Tag Archives: Used

Holden Colorado: Used car review

Source:Supplied When Holden’s current Colorado ute launched in mid-2016, the brand championed its far improved ride and handling over the previous model, as well as its enhanced cabin comforts. So where does that leave its predecessor? Did trumpeting the new ute’s chassis engineering and uprated kit mean the predecessor was, well, a bit rubbish? Yes and no. Certainly the current ... Read More »

Buying a used car: 8 things to know

Here’s a fact. For every three new cars sold in India, there are about four used ones that exchange hands. As you can imagine, the used car market is thriving, and how. The reasons to consider going for a pre-owned car are centred around, but not limited to, how much financial sense they make. With new cars losing value literally ... Read More »

The Fastest-Selling Used Cars Are Now EVs And Plug-In Hybrids

The full-electric Fiat 500e isn’t particularly quick, but it is a quick seller in the used-car market, taking just 22.2 days on the market to change hands. In an earlier post, we documented several reasons why it can be a smart move to buy a used electric car. Apparently, there’s one problem with that sage advice, namely they can be hard to ... Read More »

Thousands of hurricane cars expected to flood used car market

HOUSTON, TX – SEPTEMBER 06: A car sits in floodwaters outside of a home on September 6, 2017 in Houston, Texas. Over a week after Hurricane Harvey hit Southern Texas, residents are beginning the long process of recovering from the storm. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) DENVER– AAA has a warning for future car buyers:  Beware of flooded cars from ... Read More »

Hyundai launches 2-day exchange, used car carnival in Jammu

Hyundai Motors today launched two-day ‘Mega Exchange & Used Car Carnival’ at Gole Market in Jammu city, a spokesperson of the company said. The carnival was organised to celebrate rolling out of Hyundai’s 7.5 million cars in India. “The event was inaugurated by dealer principals of Hyundai Jammu dealerships. During the event many customers showed great enthusiasm at venue with ... Read More »

Seven out of ten used cars bought are priced under Rs4 lakh: study

Under GST, tax rates for organized dealers of used cars in 70% of the states have gone up sharply. Photo: Mint Mumbai: Seven out of every 10 cars sold in the used car market are priced under Rs4 lakh. This is in contrast to the buying behaviour of new car buyers, who have been graduating to more expensive models; eight out ... Read More »

Target asking for your used car seats

Have an old car seat lying around? Target will gladly take it off your hands. The company is teaming up with TerraCycle to recycle used car seats, just in time for National Baby Safety Month. From now until September 23, most Target stores will accept car seats to be recycled. In return, guests will receive a 20 percent off coupon, ... Read More »

When it’s worth flying to buy a used car

DETROIT – If you’re willing to fly, you can save — perhaps thousands of dollars — when you buy a used SUV, car or truck. Used vehicle prices vary wildly between U.S. metro areas, sometimes over $3,000. So with some careful research and a plane ticket, it might be worth the time it takes to travel. “For the adventurous deal-seeker looking ... Read More »

Car Finance Report: Used Car Values

Last month the Bank of England’s Prudential Regulation Authority told banks and carmaker finance arms to stress-test their businesses and ask what would happen if the value of used cars on PCPs fell by 30%. It wants to know that they are lending conservatively amid fears that some of the Guaranteed Minimum Future Values that underpin PCPs are too optimistic. ... Read More »

Tesla’s Growing Used Car Sales

As the media never tires of reminding us, the price of a new electric vehicle is still considerably higher than that of a (supposedly) comparable gas-burner. However, one point that is seldom discussed is that a huge slice of the auto market consists of used vehicles. Millions of car owners go through their entire lives without ever considering the purchase ... Read More »