Used Car

Why Now Is the Time to Buy a Used Car

Photo by Tino Rossini If you’re looking for an awesome deal on a car, buying used is generally the way to go. A gently used vehicle that’s only a few years old will have already taken a depreciation hit, but it should still be in decent condition. And thanks to a flood of off-lease vehicles, now is a great time ... Read More »

Flood of off-lease used cars push prices down, upend market

DETROIT – In 2014, Infiniti leased more than 28,000 Q50 luxury sedans for as little as $329 per month in a growing U.S. market. The leases accounted for more than three-quarters of Q50 sales. Now they’re coming back to haunt the automaker. Like many companies that juiced sales with sweet leases during the past few years, Nissan’s luxury brand now ... Read More »

Location matters: Used car shopping in these Houston-area cities will save you money

Photo: Google Earth IMAGE1OF28|TEXAS CITIES RANKED BY USED CAR AFFORDABILITY (AUTOLIST.COM) You could save money on a used car – or you could lose money – in these Texas cities.  Richardson (No. 1 most affordable in Texas) $780 lower than average IMAGE 1 OF 28 | TEXAS CITIES RANKED BY USED CAR AFFORDABILITY (AUTOLIST.COM) You could save money on a ... Read More »

Dog used car salesman wants YOU to go for a ride in the car

Deals, deals, deals and also treats and ball and walks. Dog car salesman Brus Griffin, of Brus Griffin’s Motor World, is operating without a license and selling cars he does not legally own. All the more reason for YOU to get down to Brus Griffin’s lot and get a great deal on a new or used car TODAY. This commercial ... Read More »

Great Used-Car Bargains Hide among the New-Car Losers

Automobiles are crazy expensive, and nobody wants to buy a shoddy product that bleeds us dry, whether it’s new or used. We want long-term quality, but nearly every single one of us is blinded by our past experiences and by the billions spent on advertising campaigns that aim to keep us on a straight and narrow path of popular brands and ... Read More »

A Used Car Ad to End All Used Car Ads

It can be hard to make a used car ad stand out from the others. But that was not a problem for Eugene Romanovsky. Romanovsky created the epic video above to hock his used Suzuki Vitara ’96. The video starts off like a homemade car commercial, with Romanovsky filming the vehicle as it plunges offroad and conquers the forest, before it becomes something ... Read More »

used c ardreams:vw golf v bmw 1 series

Apparently, it’s the end for diesel. According to the headlines, anyway. Believe them or not, you may still be wondering what the alternative is like: if you’re a used hatchback buyer seeking a bargain that doesn’t risk being taxed to the hilt, could a petrol car be the smarter choice? That’s what we’re finding out here, by pairing two petrol-powered ... Read More »

Used-car retailer Carvana’s shares skid in debut

Founded in 2013, Carvana is one of a handful of companies trying to disrupt how cars are traditionally bought in dealerships. Shares of used-car retailer Carvana Co. fell 26 percent below the company’s initial pricing in their Wall Street debut on Friday. Carvana shares, priced at $15, closed the day at $11.10 after falling as low as $10.70 just before ... Read More »

Fitch: European Diesel Restrictions Could Hit Used Car Prices

(The following statement was released by the rating agency) LONDON, April 26 (Fitch) The prospect of greater restrictions on diesel-engine cars in Europe has not affected used car prices so far, but this could change if the restrictions caused a rapid and large shift of demand away from diesel cars, Fitch Ratings says. Implications for auto loan and lease ABS ... Read More »

Used-car demand going strong at dealer groups

As new-car demand appears to be leveling off, the largest U.S. dealership groups are seeing used-car sales remain a steady, and hefty, percentage of their total revenues. That’s one of several insights from the Automotive News Data Center, which compiled data from survey information to produce its annual list of the top 100 dealership groups in the U.S., as ranked ... Read More »