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That ‘Certified Pre-Owned’ Car Might Not Be What You Think

Buying a used car is a great way to get more value for your dollar, and getting a car with a certified pre-owned warranty adds some extra protection. But some dealers aren’t always honest when making claims about their “certified” cars. Here are a couple of instances that should raise some flags.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Which Of These European Touring Car Legends Would You Take Home?

If it’s time to go car shopping again, perhaps skip the Craigslist ads, the enticing CarMax warranty or Aston Martin of Cleveland. This year at the Silverstone Classic auctions in the UK, we find three similar and similarly priced street legal touring car legends—all of which are priced to sell and old enough to…Read more… […]

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Here Is Why You Shouldn’t Expect A Bargain On A Pre-Owned Sedan

When it comes to new cars, the sedan segment is dying. Honda has been struggling to sell it’s tried-and-true Accord and Ford will soon abandon the sedan market almost entirely. Since no one is buying them you would think buyers could score a deal on a cheap pre-owned model, but currently, that isn’t the case.Read […]

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This Used Porsche Nightmare Is Why You Always Get An Independent Inspection

When buying a used performance or specialty car, a pre-purchase inspection is key. This is true even when you’re working with a legit dealer who makes a convincing argument that their car is top notch. In fact, that’s when your guard should be at its highest. This story should convince you to always get an […]

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Even Rusty Beater Geo Prizms Deserve Nice Photo Shoots At The Dealership

Sometimes, the collection of interconnected smart-fridges and fax machines we call “the internet” produces something really spectacular, and I think this is one of those times. There’s a car dealership in Iowa selling some really rusted-out shitboxes. That’s not the spectacular part. The spectacular part is the…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Someone Just Paid $22,750 For This Absurdly Pristine 2000 Honda Civic Si

Seeing a car that once populated my high school parking lot—a 2000 Honda Civic Si—sell for $22,750 is proof that Bring A Trailer is out of control. This is a car that usually fetches sub-five-digit prices, or so I thought. Sure, this one only had 10,439 miles, but it also sold for almost as much […]

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All Those Small Crossovers We’re Buying Have A Depreciation Problem

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. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Here Are Seven Used Cars That Make You Look Rich 

There’s no shame in faking it ‘til you’re making it, and what better way to fake it than by driving a genuinely nice and enjoyable ride. This is good for self confidence, impressing a date, impressing your friends, impressing your parents, and possibly most importantly, impressing your colleagues and superiors.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Some Car Dealers Have Finally Figured Out How To Sell Used Cars Online

Even when even vintage milk can be bought online, you might as well try and lock down a good Cyber Monday deal on a car. And while a few dealerships have made the effort to make buying a used car online easy, far too many still have inaccurate listings or are generally uncooperative. Read more… Continue […]

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The Ultimate Guide To Every Automaker’s Certified Pre-Owned Programs

Buying a certified pre-owned car is a great way to get the value of a used vehicle but also minimize your risk. Certified warranty coverage and duration varies from brand to brand and this handy guide should prove super helpful when shopping for your next car.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Watch Out For These Three Warning Signs Of A Shady Used Car Dealer

Buying a used car can be a little trickier than purchasing a new one. When it comes to used cars there are numerous pitfalls to watch out for—persistent mechanical issues, weird smells, questionable choices on the radio’s presets—but where you buy the car shouldn’t be one of them. If you are looking for a pre-owned…Read […]

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