What is a Vehicle’s Out-the-Door Price?

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If you are in the market for a new vehicle you are in good company. More than 17 million new cars, trucks, vans, and SUVs are sold most years. Further, another 40 million or so used car transactions are conducted annually. It is no wonder why personal transportation is so … Read more

Used Car Bargain Bin: Daewoo Nubira

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Sold worldwide, the Daewoo Nubira is a compact sedan, hatchback, or station wagon manufactured between 1997 and 2004. This is one of the few cases where the car was truly available on most continents. Models have sold in the United Kingdom, Africa, Europe, Australia, and briefly even in North and … Read more

Car Auction Tips and Tricks

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Car auction tips for the novice. If you are searching for a car, you know that the current climate is not favorable for buyers. Indeed, a combination of a global pandemic, semiconductor chip shortage, and increased demand means that the market is tight and prices are high. Besides the traditional … Read more

5 Things To Do Before Selling Your Car

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Selling a car may seem like a complicated process, especially for first-timers. It requires preparation, inspection, research, and other essential steps to ensure that you’re getting the best value for the vehicle. Aside from these, you’ll also need to think about the most effective and convenient way to sell a … Read more

5 Reasons to Dump Your Car

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The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically affected car sales in the United States, particularly new vehicle sales. In 2020, consumer uncertainty had the largest impact, with many delaying their purchases. Beginning in 2021, the global semiconductor chip shortage restricted sales even as consumers proved they were ready to shop again. As … Read more

Buying Cars At Auto Auctions

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If you need to save money on a used vehicle, buying a car at an auto auction is one option. Such auctions are held across the country and usually include dozens to hundreds of used vehicles. Here’s how to navigate the auctioning process and avoid getting stuck with a jalopy. … Read more

7 Steps to Acquiring a Used Car

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Used car prices are up tremendously as demand outstrips supply. The days of purchasing a low-cost used car are over, hence consumers need to shop wisely when acquiring a used car. As expensive as used car prices are these days, they are still far less expensive than buying new ones. … Read more

How to Save Money With a Lease Buyout

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If you lease a vehicle, you’ll return it at the conclusion of the contract’s term. But what if you prefer to keep it? In most cases, you can, by simply paying the residual value listed in the contract. That value, though, is determined years in advance and may not reflect … Read more

4 Tips for Saving on Your Next Vehicle

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The automobile industry has experienced plenty of changes in the past decade. One of the critical ones is how much money car buyers are spending on their new vehicles. The traditional 4-year, 48-month auto loan is essentially gone. Instead, many people purchase cars with 5-year or even 7- or 8-year … Read more

How to Find a Deal on a Used Car

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The way we shop for cars has certainly changed with online sites and mega dealers such as Carmax now part of the equation. What hasn’t changed is the desire to find a deal on a used car. But that’s become increasingly more difficult with the current semiconductor chip shortage impacting … Read more