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 →
Looking for a used car, but don't want to end up with a money pit? Here are some of the most reliable used cars.
The closures and disruptions of normal processes during the pandemic are bringing out more fraudsters than normal.
Before every single car purchase that has been and ever will be made, a negotiation takes place. Negotiation is an unavoidable part of car buying, and many buyers are not particularly confident in their ability to do it well. That is exactly what we’re here to fix! In this article, we’ll go over some tips... Continue Reading →
2019 proved to be an exciting year for car enthusiasts: we saw a revival of the iconic Toyota Supra, a redesigned Porsche 911 and BMW 3 Series, and a brand new McLaren hypercar in the Senna. Those were all properly exciting, but with the new year well underway, I think it’s only appropriate to start... Continue Reading →
image credit: TRED.com We’ve all heard about how the second you drive off the dealer’s lot, your new car starts to depreciate. In fact, most cars lose 10% of their value on that first drive-off. That first year after buying a new car is a killer: the value often drops 20% or more. After that,... Continue Reading →
If you’re thinking about buying or selling your car online, it goes without saying that safety will be one of your top priorities. Whether you’re based in Seattle like us, or further afield, below are tips on car buying and selling safety that you won’t want to miss. What’s the safest way to sell your... Continue Reading →
Our experts have been asked all the car-related questions you can possibly imagine. Some we can answer off the top of our heads, while others need a little research. We’ve opened up the TRED vehicle FAQ files to share our info with you. Will modifying my car void the warranty? This is a grey... Continue Reading →
Since we spend a lot of time with car buyers, we'd like to share a recent Lab42 study called 'The Art of Car Buying,’ and to share our thoughts on the data. At the Dealership TRED's Take In our experience, shoppers usually think that they know what they're going to purchase when they start test... Continue Reading →