned Program
Check out this review of the Mazda certified pre-owned program. It explains the warranty; how old the vehicles are, and other benefits.

Resist the Urge to Buy a Used Celebrity Car
Used celebrity cars are usually always bad investments - such as Tony Soprano's used Escalade that sold for $119,000. So not worth it.

GM recall for used car fire problems
How to protect yourself against the massive GM recall for used cars that could catch fire.

Questions about AIM Inspections on Used Cars
Independent used car inspections are a good way to see if a used car is going to be a good purchase for you. You cannot rely on what the seller tells you about a vehicle. There is a good primer on inspecting a used car on this website but that’s really designed to give you an a strong initial impression of a used car. Independent used car inspections are a good bet. Page 2.

Fuel Efficient Used Cars $10,000 - $12,000
Are you ready to move to a fuel-efficient used car that is reliable, affordable and relatively new? These 17 fuel-efficient used cars that cost from $10,000-$12000 in price range from 2002 to 2006 and represent the best of what manufacturers have to offer. A wide variety are represented that should meet the needs of almost any driver. All will comfortably carry 4. Pricing info courtesy of KBB.com. Reliability info from ConsumerReports.org and fuel economy stats from FuelEconomy.gov.

Fuel Efficient Used Cars $10,000 - $12,000
Are you ready to move to a fuel-efficient used car that is reliable, affordable and relatively new? These 17 fuel-efficient used cars that cost from $10,000-$12000 in price range from 2002 to 2006 and represent the best of what manufacturers have to offer. A wide variety are represented that should meet the needs of almost any driver. All will comfortably carry 4. Pricing info courtesy of KBB.com. Reliability info from ConsumerReports.org and fuel economy stats from FuelEconomy.gov.

2009 Nissan Altima Best Used Hybrid on the Road
The 2009-2011 Nissan Altima hybrid was the best on the road. Find one if you can because it measures up in so many ways.

Fourteen Questions about AIM Inspections
Wondering if AiM inspections make sense for your used cars? Here are some questions to consider before using it.

Major Recall of 1.3 million Used BMWs Worldwide
In 2012, BMW had a major recall on its hands because of a fire risk associated with a battery cable. Is a BMW you're buying on the list?

Used Car Values Among Discontinued Models
Discontinued new cars can make for great used car values. Check out this list of 2012 models and go used car shopping.

Don't Buy a Used Hybrid Car for the Wrong Reasons
Falling gas prices have affected the price of used hybrids. Be vigilant when buying to get the best deal.

Top 10 Model Years for Stolen Ford Mustangs
The National Insurance Crime Bureau is out with its list of the Top 10 Most Stolen Ford Mustangs. See if your Mustang makes the list.

Most Reliable 2015 Model Year Used Cars
A look at the most reliable used cars from the 2015 model year. There are some surprises on the list.

Where To Buy a Used Car Online
It wasn't that long ago that the best way to buy a used car was via local newspaper classifieds. Now, the Internet is the only place to shop for a used car.

Buying a Used Car Online
It wasn’t that long ago that the best way to buy a used car was via local newspaper classifieds. Now, the Internet is the only place to shop for a used car. The primary reason is the search capability of the worldwide web. It allows you to precisely determine what you are looking for, what price you want to pay, what features you want, and how far of a net you want to cast in terms of distance. What I consider the five best places to buy a used car online. Page 3.

Used Car Websites
It wasn’t that long ago that the best way to buy a used car was via local newspaper classifieds. Now, the Internet is the only place to shop for a used car. The primary reason is the search capability of the worldwide web. It allows you to precisely determine what you are looking for, what price you want to pay, what features you want, and how far of a net you want to cast in terms of distance. What I consider the five best places to buy a used car online. Page 2.

Tow Truck Operators Exposed in Stop Curbstoning Report
Rogue tow truck operators could be selling defective used cars in a process called curbstoning. See how they do it.

Stolen Car List Can Help You Buy a Used Car
One of the most popular lists is the Top 10 Most Stolen Cars, which is a list that can help you buy a used car - and not buy a stolen used car.

Why Millennials Should Buy Used Minivans
Millennials have good reasons for wanting used minivans. They are both practical and nostalgic - the perfect combination.

Independent Used Car Dealers Struggle with Supply
An independent used car dealer wanted to speak up and share his perspective on the state of the used car world. His comments to me were thought provoking, which is why I share them with you.

Being Squeezed in the Wholesale Used Car Market
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Used Cars To Buy Instead of a Volkswagen
There are great alternatives to used Volkswagen diesels, including some Volkswagens.

Honda Subject To Many Recalls for Its Used Vehicles
In 2011 Honda recalled 3.8 million vehicles over 15 different service campaigns, the most of any manufacturer in that time.

Audi Certified Pre-Owned - Understanding the Audi Certified Pre-Owned Program
Before buying a certified pre-owned Audi, check out this review of the certified pre-owned program. It explains the Audi warranty program.

Cadillac Certified Pre-Owned Warranty Program
Before buying a certified pre-owned used car, check out the Cadillac certified pre-owned program and all of its benefits - some transferable.

Market a Used Car through Newspaper Classifieds
Newspapers are still a viable means for selling a used car. Just make the right choice when it comes to the newspaper you use. Otherwise, you’re going to be throwing good money after bad.

New Car Features That Are Bad Values in Used Cars
The temptation when used car shopping is models with all the bells and whistles like navigation, DVD monitors and massage seats. They're not worth it.

