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The 5 Safest Used Cars You Can Buy For Under $20,000
The Subaru Legacy, Honda Accord, Ford Fusion, Chevy Volt, and the Volvo XC60 are five of the overall safest used cars you can buy for under $20,000.
What type of vehicle is right for you?
Sedans, coupes, convertibles, minivans, crossovers, hatchbacks, station wagons, SUVs, and pickups. Let us help you decide which to choose.
Helpful Tips When Buying Your Next Used Car
Checking the service history, getting a vehicle history report, and a pre-purchase inspection are all helpful tips to get the best deal possible.
Should You Buy a Car With a Lien On It?
Buying a new car is a losing proposition. “But wait,” you say. “Look at all the bells and whistles this car has. It’s worth every dollar.” According to Edmunds, after the...
Should I Buy a Honda Accord or a Toyota Camry?
The Honda Accord and Toyota Camry have been the best-selling cars for 20 years due to their quality and reliability. Find out which is best for you.
How to Choose a Jeep Grand Wagoneer
Due to a recent surge in popularity, the Jeep Grand Wagoneer is making a comeback. Since the vehicle was manufactured only throughout the sixties, seventies, eighties,...
How to Find Out if a Car Has a Lien on It
Buying a used car can be a tricky proposition. It requires a diligent search, test drives, and plenty of legwork to find the right car. One step that should never...
How to Know How Much to Ask for Your Used Car
If you have a car that you no longer want, there are a few ways to get rid of it. You can donate it or gift it to someone, sell...
How to Advertise Your Used Car With a Window Display
To have more success when trying to sell your vehicle it is necessary to advertise it even when you are on the go. In addition to cleaning your vehicle...
How to Know What to Look for in a Car Ad
When you are in the market for a used car, you’ll need to sort through advertisements and sales flyers in order to choose the right car for you. Car...
Top 10 Used Cars to Avoid
Used car reviews can highlight poor performance, bad design, and low quality. The Suzuki XL-7 is the number one used car to avoid.
The Top 10 Used Cars That Get the Fewest Traffic Tickets
Some used cars are more prone to getting traffic tickets than others. Range Rovers and BMW 320is have been recorded to get the least tickets.
How to Know If a Used Car Is a Good Deal
When you need to buy a used car, it can be quite difficult to sift through the thousands of used cars for sale...
How to Search Your Car for Contraband
Out of all the nightmare scenarios that people play through their minds during their commutes, getting into legal trouble for unknown contraband found in your car is...
How to Locate Cars for Sale by Private Sellers
When shopping for a used car, dealership may not always be an option. Maybe your credit is not good enough, or you cannot afford to pay...
How to Check the Quality of a Used Car
If you’re looking to purchase a car, buying a used vehicle is a great way to save money. Used cars are usually cheaper than new ones and you may...
How to Create a Bill of Sale for Selling Your Car
A bill of sale is especially important when selling high-value items like used cars. You will need a computer, printer, photo ID, and a notary public.
What are The Best Used Cars to Buy?
When it's time for Americans to buy their next vehicle, the overwhelming consensus is to go used. At the end of 2015, used car sales figures more than doubled...
How to Buy a Classic Pontiac
Whether you want to buy a classic Pontiac for yourself or as a gift, here are some tips on buying one for a great value.
How to Find a Manual for a Used Car
If you have lost your vehicle's owner's manual, there are various ways to access one. This includes contacting the dealer or requesting one online.

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How much will a 2005 Volvo XC90 will run ?
At present, this vehicle typically costs around $3,000 to $5,000 range depending on sub-model, options, mileage, and condition. Inasmuch as used car repair, maintenance, and restoration costs are highly dependent on the actual, as found, condition of the vehicle, the...
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2015 Toyota Camry LE w/ 21k miles & accident on rear bumper but no structural damage or 2016 Hyundai Sonata Se, 36k miles??
For the long haul, I would lean toward the Japanese, every time. The Japanese car companies have made it their goal to build cars that would make you want to buy another one when the first is worn out. Hyundai...
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I am thinking of buying a used 2006 ML500 with 130,000 miles on it
Hi there. These are good vehicles and are fun to drive, but they are expensive to maintain and repair, and they do have some expensive issues. You want to drive the vehicle and feel for any vibrations from the engine....
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Hi, I'm in the process of purchasing a 2007 escalade
In evaluating the wisdom of buying a particular model of car (used or new), consult the database of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, NHTSA. The NHTSA database contains model specific consumer complaints, official recalls and factory service bulletins searchable...
