Used Car

Top 15 used car models that people are buying right now

The used car market in India has become larger than the new car market. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint Planning to buy a car? Whether you are buying a new or a used car, this listing of the top used cars in demand across India is going to be useful. For new car buyers, it helps to zero in on a brand ... Read More »

The Safest Used Cars Under $10,000

These Are the Safest Used Cars You Can Buy for Less Than $10,000 New cars are generally safer than used cars because they often include the latest safety technology and innovative materials designed to make them more damage resistant in the event of a collision. The cars on this list aren’t new, but they are the safest ones you can ... Read More »

Kenyans won’t afford used cars with new rules – importers

Imported second hand cars in Mombasa. photo/GEORGE AOKO In Summary 98 percent of motor vehicle buyers purchase those between 7 and 8 years due to their affordability. Only 2 percent of Kenyans go for vehicles below 6 years. The the move to restrict age limit is likely to increase prices of imported cars by over 50 percent. The Car Importers ... Read More »

Used car buying guide: Jeep Wrangler

The 4.0 is better if you plan off-roading There’s an all-new Wrangler coming to these shores next year. It looks a lot like the old one but, even more important, like the one before that. It’s a good time, then, to consider this most ancient version, the well-regarded Wrangler TJ, from 1996 to 2006. See Jeep Wrangler for sale on PistonHeads In ... Read More »

Europe’s largest used car showroom opens in Coventry

Europe’s largest used car showroom opens for the first time today – and it is located in Coventry. At 9am, the huge £13m Trade Centre UK outlet opens its doors, with more than 1,000 cars located at the site just off the A444. It comes following the transformation of the former Leekes store which closed last year. The furniture store has ... Read More »

Buyer beware: How to avoid buying a used Uber or Lyft car

If you are looking to buy a used car—beware!  Former Uber and Lyft vehicles are popping up in used car lots without any warning to you, the potential buyer. Experts tell us their wear and tear is worse than what typical used cars experience, which could lead to costly repairs and maintenance for the next owner. West Palm Beach resident ... Read More »

Frontier Car Group raises another $58M for its used-car marketplace for emerging economies

  We’ve seen a large wave of used-car sales startups launch across developed markets like the U.S. and Europe, disrupting a marketplace that has largely been untouched for years. Now a startup focusing on the used car-sales opportunity specifically in developing economies is ramping up its activities. Frontier Car Group, a Berlin startup that has built a used-car marketplace targeted ... Read More »

Used cars for the crazy car enthusiast: Maruti 800 SS80 to Hindustan Ambassador

You’re a car enthusiast. You’re either bored or have a few lakh rupees lying around. These cars can let your creative juices flow like there’s no tomorrow. Yes, we’re talking about 5 forgotten cars that you can easily bring back from the dead, and drive around, with full swagger, spit and polish and all. These cars will take a lot ... Read More »

10 used automatic cars for under Rs 1 lakh: From Maruti Zen to Honda City

Automatics are fast catching up in the Indian car market and users are now looking beyond the shortcomings that these transmissions are known for. With ever increasing congestion and lowering average speeds, this is the right time to invest into an automatic car – you do this even if you are extremely short on money. Here is our list of ... Read More »

Used BMW and Mercedes cheaper than Honda City? It’s true!

Let’s admit it, we all aspire to buy a luxury car. However, thanks to the exorbitant prices, which are courtesy of some crazy import duties, it becomes almost impossible for most of us to drive home in a Merc, Audi, or BMW. Right? Wrong! Buying a luxury car is a lot easier if you take the used-market route. Consider this ... Read More »