Tag Archives: Used

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 »

Top 10: most popular used car reviews | What Car?

Buying a used car can net you a real bargain, and with sales of used cars in the UK consistently outstripping new cars, it’s no wonder that the used reviews section of our website is proving so popular. That’s why we’ve rounded up the most popular used car reviews that you’ve been reading. It’s a real mixture, combining some of ... 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 »

Inflated New Car Inventory Could Be Killing Used Car Prices

Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the important stories you need to know. 1st Gear: Inflated New Car Inventory Could Be Killing Used Car Prices Analysts have long suspected that high volumes of lease turn-ins would kill used car prices, but that’s ... Read More »

Check for Recalls Before You Buy a Used Car

On Friday, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced settlements with 104 car dealerships that sold vehicles with unresolved safety recalls without informing the buyers. The settlements allow dealers to market used cars with open safety recalls as long as they disclose the issue in their advertising and in the showroom before the sale. It’s the latest wrinkle in a ... Read More »

How dangerous air bags can find their way into used cars

LAS VEGAS: A Nevada crash that nearly killed a young woman has exposed a hole in the government’s efforts to get dangerous Takata air bag inflators off the road: There’s nothing that prevents the devices from being taken from wrecked cars and reused. Karina Dorado’s trachea was punctured by shrapnel from an inflator in an otherwise minor crash in Las ... Read More »

Tommy Wright: St Johnstone are shopping in the used car market

St Johnstone’s weekend opponents Aberdeen have got to second in the Premiership by splashing out on Mercedes cars, according to Perth boss Tommy Wright. And the McDiarmid Park side have got to fourth with shrewd second-hand deals. Wright, who praised chairman Steve Brown for helping him build a squad that would be the envy of many a manager in the ... Read More »

Used Audi A3 vs Mercedes A-Class

The Contenders Audi A3 2.0 TDI 150 Sport List price when new £22,730 Price today £11,000 Available from 2012-present The Audi A3 kick-started the posh hatch trend; this latest version is brilliant to drive, classy inside and remarkably cheap to run. Mercedes-Benz A200 CDI Sport List price when new £23,270 Price today £13,000 Available from 2012-present The most recent A-Class ... Read More »

REVEALED: Used car buyers should go HERE for the best deals

Used car buyers should go to Merseyside for the best car deals Liverpool has the lowest prices at 2.3 per cent below the national average, according to analysis of more than 200,000 UK listings by car classified ad website CarGurus. The research shows that cities located in close proximity to other major conurbations, such as Manchester, Nottingham, Sheffield and Birmingham, ... Read More »