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What are the things that I should watch out for when buying a 2003 bmw 745li? I want to make sure I don't buy a clunker.
Let me answer your last question first regarding ultimate longevity. So long as the vehicle does not have, or does not develop, extensive (frame damaging) rust the vehicle will last forever, simply because any and all mechanical components on any...
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Hi Noe, I am thinking about buying a Wrangler but I am seeing a lot about the engine quitting while it is being driven. Do you hav
If you're interested in just the Jeep Wrangler, you can gauge the reliability of the various recent model years of the Wrangler by looking at the reliability survey data published by "Consumer Reports" (CR). That reliability data is extremely detailed...
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Hyundai sonata 2007 or honda accord 2005 both v6
In evaluating the wisdom of buying a particular model of car (used or new), consult the database of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, NHTSA. The NHTSA database contains model year specific consumer complaints, official recalls and factory service bulletins...
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Ford bronco temps won't regulate thermostat isn't working properly ...flushed with no change. How much too replace?
If the car were in good condition, it might be worth around $2,700. Used cars are a dime a dozen at the moment. Inasmuch as the car is not in good condition, you have to subtract from your offer the...
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Buying used BMW 2009
Nothing adverse appears on the Carfax report. There don't appear to be any outstanding recalls. Inasmuch as used car repair, maintenance, and restoration costs are highly dependent on the actual, as found, condition of the vehicle, the only way to...
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Is a pre purchase inspection warrantied. For example if a mechanic rates something 100% and it fails.. brakes..etc
A YourMechanic pre-purchase inspection is not guaranteed because the inspection assesses the condition of the car at a specific point in time. After the inspection, any part or component of the vehicle could be altered, thereby invalidating the mechanic’s inspection...
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2010 dodge journey overheating but replaced thermostat and antifreeze
Hello, thank you for writing in. There are various reasons the vehicle would overheat, and the thermostat was a good place to start. You are also worried about the radiator, cooling fans, water pump, and engine block. You will want...
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Not really a problem, but an opinion needed. Would you recommend a 2011 Ford F550 diesel as a relaible truck?
Hello, thank you for writing in. We cannot give personal advice on which make and model to buy or not. What we can tell you is how to find out some great information for yourself. To start, look into the...
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I purchased a Used Car from Carmax. I was told on Monday that they could not get the title and had to turn in the car to the aucti
Hello, thank you for writing in. This is a legal issue that is above the advice and services that we can give. You should check with your local courthouse and see if there are any legal advisers you can speak...
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Suggestions to buy an used car.
If it's economy of service you want, you can't beat the Japanese. The Mazda is a very reliable car and will usually cost less to service than the VW. Most of the time, the Mazda will go over a hundred...
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Is buying this car for $6200 a good buy?
The mileage is not excessive. If the engine was maintained as required, and the car was not abused, you could get another 100,000 miles out of it if you take care of it. The price is in an acceptable range...
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Would u buy a1995 honda civic that needs radiator hose, tires, battery ,tune up and an oil change for 450. Seem like quivk fixes
There are several versions of this car and the used car value depends on the exact version that you are looking at as well as the amount of mileage on the car. If the car were running and not in...
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I was thinking about buying a 2000 land rover discovery and read a few reviews. Maintenance and gas mileage were the to biggies.
If it's reliability and low maintenance you want, you'd better look past the Land Rover. It's a shame, because they are really cool cars, but they are very expensive to maintain and are prone to failures. As much as I...
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I bought an 2004 Audi A6 Quattro Sedan mode l3.0 v6 4 door for $1,000. The owner said he think it's the transmission and battery.
If gasoline was left in the fuel tank for more than 3-6 months, the tank would have to be thoroughly drained. Old gas will NOT start an engine. The fuel filter should be replaced as well. If the car has...
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I'm Looking at a BMW 328i (2007) to buy.
Most cars are pretty trouble free for about 100K. After that, things start to happen. Aside from the regular maintenance, you will see the occasional check engine light and find out you need to replace things like Oxygen sensors, or...
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I'm buying my first car and I have a choice of a 2001 Chevy Malibu no issues clean title with 150k miles for $1450 or I Have a 200
The two cars you are referring to are so mechanically similar that there is no meaningful distinction, going forward, as to cost of repair or expected remaining service life. Rather, the costs you may experience will depend on the as...

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