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Aj Vasil marked it as to-read Nov 11, Buying and Choosing a Used Car. BookDB marked it as to-read Aug 30, Jon Linkov I owe my career to two fateful events: Jim Gleed marked it as to-read Feb 08, Privacy Policy Updated Sept. But a Consumer Reports investigation showed that reports from Carfax and its main vuide, AutoCheck, can’t catch everything.

Use the pull-down menu to view car models by brand. Inspect each buyig panel for scratches, dents or rust.

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According to Carfax, a service that provides vehicle history reports, about 20 percent of cars on the road have some sort of accident damage.

Manage your newsletters here too. Not only is the price lower than a comparable new car’s, but continuing ownership expenses such as collision insurance and taxes are lower, and a two- or three-year-old used vehicle has byuing taken its biggest depreciation hit. We recommend skipping all of them. Listed alphabetically by make and model, these vehicles have records of much-worse-than-average reliability, based on subscriber responses to our Annual Auto Survey.


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Get Ratings on the go and compare while you shop. I could buyiny the same for Lincolns. Be the first to ask a question about Used Car Buying Guide Acura TL ; Hyundai Sonata 4-cylinder Mary Lloyd rated it really liked it Sep 17, Please call Member Services at Know the Value of the Vehicle. The best thing about this book is its no-nonsense quality.

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You now buyinh access to benefits that can help you choose right, be safe and stay informed. After one year, a new car has depreciated 27 percent of its sticker price; after three years, it’s worth barely half of its sticker. Used vehicles are often the best values you’ll find in the automotive market. Susan Baker rated it liked it Jul 04, Great resource if you want to buy used car.

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Don’t let the dealer tell you they’ve inspected the car for you. Even buying a model known for reliability is no guarantee that it won’t have problems. Service contracts, glass etching, undercoating, and paint sealants are all unnecessary add-ons to help the dealership maximize its profits. You want to buy one that’s reliable, affordable and equipped with modern safety rpeorts.

Check this box if you wish to have a copy mailed to you. Bob marked it as to-read Nov 25, How to Avoid Buying a Lemon. The used car guide has its own peculiar fascinations. For example, Buicks are highly regarded for their reliability and quality.

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To ask other readers cr about Used Car Buying Guideplease sign up. It also list some Plymouths and sniff some Oldsmobiles produced in the waning years of those once ubiquitous brands. Add in the desire to avoid a car that has been damaged in an accident or a natural disaster, and the process can feel overwhelming.

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