There are a lot of elements that go into a car purchase. It has to fit into your budget, and to meet your needs as far as cargo and passenger space, performance, and fuel economy. Ideally, it should match your aesthetic—most of us have reasonably strong preferences about the style of a car, and its... Continue Reading →
You typically hear a lot about CARFAX when you’re shopping for a used car. It might sound like one of those unnecessary add-ons, but it actually has a lot of useful information—and exactly the things you need to know about a car you’re considering buying. The most obvious things to look for on a CARFAX... Continue Reading →
What's the best way to finance a car? What do you need to pay attention to, to make sure you don't get stuck in a bad loan?
You’ve probably heard people refer to ‘book value’ when talking about a car’s price. The ‘book’ they’re talking about is usually the Kelley Blue Book.
Warranties have always been a hot topic in the automotive world. Whether it’s their extensiveness being touted by the manufacturer’s marketing team, or their availability being plastered across a sign at a used car lot, it’s hard to go through a car sale without hearing someone talk about warranties. (Or without wondering, 'are extended car... Continue Reading →
Buying a used car has a lot of advantages—it saves you from the dreaded new car depreciation that hits most cars as soon as you drive off the lot, and it generally makes the car you want a lot more affordable than if you bought it new. It also means that the car you’re buying... Continue Reading →
As anyone who has shopped for a car before knows, there is a lot that goes into finding the right next car for you. Most people will, at the very least, consider the prospective car’s make and model, the car’s mileage, the car’s condition, and its price. For many, the important considerations stop there, and... Continue Reading →
Used cars are hot right now, and prices are high. It's a great time to sell, and can also be a good time to buy... here's what to know.
What's the difference between all wheel drive and 4-wheel drive? How do they drive differently from front-wheel drive, and rear-wheel drive? Here's a guide to which is best at what.
Sometimes, when you’re looking for a very specific car—maybe a particular combination of options, an unusual color, or just a car that’s rare overall—your only option may be buying it from out of state. These days, in the middle of a pandemic, we're more likely to buy a car without a lot of in-person shopping... Continue Reading →