Top 5 Ways To Market Your Used Car
There are 5 great ways to market your used car for sale. It’s not necessary to do all 5, but sell your car fastest by doing at least two of the five.

Help for Your Used Diesel Volkswagen
Volkswagen has a solution for the diesels it sold that cheated emissions testing programs across the world.

Understanding the Hyundai Sonata Engine Replacements
Owners of used Hyundai Sonatas face a massive recall that will require the cars' engines being replaced in huge numbers.

What Does the Volkswagen Diesel Scandal Mean To You?
Here are the answers you might have to questions about the Volkswagen and Audi diesel vehicle emissions recall.

Court Cases Help with Used Car Warranty Claims, Problems
There are potential legal problems you could face with Buy Here, Pay Here dealers. Be prepared before buying your used car from one.

Beware Bait-and-Switch Used Car Advertisements
Dishonest used car dealers will use bait-and-switch advertisements to get you onto the lot.

Definition of Emissions/Safety Inspections
Find out why a safety/emission inspection is mandatory and important to do before selling your used car. In some states they're an annual requirement.

Definition of Certified Pre-Owned
What is certified pre-owned? It depends on who is selling the used car. See why you want to focus on finding one sold by a franchised new car dealer.

Is a 10-Year Old Used Car a Good Idea?
Does buying a 10-year old used car make sense? Signs pointing to increasing quality make it a less risky decision than in the past.

How to Identify a Good Buy Here, Pay Here Dealer
Look for these telltale signs that a buy here, pay here dealer may be unscrupulous in its practices.

Best and Worst Used Car Models for 2015
In the market for a used car from 2015? Here are the best and worst choices according to a leading consumer publication.

Best and Worst 2014 Used Cars
Shopping for a 2014 model year used car? Check out this list from Consumer Reports to see where it stands. It may be a bad or good choice.

Own a Used Pontiac Firebird?
The Pontiac Firebird is a popular collector's muscle car but it also proved popular with car thieves during its prime years.

5 Reasons Why a Check Engine Light Comes On
Looks for these five common fix engine light problems before selling your used car - they need to be fixed immediately.

Lessons Learned from Used Car Dealer Scams
The best advice you can get about used car dealers selling as private sellers on Craigslist is from victims of the scam.

Problem with Certified Pre-Owned Teslas
Be cautious about ads for certified pre-owned Teslas because they are not certified by the manufacturer.

Motor Trend Selects Top 20 Used Cars
Motor Trend's Top 20 Used Cars is a good list, but not perfect. Some models cannot be considered among the most reliable choices.

5 Popular Used Cars That Aren’t Worth It
Just because a used car is popular doesn't mean it's good. This list of 5 popular used cars to avoid should help steer you in the right direction.

What the Massive Chrysler Recall Means to Used Car Owners
Details of the massive FCA recall settlement and what it means for affected used car owners.

Used Diesel Vehicles Might Be Good Buys Long Term
A University of Michigan study finds that long term used diesel vehicles have a lower cost to operate than their gas counterparts.

Used Minivans with Poor Safety Ratings
Shopping for a used minivan? Check out this safety ratings report by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

Carvana Sells Used Cars through a 'Vending Machine'
Find out more about Carvana, a used car buying website that bills itself as the first complete, online car retailer (including vending machines).

Buying a Certified Pre-Owned Kia
A look at the Kia Certified Pre-Owned Program and its various components. Kia certified pre-owned is a smart way to go.

Kia Certified Pre-Owned Sales Show Strong Jump
Sales of Kia certified pre-owned vehicles have hit record highs in June 2015.

Used Compact Cars Are the Best Value
The best values in used cars are going to be found in the used compact car segment, which has seen big year over year drops.

How To Protect Yourself When Buying a Used Car
AutoTrader offers tips on avoiding used car fraud when buying a used car. These tips could save you money and hassles.

Hot Spots for Used Car Thefts in USA in 2014
The National Insurance Crime Bureau lists its annual hot spots for stolen cars. Does your used car make the 2014 list?

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Expands Its Reach
The federal Consumer Protection Finance Bureau has new rules in place that help consumers with used car financing.

Certified Pre-Owned Used Cars May Not Be That Expensive
A new study shows certified pre-owned may no longer be a cost concern and could save used car buyers money

How Your Teen Drives Should Affect What Car They Drive
Knowing how your teen drives should impact on the right used cars for teen drivers.

Top 5 Most Popular Used Cars at CarMax
A look at the Top 5 Used Cars sold at CarMax in 2015 indicates Americans have a love affair with the midsize sedan - at least when buying used

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An index of categories in the

More Flooded Used Cars Will Hit the Market
Heavy rains in Texas and Oklahoma could mean the used car market gets flooded with thousands of used cars. Learn how to protect yourself.

Tesla Launches Its Certified Pre-Owned Website
Tesla now offers certified pre-owned cars through its unique retail network. Make sure you ask the right questions before buying one.

LoJack Releases Used Car Theft Recovery Report
LoJack is out with its sixth annual list of most stolen used cars, including the top 10 cities where owners are separated from their cars.

More Perspective on Takata Airbag Recall
The perspective on the Takata airbag recall is it could take manufacturers years to work threw the list of more than 33 million cars.

Takata Airbag Recall Reaches Historic Levels
The Takata airbag recall has reached historic heights with over 33.8 million used cars needing work done to repair the flaws.